[team2039] Sundstrand Lunch on the Lawn

  • From: mgjohnsn@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: team2039@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 01:55:16 +0000 (UTC)

Students - 

Hamilton Sunstrand is hosting a "Lunch on the Lawn" event focusing on FIRST 
Robotics on Wednesday, July 18. At the bottom of this email is a Lunch on the 
Lawn description provided by Mr. Lesko. 

We need students to help out at this event. Some students will be driving the 
robot and some will be manning an information table. Time commitment is from 
10:00 AM to 1:30 PM. We will also have a short meeting to go over event 
expectations and activities on Monday, July 16, from 5:00 - 6:30 PM at the 'Bot 

In addition to students working at "Lunch on the Lawn," we also need volunteers 
to transport robot and materials to to Sunstrand. 

We welcome any parents who want to help. 

Please let us know if you can participate by responding to this email. 
Sunstrand expects 500 people to attend this event, so the more volunteers we 
have, the better. 

Mrs. Johnson 


Hamilton Sundstrand (HS) is planning a Lunch on the Lawn at our Alpine and 
Harrison location that is focused on education. One of the goals is to promote 
the employee involvement in our local schools through mentorship in different 
school programs including US FIRST Robotics. It is HS leaderships desire to 
increase employee volunteers such that we would in the short term be able to 
support a team at Jefferson High School and in the long term the other 3 
Rockford public high schools. This would be the perfect venue for existing 
teams to be able to mentor upcoming local teams as well as promote US FIRST in 
general. Lunch on the Lawn brings employees and their families together for a 
picnic lunch on the HS property. They bring in food, tents, tables and chairs 
along with entertainment at times. We have a dance floor being brought in for 
demonstrating our robots and we will be able to pass out info and collect names 
of interested individuals. Rockford school officials and teachers are being 

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