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  APRIL 2004                                                                                      VOLUME 19, ISSUE 1


Custom Cell Phone Adapter Brings Peace of Mind
to Massachusetts Teen and His Family


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           ike most moms, Linda                                                             Linda grew increasingly worried
           Freeman wanted a way to                                            Alexander     until she learned that Alexander’s
           keep in touch with her                                             places a      bus had broken down, delaying his
                                                                              phone call
           16-year-old son when life’s                                                      safe arrival. After that, Linda began
                                                                              using the
whirlwind of work, school and                                                 custom        searching for adapters that would
everyday activities kept them both                                            cell phone    allow Alexander to use a cell phone
going in opposite directions. After                                           adapter he    on his own.
                                                                              received in
all, what parent wouldn’t want the                                                              That search led her to SHARE
                                                                              February.
reassurance and security that a cell                                                        and the UMass Dartmouth Center
phone can provide?                                                                          for Rehabilitation Engineering,
     But the compact size and small                                                         where rehabilitation engineer
buttons of a standard cell phone                                                            Mark Whittaker designed a custom
were major obstacles to an otherwise                Alexander had planned to let himself    adapter for Alexander’s cell phone.
perfect solution. Because Linda’s son               in after school. But when Linda         The cell phone slides into the
Alexander has cerebral palsy, he                    called home to check on him, no one     adaptive unit and interfaces with
lacks the muscle control in his arms                answered. She called and asked a        scanning software that Alexander
and hands to manipulate the tiny                    neighbor to look in on him to be sure   can control by pressing a head switch.
buttons, making it nearly impossible                he was okay, but Alexander wasn’t
to use a cell phone independently.                  home. Still more than an hour away,     Continued on page 2
     “If you have mobility issues, cell
phones are just out of your league,”                UMD Center for Rehab Engineering
says Linda.
     A close call convinced Linda that              Still Going Strong Despite Funding Cuts
they both needed the peace of mind                  Even in the face of significant               In comparison, the Center
a cell phone could offer. She was out               funding cuts, the UMass Dartmouth       assisted 283 individuals with
of town attending a funeral, and                    Center for Rehabilitation Engineer-     disabilities during FY 2002; 161
                                                    ing kept pace with the many             were new clients. Staff completed
                                                    demands for service it received         709 service transactions in 2002,
      I N S I D E                                   during Fiscal Year 2003.                installing 130 new systems.
 Christopher Reeve Grant Award ...... 2                  According to the SHARE Foun-             “Although our service output is
 Save the Date 2004............................ 2   dation 2003 Annual Report, the          somewhat less than last year, we’re
                                                    Center assisted 255 people with         still doing a lot with the resources we
 Yankee Subscriptions for SHARE .... 2
                                                    disabilities last year; 136 were new    have,” says Center director Les Cory.
 New Staff at Engineering Center ...... 3
                                                    clients. Throughout 2003, Center        “We’ve still been able to touch a lot
 You Can Make Miracles Happen...... 3
                                                    staff completed 594 service transac-    of lives, and that’s something we can
 Thank You to Our Donors ................ 4         tions, installing 127 new systems.      all be very proud of.” I

        A Publication of the Society for Human Advancement Through Rehabilitation Engineering Foundation, Inc.
Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation                                                   Save the Date
Awards Quality of Life Grant to SHARE
                                                                                                  The 21st Annual

T     he Christopher Reeve Paralysis
     Foundation (CRPF) recently
awarded a $7,500 Quality of Life
                                               $713,897 as part of the CRPF Quality
                                               of Life Program’s second funding
                                               cycle for 2003. Originally conceived
                                                                                           Ben Boyle Golf Classic
                                                                                                  Sunday, July 25
                                                                                              Richmond Country Club
Grant to the SHARE Foundation to               by Dana Reeve, CRPF director and
                                                                                                  Hope Valley, RI
support the ongoing work of the                chairperson of the Quality of Life
UMass Dartmouth Center for                     Committee, CRPF’s Quality of Life                  Sponsored by the
                                                                                            Pawtuxet Valley Rotary Club
Rehabilitation Engineering. Since              grants are awarded twice yearly
                                                                                           and the Sunday Morning Golfers
1999, the Christopher Reeve Paraly-            and are intended to help in such
sis Foundation has funded more                 categories as sports, arts, education,          For more information,
than $4.2 million in Quality of Life           outdoor recreation, advocacy,                 please call Ron Kostyla at
grants to organizations that work to           employment and assistive                    401-821-6203 or 401-821-7527
increase opportunities, improve                technology.                                                #
accessibility and enhance the every-               “The Quality of Life grants are
                                                                                                 The Tenth Annual
day quality of life for those living           designed to substantially improve
with disabilities, especially paralysis.       the lives of people who otherwise           Auto Show & Fun Day
     “We are thrilled to receive the           could not enjoy the full range of               Sunday, August 15
Quality of Life grant from the Chris-          activities that most people take for         UMass Dartmouth Campus
topher Reeve Paralysis Foundation,”            granted,” says Dana Reeve.                                 #
says Les Cory, SHARE founder and                   For more information about the
president. “The funds will allow us to         Christopher Reeve Paralysis Founda-             SHARE Fun Walk
design and adapt high-technology               tion Quality of Life Program, contact          Sunday, October 17
equipment tailored specifically to             the Quality of Life Department at            UMass Dartmouth Campus
meet the unique needs of the people            (973) 467-8270 ext. 201 or visit
who seek our help.”                            www.ChristopherReeve.org for a                For more information about
     SHARE was among 103 organiza-             complete list of grant recipients. I           these events, please call
tions nationwide to receive a total of                                                         SHARE at 508-999-8482


            SHARE, Yankee Magazine Team Up                                               Custom Cell Phone Adapter
            to Help Individuals With Disabilities                                        Continued from page 1

    For just $20, you can order a year’s subscription to Yankee Magazine and help        The scanner continuously scrolls
    SHARE provide adaptive computer equipment to children and adults with                down a list of menu options from
    disabilities such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease,       which Alexander can choose, allow-
    spinal cord injuries and more.                                                       ing him to turn the phone on and off,
          How? For each subscription sent to Yankee through the Yankee Community         select from a directory of phone
    Partners Program, Yankee will send $8 to SHARE. Each month, subscribers will love    numbers, and dial and end a call by
    reading feature articles about remarkable people and places in New England. They     hitting the switch when the desired
    will view breathtaking photos of impressive sights and historical places, discover   option is highlighted. Powered by
    tasty recipes and browse sections on real estate, travel, food and a multitude of    Alexander’s wheelchair battery, the
    other fun and interesting topics.                                                    adapter mounts onto the wheelchair
          And while they explore the magazine’s inviting pages each month, SHARE,        arm, but both the device and mount-
    the fundraising arm of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for          ing bracket can be easily removed
    Rehabilitation Engineering, reaps the benefits. You can even renew a subscription    when the cell phone isn’t needed.
    through this offer!                                                                       “Alexander’s so thrilled to have
          To help SHARE in this project, call (508) 999-8482 to obtain your special      something that gives him that
    Community Partners subscription card. Or, visit the Yankee Community Partners        access,” says Linda of the adapter.
    web page and order your magazine designating SHARE as the charity                    “It’s going to be incredibly valuable
    recipient. The online address is www.yankeemagazine.com/ymcp/subscribe.php.          when he needs to use it.” I


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Computer                                      You can make
Technologist Joins
Center for Rehab
                                              miracles happen.
Engineering Staff                             Like most of us, you may write out a check to a favorite cause and
                                              still wonder…Where does the money go? Will my gift really make a
The UMass Dartmouth Center for                difference?
Rehabilitation Engineering recently           Rest assured, your gifts to SHARE make miracles happen in the lives
welcomed Christine Pavao to its staff         of children and adults living with disabilities. Here are just some of
                         as a computer        the ways your donation today can truly change a life:
                         technologist.
                         Christine’s
                         duties for           $25 will provide a wireless call system for a nonverbal individual
                         the Center           who is unable to call out for assistance.
                         include
                         delivering           $50 will provide a wireless keyboard and mouse for a student
                         and setting          using a wheelchair to access her computer.
                         up computer
                         equipment            $70 will provide a switch for a child using a scanning on-screen
                         in clients’          software package to enable him to “write” his school assignments.
homes. She is also responsible for
training clients in Internet use and          $150 will provide a sound-activated switch for a person with
office software and developing                Parkinson’s disease to control a scanning telephone with a
training plans to enhance clients’            prerecorded emergency message.
computer skills.
     “Chris spends much of her time           $200 will provide a scanning television controller to enable a
out in the community, visiting                person who cannot use her hands to control her TV set by pressing
clients to assure that they have the          her head against a pillow switch in her hospital bed.
correct equipment for their needs
and abilities and that it is working          $250 will provide Internet access for a year for a person in a long-
properly,” says Les Cory, Center              term care facility so that she may “visit” with her family via e-mail,
director. “Having Chris on staff has          view digital photographs of her newborn godson, and see pictures of
allowed the Center to provide                 her homeland.
much-needed outreach services
to our clients.”                              $300 will provide a flat screen monitor for a bedridden individual
     Christine received her                   that, when placed on an over-the-bed table, will allow him to read
associate’s degree in computer                current news and books online.
systems management from Johnson
and Wales University in Providence,           $400 will provide a person with multiple sclerosis with a device
Rhode Island. She has more than               that will allow him to start his computer independently from his
15 years of related job experience.           wheelchair without touching it.
     In addition to her work at the
Center for Rehab Engineering,                 $500 will provide a Piezoelectric switch that will enable an
Christine currently provides hard-            individual with ALS to continue communicating his medical and
ware and software technical support           safety needs to his caregivers by using only his eyebrows.
and web maintenance for Tin Can
Sailors in Somerset, Mass., and               As always, we at SHARE and the UMD Center for Rehabilitation
Fillion Associates in East Providence,        Engineering salute your ongoing support and generosity, which
Rhode Island.                                 make this vital work possible. Your commitment and concern
     We’re proud to have you on our           continue to empower and enrich the lives of so many others.
team, Chris! I                                Thank you!



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                                                    THANK YOU
              We extend our heartfelt thanks to the many supporters who have donated to SHARE
     over the past few months. Your generous gifts are making it possible for us to provide the opportunity
                for independent communication to more children and adults with disabilities.


The following donations were       James & Suzanne Healey        David Sheahan                    Mr. & Mrs. Donald W. Cottle
received from September 23, 2003   Mr. & Mrs. John R. Hinves     Mr. & Mrs. James Shepley         Country & Coastal Properties
through March 22, 2004.            Mr. & Mrs. William Holen      Jennifer Shepley                 Filip Cruz
                                   Robert S. Howland             Mr. & Mrs. Eric Shettle          Mr. & Mrs. James D’Agostino
THANKS TO                          Charles & Iana Hutchins       Mr. & Mrs. Milton Silva          Rev. Jose Delgado
                                   Karleen Iovino                Myron F. Simmons                 Dr. & Mrs. Kermit W. Dewey
Mr. & Mrs. George C. Ackley
                                   Nancy Jesseau                 Susan Simundson                  Mr. & Mrs. Walter S. De Wolf
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Aisenberg
                                   Lt. Col. Anthony J. John      Leona P. & Brett Sorensen        Dr. Ronald DiPippo
Claire Antaya
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Marc Kaner         Michael & Sarah Spieldenner      Michael Duarte
Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Antonell
                                   Sarah Kennedy                 Spinnaker Real Estate            Robert P. Duarte
Atty. Richard & Barbara Bachand
                                   Mr. & Mrs. John Kenyon        Stergis Supply, Inc.             East Repairing
Beryl Barkman
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Thomas LaPointe    Barbara Sullivan                 Fall River Municipal
Malcolm E. Beattie
                                   Richard J. Larschan           Dennis Talbot                          Credit Union
Carlos Benavides
                                   Mary Leeman                   Amit Tandon                      Qinguo Fan
Roberta Benjamin
                                   Albert LePage                 Cornelia Burr-Tarrant            First Church of the Nazarene
Rev. & Mrs. David G. Berube
                                   Michelle Levesque             Linda Texceira                   First Federal Savings Bank
Robert & Elinor Bettencourt
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Melvin H. Levine   Prof. & Mrs. Howard C. Tinkham   John A. Freeman
Dr. Martin Bide
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Richard Lubets     Mr. & Mrs. John Tolley           Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Galib
Frederick M. Bodington
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Mach         Tom Manchester Landscaping       Dr. & Mrs. Charles Gormley
Mr. & Mrs. Donald Boerth
                                   Louis & Jenny Maderios, Jr.   Mr. & Mrs. H. Sanford Town       Prof. Louise A. Habicht
Lisa Di Bonaventura
                                   Dr. & Mrs. John E. Manning    Lorraine Travers                 Harborside Healthcare
Ella Botelho
                                   Marion Welding, Inc.          Dr. Jefferson T. Turner          Mr. & Mrs. William S. Hathaway
Beth Bowen
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Martin   Alison M. Wade                   Judge & Mrs. George Jacobs
Dr. Neil & Carol Bowen
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Martins     Walker’s Roadside Stand          Dr. & Mrs. James J. Kaput
Atty. & Mrs. Thomas T. Brady
                                   Julie Maty                    Mr. & Mrs. Edward Walton         Ed Karas
Mr. & Mrs. Manuel Branco
                                   Jennie E. McGuire             Sherif D. El Wakil               Dr. Wolfhard G. Kern
George Brenner, Realtor
                                   Michael McKenna               Dr. & Mrs. Richard J. Ward       Lafayette Federal Savings Bank
Wendell Brown
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Richard McNally    Larry & Ida Washington           Professor Kenneth Langley
Mrs. John C. Bullard
                                   Antone Medeiros               Ernest A. Wheeler                Capt. & Mrs. Robert E. Larson
Elizabeth W. Bullock
                                   Edward M. Mello               Mr. & Mrs. Mark Whitehouse       Dr. Robert N. Leamnson
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bushnell
                                   Lt. Col. & Mrs. David Miles   Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Whittle        St. Johns Lodge
Marilyn Cabral
                                   Anthony & Kathy Miraglia      Mr. & Mrs. Leslie J. Wilson      Loyal Unity Lodge 6434
Rachel, Talia & Jan Campbell
                                   Denise Mitsuma                Robert Wilson                    William & Jean Mahavier
Col. & Mrs. William Carroll
                                   Aaron N. Mittleman            Edward B. Witkowicz              The MathWorks, Inc.
Kristy Casella
                                   Mrs. Edward W. Morris, Jr.    David Wood                       Mr. & Mrs. Norman B. Maynard
Mr. & Mrs. L. Dean Cassell
                                   John & Carol Mullaly          Raymond & Margaret               Dr. & Mrs. Greer McBratney
Valmont Caswell
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Marcel Nadeau           Woodhouse                   Martha McCarthy
Paul Chatterton
                                   F. Lee Nason                  Clara & Lenny Worsley            Prof. Janice McKeachern
Chester Wilkie Excavating
                                   Walter Nicolau                W. Manchester Lawn Service       Mr. & Mrs. Richard A. Meyer
Mr. & Mrs. Eric Chetwynd
                                   Christopher & Janice Nolan    Dr. & Mrs. Chang Ning Wu         Isabelle Middendorf
Susan M. Clarke
                                   Nancy J. O’Connor             Thomas Zbyszewski                Walt & Jennie Mierzejewski
Mr. & Mrs. Brian Cordeiro
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Duncan Olding      Vic & Marge Zeller               Dr. Heather Miller
Camilla Corvelo
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth R. Peal                                     Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Moniz
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Cory
                                   Melissa Pepper                                                 Donald G. Neville
Dr. Antonio H. Costa                                             SPECIAL THANKS TO
                                   Michelle Pequita                                               Robert A. Neville
Doris (Trudy) Costa
                                   Petroleum Supply, Inc.        Edward F. Adamowski              Mr. & Mrs. Franklyn B. Neville
Paul & Nelia Costa
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Pimental     Elizabeth A. Alcock              Lyle Norton
Mr. George Crowther
                                   James J. Pirozzi              American Baptist Churches – MA   Donna O. O’Connor
Bruce Cryan
                                   Dr. Dorothy L. Read           Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Auger         Dr. Emmanuel C.A. Ojadi
John F. Dator
                                   Lori Ann Rego                 Margaret Bellucci                Mr. & Mrs. Richard F. Partridge
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph M. David
                                   Florence Reis                 Mr. & Mrs. Richard Bixby         Joyce Y. Passos, RN, Ph.D
Robert Dennis
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Dean Remy          Joan Bolduc                      Kristin L. Pierce
Judith A. Doherty
                                   Michael & Deidra Ricci        Rev. & Mrs. Nehemiah             Mr. & Mrs. Gerald F. Pietruska
Mr. & Mrs. Richard Douglass
                                   Mary Rice                          Boynton III                 Dr. Robert L. Piper
Robert & Shirley Dufresne
                                   Drs. Peter & Judith Rizzi     Carleton & Gertrude Burr         Stephen Rocha
David Elwell
                                   Daniel Rocha                  Mr. & Mrs. Malcolm Campbell      Mr. & Mrs. Richard Rogers
Theodore Fijak
                                   Beatrice Rogers               Mark Carney                      Mr. & Mrs. Michael Rosenfeld
Shana, David & Jane Filipek
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Omer Rousseau      Dr. & Mrs. Robert H. Caverly     Dorothy & Bill Ryan
Kristen Folcik
                                   Sakonnet Plumbing & Heating   Centreville Savings Bank         St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church
David & Lisa Freeman
                                   Mr. & Mrs. Normand Savoie     Catherine Mary Cetta             Shaw’s Supermarkets
Honorable Eugene G. Gallant
                                   Richard P. Schaefer           Dr. & Mrs. Paul Chervinsky       Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Siegal
Mr. & Mrs. James Gomes, Jr.
                                   Cindy Scheller                Congregational Church            Mary Silva
Goulart’s Package Store
                                   Kathleen Scieszka                  of South Dartmouth          Karen Skinner
Mr. & Mrs. David R. Gray, Jr.
                                   SE Center For                 Mr. & Mrs. William Cory          Mr. & Mrs. Frank Sousa, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Robert F. Gunning
                                        Independent Living       Mr. Michael A. Cory              Greg & Brenda Stone

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Mr. Tempus Fugit Ecc 3:1-8       Trooper Jeffrey James Costa      Thomas Marsden                   Dr. Julie Ann Rogue
Dr. Hans Thommen                     Mr. & Mrs. James Costa          Lisa D. Antonio                    Ms. Polly Mosny
Towne Donut Shoppe                                                   Araujo Farms
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth B. Viall      David K. Counsell                   & Greenhouses                 Conrad Rossello
Bob & Freida Wallstein               Prof. Alden W. &                Bristol County                    Harold & Mary Gilmore
Dr. & Mrs. Richard Warren            Theresa Counsell                Agricultural School
Helga Washburn                                                                                     Dorothy & Howard Segool
                                                                     Hazel L. Costa
Mr. & Mrs. Mark Whittaker        Thomas J. Denney                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Richard Walder
                                    Edith D. Denney                  Eastern Shore Nursery
                                                                     of Virginia                   Alvin Singer
IN MEMORY OF                     Robert W. Dewar                     David R. Edwards                   Tor Clark & Robin Singer
The Almeidas & the Venturas          Mrs. Gladys M. Dewar            Mr. & Mrs. Paul H. Henault
    Michael & Eleanor Almeida                                        David B. Hunter               Mabel Smith
                                 Arnold M. Dubin                     Mr. & Mrs.                       Freda Elias
Deborah Amaral                       Dr. Barbara F. Dubin            Carleton Marsden
    Ruth Robert                                                      Mary L. McKee                 Reverend Donald E. Snow
                                 Mary Esposito                                                         Mrs. Nancy Snow
                                                                     Edward I. Pettine
Donald J. Amaral                     Mr. & Mrs. Louis Esposito
                                                                     Dick & Nancy Russell          Edward Soczek
   Linda Amaral
                                 Raymond Feilhauer                   Virginia A. Watt                 Dennis Talbot
Helen Anderson                      Lucille Hadley
                                                                  Lionel N. Marmen                 Salvatore J. Speno
    Linnea Anderson
                                 Antonio & Marie L. Felix             Ms. Jacqueline Marmen            Mrs. Salvatore J. Speno
Arthur F. Anderson                   Antone Felix
                                                                  John McGuire                     Victor Stabile
    Mr. Richard S. Anderson
                                 Brenda Karnasiewicz Freese           Jennie E. McGuire                 Dr. Paul J. & Mrs. Stabile
John I. Babbitt                      Linda K. Egan
                                     Janet & Brian Harrison       Shayna Menoche                   Arthur Swinburn
    Charlotte G. Babbitt
                                                                      Pat & Dick Menoche               Miss Ruth Swinburn
                                     Richard R. &
William Bancroft                     Marjorie Medeiros
                                                                  Nathan Mirsky                    John Titterington
     Theresa A. Brum
                                                                      Sylvia Y. Leibowitz              Jean Titterington
                                 Jesse Benjamin Frizzell
Mary Barboza                          Mr. & Mrs. Raymond          Muriel A. Motta                  Mr. & Mrs. James Tobias
    Mr. & Mrs. Francis Botelho        Frizzell                        Dr. Arthur Motta                 Margaret Ann Tobias
Aline Belanger                   Paul Gerbick                     Florence Narva                   Ralph W. Tripp, Jr.
     Mr. & Mrs. Antone Andrade       Mrs. Betsy Gerbick                Hans & Shirley Picard           Mr. & Mrs. Donald Wilbur
Eugene Benoit                    Dennis R. Gonsalves              Don Neary                        Joseph Uranko
    Mr. Gilbert A. Goulet           Prof. & Mrs. Lenine               Joan Neary                        Mr. & Mrs. Richard Montone
                                    M. Gonsalves
Lavina Bird                         Mrs. Lucy R. Perry            Robert W. Nickelson              Paul (Chip) Vaillancourt
    Chilmark Chocolates
                                                                      Linda, Ryan, Kendall             Patricia Machado-Tavares
                                 Lorraine Goulet                      Nickelson
James A. Boutilier                   Mr. Gilbert A. Goulet
    Mrs. Robert Small                                                                              Donald R. Viall
                                                                  Mrs. John Nutter                    Mr. & Mrs. John H. Viall
                                 Mrs. Ruth Hallas                      Mr. & Mrs. John Pavao
Augusta Brutsch                       Mr. Fred Hallas
    Dr. & Mrs. William Allen                                                                       Dr. William C. Wild
                                                                  Charles J. O’ Gara                   Dr. Claire T. Carney
                                 David E. Hare                        Mrs. Jane O’ Gara
Alpheda Bussiere                     Reverend Donald &
    Patricia Machado-Tavares                                                                       Loren Wymore
                                     Carol Mier                   Evelyn O’Neil                        Mrs. Betty Wymore
                                                                       Mary Phelan
Deceased Bussiere Family         Dr. Robert Hooper
    Ella Botelho                      Russell & Claire Bessette   Mr. & Mrs. Frank Pastie          IN HONOR OF
                                                                      Mr. Paul S. Pastie
Deceased Members of              John Keay                                                         Bruce’s Retirement – 33 Years
    RI Air National Guard            Kevin Aguiar &                                                    from the Postal Service
                                                                  Parents Elias, Alice
    Gen. & Mrs. Donald               Kathleen Keay                                                     Mr. & Mrs. James Abeshaus
                                                                      & Brother Philip J. Peters
    W. Guilfoyle
                                                                      Mr. Edward A. Peters
                                 Joseph Kestenbaum                                                 Katharine K. Bullard
Allan L. Campbell                     Hans & Shirley Picard                                            Mr. & Mrs. John K. Bullard
                                                                  Roger Robitaille
     Jeanne Campbell
                                                                      Prof. Alden W. &
                                 Terry Lomax                                                       Tor Clark
                                                                      Theresa Counsell
Manuel and Anna Carvalho              Mrs. Mary T. McDonald                                             Donald Perry
   Eleanor Costa-Carvalho
                                                                  Lorraine C. Robitaille
                                 Maria C. Macedo                                                   Les Cory
                                                                      Prof. Alden W. &
Donna Cleland                        Antone Felix                                                       Gen. & Mrs. Fred R. Keith
                                                                      Theresa Counsell
   Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Lord
                                 Rose Malenfant                                                    Mrs. Gladys M. Dewar
                                                                  Laura R. Rogers
Agatha C. Cloutier                   Wendy Malenfant                                                    Gladys M. Dewar
    Prof. Alden W. &                                                  Mrs. Lucy R. Perry
    Theresa Counsell



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Eric, Stan & Beverly                    James M. Shepley, Jr.             Linus & Margaret Travers          Healthy Grille Restaurant
     Fred Pacheco                           Mr. & Mrs. James Shepley      Harvey Trieff                     Hi Lo Supermarkets
                                                                          U.S. Department of the Interior   Jiffy Lube
Faulkner Hospital Pain                  Robin Singer’s Team               User-Friendly Recycling, L.L.C.   Jimmy’s Pizza
    Management Staff                        Victor & Deborah Clark        G. Robert Williston               Just Another Phonenix
    Lucille R. Hadley                                                     Dr. & Mrs. Max Zurfleuh           Just Ray’s Restaurant
                                        Steven L. Stowell                                                         & Creative Catering
Janet Hadley                                 Lori Dean                                                      Klein Greenhouse
    Janet Hadley                                                          AUTO DONATIONS                    Lafayette Federal Savings Bank
    & H. Lawrence Webb                  Linda Texceira                    Angela Beaudoin                   Lee’s Golden Dragon Restaurant
                                            Jean F. Judge                 Donna C. Cory                     Lees Supermarket
Yvonne Hansen                               Doris A. Shaw                 Harold Cory                       MA’s Donut Shop
    Mr. & Mrs. Russell Hansen                                             Ally Jean-Francois                McDonalds
                                        Richard Walder                    David Gifford                     Metro Pizza & Sandwiches
Caitlin Kavanaugh                           Mr. & Mrs. Louie H. Haskell   Brian Sullivan                    Midas of Dartmouth
     B.A. 2003 UMD                                                        William Thorn                     Muffler & Brake System
     Gregory Brock                      Tom Zbyszewski                                                      New Bedford Symphony
                                           Ms. Linda Dionne                                                 Ninety-Nine Restaurant & Pub
Recovery of Joseph Kestenbaum                                             2003 WALKATHON                    North Dartmouth Mall
    Hans & Shirley Picard                                                 DONATIONS                         Pa Raffa’s Italian Restaurant
                                        EQUIPMENT DONORS                                                    Palace Pizza & More
Father Fred Meyers                                                        Abbey’s CardSmart                 Papa Gino’s
                                        James Barrow                      Alden Buick-Pontiac-GMC Truck
    Gail Gendron                        Martin & Bernice Bromberg                                           Papa Gino’s (D’Angelo)
                                                                          Ashley Ford Sales, Inc.           Papa John’s Pizza
                                        John Cabral                       Geru Baldasaro
Linda Pazienza                          Judy Carreira                                                       P & D Fruit
    Joseph & Elvira Pazienza                                              Barry’s Dartmouth                 Peking Garden
                                        Jeanne F. Carrier                 Best Buy
                                        Victor & Deborah Clark                                              Phoenix Restaurant
Hans & Shirley Picard’s                                                   Blockbuster Endless Video         Potting Bench
                                        Compass Bank                      Buzzy’s General Store
   50th Wedding                         Dartmouth Building Supply                                           Price Rite
   Beverly Sokoll                                                         Cape Cod Potato Chips             Ralph’s Auto Sales, Inc.
                                        Annette & David Dubois            Cape Quality Market Co., LLC.
                                        Greg Father                                                         Riccardi’s Italian Restaurant
Paul Remy                                                                 Century House, Inc.               Roseland Nursery & Florist
                                        Virginia Fios                     Charlie’s Pizza
    Suzanne Becker                      First Federal Savings Bank                                          Saturn of Dartmouth
    Russ Bosbach                                                          Congregational Church             Shaw’s Supermarkets
                                        Ron Fortier                            of South Dartmouth
    Mrs. Gillian Lamb                   Susan Jay                                                           Shawmut Diner
    Butchman                                                              CVS/Pharmacy                      Sid Wainer & Son
                                        Debby Jones                       Dartmouth Dodge
    Daniel Curran                       Michael Lesy                                                              Specialty Products
    Mr. & Mrs. Scott A. Cushing                                           Davoll’s General Store            Spark’s Computerized Car Care
                                        Kristen Michaud                   Domino’s Pizza
    Lisa Dold                           Roger Miller                                                        Speedee Oil Change & Tune Up
    Eliza L. Fortenbaugh                                                  Dorothy Cox’s Chocolates          State Fruit Co., Inc.
                                        OneSource Information             Executive Auto-Mitsubishi
    Dr. Steve Gardner                        Services, Inc.                                                 Subway Sandwiches & Salads
    Molly Grand-Jean                                                      Fairhaven Mazda                   Sunrise Bakery & Coffee Shop
                                        Professor N. A. Pendergrass       Ferry’s Café
    Elaine & Bob Klein                  James J. Pirozzi                                                    Symposium Family Dining
    Dr. Alycia Lamb                                                       First Federal Savings Bank        Tom’s Auto Repair
                                        Paul Remy                         Flagship Cinemas
    Kristin Pachico                     Stephen G. Rodkey                                                   Towne Donut Shoppe
    Daniel Corbit Reese                                                   Friendly Ice Cream Shop           Wah May Restaurant, Inc.
                                        Joseph Sattler                    Frigate Steakhouse
    Franklin Singer                     Mr. & Mrs. Normand Savoie                                           Wal-Mart
    Chad Urmston                                                          Gaspar’s Sausage Co., Inc.        Zeiterion Theatre
                                        Milton Servis                     Gene’s Famous Seafoods
                                        Al, Martha & Linda Texceira       Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness
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