Timberlane Regional School District raised over $2,500 as a result of the “GET BRIGHTER TIMBERLANE” fundraiser program, a partnership between the District, UNO Pizzeria & Grill, CCS Presentation Systems New England, Epson and Align Credit Union.
From March 2-April 17, guests of UNO Pizzeria & Grill in Haverhill, MA located off of Route 125 on the Haverhill/Plaistow line, were able to support their Timberlane School of choice by having 20 percent of their bill donated back to that school. All Timberlane Schools will receive a donation, but the school that raised the most funds, Pollard Elementary School, will also receive an Epson BrightLink® 575Wi, including installation and training, valued at $4,000. The schools that came in 2nd and 3rd, Atkinson Academy and Timberlane Regional Middle School, will also receive prizes (an iPAD and an iPAD Mini) sponsored by Align Credit Union.
Designed to meet the needs of K-12 classrooms, the BrightLink575Wi is an ultra-short throw interactive projector delivering advanced connectivity options, PC-free interactivity capabilities, interactivity over the network, and 2,700 lumens of color brightness and 2,700 lumens of white light brightness*. The Epson BrightLink 575Wi projector also gives teachers more control with built-in Moderator device management software, allowing up to 50 computers, tablets and other handheld devices to be connected via the network for ultimate classroom collaboration. Its 3-chip technology delivers amazing, true-to-life color and detail for powerful presentations. In addition, he BrightLink 575Wi projector offers dual interactive pen technology for writing, navigating and controlling interactive functions at the same time. The value of this prize, which includes installation and training for Pollard School, is $4,000.
TRSD saw tremendous value in raising funds and helping to create technology rich classrooms through this fundraiser. Pollard School is excited to use the BrightLink projector and put the over $1,000 raised for their school to good use.
“Working with UNOs has been just great,” says Scott Strainge, Director of Continuing and Alternative Education and Head of the Community Partnership Program for Timberlane Regional School District.
“We are so proud of all of our schools for participating and would like to thank all of the sponsors and donors. This is truly what we had in mind when we were looking for school and business partnerships in our region.” “We are so thrilled to have raised over $1,000 to put toward the purchase of a new playground for Pollard,” says Michelle Auger, Principal of Pollard School. “Our staff is absolutely ecstatic to be receiving a new piece of technology and we are excited that we will be installing it in an area within the school that all staff and students will be able to benefit from it.” UNO, CCS Presentation Systems
New England and Align Credit Union were thrilled to support TRSD.
“We are honored to support local communities through this fun and interactive program. It’s important to us to support education and Get Brighter Timberlane was a great program that will benefit the entire Timberlane Regional School District.” says Chris Gamst, Vice President of CCS New England.
“This program was a first ever partnership between TRSD and UNO Haverhill and watching the spirit grow between teachers and parents as well as our staff was truly inspirational,” says Josh Wallace, General Manager of UNO Haverhill. “We are proud to support education in any way possible and TRSD as a whole.”
“At Align, we have a long history of supporting the youth in our community, especially through education,” said Align Credit Union President Ken Del Rossi. “By participating in fundraising programs like this and partnering with Uno’s and the Timberlane School District’s administration, we’re able to directly impact kids by bringing technology to their classrooms.”
A “GET BRIGHTER TIMBERLANE” Celebration Party will be held May 19, 2015, 3:30pm-5pm at UNO Pizzeria & Grill in Haverhill to celebrate the success of the Get Brighter Timberlane program. The entire Timberlane community is invited to celebrate. The party will include a brief awards ceremony, kid’s activities and all kids will eat free with the purchase of 1 adult entrée.
For complete information on the “GET BRIGHTER TIMBERLANE” Program, please contact Sarah Coletti of UNO Pizzeria & Grill at 978-914-0514 or firstname.lastname@example.org.