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  Annual Report                                                                  2009-2010


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                                                                  Intensive Study Program
                                                                       The full-time Intensive Study Program is an accelerated learning program that
                                                                       allows women to receive 25 hours of classroom instruction in math, reading, civics/
                                                                       social studies, science, writing, and computer technology as they progress toward
                                                                       earning a GED diploma and prepare for the 21st century workforce.

                                                                       • In 2009-10, 130 students (183 enrollments) attended one or more of the
                                                                         following four levels of classes:

                                                                             – English as a Second Language (ESL)

                                                                             – Adult Basic Education (ABE) – Level I

                                                                             – Adult Basic Education (ABE) – Level II

                                                                             – General Educational Development (GED) Preparation

                                                                       • Seven students who progressed through the Intensive Study Program earned
                                                                         their GED diplomas.

                                                                       • More than 10% of the women in the Intensive Study Program entered the
                                                                         workforce or improved their employment status.

                                                                       • 30 adult learners participated in college skills/transition workshops to bridge the
                                                                         gap between the Center and the post-secondary environment.
    Name: Rosalina C.
    Program: Intensive Study Program’s ESL, ABE I & II,
    GED Classes
    Languages: Spanish and English
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    Goal: To go to college
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    “Mercy Learning Center changed my life. Now, I have
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                                                                 Tutoring Program
                                                                      The Tutoring Program is designed to help women who cannot attend full-time
                                                                      classes the ability to achieve their educational goals while balancing work and other
                                                                      commitments. In 2009-10:

                                                                      • 422 women (671 enrollments) participated in the Tutoring Program.

                                                                      • 347 adult learners met with trained, volunteer ESL/math/reading tutors to increase
                                                                        their basic skills and language proficiency.

                                                                      • 68 women enrolled in one of two beginner ESL classes.

                                                                      • 18 tutored students entered the workforce or increased their employment status.

                                                                      • Eight tutored students earned professional credentials (CNA, Medical Coding,
                                                                        Pharmacy Tech).

                                                                      • A select group of seven students who met specific criteria enrolled in the National
                                                                        External Diploma Program (NEDP) and were supported by the Tutoring Program.

                                                                      • Six tutored students became US citizens and registered to vote.

                                                                      • Two tutored students earned their GED diplomas.




    Name: Miriam T.
    Program: Tutoring Program (Math)
    Languages: English and Spanish
    Goal: To become a phlebotomist or EKG technician
    “Mercy Learning Center helped me in a way no one else
    was able to – helping me to achieve my first goal to get a
    GED and now helping me advance in my career.”
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                                                                     NEDP
                                                                        The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) allows
                                                                        adult learners to use their work and life experiences to earn a high
                                                                        school diploma. In 2009-10:

                                                                        • Seven women met the testing criteria to enter this program and
                                                                          underwent diagnostic and assessment phases to progress toward
                                                                          diploma completion.

                                                                        • Five NEDP students graduated.

                                                                        • Two NEDP students are expected to earn a diploma in the first
                                                                          semester of 2010-11.




    Name: Nallelis M.
    Program: NEDP
    Languages: Spanish and English
    Goal: To go to college and study nursing
    “Mercy Learning Center was perfect for my schedule. While
    my daughter was at school and I supported us with my job as a
    bus driver, I could also work toward completing my high school
    diploma. My family is so proud of my accomplishment.”




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                                                                    Technology Training
                                                                         Mercy Learning Center’s technology training program
                                                                         enhances the skill set its students need to advance to the workforce or
                                                                         enter the post secondary education environment. Its computer lab is
                                                                         equipped with 24 workstations and a full-time instructor. In 2009-10:

                                                                         • 347 women received 15,578 hours of computer skill training – students
                                                                           learned basic keyboarding, Internet use, budget management, and
                                                                           employment-readiness skills as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
                                                                           PowerPoint) and Open Office.

                                                                         • Remote access to the Moodletm Course Management System
                                                                           was launched, enabling students and tutors the opportunity to access
                                                                           their lessons from computers in their homes, a public library, or other
                                                                           WiFi locations.




    Name: Yolanda M.
    Program: Intensive Study Program’s GED Class and NEDP
    Language: English
    Goal: Yolanda met three of her life goals: to get an
    education, buy a house, and lose weight! She is exploring
    future career options.
    “Mercy Learning Center means everything to me. I get
    emotional when I talk about it. I loved the education and
    the people. Without it, I wouldn’t have achieved my goals. It
    helped me take charge of my life.”




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                                                                       Educational Childcare Program
                                                                            While mothers are being educated at Mercy Learning Center,
                                                                            their preschool-aged children are lovingly cared for in the Center’s on-site
                                                                            Educational Childcare Program.

                                                                            The experiential learning curriculum designed to prepare youngsters to
                                                                            enter formal schooling includes interactive play, story time, arts and crafts,
                                                                            playground time, and an intergenerational Mother/Toddler Pre-literacy and
                                                                            School Readiness program. In 2009-10:

                                                                            • 183 children aged three months to five years participated in the Educational
                                                                              Childcare Program where they received 28,375 hours of care.

                                                                            • 45 mothers and 51 children attended weekly intergenerational sessions of
                                                                              the Mother/Toddler Pre-literacy and School Readiness Program.




  Name: Monica S.
  Program: Intensive Study Program’s ABE I & II,
  GED Classes
  Languages: Spanish and English
   Goal: To become a nutritionist
   “Mercy Learning Center helps women like me, who cannot afford
   to go to school and have someone watch our children. Getting an
   education at Mercy Learning Center can help me give my daughter
   a better life. This place has given me and many other women an
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                                                                     Social Services
                                                                           Mercy Learning Center’s holistic approach breaks down the
                                                                           barriers its students face when working to complete their educational
                                                                           goals and equip them with the resources they need to address the
                                                                           poverty-related issues in their lives. An on-site social services case
                                                                           worker and college/employment counselor regularly meet with women
                                                                           to counsel and assist them. In 2009-10:

                                                                           • 3,200 social services hours and 1,758 vocational counseling hours
                                                                             were provided.

                                                                           • 450 women utilized the clothing boutique.

                                                                           • 862 bags of groceries were distributed from the Center’s food pantry.

                                                                           • 479 packages of diapers, 814 bus tokens, and $10,039 in gift cards
                                                                             for groceries, medicine, and household necessities were given to
                                                                             those in need.




     Name: Anel
     Program: Intensive Study Program’s GED Class
     Languages: English
     Goal: To explore a career in banking or nursing
     “Mercy Learning Center was there for me when I was
     ready to go back to school. The staff helped me deal with the
     challenges in my life while I completed my education.”




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                                                                Family Literacy
                                                                      Mercy Learning Center provides family-centered literacy programs to educate and
                                                                      foster a love of reading and learning among the families it serves. Among the variety of
                                                                      intergenerational activities offered during 2009-10 were:

                                                                      • 30 MLC students and 43 of their children participated in weekly Mother/Toddler
                                                                        Pre-literacy and School Readiness classes and parenting workshops throughout the year.

                                                                      • Family Fun Day – more than 300 students and their families attended a carnival-like
                                                                        gathering that included games, prizes, face-painting, and food.

                                                                      • School vacation activities included Winter Olympics at MLC, story time and
                                                                        craft-making, Internet surfing and Googletm Earth exercises, and science experiments.

                                                                      • 19 workshops and/or activities were offered on topics including financial literacy, family
                                                                        health, employment skills, 2010 census, storytelling, first aid, nutrition, tax preparation,
                                                                        voting, safety, stress management, domestic violence, on-site health fair and screenings
                                                                        and more.

                                                                      • 13 off-site enrichment activities included a tour of a local hospital and health center,
                                                                        a nature hike, an all-day visit to a local university, two live theatrical performances, a
                                                                        symphony concert, a parade, a day at the zoo, a walk to city hall, a trip to a museum, a
                                                                        visit to the public library, and a day at the beach.




     Name: Teresa C.
     Programs: Tutoring Program, Intensive Study Program’s
     ESL, ABE I & II, GED Class
     Languages: Spanish and English
     Goal: T o pursue a career in nursing or child care (when
     her two young daughters are in school)
     “Mercy Learning Center is like a family. Everyone is so
     helpful. It’s just great.”
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                                                                                                                                        Asian (8)
                                                                                                                                          2%      Hawaiian/Pacific       Ethnicity                              16-18 (13)       Age

     Enrollment / Student Data
                                                                                                                                                  Islander (2) <1%                                                 2%
                                                                                                                                    White
                                                                                                                                     (33)                                                                 60+ (17)
                                                                                                                            Black      6%                                                                    3%         19-21
                                                                                                                      African-American                                                                                   (27)
     2009-10 Student Profile                                                                                               (45) 9%                                                                                       5%
                                                                                                                                                                                             45-59 (89)                         22-24 (54)
     Adult Learners – 526 (854 Enrollments)                                                                                                                                                    17%                                  10%
                                                                                                                    Black/Non-African-
                                                                                                                      American (68)
                      NEDP (7)                                                                                             13%                        Hispanic/Latina
                        2%                                                                                                                                 (370)
                                                                                                                                                           70%
                                                       Tutored Students – 422* (671 Enrollments)
                                    Beginner                                                                                                                                                                  25-44 (326)
                                 ESL Classes (68)      • 347 one-to-one or small group English as a                                                                                                              63%
                                       16%
                                                         Second Language (ESL), reading, and/or math

                                                       • 68 three-day/week Beginner ESL Classes
                                                                                                                        Primary Language
               One-to-One / Small Group                                                                                                                       English (58)
                                                       • Seven National External Diploma Program (NEDP)                                                                                        Moderate
                        (347)                                                                                                                                    11%                             2%
                        82%                                                                                                                                                                                      Income Level



                                                                   Educational Childcare Program – 183                                       Other than
                                                                                                                                            English (468)
        Countries Represented – 42                                 • Infants - 52                                                               89%

                                                                   • Toddlers - 131
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Low
                                                                                                                                                                                                   98%



           Intensive Study Students – 130* (183 Enrollments)                           ABE I Class    GED Class           Employment Status
                                                                                          (30)          (35)                                                                                                         Parental Status
           • 27 – English as a Second Language (ESL) Class                                23%           27%

           • 30 – Adult Basic Education (ABE) Level I                                                                                                                                No Children
                                                                                      ESL Class                                                                                         25%
           • 38 – Adult Basic Education (ABE) Level II                                  (27)         ABE II Class                                             Employed
                                                                                        21%             (38)                      Unemployed                    46%
                                                                                                        29%                          54%
           • 35 – General Educational Development (GED) Class
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mothers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 75%

16                                  *Note: 26 students received duplicate services.                                                                                                                                                          17
Board of Directors and Staff                                                                                 FINANCIAL SUMMARY
     BOARD Of DIRECTORS                                        STAff                                         For The Fiscal Year July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010
     Beth Davis, Chair             Eilene C. Bertsch           Linda M. Ashby           Ana Martinez
                                                                                                                                                                            Investment     Net Assets
     Jacinta “Jaci” Coleman,       Regina Bobroske             Marilyn E. Burgeson      Laura Mazo                                                                                        Released from
                                                                                                                                                                              Income
      Vice Chair                   Therese M. Ceruzzi          Candelaria Capistran     Cecilia Meira         SUPPORT AND REVENUE:                                              1%         Restrictions
                                                                                                                                                                                               8%
     Susan Burstein, Secretary     Jackie Cutrone              Mary Beth Clayton        Maria Moreno          Private Foundations                             $333,137
     Michele Williams, Treasurer   Cynthia Da Silva            Judith Covington         Rosa Navarro                                                                                                          Individual
                                                                                                              Corporate                                        $49,287     Special Events
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Donations
                                   Polly Edwards               Lorraine Duval, D.H.S.   Kathy Flynn Parisi                                                                (net of expenses)
                                                                                                              Government                                      $260,000           11%                             24%
                                   Edie Faile                  Lynn R. Davies           Mary Psarras
                                                                                                              In-Kind Donations                                $98,145
                                   Jane E. Ferreira,           Mariela Davila           Annel Pulido
                                                                                                              Local Organizations                              $38,966                                                      Corporate 4%
                                     President/CEO             Joann DeMaso             Sharon Sanford                                                                           Private
                                                                                                              Individual Donations                            $348,900         Foundations
                                   Denise Griffin              Margie Escobar           Amy Soini                                                                                 23%
                                   Meg M. Hochman, Esq.        Jane E. Ferreira         Ann Szczesny          Individual Donations - Capital                  $180,341*                                           Government
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     19%
                                   John Leverty                Muriel Francis           Joan Weaving          Special Events (net of expenses)                $153,510                                 In-Kind
                                                                                                              Investment Income                                $12,400                                Donations
                                   Cornelia “Nealy” Madsen     Barbara Hilli                                                                                                                             7%
                                   Michael R. McAlevey, Esq.   Diane Holmes                                   Net Assets Released from Restrictions           $108,449                   Local
                                                                                                                                                                                      Organizations       NOTE: Donations for capital
                                   Dennis Ritch                Linda Johnston                                                                                                             3%
                                                                                                              Total Support and Revenue:                     $1,474,686                                   improvement projects are not
                                   James P. Roach, M.D.        Evan Levinson                                                                                                                              reflected in the pie chart above.

                                   Mary Trefry, Ph.D.          Jeanette Lizondro                              *Donations for capital improvement projects.
                                   Edward “Ted” Vincent        Jennifer Maloney
                                                                                                                                                                                         Management
                                   Lorraine Wilson                                                                                                                                         & General
                                                                                                              EXPENSES:                                                                        8%
                                                                                                                                                                                Fundraising
                                                                                                              Program                                        $1,059,294             8%
                                                                                                              Management & General                            $116,021
                                                                                                              Fundraising                                     $109,051
                                                                                                              Total Expenses:                                $1,284,366
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                          82%

                                                                                                              Net Assets (Beginning of Year)                 $2,308,995
                                                                                                              Net Assets (End of Year)                       $2,499,315
                                                                                                              Change in Net Assets:                           $190,320
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     Supporters / Volunteers
           It is only through the dedication of nearly 500 volunteers and
           generosity of foundations, corporations, government agencies, local
           organizations, and individuals that Mercy Learning Center was able to
           continue its mission of educating and empowering the poor in 2009-10.



                         VALUE Of VOLUNTEER HOURS
                 Volunteer Tutors (179):                    38,974 hours

                 Non-tutor Volunteers (318):                22,896 hours

                                                            61,870 hours


                                     = $1,687,195

                 According to Independent Sector, the value of a volunteer hour
                 in Connecticut in 2008 was $27.27.




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Volunteers
                                                                                                                                                Pamela English     Emily Ihara        Meg Mack             Diana Ricitelli      MaryAnn
                                                                                                                                                Ethan Enriquez     Lisa Illinger      Michelle Macready    Mike Rinaldo           Weverbergh
                                                                                                                                                Yang Eun Hye       Alma Iucopilla     Elizabeth Mainiero   Cathy Ritch          Amy Wiener
     TUTORS              George              Mary Krusinski     Donna Woods         Patricia Toal       Mary (Misty)        Jennifer Colonnd    Lorie Ann Evans    Fern Jaffe         Brit Malinauskas     Debbie Ritter        Ivanna Williams
     Barbara Abraham        Estabrooke       Josephine             Orazio           Carl Twickler         Beyer             Mike Connelly       Lindsay Evans      Isabelle Jaffe     Eileen Manito        Caroline Ritter      Lorraine Wilson
     Rosemary Ahern      Jane Eyes              Kuchinski       Bea Pace            Fran Varcoe         Alex Beyer          Tara Connelly       Edie Faile         Steph Jones        Christina Marini     Marianne             Diana Winarski
     Cathy Alfandre      Edie Faile          Jeanette Kuhns     David Papa          Carolyn Verna       Jackie Bianco       Elizabeth Connors   Dan Falanga        Byeong Jun Choe    Brittany Martin         Roggemann         Nicky Wisher
     John Armstrong      Amy Feinman         Joyce Landon       Lynn Patti          Sara Wallace        Hilary Bicknell     Marcelo Conto       Felix Famatulski   Leanne Kacsur      Lesley Martin        Maddie Rollo         Allyson Wuensch
     Marie Avren         Gail Feldman        Marianne Laska     Eric Pelletier      Barbara             Roni Bogdanski      Maria Cortes        Eileen Fickes      CJ Kaiser          Joe Matera           Brendan Rotanz       Alex Wuhrer
     Meg Bachtel         Chris Ferrara       John Leverty       Lynne Penczer         Wanamaker         Stephanie Bohr      Marsophia Ruth      Maria Fidalgo      Jean Kaiser        Caroline McGuirk     Megan Rush           Lucinda Xavier
                         Dottie Fincher      Doris Levinson     Drew Pennetti       Gail Ward           April Booker           Crossley         David Figueiredo   Jessica Kamzik     Jennifer McLain      Kayla Sakowski       Janet Yamnicky     Bridget Lyons,      Teri Schleifer
     Lynne Bannister
                                                                                                                                                Yanira Figueroa    Sue Karter         Charlene McLean      Jane Santa           Kathryn Yamnicky     Ph.D.             Rebecca Shea
     Jane Bart           Anne Foley          Patricia Ligouri   Marilyn Perry       Lara Ward           Duane Bottino       Arondi Cruz
                                                                                                                                                Sheila Flinn       Kathryn Keane      Joe Mercadante       Amanda Schlichte     Sarah Yeaton       Michael McAlevey    Barbara Szefc
     Casey Berg          Marilyn Friedman    Birgit Lindeberg   Amy Pescosolido     Jean Whitney        Michele Bowers      Kai Cui
                                                                                                                                                Mary Flynn         Allison Kennedy    Aggie Mingolello     Katie Schlosser      Cecily Zerega      Ted Vincent         Lee Toth
     Kathy Boardman      Doris Fuertes       Brenda Lloyd       Alice Pihonak       Jason Wilhelm       Donna Bowers        Brittany
                                                                                                                               Cunningham       Mike Fortin        Nancy Kessing      Heidi-Ann Morgan     Janet Silk                              Michele Williams,   Joan Van de
     Ed Boccuzzi         Bill Gagnon         Diane Lowman       Susan Poetter       Michele Williams    Kim Braeda
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Theresa Soltis       BUILDINg &           Chair               Berghe
     Nancy Bonvini       Dorothy Gagnon      Janice Luciani     Sharon Poole        Susie Wilson        Veronica Brassell   Susie Daut          Amanda Francini    Emily King         Stacey Ann
                                                                                                                            Allie Daut          Aline Frois        Lisa Kleemichen    Morgan               Gretchen Stacey      MAINTENANCE                            Dale Beth Zaino
     Shirley Boyd        Virginia Gesh       Amy Luciano        Clarissa Porter     Chris Zavada        Mary Brown
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Caroline Stacey      COMMITTEE          VIEw Of
     Nancy Braun         Stephen Geyer       Carol Lyman        Elizabeth Power     Gail Zembsch        Jessica Brunner     Ken D’Autorio       Colleen Galligan   Susan Kobylinski   Michelle Morrison
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jackie Cutrone     HARBOR              DfD HOSTS/
     Jack Brunt          Terry Giegangack    Naomi Macari       Slavica Prevelige                       Pat Buckley         Mared Davies        Sandra Garay       Sasha Kobylinski   Cyndy Moyer          Christine Stamm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Beth Davis         COMMITTEE           HOSTESSES
     Kerry Buckley       Andy Gleeman        Ellen Mack         Helen Readey        SPECIAL             Stephanie Burns     Jessica Davila      Joan Goodman       Mary Konieczny     Kelsey Mullaney      Margaux Stamm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                John Leverty       Regina Bobroske     Mr. & Mrs.
     Ed Buckmir          Lis Godinho         Anthony Marone     Mariann Regan       VOLUNTEERS          Jane Butler         Pat Davis           Keron Grant        Kerri Kozak        Marcelo Murta        Timo Stavros-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dennis Ritch       Susan Burstein       Ted Bobroske
                         Mindy Gould         Dina Massey        Judith Resnick      Devin Abbott        Christa Cable       Abed Dawud          Lynn Grant         Carleen Kunkel     Pat Nallen              Wilson
     Mary Burlinson                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cindy Citrone       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph
                                                                                    Sean Acevedo                            Melissa             Katlyn Griffin     Margie LaBarre     Judy Noe             Graham Stebbins      Jim Roach, M.D.
     Susan Burstein      Julienne Gousse     Jeanne Matefy      Dennis Ritch                            Laura Callahan                                                                                                                             Clare Clark          Cron
                         Ann Grasso          Claire May         Joan Roach          Katie Adams         Pat Callies            De la Cruz       Kelly Griffin      Rachel LaBarre     Stephanie Novak      Jean Stepanowski
     Rejeanne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ceci Conklin        Mrs. Joanne
                                                                                    Sonmaiia Ainn                           Barbara Deeken      Joan Guerrera      Cyndie LaMastra    Amber Noviello       Pam Stewart          DEVELOPMENT
        Caggiano         Eileen Haas         Jacqueline May     Sylvia Roque                            Lisa Calvert                                                                                                                               Sally Cummings       DeMaso
                                                                                                                            Christina Deeken                                                               Andrea Tavella       COMMITTEE
     Ann Calcutt         Mary Lou            Jean McCarthy      Glenda Rorick       Pearlye Sams        Alicia Capistran                        Felix Guzman       Marianne Laska     Danielle Nowell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Regina Bobroske    Mary Cunningham
     Ed Canning             Halloran         Dawn McCready      Patricia Ryan          Allen            Chelsea Carlson     Susan DeNisco       Andre Halcott      Agnes Lavin        Lauren Nugent        Tiffany Telford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Susan Burstein     Ellen Donnelly      SCRABBLE®
     Alice Card          Mary Hammer         Owen McEvoy        Carol Seiple        Diane Antonicelli   Annie Carson        Rick DeNisco        Ellen Hamilla      Abby LePage        Miles Obedin         Michele Tessier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Jane Doyle          fOR SUCCESS
                                                                                    Mike Aran                               Erica D’Eramo                                                                  Kimerlie             Mary Butala
     Ling Cheung         Marcy Hardt         Karon McGovern     Skip Shaeffer                           Annie Carter                            Sandy Hamilla      Emily Lessard      Narela Oliveras                                                                  COMMITTEE
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thepkaysone       Kathy Caulfield,   Kathleen Galvin
     Annie Christy       Teresa Harrington   Martha Mech        Annette Shawah      Terri Armour        Danielle            Racelle Deshaies    Annie Hampford     Elisabeth Levine   Corie Palazzolo                                                                  Bonnie Adler
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Sean Thomas            Esq.             Rose Garfield
     Pamela Conrad       Denise              Tina Melancon      Doris Shiller       Janet Atkins          Catanzaro         Alessandra          Cozette Hanegan    Emma Levine        Guenevere Penton                                                                 Clare Clark
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brian Thornton       Clare Clark,       Mary Hanrahan
     Cathryn Cornell        Heidelberg       Erica Menard       Vanessa Sinnott     Kaitlyn Atwood      Kerry Caya             Difortunato      Tyler Hardy        Mike Lin           Marli Pereira                                                                    Hayes Clark
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Loren Trotta           Co-Chair         Karen Harman
     Gerard Coulombe     Charlotte Holahan   Sarah Menchaca     Rosie Slade         Sarah Azimi         Lisa Cayer          Dianne Distassio    Lori Hashizume     Jessica Lombardo   Chrissy Perez                                                                    Mary Beth Clayton
                                                                                                                                                                                                           MaryLynn Tully       Hayes Clark,       Teresa Harrington
     Catherine Cron      Catherine Horton    Jamie Mendell      Marilyn Smith       Betsy Baldwin       Jackie Cestaro      Donni Dojlidko      Sarah Hassan       Vicki Longo        Frankie Perez                                                                    Ceci Conklin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Co-Chair         Mary Heery
                         Stuart Horton                                              Michelle Baldwin    Sam Chen            Crissie Donaldson   Mary Heerema       Katie Lopes        Sarah Perone         Stephanie
     Eileen Crutchlow                        Edna Miller        Audrey Solnit                                                                                                                                                   Jaci Coleman       Mary Lou            Lynn Davies
                         Jennifer Houel                                             Grace Baldwin                           Erin Donaldson                                                                    Valentino
     Kate Daniello                           Mary Miner         Elizabeth Starr                         Chia-Ying Chung                         Suzanne Herlihy    Steven Loschiavo   Terri Piekara                             Polly Edwards         Jamieson         Polly Edwards
                         Laura Iaia                                                 Binti Bana                              Kerri Donovan                                                                  Ericka Ventura
     Beth Davis                              Mary Moran         Wanda Steinke                           Katie Cincotta                          Caroline Hoey      Sarah Loso         Charlotte Piekara                         Karen Krupnik      Jane Jordan         Maureen Hand
                         Lisa Isenman                                               Kelly Barrett                           Maggie Doyle                                                                   Cameron Vigliotti
     Joann DeMaso                            Andrea Morelli     Mary Beth                               Jessica Collazo                         Andrew Hollis      Ana Luna           Leah Pierre-                              Nealy Madsen       Peggy Kamins        Diane Holmes
                         Nora Jinishian                                             Courtney Barry                                                                                       Noisette          Elizabeth Wachsler
     Johnna DeSantis                         Jeanne Moye           Stockman                                                                                                                                                     Cindy da Silva     Debbie Krieg        Andy Gleeman
                         Beth Kelly                                                 Tammy Barry                                                                                       Marianne Pivarnick   Steven Waite
     Christine DiGuido                       Dorothy Murphy     Pattie Strain                                                                                                                                                                      Karen Krupnik       Peggy Kamins
                         David Kernis                                               Brittany Batten                                                                                   Dana Postupack       Bobby Wallace
     Alice Dominguez                         Lisa Murray        Carol Sullivan                                                                                                                                                  fINANCE            Nealy Madsen        Liz Kaner
                         Barbara Kleban                                             Jillian Beal                                                                                      Roseanne Prunty      Kate Warch
     Lorna Donnelly                          Alexandra          David Sullivan                                                                                                                                                  COMMITTEE          Melanie Marks       Pam Kesselman
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                         Sheila Kozerowitz                         Thackaberry      Alicia Belanger                                                                                   Kristina Ravanis     Caroline
     Lauren Dwyre                            Cornelia Olsen                                                                                                                                                                     Beth Davis         Patti Rosen         Christine Schwartz
                         Karen Krupnik                                                                                                                                                                        Weverbergh
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Contributors
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Alphonse Noe          Amladi                                                                                 Costa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ms. Roni Bogdanski           Mr. & Mrs. Edward
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Shawn O’Brien      Ms. Carol Anderson & Mr.                                    Canning                    Mrs. Janice Coulson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mrs. Jane Adams
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Ed Paige              Art Lungo                   Bohnsack                  Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Canuso      Ms. Judith Covington
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Paul Pantalena     Mrs. Maureen Anderson       Mrs. Joan Bolger             Mrs. Candelaria Capistran     Mr. & Mrs. Steven
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. John Annick                                                                           Crabtree
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dr. & Mrs. Robert J. Parisi                               Mr. & Mrs. Duane Bollert     Mr. & Mrs. Rocco J.
Cash                        Mr. & Mrs. John Callies     Dr. Maureen Fitzpatrick &   Mr. & Mrs. Richard           Mr. & Mrs. Phil              Ms. Jessica Campbell          Mrs. Joan Homa                                            Ms. Elaine S. Appellof &                                    Carbone                    Ms. Evelyn Craighead
                                                           Mr. Gerry Neipp            Fincher                       Neugebauer                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Peter Penczer                                  Ms. Alison Bonds & Mr.
Contributors –              Mr. & Mrs. Robert Carlson                                                                                         Mr. William Carmell           Ms. Maureen Howard                                           Mr. Jerome Saunders         Lawrence Levine           Mr. & Mrs. Phil Cardillo      Mr. & Mrs. Paul Cramer
                                                        Mr. & Mrs. James Orazio     Mr. & Mrs. Peter Flatow      Mr. & Mrs. Neal Nilinger                                                               Ms. Alice Pihonak
individuals                 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Clough                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Sam Carpenter      Mr. & Mrs. Bryan Huebner                                  Mr. & Mrs. Pierce Archer    Mrs. Jeanne Marie Booth      Mr. & Mrs. Steven Carlson     Dr. Chris Creatura
                            Mr. & Mrs. Adam Ferreira    Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Ritch     Mr. & Mrs. Randy Fletchall   Mr. & Mrs. Robert Olsen      Mr. Ronald Caruso             Mr. & Mrs. Alex Jinishian   Mr. & Mrs. Marco Pinzon
Charter Circle                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Eric Armour                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. James
                                                        Dr. & Mrs. James P. Roach   Mr. & Mrs. Peter J. Foley    Mr. & Mrs. Robert Pedro                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Edward Polito                                  Mr. & Mrs. Raymond           Ms. Teri Carson
Anonymous                   Mr. & Mrs. William                                                                                                Ms. Andrea Chase & Mr.        Mrs. Geraldine W.                                         Mr. & Mrs. David Audibert      Borders                                                    Crichton                 Mr. & Mrs. John Dorland      Mr. & Mrs. Robert Fiore
                               Graustein                Ms. Sharon Sanford          Mr. & Mrs. Frode Foss-       Ms. Tracy Pennoyer              Douglas Howard                Johnson                  Ms. Cheryl Poore                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Michael
Mr. & Mrs. Steven Barry                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Robert           Mr. & Mrs. James F.             Caruso                     Mr. & Mrs. Russell          Dr. Brent Dorval             Ms. Marlene Firlotte
                            Ms. Annie Hampford          Mr. & Mrs. Gerard Tauro       Skiftesvik                 Mr. William Rainsberger      Mr. & Mrs. John Cullinane     Mr. & Mrs. Doug Johnston    Mr. & Mrs. Peter Porrino         Augustyn                                                                               Crocker
Mr. & Mrs. David                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Borges                    Mr. Paul J. Casavant & Mr.                                Ms. Sheila Dorval            Mr. & Mrs. John J.
  Cardenas                  Mr. & Mrs. Jay Kaiser       Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Toole,   Fox Family Foundation        Atty. & Mrs. Raymond         Mr. & Mrs. Richard            Ms. Ann E. Jones & Mr.      Mr. & Mrs. Ray Rizzio         Mr. & Mrs. David Babcock                                                               Mr. & Mrs. William Cron
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mr. Edward Boshears             Richard E. Williams III                                Mr. & Mrs. William B.           Fitzpatrick
Mr. Donald Chiboucas        Mr. & Mrs. Ken Kleban          Jr.                      Ms. Nicola M. Fritz             Rizio                        Cummings                      Stephen D. Ramsey        Dr. & Mrs. Rick Rosen         Mrs. Catherine Badeski                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. David Cross
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mrs. Genie Bourne            Mr. & Mrs. Robert Casey                                      Dragan                    Mr. & Mrs. Joseph
Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Clayton   Ms. Marta Jo Lawrence       Mr. & Mrs. Ken Von          Mr. & Mrs. Lou Gagliano      Mr. & Mrs. Stuart Sachs      Mr. & Mrs. Jeff De            Mr. & Mrs. Michael          Ms. Amanda Rutledge           Mr. & Mrs. Michael                                                                     Ms. Janet Crystal                                           Fitzpatrick
                                                           Kohorn                                                                                Valdivia                      Kassen                                                                             Mrs. Marcie Bow              Mrs. Eileen Casey                                         Dr. Elizabeth Dreyer
Ms. Jaci Coleman            Mr. & Mrs. John Leverty                                 Ms. Mary Eileen Galiette     Mrs. Jennifer Shaefer                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Schwartz              Baldwin                                                  Marshall                   Ms. Susan Cugliari                                       Dr. Maureen Fitzpatrick &
                                                        Ms. Tracy Wheeler-Lennon                                                              Mrs. Helen Degnan             Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth                                                                    Dr. Betsy Bowen                                                                        Cheryl Driscoll, RSM
Ms. Beth Davis & Mr.        Mr. & Dr. Foster Lyons                                  Mr. & Mrs. John Garvey       Mr. & Mrs. Michael Shea                                                                Mr. & Mrs. William            Mr. & Mrs. Andy Bangser                                  Mrs. Elise Cassidy            Mrs. Ellie Cunningham                                       Mr. Gerald E. Neipp
                                                           & Mr. Patrick Lennon                                                               Donna Dodge, S.C.                Kearns                                                                             Mrs. Shirley Boyd                                                                      Mr. John Drury
  Andy Gleeman              Dr. & Mrs. Bruce                                        Ms. Christine Gaspar         Ms. G. Lynn Shostack                                                                      Seaver                     Ms. Jocelyn F.                                                                                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Donald C.
                                                                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Peter Keenoy                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Brady     Ms. Lorraine Cassol           Mrs. Julie Cunningham       Dr. & Mrs. Brian Duchan
Mr. & Mrs. David Faile         McDonald                                             Mr. & Mrs. Brian Griffin     Mrs. Audrey Solnit           Mr. & Mrs. Peter T.                                       Mr. & Mrs. Steve Shapiro         Barandiaran                                                                                                                                     Fleckenstein
                                                       Circle of Hope                                                                            Donnelly                   Mr. & Mrs. John Kelly                                                                 Mrs. Nancy Braun             Ms. Katherine E. Caulfield,   Mr. Edmund T. Curran        Mr. & Mrs. Joe Duggan
Mrs. Virginia McClinch      Mr. & Mrs. George M.                                    Mr. & Mrs. James Haas        Mr. & Mrs. Manny Sousa                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Laurence J.        Mr. & Mrs. Caryl Barnes                                     Esq. & Mr. Larry                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Mark Flinn
                                                       Anonymous                                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Robert Duffy       Mr. Paul Kelly                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Charlie Breen                                   Mrs. Christine Cutler       Lorraine Duval, DHS
                               Recine                                               Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Hardt     The Stonbely Family                                                                       Smith                      Mr. & Mrs. Peter Barnes                                     Saladin                                                                             Mr. Sean Flint
Mr. & Mrs. Peter B.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Pamela Dale
                            Mr. & Mrs. Robert Rotanz   Mrs. Joan Andros                                             Foundation                Mr. Stephen Dwyre             Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Knuth     Mr. & Mrs. David Sochol                                   Mr. Peter Bricken                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Thad Eidman
  Meehan                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Jim Harman                                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. T. Brooks                                     Ms. Virginia Cellini                                                                   Ms. Sara Flokos
                                                       Akin Gump Strauss Hauer                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Robert Eck         Mr. & Mrs. Ron Krassin                                                                Mrs. Winifred Brickmeier                                   Mr. & Mrs. Michael          Mr. & Mrs. Paul Einarsen
Mr. & Mrs. James Moye       Mr. & Mrs. David                                        Mr. & Mrs. Hank Heck         Mr. & Mrs. Brian Sullivan                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Jim Stapleton         Barrett                                               Mr. & Mrs. Robert Chimini                                                              Mrs. Alice P. Flynn
                                                         & Feld LLP                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Damico
                               Sylvestro                                                                         Mr. & Mrs. David J.          Mr. & Mrs. Brian Edmonds      Mr. & Mrs. Philip Kuchma    Mr. & Mrs. Robert Stone       Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Barrett    Ms. Barbara M. Broderick                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Richard Eldh
Mr. & Mrs. John Nallen                                                              Mr. & Mrs. William Heery                                                                                                                                                                                   Ms. Mary Beth Claflin         Ms. Suzanne Dammeyer                                     Ms. Marie Fournier
                            Mr. & Mrs. George Tappert  Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Berg                                        Sullivan                  Mr. & Mrs. Peter Eyes         Mr. & Mrs. Peter Kunkel     Mr. & Mrs. Leonard M.         Mr. & Mrs. Truman           Ms. Dorothy Broderick                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Richard E. Eldh
Mr. & Dr. Robert Trefry                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Bruce                                                                                                                                                                                           Ms. Sheila J. Clancy          Mr. & Mrs. Andrew                                        Mrs. Madeleine Fox
                                                       Mrs. Nancy Bonvini             Hennemuth                  Mr. & Mrs. Alexander         Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Fabbri      Ms. Sharon Lauer               Szczesny                      Bassett                  Mr. & Mrs. Bob Brody                                                                   Ms. Nicole Elsaesser
Mrs. Michele Williams &                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ms. Tova Clayman & Mr.           Darrow                                                Mrs. Lisa Framularo
  Mr. Mark Loughridge       Circle of Mercy            Mr. & Mrs. John Butala       Ms. Maribel Hernandez-
                                                                                                                    Trembicki                 Dr. & Mrs. Brian Fitzgerald   Mr. Kristopher Lazzaretti   Mr. & Mrs. Richard Szefc      Ms. Donna Battalino         Mr. & Mrs. Raymond              Robert P. Spaulding                                    Ms. Christine Engels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Mrs. Lynn Davies                                         Ms. Gloria Francesconi
                            Anonymous                  Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Carey        Polanco                    Ms. Charlotte Vinci          Ms. Jodi Fournier & Mr.       Mrs. Roxanne Leach          Mr. & Mrs. Butch              Mr. & Mrs. Gerard              Brooks                                                                              Ms. Jan English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mrs. Luberta Clift            Ms. Mariela Davila                                       Ms. Muriel Francis
                            Mr. & Mrs. Charles Adams Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Carson       Mr. & Mrs. Russell           Mr. Richard W. Volkman          Ted Harrington             Mr. Alexander Levy             Trischman                     Beauclair                Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Brown                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Ennis
founders Circle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ms. Renee Clift               Mr. & Mrs. Ted Davis                                     Ms. Luisa Francoeur
                            Mr. & Mrs. Jim Bennett     Mr. & Mrs. James Caserta       Hochman                    Mr. & Mrs. Edward            Mr. & Mrs. Ed Friedland       Ms. Diane Lowman            Mrs. Joan Van de Berghe       Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence Beck    Mr. & Mrs. Fred Brown                                                                  Mr. Joseph Ercolano
Anonymous                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ms. Alison Coady              Ms. Virginia Anne Day                                    Dr. Cyndi French & Dr.
                                                                                                                    Weaving                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Maurizio B.        Mrs. Erika Becker           Dr. & Mrs. Paul Brown
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Citrone   Ms. Kerry Berchem & Mr. Mr. & Mrs. Robert Clark         Mr. Hans Hopf                                             Mr. & Mrs. Louis Fuertes      Mr. & Mrs. Mig Lowsley-                                                                                            Ms. Laura Coleman             Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Dekraker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ms. Margie Escobar              Robert T. Schoen
                              Craig Goos               Mr. & Mrs. Robert Conklin    Mr. & Mrs. Chris Hottois     Mr. & Mrs. John Wilson       The Gendell Family               Williams                    Viselli                    Ms. Angela Beebe            Mrs. Linda Bruce
Ms. Betty Dunne                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Robert Colgan                                  Mr. & Mrs. George            Dr. Kim Freudigman
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. William              Foundation                                             Mr. & Mrs. Webster                                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas
                            Ms. Eilene C. Bertsch      Mr. & Mrs. John F.           Mr. & Mrs. Peter Jordan                                                                 Dr. & Mrs. John Machledt                                  Mr. & Mrs. Harold J.        Mr. Jack Brunt                                                                            Estabrooke
Mr. & Mrs. Bradford Evans                                                                                                                                                                                  Walker                                                                              Mr. & Mrs. John M.               DeMaso                                                Mr. & Mrs. Keith Frey
                                                         Connolly                                                   Winget                    Ms. Rona Stahl Ginott         Mr. Michael Mahoney                                          Belval                   Mrs. Deanna Bucher                                                                     Dr. & Mrs. Eterno
Mr. & Mrs. C. Fred          Mr. & Mrs. Hayes B. Clark                               Mr. & Mrs. Harold W.                                                                                                                                                                                          Collins                    Ms. Linda DePonte                                        Mr. & Mrs. Steve Fries
                                                       Mr. & Mrs. James Cook          Kamins                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Michael Goss                                   Arla & George Wiles           Ms. Pamela Benepe           Mr. & Mrs. Eugene
  Madsen                    Mr. & Mrs. Kevin                                                                                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Anthony                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Ryan Collison                                  Mrs. Janice B. Evans
                                                                                                                 Circle of friends                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Cyprian Wright                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Jon Devorkin                                  Mr. Robert Frigo
                              Cunningham               Ms. Diane Corcoran           Mr. & Mrs. Peter Krieg                                    Mr. & Mrs. Charles               Menchaca                                               Mrs. Maureen Benton            Buckley                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Fabry
Mr. & Mrs. Michael R.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ms. Joan Cone                 Mr. & Mrs. Ric DiBartolo                                 Ms. Arline Fritz
                            Ms. Eileen Duffy & Mr.     Mr. & Mrs. John Cutrone      Mr. & Mrs. Chris LaCroix     Anonymous                       Haberstroh                 Ms. Johanne C. Minkley      Mr. & Mrs. John Youngs        Ms. Nancy Beres             Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence
  McAlevey                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dr. & Mrs. Thomas E.                                      Ms. Donna Farber
                              David Beem                                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Ralph             Mr. & Mrs. Jack Halloran                                                                                               Buckley                                                 Ms. Joy Dieffenbach                                      Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Fulton
Mr. Thomas Smith                                       Mr. & Mrs. Alvaro Da         Mr. & Mrs. Robert Laska                                                                 Ms. Molly Moseley                                         Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Berg                                     Conine                                                 Ms. Joan Farley
                            Mr. & Mrs. James Flaherty    Silva                                                     Armstrong                  Mr. & Mrs. Pete Harding                                   Supporters                                                Mr. William Buckley                                        Mr. & Mrs. Al DiGuido                                    Mr. & Mrs. Michael Funck
Mr. & Mrs. Chris Wilson                                                             Mr. & Ms. David Levinson                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Robert Berlin                                 Mr. Lance Conklin                                         Dr. & Mrs. Jeffrey
                            Ms. Deborah Hodes          Mr. & Mrs. Robert A.                                      Ms. Linda Ashby              Mr. & Mrs.                                                Anonymous                                                 Mr. Paul D. Bueker                                         Ms. Nancy J. DiNardo                                     Mr. Leopold Fusco
                                                                                    Mr. Stephen Liguori                                                                                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Ed Berliner                                   Ms. Mary Beth Connell                                        Feinman
                            Ms. Fran Klunk               DeVellis                                                Mr. & Mrs. Collin P. Baron      Grant                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Randy Abrams                                   Ms. Carol Buffinton                                        Mr. & Mrs. Bayard Dodge                                  Ms. Catherine Gadarowski
Leadership Circle                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Rip Littig                                                                                                                             Mrs. Shirley Berliner                                    Ms. Colleen Connor & Mr.                                  Mr. & Mrs. Michael
                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Doyle                                    Mr. & Mrs. Michael Barry        Heller                                                 Mrs. Beverly J. Abt                                       Mr. & Mrs. Andrew H.                                       Mr. & Mrs. Samuel              Ferguson                  Mr. & Mrs. John Galiette
Anonymous                   Ms. Karen Krupnik & Mr.                                 Mr. & Mrs. Chris Lutzo                                                                                                                            Ms. Lisa Bevilacqua & Mr.                                   Brian P. Kelahan
                              Alexander Zaharoff       Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Dunne                                  Ms. Lynne Becker, DVM        Ms. Lisa                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Steve Ahern                                       Burke                                                      Dodson                                                Mrs. Catherine Gallagher
                                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Paul Maloney                                                                                                                              Maury Siegel                                          Ms. Pamela Conrad                                         Mr. & Mrs. Lou Fernous,
Ms. Cynthia R. Bigelow &                                                                                                                         Heyward                                                                                                                                                                     Ms. Alrene Doherty
                            Mr. & Mrs. Daniel L. Leary Mr. & Mrs. Charles Dwyre                                  Mr. & Mrs. Drummond                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Akram Ahmad        Mr. Adam Bigos              Ms. Mozella Burns                                                                         Jr.                       Mr. & Mrs. John Gallagher
  Mr. Tom O’Hara                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Marks                                                                                                                                                                                    Ms. Anne Cook
                                                                                                                   Bell                       Mr. & Mrs.                                                Mr. & Mrs. Victor Alfandre                                Mrs. Michael B. Burton                                     Mr. & Mrs. Tom Doherty      Dr. & Mrs. Peter Ferrara     Mr. Stephen Galpin
Mr. & Mrs. David Bigelow    Ms. Sharon G. Lewis        Mr. & Mrs. Steve Edwards     Mr. & Mrs. Thomas                                                                                                                                 Mr. Charles Bisenius                                     Mr. & Mrs. Colin Coolidge
                                                                                                                                                 John Hill                                                                                                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Joseph
                            Mr. & Mrs. David Mack      Mr. & Mrs. John Fath           McDade                     Mrs. Louise Bentivegna                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Frank Alfano       Mr. & Mrs. Charles          Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Buzi                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Raymond A.        Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Ganzak
Mr. & Mrs. Ted Bobroske                                                                                                                       Mr. & Mrs.                                                                                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Henry L.              Donahue
                            Mr. & Mrs. Richard         Ms. Jane E. Ferreira                                      Ms. Cathleen M. Borgman                                                                Ms. Kathleen Allen               Blalack                  Ms. Rejeanne Caggiano                                                                     Ferrara                   Mr. & Mrs. James W.
Mr. & Mrs. Ken Brachfeld                                                            Mrs. Ree Meehan                                              Richard                                                                                                                                          Cooper                     Mrs. Leslie Donahue
                              Mellinger                Mr. William Field                                         Mr. & Mrs. John Burgeson                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Mark               Mrs. Patricia Blatt         Ms. Jean M. Callahan                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Fickes        Gardner
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Robert Miani                                      Holmes                                                                                                                                        Mrs. Kelly Copeland & Mr.
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. John P. Calcutt                                                               Altschuler                                                                                                         Mr. & Mrs. John Donovan     Mr. & Mrs. Doug Fincher      Mrs. Rose Garfield
  Burstein                                                                          Ms. Kelly Milicia                                                                                                                                 Ms. Pamela Blawie           Mrs. Peggy Callahan             Scott Dorf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ms. Mary Doonan
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                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Michael Ian       Ms. Kathryn M. La            Mr. & Mrs. Edward P.       Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Mercer    Mr. & Mrs. Allen Noveck     Mrs. Beth Posner              Dr. & Mrs. Daniel Rudolph    Mr. & Mrs. Walter Siemon     Ms. Sharon Sutton           Ms. Abena Wanza             Bank of America             The Frederick A. DeLuca
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Mark Inglis          Fontana                      Mally                   Ms. Sharon Meyers           Ms. Ginny O’Brien           Ms. Elizabeth Power           Mr. & Mrs. Kimball           Mr. & Mrs. John Silk         Mr. & Mrs. Robert Svensk    Ms. Merrilee L. Warner         Charitable Foundation      Foundation
                                                         Ms. Birgitta Ingvarson       Ms. Susan Lamontagne         Mr. & Mrs. Joseph          Mr. & Mrs. Michael Miceli   Ms. Kelly O’Brien           Ms. Patricia Primavera           Rumford                   Mr. & Mrs. Jon Silverstein   Mr. & Mrs. Ken Szymansky    Mrs. Helen B. Wasserman     Bridgeport Rotary Club      The Goodnow Fund
                                                                                      Mr. Thomas Landy                Maloney                 Ms. Denise Michelson        Ms. Eugenie O’Hagan                                       Mr. & Mrs. Alan              Ms. Karen Ann Simmons        Mr. & Mrs. D. Scott Tague   Mr. John Watkins               Foundation, Inc.         The Huntington
                                                         Ms. Lisa Isenman & Mr.                                                                                                                       Mrs. Stacy Prince
                                                            Christian Sullivan        Ms. Carol Langeland          Mr. & Mrs. Robert                                                                                                   Rummelsburg                                                                                                    Clare Rose Foundation,        Foundation
                                                                                                                                              Mrs. Edna Miller            Mr. Chris O’Hara            Mr. Allen Prior                                            Mr. & Mrs. Andrew            Mrs. Sandra Tallman         Dr. & Mrs. Charles Watson
                                                                                                                      Maloney                                                                                                       Mr. John G. Russell            Simpson                                                                               Inc.                     The Kreitler Foundation,
                                                         Dr. & Mrs. Robert Isom       Mr. Rich Langlois                                       Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Milne     Ms. Geraldine O’Hara        Ms. Mary Psarras                                                                        Ms. Cindy Tamburry          Mr. & Mrs. Douglas
                                                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Anthony                                                                                               Mrs. Katie Rust                                                                                                   Connecticut Health            Inc.
                                                         Ms. Michelle Jaffee          Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Lanzo                                 Mr. Harold Miranda          Mr. & Mrs. Edward O’Neill   Ms. Annel Pulido & Mr.                                     Mr. & Mrs. Steven Sirica     Mr. & Mrs. Robert Tavella      Weber
                                                                                                                      Mariani                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Foundation, Inc.         The Salmon Foundation,
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. James             Ms. Maria Lapreay                                       Mr. & Mrs. Bob Mitchell     Ms. Elizabeth O’Neill          Jose Andrade               Ms. Virginia Rysz            Mr. & Mrs. David             Ms. Faith Taylor & Mr.      Mr. & Mrs. James Weil
                                                                                                                   Dr. & Mrs. Michael Marks                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ernest C. Trefz & Joan        Inc.
                                                            Jamieson                  Mrs. Dolores Larracuente                                                                                        Dr. & Mrs. Robert Rackliffe   Mrs. Rita Saboe                Skartvedt                     Theodore L. Sullivan     Mr. & Mrs. Stephen
                                                                                                                   Mrs. Kimberley Marshall    Mr. & Mrs. J. Anthony       Mr. & Mrs. Jim                                                                                                                                                                 Trefz Foundation         The Wachovia Wells Fargo
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Alfred            Mr. & Mrs. Brian Laska                                    Mitchell                     O’Shaughnessy            Mr. & Mrs. Charles Radda      Mr. & Mrs. Gary Salvatore    Ms. Catherine Smith          Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Terry       Weitzer
                                                                                                                   Mrs. Madeline Marshall                                                                                                                                                                                                             Fairfield County              Foundation
                                                            Jennings                  Mr. & Mrs. Art Laske                                    Ms. Maura Mitchell & Mr.    Ms. Breda O’Sullivan        Mr. & Mrs. Mark Raimondi      Mr. & Mrs. Edward            Mr. & Mrs. David C. Smith    Mrs. Kathleen               Mr. & Mrs. Charles E.
                                                                                                                   Ms. Beverly Martin                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Community Foundation     Verizon Foundation/
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Douglas O.                                                                  Verne Sedlacek                                                                         Sanford                   Mr. & Mrs. Dean Smith           Thackaberry                 Welch
Mr. & Mrs. Gregory           Mr. & Mrs. Michael F.                                    Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Lavin                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Peter Ogilvy     Ms. Kathleen Ramirez                                                                                                                            Flavia P. Finucane            Verizon Wireless
                                                            Jensen                                                 Mrs. Ana Martinez          Ms. Loretta M. Mitro                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M.         Mrs. Erin Smith              Mr. & Mrs. James            Mr. & Mrs. Frank P. Wendt
  Garvey                       Hagan                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Kelly                                                                    Dr. & Mrs. Dan              Ms. Deborah Rath & Mr.                                                                                                                             Charitable Trust         Werth Family Foundation
                                                         Mrs. Bernice Joffe                                        Mrs. Maria Martucci        Ms. Michele Modugno            Omohundro                                                 Sansone                   Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Smith         Thorburn                 Mr. & Mrs. Skip
Ms. Laurie Gaugler           Ms. Jeraldine Halligan                                      Leatherwood                                                                                                     Jeffrey Jacobs                                                                                                                               Harry L & Helen M Rust      William Tell & Karen Tell
                                                         Mrs. Fran Johnson                                         Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Massa                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Donald Santa                                   Mr. & Mrs. John A.             Weverbergh                  Charitable Foundation
Ms. Ann Gelder               Mrs. Marie Halstead                                      Mr. & Mrs. Urban                                        Ms. Monte Louise            Ms. Suzanne Oneill          Mrs. Karen Rawson-Wu                                       Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Smith                                                                                           Foundation
                                                         Ms. Tayari Jones                Leimkuhler                Mr. & Mrs. Robert Matefy     Moellers                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Leonard                                           Tillistrand              Mr. & Mrs. Ward Wheeler     Hemera Foundation
Mrs. Muoi Giang              Ms. Mary Hand                                                                                                                                Mrs. Anne Orvis             Ms. Ellen Redgate                                          Ms. Catherine Sogorka                                                                                            Wish You Well Foundation
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Tom                                            Ms. Claire A. May          Ms. Jean Moffitt                                                                         Santarsiero                                            Mrs. Joyce Tinkler          Mr. & Mrs. Thomas
Mr. & Mrs. Frank L. Gillis   Mr. & Mrs. Mark                                          Mr. & Mrs. Thaddeus J.                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Chris Osinski    Mr. & Mrs. Leo Redgate,                                    Mr. Daniel Sogorka                                                                   Inner City Foundation for   Xerox Foundation
                                                            Kaczmarek                    Lelek                     Ms. Cleta P. May                                                                                                 Ms. Gilda Saul                                            Mrs. Dorothy Tinsley           Whelan                      Charity & Education,
Mrs. Ellen Gilmore             Hanrahan                                                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Moll     Mr. & Mrs. David Palmer        Jr.                                                     Ms. Judith Sogorka
                                                         Mrs. Shelley Kaiser-         Dr. & Mrs. Kevin Lenhart     Ms. Kaye May                                                                                                     Mrs. Maureen Sawyer                                       Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Toner     Ms. Fran White                 Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Robert            Mrs. Mary Hanrahan                                                                                               Mr. & Mrs. James            Ms. Marie Panico            Mr. & Mrs. Dave Rehder                                     Ms. Mary B. Sogorka
                                                            Gorbaty                   Ms. Jean Leonard             Mr. & Mrs. Richard May       Mooney                                                                              Mr. & Mrs. George Sayre                                   Ms. Lee Toth                Dr. & Mrs. Mark             Jane & Tad Shepard          Cash
  Glennan                    Mr. & Mrs. Leo B. Hansen                                                                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Charles          Mrs. Rose-Mary Reidy                                       Ms. Rosemarie Sotomayor
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Avi Kaner         Mr. & Mrs. Richard C.        Ms. Laura Mazo             Mr. & Mrs. Chris Moore                                                                Reverend William Scheyd                                   Ms. Regina Trimble
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Wilchinsky                  Family Foundation        Contributors –
Ms. Fran Glucroft            Mrs. Margaret Harwood                                                                                                                           Partridge                Mr. & Mrs. Howard                                          Ms. Denise Sousa                                                                                                 Corporations/
                                                         Dr. Joanne Kant & Dr.           Leonard                                                                                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Michael                                                                    Ms. Donna Wilder            John A. Sellon Charitable
Mr. & Mrs. Harold G. Goad    Mr. & Mrs. John Haskard                                                               Ms. Anita McCain           Mr. & Mrs. John Moran       Ms. Joy Patafio                Reynolds                                                                             Ms. Margaret Troll
                                                            Steven Kant               Mr. & Mrs. Bruce LePage                                                                                                                          Schinella                 Mr. & Mrs. Frank                                         Mr. & Mrs. David C.            Lead Trust               businesses
Mr. & Mrs. John Goetz        Ms. Dagny Hassinger                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Arthur W.       Mrs. Mary Moran             Mrs. Lynn Patti             Mrs. Margaret Reynolds                                       Squillante                 Mr. & Mrs. Bill Tucker
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Katter                                                                                                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Brian Schleifer                                                               Wilson                   Mabel B. Fischer Grant      Allstar Marketing Group,
                                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Harold Levy          McCain                  Mrs. Maria Moreno           Mr. & Mrs. David Paul       Mrs. Gioia F. Riccio                                       Ms. Jane Stadler             Mr. & Mrs. George Tuoti
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas            Mr. & Mrs. Bruce B.         Mrs. Lucy V. Katz                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Janet T. Wilson           Foundation                  LLC
                                                                                      Mrs. Birgit Lindeberg        Mr. & Mrs. Scott McCain    Mr. & Mrs. Lyle J. Morien                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Peter Schmidt                                  Ms. Martha Tynan
  Goldberg                     Hawley                                                                                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Richard Paul     Mr. & Mrs. Edward                                          Mr. John F. Stafstrom                                                                                            ASAP, Inc.
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Neil Katz                                                                                                                                                       Ms. Nancy Schwarz                                                                     Ms. Marjorie Winokur        Margaret & Stanley
Ms. Rosa Gonzalez            Mr. & Mrs. Samuel                                        Ms. Anna Lisciandra          Ms. Mary McCarthy          Mr. & Mrs. Daniel           Mr. & Mrs. Doug Paup           Rickard                                                 Ms. Lisa Stanley             Ms. Amy Ulness
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Keane                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ms. Marion Winter              Suzanski Charitable      Ash Creek Animal Hospital
                               Hawley                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Jamie Listfield   Mrs. Patricia McCarthy       Morrison                                              Mrs. Eleanor Rickel           Mrs. Helen Scinto                                         Ms. Gail Usher
Mr. & Mrs. Michael                                                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Lockwood                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Charles                                                                   Max and Bessie Bakal           & Spa
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Glen Keiser                                                                                                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Richard                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Bob Wright
  Goodman                    Ms. Elaine P. Hay & Mr.                                  Mrs. Jeanette Lizondro       Mr. & Mrs. Robert          Mr. & Mrs. Donald              Pawlick                  Ms. Laura Rigney                                             Stebbins                   Ms. Lalita Vadhri                                          Foundation               Billy’s Bakery
                               Michael Spicer            Mrs. Margaret Kelleher                                       McCarthy                  Mortifoglio                                                                            Seclow                                                                             Mrs. Lucinda Xavier
Mr. & Mrs. David Gorman                                                               Mr. & Mrs. John Llewellyn                                                           Mr. Richard Pawluk          Ms. Christine A. Ring                                      Mrs. Jackie Steed            Mr. & Mrs. Mark C.                                      Mortimer H. Furtsch         BNC Financial Group
                             Ms. Anne Hayes              Ms. Gail Kelly & Mr. Bruce                                Mr. & Mrs. Hugh McCrory    Mr. & Mrs. Peter Moyer                                                                Mrs. Susan G. Segen                                                                   Ms. Paula Yates
Ms. Annette Gosselin                                                                  Ms. Brenda Lloyd                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. John D.          Ms. Karen Roback & Mr.                                     Mrs. Andrea Stemmle             Valentine                                               Foundation               Bridgeport Hospital
                                                            Gaylord                                                Mr. & Mrs. Peter McElroy   Ms. Mary D. Muecke                                         Thomas Langstine           Mr. & Mrs. Douglas R.                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Young
Ms. Linda Grace              Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Hayes                                 Ms. Martha LoMonaco &                                                                  Pellegrino                                                                          Ms. Josephine Stenqvist      Mr. & Mrs. John Van Dyke                                Nancy Jones Beard
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Kelly                                                                                                                                                       Seymour                                                                            Mr. David Youngs                                        Bridgeport Energy, LLC
Mr. George M. Graham         Mrs. Mary T. Helfrich                                       Mr. Karl Ruling           Mr. & Mrs. T. Richard      Ms. Dorothy Mulford         Ms. Edith Pellenberg        Ms. Lucy D. Roberts                                        Mrs. Beverly Stenson         Ms. Nancy J. Vandermark                                    Foundation
                                                         Ms. Elizabeth Kennard                                        McElroy                                                                                                       Mrs. Danielle Sharp                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Stephen W.                                   Citizens Bank Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. John F.           Ms. Melanie Hellwig                                      Mr. & Mrs. Martin London                                Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Muller    Mr. & Mrs. Henry Perles     Mr. & Mrs. Timothy                                         Mr. John Stepanowski         Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Van                                  Newman’s Own
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Stephen                                        Mr. & Mrs. Jerry McEnery                                                              Robson                     Mr. & Mrs. Dave Shaw                                                                     Yusko                       Foundation, Inc.         Clearview, Inc.
  Gramlich                   Ms. Mary B. Hennemuth                                    Ms. Julie Low                                           Mr. & Mrs. E. Fred Murphy   Dr. & Mrs. Joseph Pesce                                                                Mrs. Julia Sterling             Esselstyn
                                                            Kerepesi                                               Ms. Filomena McGuire                                                               Mrs. Kimberly Romero          Mr. & Mrs. Christopher                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Frank Zaino                                  Cohen & Wolf, P.C.
Mrs. Margaret Gray           Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Henry                                  Mr. & Mrs. Christopher                                  Mr. & Mrs. Stephen          Mrs. Kim Peters                                                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. William                                      Olga Sipolin Children’s
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. David Kernis                                                                                                                                                       Shays                     Mr. & Mrs. Douglas                                       Mr. & Mrs. Stuart Zarich       Fund                     Consolidated
Mr. & Mrs. Chuck             Mr. & Mrs. Henry Herbring                                   Loynd                     Ms. Renee McGuire            Murray                                                Ms. Patricia Rose                                                                          Vermeulen
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Sean Kilbride                                                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Donald F.                                      Mr. & Mrs. Jeremiah Shea       Stevens                                                                                                           Management Group
  Greenlee                                                                            Ms. Mitzi Lyman & Mr.        Mr. and Mrs. Mark          Mrs. Nancy Murren                                       Mr. & Mrs. Christopher                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Robert Verna     Ms. Virginia Zic            Quidditch Foundation
                             Ms. Barbara M. Hilli                                                                                                                            Peterson                                                                            Ms. Mary Stockton                                                                                                Copernicus
                                                         Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence             David Geronemus              McKenna                 Ms. Rosa Navarro                                           Rosow                      Ms. Margaret Sheahan                                      Mrs. Amy Vespasiano         Mr. Scott Zimmer            Robert M. Schiffman
Mrs. Kathleen Griffin        Ms. Harriette Hirsch                                                                                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Grove
                                                            Kirschenbaum              Mrs. Frances Lynch           Mr. & Mrs. Patrick                                                                 Mrs. Mary Rotanz-             Ms. Gloria S. Sheiman                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph              Foundation               D’Addario Industries
Ms. Shanelle Griffin         Ms. Cindy Hoboken                                                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Nayer       Peterson                                                                              Stoddard                   Mr. & Mrs. Howard
                                                         Mrs. Carla Klein             Ms. Naomi Macari                McKenna                                                                            Thornton                   Mr. & Mrs. Steve                                             Vickery                     Zorpette                 Rose M. Badgeley            David Barbour Architects
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Grispo     Mr. Henry Hofflich                                                                                               Ms. Hetty Nerod             Mrs. Jody Peterson                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Richard Stone
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Monte Klein                                    Mrs. Charlene McLean                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Steve Rowland         Sheinberg                                              Mr. & Mrs. Sam Vimini       Mr. & Mrs. Barry               Residuary Trust          Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Mr. & Mrs. David Groener                                                              Mr. & Mrs. James                                        Ms. Kathleen Neumann        Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Petrin                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Richard Stone
                             Ms. Mary L. Hogue           Mr. Steven C. Kleinman                                                                                                                                                                  Ms. Kim                                                                     Zuckerberg               Ruscito Family Foundation   Dirty Hairy’s LLC
                                                                                         Macdonald                 Ms. Colleen McMorran       Mr. & Mrs. Robert           Mr. John G. Phelan                                                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Edward
Ms. Sally Grose              Mrs. Charlotte Holahan                                                                                                                                                                                                Sherwood      Mr. & Mrs. Rob Stone
                                                         Mr. Carl Klorman             Ms. Joellen Mack             Ms. Julia McNamee            Neumann                                                                                                                                          Vincent                                              TD Banknorth Charitable     Eastern Bag & Paper
Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Grosso     Mrs. Jean S. Holland                                                                                                                         Ms. Suzanne Phillip & Dr.                                              Mrs. Doris      Mrs. Pattie Strain                                                                      Foundation                  Company
                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Thomas            Mr. & Mrs. Peter Mack        Mr. & Mrs. Don McNees      Mr. & Mrs. William             Steven Soberman                                                                                                  Dr. Joanna Vincent & Mr.    Cash
Mr. & Mrs. Donnie            Ms. Twig Holland               Knight, Jr.                                                                                                                                                                            Shiller       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph                                                                    The Burroughs Fund          Fitch, Inc.
  Guimento                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Steven P. Mack    Ms. Maura Mcneil             Newbauer                  Mr. & Mrs. Thomas                                                                        Strickland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gordon Smith             Contributors –
                             Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Horine     Ms. Elizabeth Knisely                                                                                                                                                                   Mr. Mark B.                                                                                          The Community               Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper,
Mr. & Mrs. Charles                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Darryl            Mr. & Mrs. John P.         Mr. & Mrs. David               Phillips                                                              Shufro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ms. Barbara Viner           Foundations
                             Mr. & Mrs. Don Horton       Ms. Melissa Koller                                                                                                                                                                                      Ms. Mary Anne Sulik                                                                     Foundation for Greater      & Scinto
  Gulotta                                                                                MacPherson                   Meehan                    Newberg                   Mrs. Carole Pichard                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. John Vornle      Aged & Indigent Women’s
                             Mr. & Mrs. Stuart Horton                                                                                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs.      Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Sulik                                                                New Haven                Forger-Kunkel Plumbing
                                                         Ms. Stacey Konowitz          Mr. & Mrs. John Madeo        Mr. & Mrs. Frank Mele      Ms. Kathy Niznansky         Mrs. Pat Pifko                                                                                                      Ms. Candy Wain                Fund
Ms. Suzanne Gunn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Anthony       Mr. James Sullivan                                                                   The Dalio Family               & Heating, LLC
                             Mr. & Mrs. Mathew           Mrs. Nancy Korcsmaros        Ms. Linda Mahar              Ms. Diane Melish & Mr.     Ms. Tracy Nolan                                                                                      Siano                                      Mr. & Mrs. Donald Walker    Andrew & Barbara
Mrs. Michelle Guralnick                                                                                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Harold Pitt                                                                 Mrs. Karen Sullivan                                                                     Foundation               GE Corporation
                               Howard                    Ms. Ann V. Krupnik                                           Alexander McNab                                                                                                                                                                                       Bangser Charitable
Mr. & Mrs. Bob Hacker                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas                                     Mr. & Mrs. Pat Noland       Mr. & Mrs. William                                                     Ms. Barbara                                  Dr. Patricia B. Walker                                  The Daphne Seybolt
                             Mr. & Mrs. Jack Hunt        Mr. & Mrs. Edward               Makes                     Mrs. Mary Elizabeth                                                                                                                           Mr. & Mrs. Sean Sullivan                                   Foundation                                            Northwestern Mutual
                                                                                                                                              Ms. Judith Northup-            Plunkett                                                              Sidebottom                                 Mr. & Mrs. Brian Walsh                                     Culpeper Foundation
                             Ms. Laura Hunt                 Kryspin                   Ms. Jean Malash                 Mengel                    Bennet                                                                                                           Mr. & Mrs. Scott                                         Andrew & Florence                                       Greenfield Partners
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Walsh
26                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Supernaw                                                 Lozyniak Foundation                                                          27
HSBC                        GE Foundation                 St. Matthew’s Episcopal    Connecticut Coalition      Planned Parenthood                                                                     Mr. Gaeton Andretta          Mr. & Mrs. Robert Conklin    Mr. & Mrs. Michael           Mr. & Mrs. Steven Loo       Ms. Sally Reed              Ms. Alexi Whitaker        Rankin McKinney
Imperial Dental             HSBC Philanthropic               Church                     Against Domestic        Probation Department                                                                   Mrs. Joan Andros             Mr. Michael Conway             Goodman                    Mr. & Mrs. Fred Madsen      Dr. Beverly Reidy           Ms. Barbara White         Mercy Learning
   Associates, LLC             Programs                   St. Patrick’s Day             Violence                Prospect House                                                                                                                                   Ms. Annie Gosp                                                                                                    Center Staff
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mr. Peter Archer             Ms. Lucinda Cooper                                        Ms. Margaret Marcotte       Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Ritch     Mr. & Mrs. James White
Kate & Company LLC          PepsiCo Foundation               Celebration, Inc.       Connecticut Commission     Social Security Office                                                                                                                           Ms. Kathleen Gouley                                                                                            Clem Miller
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Eric Armour       Ms. Kate Coviello                                         Ms. Melissa Marlowe         Ms. Astrid Robitaille       Mr. Jeffrey White
                                                          United Way of Coastal         on Human Rights and
Lennon, Murphy, Caulfield   Pfizer Foundation                                                                   South West Community                                                                   Ms. Wendy Audino             Mrs. Catherine Cron          Ms. Lynne Grant              Ms. Joan Marron             Dr. & Mrs. Rick Rosen       Ms. Jean Whitney          Virginia Moser
                                                             Fairfield County           Opportunities
   & Phillips                  Matching Gifts Program                                                              Health Center                                                                                                                                 Ms. Jane Green                                                                                                 John Nallen
                                                                                     Connecticut Department                                                                                            Mr. David Baldino            Dr. Ann D. Cross                                          Ms. Amy Martin              Mr. John Rossi              Mr. & Mrs. George Wiles
McGoldrick Fuel, Inc.       Pitney Bowes Matching         Weston High School                                    St. Vincent’s College
                                                                                        of Labor                                                                                                       Dr. Joan Barbarich           Mr. & Mrs. Kevin             Mr. & Mrs. Charles           Ms. Beverly Martin          Ms. Amanda Sandrew          Mrs. Michele Williams &   Pat Nallen
MDR                            Gifts Program              Westport Rotary Club                                  St. Vincent’s Hospital                                                                                                                             Haberstroh
                                                                                     Connecticut Legal                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Berg           Cunningham                                             Mr. & Mrs. Jay Martin       Ms. Charise Saraco            Mr. Mark Loughridge     Leo & Una Redgate
                            Terex Corporation                Foundation
Outdoor Design                                                                          Services, Legal Aide    United Illuminating                                                                                                 Ms. Dolly Curtis             Mr. Andre Halcott                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Chris Wilson   Patricia Scullion
                                                          Westport Woman’s Club,                                                                                                                       Mrs. Shirley Berliner                                                                  Ms. Dina Massey             Ms. Julie Satinover
   Landscaping LLC          The Elsevier Foundation                                                                Company                                                                                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Frank Hand
                                                             Inc.                    Connecticut Works                                                                                                 Ms. Eilene C. Bertsch        Mrs. Ellen Cutney                                         Mr. & Mrs. Richard May      Ms. Barbara F. Schroeter    Mrs. Nicky Wisher         Julie Shapiro
Patriot National Bank       The Home Depot                                                                      University of Bridgeport -                                                                                                                       Dagny Hassinger
                                                          Westport Young Woman’s     Department of Children &                                                                                          Ms. Terri Bhatt              Mr. & Mrs. John Cutrone                                   Mr. & Mrs. Brian McCann     Mr. & Mrs. Schwartz         Mrs. Michelle Wright      The Sogorka Family
People’s United Bank - IT      Foundation                                                                          Dental Program
                                                             League                     Families                                                                                                       Ms. Valerie Blatnik-Sigel    Ms. Beth Davis & Mr.         Mr. & Mrs. William Heery     Mr. Matt McCarthy                                       Ms. Karin Young           Jeraldine Sulik
   Division                 Wellpoint Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Christopher
                                                                                     Department of Energy       University of Bridgeport                                                                                               Andy Gleeman              Ms. Suzanne Herlihy
                                                          Women’s Guild Greenfield                                                                                                                     Mr. Thomas Bloch                                                                       Mrs. Charlene McLean           Seiple                   Mr. Tom Zadrovicz         Joan Van de Berghe
People’s United                                                                         Management and             Rehabilitation            R.C. Bigelow, Inc.          Junior League of Eastern
                                                             Hill Church                                                                                                                               Ms. Lynda Bluestein          Ms. Pat Davis                Ms. Pat Hildebrand                                       Mr. & Mrs. Bernie Sezon     Ms. Diane Zadrozny        Ted Vincent
   Community Foundation                                                                                            Associates                                                                                                                                                                 Ms. Diane Mellen
                            Cash                                                        Homeland Security                                    Saks Fifth Avenue              Fairfield County                                        Mr. & Mrs. Pat DeLuca        Mr. & Mrs. Russell                                       Mrs. Joan Shanley           Mr. & Mrs. Frank Zaino    George Wiles
Pitney Bowes Foundation                                                                                         Vision USA                                                                             Ms. Rosemary Boone                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Anthony
                            Contributors –                                           Department of Social                                    Saugatuck Rowing Club       Kings Highway Elementary                                   Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas            Hochman
R.C. Bigelow, Inc.                                        Cash                                                  WIC                                                         School                     Ms. Jamie Braden                                                                         Menchaca                  Mr. & Mrs. George           Ms. Annemarie Zeier
                            governMent                                                  Services                                             Sports Illustrated Group                                                                  DeMaso                    Mr. Henry Hofflich                                          Shawah
Santa Energy                                              Contributors –             Disabilities Resource      YMCA                                                     Long Lots Elementary          Ms. Kim Breda                                                                          Mrs. Trudy Meyer                                        Mrs. Cecily Zerega        MeMorials
                            State of Connecticut                                                                                             St. Vincent’s - Women’s                                                                Mrs. Barbara Dierolf         Mr. & Mrs. William
Sikorsky Financial Credit      Department of              estates                       Center                                                                              School                     Ms. Marty Breen                                                                        Ms. Jeanne Millett          Ms. Diane Sheppard                                    In Memory of:
                                                                                                                                                Imaging Center                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Al DiGuido          Hughes
   Union                       Education –                Estate of Benjamin B.                                                                                          Masuk High School             Ms. Carol Brezovec                                                                     Ms. Angela Montague         Mrs. Bernice Shlian         honorials                 Anne Baumgardner Allen
                                                                                     Domestic Violence Hot      in-Kind giFts –              Star Construction                                                                                                   Ms. Kristin Huntington
                               Federal PIP grants            Lewis                                                                                                                                                                  Ms. Jackie Dionne                                                                     Dr. & Mrs. David Shouldis
Southport Veterinary                                                                    Line                                                                             New Beginnings Family         Mr. Vernon E. Budd                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. James Moye                                   In Honor of:              Helen Archer
                                                          Estate of Ruth I. Krauss
                                                                                                                Foundations                  Target Stores                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Peter T.          Ms. Kathleen Ingham-
   Center                                                                            DSS, NYC                                                                               Academy                    Mr. & Mrs. Samuel                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Muller    Mr. & Mrs. Mitch Siegel     Devore Anderson           Hazel Aronoff
                                                                                                                GE Volunteer Foundation      Teddy’s Limousine                                                                         Donnelly                    Baden & Mr. Thomas
Spear-Miller Funeral        Cash                                                     Energy Assistance                                                                   Notre Dame Church                Burstein                                                 Baden                      Ms. Anne K. Mulligan        Ms. Valerie Sigel           Christine Barhoum         Keith Berry
   Home, LLC                                                                                                                                 UBS AG., INC.                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. John Drbal
                            Contributors                  agenCy                     Family Care VNA                                                                     Our Lady of the               Ms. Diane Byrne                                           Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Izzo        & Mr. Mark Hannon         Ms. Denise Sousa            Matthew Barry             Todd J. Borges
Stancor, Inc.                                             reFerrals and                                         in-Kind giFts –              UBS Financial Services,        Assumption Church                                       Ms. Christa Dunn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mrs. Dorothy Murphy         Ms. Lisa Stanley
                            – loCal orgs/                                            FSW/Dress for Success
                                                                                                                Corporations/                   Inc                                                    Ms. Joyce Cacchiorie
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. John Dzurka       Ms. Karen Jacobs                                                                     Audrey Bernstein          Sheila Davis
Sun Products Corp.          ChurChes/                     Collaboratives             Hall Neighborhood House                                 Unilever - Personal Care
                                                                                                                                                                         Philanthropic Education       Mr. & Mrs. John P. Calcutt                                Ms. Taylor Jacobs            Ms. Margaret Murphy         Dr. Sherry Stemper & Ms.    Eileen Bertsch            Ruth Anne DeRose
Sweet Cakes                                                                                                     businesses                                                  Organization – Fairfield                                Ms. Heather Edwards                                                                      Margaret Georg
                            sChools                       ABCD                       Healthy Start                                              Division                    Chapter
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ms. Christine Calvert                                     Ms. Diane Johnson            Mrs. Carol Najpauer                                     Nancy Bonvini             Barry A. Driscoll
Tashua Knolls Senior                                                                                            Banana Republic                                                                                                     Ms. Shana Edwards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mr. & Mrs. John Nallen      Ms. Josephine Stenqvist
                            American Association of       Americares Free Clinic     Housatonic Community                                    Victorinox Swiss Army                                     Ms. Jessica Campbell                                      Mr. & Mrs. Rady Johnson                                                              David Burton              Lauren Dwyre
   Men’s Club                                                                                                   Bella Collection                                         Rotary Club of Bridgeport                                  Mr. & Mrs. Steve Edwards                                                              Mrs. Jean Step
                               University Women           Birth to 3                    College                                                                                                        Mrs. Rita Campbell                                        Ms. Jennie Julio             Mrs. Sandy Neubert                                      Patrice Callies           Thomas J. Fitzpatrick
Terex Corporation                                                                                               Bobby Q’s Barbeque &                                     Sacred Heart University                                    Mr. & Mrs. Thad Eidman                                                                Ms. Carol Stierle
                            Bridgeport Ladies             Board of Education         Housing Authority-                                                                                                Ms. Carolyn Capshaw                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Alan Niemiec
The DSA Companies              Charitable Society                                       Stratford
                                                                                                                   Grill                     in-Kind giFts                  Service Learning                                        Ms. Heidi Erspamer           Mr. & Mrs. Michael
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Richard Stone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Marta Campbell            Blanche Fitzpatrick
                                                          Bridge House                                                                                                      Students                   Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Card                                    Kassen                     Mr. & Mrs. Bill Northup
The United Illuminating     Congregation B’nai Israel                                                           Bookworks LLC                – loCal orgs/                                                                          Ms. Michele Esteves                                                                   Ms. Lorella Struzzi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dorothy Choyce, RSM       Bernard Helfrich
                                                          Bridgeport Catholic        Housing Authority-                                                                                                Mr. & Mrs. Steven Carlson                                 Ms. Kristel Keifer           Ms. Jennifer O’Brien
   Company                                                                              Trumbull                Border’s Group Inc.          ChurChes/                   St. Catherine of Siena
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ms. Cheryl Everett                                                                                                Clare Clark               Gretchen Kelly
                            Congregation for                 Schools                                                                                                        Church                                                                               Mr. & Mrs. John Kelly        Ms. Adelle O’Kane           Ms. Maribeth Studley
Tremont & Sheldon P.C.         Humanistic Judaism                                    Immigration &              Bridgeport Sound Tigers      sChools                                                   Ms. Katherine E. Caulfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ms. Kristin Everett                                                                                               Sheila Creatura           Anne Ryan McDonnell
                                                          Bridgeport Community                                                                                           St. James Church                 & Mr. Larry Saladin                                    Mr. Jerry Kessel             Mr. & Mrs. John W. Olson    Dr. Carrie Swigart
Tryphose Charles, D.M.D.    Daughters of the Holy                                       Naturalization          Brody Printing Co., Inc.     Academy of Our Lady of                                                                 Ms. Sharon Evon                                                                                                   Francine Cullinane        Rosalie Ann Pizzaruso
                                                             Health Center                                                                                                  Parishioners               Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Cheshire                                                               Mr. Frederick J. Onorato    Ms. Nathalie Taranto
                               Spirit                                                                           Cafe Madeline                   Mercy, Lauralton Hall                                                                                            Mrs. Nicole Klarides-Ditra                                                           Jackie Cutrone            Mary Radwick
W Hair & Color                                            Bridgeport Hospital        International Institute                                                                                                                        Ms. Marilyn Faber                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Gerard Tauro
                                                                                                                                             Achievement First           St. Jude School               Ms. Connie Cholewczynski                                  Mr. & Mrs. Ken Kleman        Ms. Gina Orticelli
W. Jennings Co.             English Chapel Cathedral                                 Kids First Dentistry       Castle Wine and Spirits                                                                                             Mrs. Althea Falco                                                                                                 Beth Davis                Helen Roach
                                                          Bridgeport Housing                                                                    Bridgeport Academy       St. Lawrence Church           Ms. Lindsay Clayton                                                                    Ms. Gail Ostrow             Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Tenney
                               of Miracles                                                                      Fairway & Greene                                                                                                                                 Mr & Mrs. Jim                                                                        Arlene Doherty            Pat Scullion
Webster Bank                                                 Authority               Lawyer Referral Service                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Joel Farr                                        & Mr. Robb Sauerhoff      Ms. Patricia Terceno
                                                                                                                                             Al’s Angels                 St. Matthew R.C. Church       Ms. Jaci Coleman                                            Komorowski
Westport Chiropractic       Fairfield Rotary Foundation   Bridgeport Ladies          LEAP                       The GAP                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Polly Edwards             Elizabeth Seeberg
                                                                                                                                             Junior Woman’s Club of      St. Pius X Church             Mrs. Daisy Colonnesse        Dr. Maureen Fitzpatrick      Ms. Jennifer Krasnow         Ms. Analeise Park           Mrs. Courtney Thompson-
   Office                   First Church                     Charitable Society      MACH                       Greenfield Liquor                                                                                                      & Mr. Gerald E. Neipp                                                                                          Jodi Fournier             Vivien Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                Fairfield                St. Theresa Church            Dr. & Mrs. Thomas E.                                      Ms. Rosalie Krause           Mr. & Mrs. Bill Pasqua         Enaye
Wiles Architects, LLC          Congregational Church      Bridgeport Mental Health                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nicole Gunn               Peg Teza
                                                                                     Medicaid, CT               Greens Farms Spirit Shop,    Coleytown Middle School                                      Conine                    Mrs. Amy Flynn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ms. Betty Patzelt           Ms. Diana Thomson
                            The Gaelic American                                                                                                                          St. Thomas Aquinas                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Peter Krieg
Zikaras LLC                                               Bridgeport Police          Medicaid, NY                  Inc.                                                                                                             Sister Joan Flynn                                                                                                 Barbara Hilli             William K. Wilchinsky
                               Club, Inc.                                                                                                    English Chapel Cathedral       Church Youth Group                                                                   Ms. Karen Krupnik & Mr.      Ms. Terri Piekara           Mrs. Joyce Tinkler
                                                             Department              New Beginnings School      IBM Corporate                                                                                                       Ms. Jean Fones                                                                                                    Jay Kaiser                Phil Zerega
                            Greenfield Hill                                                                                                     of Miracles              St. Vincent Medical Center                                                                Alexander Zaharoff         Mr. & Mrs. Mark Pompa       Mrs. Brenda Trigueros
                                                          Burrough’s Community                                     Contributions                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jean Kaiser
Cash                           Congregational Church                                 Norma Pfriem Center                                     Fairfield Country Day       Trinity Episcopal Church                                   Mrs. Linda Fothe             Mr. John J. Lauria           Mrs. Sharon Poole           Mr. & Mrs. Butch
                                                             Center                                             The Institute of Culinary
Contributors                Jewish Children’s Fund                                   Norwalk Community                                       Fairfield Country Day       Unquowa School                                             Ms. Meg Francini             Ms. Kerstin Lebel            Ms. Joyce M. Potanovich        Trischman                Hal Kendig                  in loving
                                                          CancerCare for Hispanics                                 Education
– Corporate                 Near & Far Aid
                                                                                        College                                                 School                   Westport Young Woman’s                                     Ms. Eileen Frattaroli        Ms. Amy Leonard              Ms. Susan Potter            Mrs. Joan Van de Berghe     The Krieg Family           MeMory oF
                                                          Cardinal Shehan Center                                Mohawk Paper Mills
MatChing giFts                 Association, Inc.                                     NYC Division of Human                                   Fairfield Theatre Company      League                                                  Ms. Mary Eileen Galiette     Mr. & Mrs. Bruce LePage      Mr. & Mrs. Paul Pronovost   Mr. & Mrs. Edward           Marianne Laska              MLC Tutors
                                                          Career Resources              Rights                  Oronoque Country Club
Alliance Bernstein          New Canaan Community                                                                                             Friends of Eilene Bertsch                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Brett Gallagher                                                               Vincent                  Paula Leonard
                                                          Casey Family Services      Optimus Bridgeport         Panera, LLC                                                                                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. John Leverty      Ms. Terri Rainieri                                                                 Lauren Dwyre
C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.         Foundation                                                                                                    Homes for the Brave         in-Kind giFts –                                            Mr. Len Germano                                                                       Ms. Candy Wain              Claudia Liu
                                                          Catholic Charities            Community Health        The Pantry                                                                                                                                       Mrs. Birgit Lindeberg        Ms. Sonal S. Rajan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Pamela Wayne
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Carol Hofflich
Chevron Humankind           Norfield Congregational                                                                                          Jesse Lee United            individuals                                                Mrs. Joan Gill                                                                                                    Diane Lowman
                                                          Center for Women &            Center                  Payless ShoeSource                                                                                                                               Mr. Ralph Lipeles            Mr. & Mrs. Jack Read
Cleveland H. Dodge             Church                                                                                                           Methodist Church                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Robert Goddu                                                               Ms. Eileen Weber            Ronald Maleri
                                                             Families                Park City Dental Clinic       Foundation                                            Ms. Karen Alexander                                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Patrick           Mr. & Mrs. Sterling
   Foundation, Inc.         Sacred Heart University                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ms. Joanna Wesson           Janice May, RSM
                                                          Community Clothes Closet   Park City Primary Care     Pepsi-Cola North America                                 Mrs. Maureen Anderson                                                                     Lombard                      Redding
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             Dear Friends,                                                                          Dear Friends,

             This past year, despite the economic crisis, Mercy Learning Center continued           This was a landmark year for Mercy Learning Center. One of our board’s
             to succeed thanks to the assistance of so many supporters. On an academic              ongoing goals had been to secure a permanent home for our Center, a focus
             level, our Center surpassed the 11 federal adult education levels for which            that became even more important as the hundred-year-old building we were
             we are accountable. Our students were successful in their strides to become            renting increasingly needed major repairs and renovations. After years of
             better educated — we celebrated 14 high school graduations, bringing us to             discussions and planning, and through the very generous gifts of several
             84 graduates since we started the GED (2003) and the NEDP (2008) programs.             supporters, finally on September 17, 2009, we purchased the building. Not
             Three of these graduates now have their associates degree from local colleges.         only does the purchase assure the Center a home for the future, it allows us
                                                                                                    to move forward with making the building into a more efficient and comfortable space
     As women (526) entered through our doors with their children (183) duirng 2009-10,
                                                                                                    for our students, volunteers and staff. It will also allow for eventual expansion of our
     the despair in their eyes was lifted, as they grew in hope through the opportunities for
                                                                                                    program so that we can educate an increased number of women in our community.
     education. This is our mission: to educate the undereducated, to eliminate the cycle
     of poverty, and to release these women into employment or higher education that will           Since purchasing our building, we have installed a new boiler and heating system,
     sustain their families.                                                                        underwritten by another very generous individual; we’ve waterproofed our basement;
                                                                                                    and, as I write this, the last few of our ninety-seven old leaking windows are being
     With the commitment of nearly 500 volunteers, our students began the difficult process
                                                                                                    replaced. We are very grateful to the individuals who have given specifically for capital
     of learning. In 2009-10, 179 tutors assisted in the education of our students. You, as
                                                                                                    projects and for the grants we’ve received for this purpose. We are also very thankful
     a supporter, lifted women and their children out of the grasps of indigence by giving
                                                                                                    that prudent financial management in the past enabled us to accumulate substantial
     them the means to continue their education. Education is key to eliminating poverty in
                                                                                                    savings that can be invested in our facility. Like any new homeowners, we have a long
     our communities. You made a difference in the lives of not only these women, but their
                                                                                                    list of projects for the future. We are planning for them and will address them as we are
     children and families. The circle of influence reaches out to so many.
                                                                                                    financially able.
     We now have an energy-efficient building, thanks to so many donors. Mercy Learning
                                                                                                    We are grateful for the many generous organizations and caring individuals who support
     Center is a safe haven for those without a place to call home. Literacy proficiency is an
                                                                                                    us financially. We feel very fortunate to have a dedicated staff that makes our Center
     issue that continues to plague our city, our state, and our country. You are a vital part of
                                                                                                    a compassionate place to learn, and we thank them for their patience as they work
     this positive change in the lives of our students. Thank you for supporting our mission
                                                                                                    around and with the construction. And finally, we are thankful for the many volunteers
     to “Educate a Woman...Educate a Family.”
                                                                                                    who collectively give thousands of hours to the Center. It is through the combined
     Gratefully,                                                                                    efforts of many that the Center continues to grow and flourish.

                                                                                                    Sincerely,


     Jane E. Ferreira
                                                                                                    Beth Davis
     President and Chief Executive Officer
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