Thanks to Our 2009 DONORS Ms. Susan Heist Mr. & Mrs. Fredrick Whittemore John J. Gentile, Jr. Attorney-at-Law
Summa Cum Laude $1,000 - $4,999 Mr. & Mrs. Charles Holdredge In Memory of Howard E. Weston ISOPur
Mr. Philip Friend Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hoffman Ms. Eleanor Wood J.MACK Studios
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Prescott Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Iacoi - Zoë & Co., Professional Bra Fitters Jostens
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Slosberg In Memory of Deceased Golf Tournament 2009 The Laudone Family
Magna Cum Laude $500 - $999 Classmates of 1969 Golf Cart Sponsor The Leddy Family
Dynasys Ms. Michelle Iacoi Professional Planning Group Peter L. Lewiss, Esq.
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Liguori In Designs Corporate Sponsors Lindsley Masonry LLC
Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Sculco Mr. Edward James Dime Bank Louis Panciera Insurance
Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Sculco Ms. Maria Jones Lathrop Insurance MA Rosso Electric
The Stanley Works Ms. Jill B. Kennedy Newman Dignan & Sheerar, Inc. Maria’s Seaside Café
Cum Laude $250 - $499 Mr. & Mrs. Dan King Schonning Insurance McGill Chevrolet
Ms. Lois Beach Ms. Rita Lally Washington Trust Company M.T. Computers
Ms. Stephanie Blackburn Ms. Luciana Lancellotta Westerly Community Credit Union Mutual Services Group
Ms. Sylvia Blanda Dr. & Mrs. Franklin Leddy Lunch Sponsor–Shelter Harbor Inn Newport Fed
Mr. Donald Friend Mr. Paul Lessard 2009 Sponsors Nigrelli’s Jewelry
Mr. Peter Fusaro Mr. Paul Lynch Allstate Insurance Ninety Nine Restaurant
Ms. Paula Fusco
Mr. Scott Jablonski
Mr. & Mrs. John McCormick
Ms. Lorie McElroy
Janell Hayes Bruno
Ocean State Window Washing
Orsinger & Nardone Law Offices
Ms. Louise Kodzis Ms. Bethany Schonning McGill Anthony Nardone Law Office Paddy's Restaurant
AN ENDOWMENT AT THE
Mr. Mark Lamson Mr. & Mrs. Brian McNamara Aquastar Hotel Payne & Payne
Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. Lynch Mr. John McNamee Atty. Michael Cozzolino Phoenix Optix Inc. RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION
Mr. Joseph Purtill Ms. Eileen Montalto Atty. Michael P. Lynch Bruce & Fran Prescott
Ms. Brenda Smyth Mr. & Mrs. Richard Morgan Beachcrest Dental Pucci & Greene, LTD
Mr. James Vetelino Mr. & Mrs. James Murano Benevides & Turano, CPA Ralph Perri Tax Services
Honor Roll Up to $249 Ms. Kimberly O'Donnell Brady Friend Carpentry, LLC Ray Willis Toys
Memorial for Mary E. Augerie Mr. Frank Pendola Mr. Jack Carson Rebecca J. Woodward D.M.D.
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Benjamin Ms. Kimberly Perkins Century Electric Inc. Adam S. Kaufman D.M.D.
Mr. Frank Bergren Ms. Kathy Perrone Charter Oak Federal Credit Union Red Stone Tire
Mr. Jeff Bewlay Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Piccolo Chartwells Mr. & Mrs. Fred Sculco
Mr. Andrew Bonner Mrs. Debbie Pucci Charles Falcone & Son Inc. Sansiveri, Kimball & McNamee, LLP
Ms. Diane Bowdy Mrs. Maria Raimondo Charles Heiberger The Schilke Team, Randall Realtors
Ms. Janell Hayes Bruno Rebecca J.Woodward DMD & Conti Insurance SERVPRO of Washington County
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Celico Adam S. Kaufman DMD Robert J. D’Agostino Susan Gentile, PA Computerized Fin.
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cugini Mr. Christopher Ritacco Dick's Sporting Goods Shelter Harbor Inn
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Cruso Ms. Eloise Saint Dunn’s Corners Market Shoreline Nephrology Associates
Ms. Lorri Dean Mr. R. Stephen Scott Dunn’s Corners Pizza Shoreline Podiatry, Inc.
Ms. Claudia Debernardo Dr. & Mrs. Robert Serra Dylan's Restaurant Southeastern CT Therapy & Wellness
Mr. & Mrs. Frederick Eckel Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Smith Edible Arrangements Chuck Sposato
Ms. Audrey Faubert Mr. Charles Soloveitzik Findeisen Wealth Management Two Little Fish
Daniel Gaccione Ms. Janice Somerset Mr. Donald Friend UBS Lumberyards
Mr. & Mrs. Gary Federico Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Smith Mr. Phil Friend Urso & Co.
Ms. Elaine Fox Mr. Louis Sposato FOPA Lodge #10 Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Ventresca
Mr. & Mrs. David Gabrielle Ms. Melissa Stoehr Gencarella Plumbing & Heating Mr. Victor Ventura
Ms. Leslie Galbraith Marcella Terranova Clark Grandview B&B Warehouse Beer Wine and Liquors
Mr. & Mrs. Francis Gencarelli Ms. Karen Underhill Guytanno’s Wescon
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Gencerella Ms. Linda Urso Hauser Chocolates Westerly Auto Body Repair
Ms. Anita Guarnieri Mr. & Mrs. Gerard Ventresca Bob Hoffman Westerly Dermatology
Ms. Margaret Gwaltney Mr. Larry Vetelino Gently GYN Rose Weston
Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Hawkins Mrs. Lynn Wardle Hilltop Café/Pods Pizza Wilcox Tavern
Mr. & Mrs. Drew Bruno Mr. David Whelan Holdredge House & Cottage Rentals Zoë & Co., Professional Bra Fitters
Our Mission Projects Funded for 2009 – 2010 School Year Netbooks: to provide funding for netbooks to help further
The 13 projects funded in 2009-2010 total $19,863. enhance the use of technology based assignments and
The mission of The Westerly Education Endowment Fund
These projects not only enhance students’ abilities in such projects at Westerly Middle School.
is to help meet funding gaps so the educational needs of
traditional areas as reading, writing and math, but also
our children are met to the fullest extent possible. G.O.A.L Program: to support an after school / Saturday
include music, technology and life skills.
program designed for children, whose goal is to stretch
Current Board of Directors student's learning by providing an enriching curriculum
Children's Community Garden "Pea Pods": to develop and
Philip Friend – President
implement an organic garden at Tower Street Community
Lauren Matarese – Vice President
Center. Pea Pods will be a place where youths and adults will
Anthony Antoch – Treasurer
grow and harvest vegetables, fruits and flowers.
Bethany Schonning McGill – Secretary
Janell Hayes Bruno Joseph Celico
Summer Family/Community Involvement & Library Program:
Ann Cruso Jane Holdredge
to support summer field trips whose focus is to prevent
Marion Leddy Jeffrey Liguori
academic regression over the summer in mathematics,
Jason Lin Michael Lynch
reading and writing. Children will be required to complete a
Malcolm Makin Frances Prescott
weekly packet to participate in each trip.
Andy Schilke Deborah Ventresca
Guitars for Kids: to purchase additional guitars for use by
students in the Westerly Middle School, Dunn's Corners,
Springbrook and Bradford Elementary Schools.
Rose Falcone Betty-Jane Fusco
Robert Hoffman Dan King
Baking and Pastry Equipment: to allow students to learn and
Bob Laudone Debra Olsen Film Clips for Character Education: to provide supplemental
explore the varieties of baking techniques and methods in
Fred Sculco Patty Sisson resources for an advisory program for 6-8 grade students
preparation in baking and pastry. This grant funds baking and
pastry equipment. that will focus on making them better students and citizens.
Pucci & Greene, Ltd. Accountant This resource consists of an 8 episode set of movie film clips
Peter W. Lewiss, Legal for Character Education.
Bradford Community Center Activities: to support weekly
activities that expose children to different experiences
Gina M. Laudone, Program Coordinator I Have a Dream-College: to expose fifth grade students to
through stories, arts and crafts, music and games. This
PO Box 1219 the college environment, giving them an image to associate
includes the purchase of computers to further the use of
Westerly, RI 02891 with the word. Students visit the University of Rhode Island
401.741.5680 for a day and interacted with students and faculty.
Website: www.weefri.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Turning Grease Into Fuel: to sponsor the Westerly
President’s Message Innovations Network Junior team to bring their Turning The Build-A-Book Literacy Program: to provide students
Despite a very poor economy, the community support for your Grease Into Fuel (TGIF) project to the Community Problem with tools and techniques to enhance their creative writing
endowment has been outstanding. Once again, this community is Solving Conference in Michigan. skills and generate excitement about the writing process;
providing the necessary investment in its future, our students! The thus empowering them to meet or exceed current writing
endowment continues to rebound and grow to the extent that our Literacy and Math Games: to purchase FROG Family Fun standards.
annual grant funding will only realize a minimal impact, if any, as a Pack sets that will enhance instruction of literacy skills and
result of the downturn in the markets. To that point, we funded math skills in a kindergarten classroom. Games will be played
thirteen projects this past year. Very noteworthy, and one that has in class and sent home with children to bridge the gap
gained national acclaim, is the Turning Grease Into Fuel project. between home and school in a positive way.
We are all very proud of their accomplishments. We continue to
look forward to your support in helping us to continue the Portrait Studio Photography: to support camera, software
momentum in growing the Endowment. Thank you once again. and projector purchases to add Portrait Studio Photography
Sincerely, to current Photographic Communications Course.