FFREF Recognized at Disney Grant Ceremony

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FFREF Board Members Erik Halleus and Chris Fairey, with a Mousecar trophy.

The Florida FIRST Robotics Education Foundation (FFREF), which produces the Orlando Regional, was among 102 non-profits at the recent Disney Grant ceremony held at the Dr Phillips Performing Arts Center in Orlando on March 30.

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FIRST in the Disney Hall of Honor

Disney gave $4.5 million in donations to Central Florida non-profits for 2015, with their donation to FFREF helping support the Orlando Regional. FFREF board members Chris Fairey and Erik Halleus attended the event.

Each non-profit received a Mousecar commemorative trophy, and enjoyed some classic Disney entertainment, with ” a fabulous program with five  outstanding singers who provided a wonderful performance,” said Chris Fairey, adding, ” Of course no IMG_1079Disney performance would be complete without Mickey and Minnie. The performance ended with a shower of confetti and loud applause.”

Just like a FIRST event!

Thank you Disney, for your generous and continued support of the Orlando Regional, and for helping us keep the robot magic alive!


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