FRIENDS OF CONNECTICUT EXPLORED

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Friends of Connecticut Explored provide important support for the continued publication of the magazine. We are a nonprofit organization with IRS 501(c)(3) status, meaning your gift is tax-deductible.

Friends contribute $100, $250, $500, $1,000 or more per year and receive a subscription plus a tax deduction for the amount of their gift over $20. Our 15th Anniversary Friends Campaign is underway. Please give now.

Friends gifts of $100 or more received through 12/31/18 will be listed in the Spring 2019 issue.

Friends support also helps underwrite our discounted subscriptions for teachers, our free subscriptions to state History Day winners (students and their teachers), the development of a social studies resources for students in K-12, and collaborative programming with our partners. 

Please send a check in the amount of your donation to Friends of Connecticut Explored, P O Box 271561, West Hartford, CT  06127-1561.  You may also click below to donate online:

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15th Anniversary Friends of Connecticut Explored

Heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to the 15th Anniversary Friends of Conncticut Explored to date, especially those who gave $150 or more in honor of our 15th anniversary. Gifts of $100 or more received through December 31, 2017 are listed here.

Friends gifts are providing critical support to Connecticut Explored’s continued publication, podcast production, collaborative programming, and educational initiatives. Give to the 15th Anniversary Friends of Connecticut Explored (through August 31, 2018) and your gift will be listed in the magazine next spring. 

Gifts of $1,000 or more
Sandra & Arnold Chase

Sue Hart

Gifts of $250 to $999
Anonymous, 3 gifts
Jay & Allison Bombara
Robert Buckholz
Lester Culver Jr.
Karen Hagberg
Richard & Beverly Hughes
John & Monica Knapp
Elaine Knowlton
Gene Leach & Kathy Frederick
Carolyn & Peter Lind
Robert A. Moore
Robert E. Morris Jr.
Mark Scheinberg
Patrick Sheehan
Walter E. Smith
Debrah Welling & Jack Intrator
James Welling
Westfield Evangelical Free Church, in memory of Richard Nurge

Gifts of $101 to $249
Anonymous, 5 gifts
Duff Ashmead & Eric Ort
David W. BabingtoN
Carol Bruce
Joyce & Harold Buckingham
Janice Burrill
William G. Chase
Francis Chiaramonte
Lauren & Steven Clarke
Ron Claveloux
Trig & Sam Cooley
Mary Ann Cordeau
Joan Cormier
Timothy & Diane Covello
Sue & Phil Crombie Jr.
Daniel Cruson
Rev. Msg. J. James Cuneo
Ruth Ann C. Davis
Philip C. & Mary Alice Dennehy
Drs. Booker & Elena DeVaughn
Pamela J. Devivo
Craig Diangelo
John & Michele Dolan
Lawrence Dowler
Elizabeth Fox
Michael Exstein
Debra Eyges & Andrew Krevolin
Diane & Joe Foley
Patricia Kane Gibeley
Dr. Constance Belton Green
Colin Green
Zadelle Krasow Greenblatt
Ed & Judy Greene
Mr. & Mrs. Bruce H. Greene
James Griffin
Natalie B. Harbeson
Dr. Patricia Hill
Elaine T. Hinchcliffe
Kimball & Dorothy Hunt
Carolyn Ivanoff
Ken Johnson
Paula Jones & Kevin Gough
Douglas E. Kehl
Karen A. Kelleher
Patrick A. Klingman
Paul Kramer
Lanard A. Krause
Lisa Kugelman
Peter Ladd
Richard LaRocque
K. Lears
Gerald Lemega & Nancy Lemega-Watt
Susan E. Lennon & Robert N. Merritt
Sally & Mike Levin
Carol LeWitt
Judith Lohman & David Reik
Doris Longaven
Louise Earle Loomis, Ed.D.
Beverly Loughlin
James B. Lyon
Susan Matheson & Jerome Pollitt
Marianne Mazan
Susan Cain McBeth
Nick Miller
Michele Modugno
Ami Montstream
Irene Morgan
Peter & Peggy Morse
Matthew Nemerson
Mary Ellen Normen
Roy & Nancy Normen
Joanne R. Parent
Jeannie Parker
Beth Pite & Paul McCary
Cynthia W. Reik
Elizabeth Riley
Bernard H. Rosen
Howard Rothman
June C. Roy
Rev. S. V. Scott
Gregory Servodidio
Jonathan Seymour
Suzanne & Jack Shannahan
Mark & Rosalind Shenkman
The Shipman Family
Joseph M. Shortall & Sara Bernstein
John Small
David Sturges
Karen & Edward Sullivan
Joel H. Third, KTHC
Humphrey Tonkin & Jane Edwards
Ann & Dean Uphoff
Susan & Allan Viner
Michael Wilder
C. Webb Williams
Stephanie Williams

Gifts of $100
Anonymous, 14 gifts
Chelsea & Pablito
Adamson Family
Ray & Barbara Andrews
Vernon G. Baker
Peter Barlow
Raymond Bartlett
Mr. & Mrs. Truman Bassett
Christopher & Videen Bennett
Susanna Binzen
C. Duane Blinn
Phillip I. Blumberg
Edward M. Bombaci
Robert Bowden
Dave Brigham
Katherine M. Buck
Sherry Clark
Peter Cianfaglione Sr.
Jay Cobbledick
Don Cole
Elizabeth Collins
Robert H. Connell & Michelle Duffy
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Cournoyer
David Crombie
Jeanne F. Curtin
Faith Damon Davison
Mary M. Donohue & James O’Sullivan
Mark Doppstadt
Donna Eriksen & Tom Finan
Joan & Jerry Eyster
Malcolm & Ingely Forbes
Sandy Fromson
Robert Garrey
Sandra Geaman
Mark Gerity
May & Walter Giger Jr.
Susan & Brian Gillie
Carl & Marcia Gimbrone
Dean Goss
Joseph F. Goyette
Katherine W. Green
Doug Grosch
Sarah F. Haines
Ken & Gail Hamblett
Mrs. Astrid T. Hanzalek
Wes Haynes
Angeline Hein
Marcia D. Hinckley
Shepherd Holcombe Jr.
Mandana A. Hopper
Denis & Patricia Horgan
Sam & Polly Huntington
Herb Janick
Bud & Charlotte Jason
Katherine Jenkins
Luisa Jensen
Patricia L. Johannesen
Russell Jones
Dr. Larry H. Kagan
Joseph Kanell
Paul R. Keroack
Steven C. Kleinman
Gary Knoble
Henry & Eva Leonard
John C. Linderman
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Lips
Nicholas Longo
Anne & Walter Mayo
Diana McComas
Hank McDonald
Harry Meyer
Brenda Milkofsky
Jayne Mossberg
Barbara Narendra
Pat Natusch
Alex & Lynn Neave
Wise O’Brien
Terry & Leeana O’Neill
Rocco & Joanne Orlando
George Penniman Architects LLC
Jean & Stephen Perreault
James & Margaret Perry
Raphael Podolsky
Elliott & Eileen Pollack
Christine Psathas & Robert Shabot
Dr. Jon E. Purmont
Eugene Riccio
Mary T. Sargent
Patricia M. Schaefer
Samuel L. Schrager & Terry L. Gellin
Bill & Suzanne Schreffler
Alfred A. Seelig Jr.
Deborah Shapiro
Paul Shipman
Barry N. Sisk
Paul & Laura Smith
Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Smith Jr.
Penny Southwick
Nancy Steenburg
Shepard & Marlene Stone
Shelley Strohm
Mark Sullivan
Tim & Gerri Sullivan
David Taylor
Polly M. Timken
Tess & Pat Torrey
Kathleen Vose
Barbara Voskowsky
Frank Wemple
Anne Westerman
Adela & Lucius Wilmerding
Cynthia Yoczik
Peter C. Young

And thanks, too, to the many Friends who contributed gifts of less than $100!

Gift of $100 or more to Third-Grade Social Studies Project
Teachers of Regional School District #6