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A Stroke of Brilliance
Captain: Will O'Neil
At Perrywinkles, we have a passion for beautiful jewelry. We pride ourselves on building long lasting relationships with our customers. We are excited to once again come together as a family to support our community and a great cause!
Baystate Support Oars
Captain: Phyllis Bartling
We are an amazing team of cancer survivors, professionals, family, and
friends paddling for our 7th year together under a new banner, Baystate
Financial. We are so proud to join with this generous organization that understands when fighting cancer, it's all about support!
Captain: Eric Schulz
We are a team of dedicated, overworked IBMers and friends who need some serious stress relief. There is nothing like batting the water with a paddle to take out your aggressions. Unless, of course, we bat our teammates with paddles!
Captain: Bryan Gillilan
Since 1988, VSI has specialized in developing fresh software products for managing recreation and parks operations around the globe.
Our Blazing Paddles team made up of Admin, Sales, Support, and Development staff will surely be a "force to recreate with."
Paddles, Paddles? We don't need no stinkin' Paddles!
Captain: Eric Besaw
Champlain College Making Waves
Captain: Susyn Dees
Champlain College has proudly participated in the Lake Champlain Dragonboat Festival since 2007. This team has been the proud winner of the Einstein Cup twice in that time frame and has aspirations of another successful year of 'paddles-up'!
Champlain Housing Trust - The HOME Team
Captain: Kerry McManamon
The “Home Team” is made up of Champlain Housing Trust staff and their families. CHT was founded in 1984 and is the largest community land trust in the country. In 2008, CHT won the United Nations World Habitat Award, for its innovative, sustainable programs. For more info go to http://www.champlainhousingtrust.org
Captain: Melissa Zadrosny
Citizens Ship (Citizens Bank) Citizens Ship will sail through the waves and the wind with the strength exemplified by the survivors. As each paddle hits the water with the force of our community, we are reminded of the everyday heroes among us. For eight years we have been paddling and each year our numbers grow.
Community Health Komodos
Captain: Laura Frazier
Community Health Komodos - The CHCB team is ready to rock the DragonHeart race! The Community Health Centers of Burlington provides exceptional health care to people of all ages, backgrounds, and life circumstances. Community residents can access medical, dental and mental health services.
Captain: Donna Liebert
A blood-thirsty, battle-hardened, fire-breathing assembly of misfits, deviants, scofflaws and hooligans. Otherwise known as the branding, advertising and marketing professionals at KSV.
Dealer.com Love Boat
Captain: Gabby Bonfigli
The Dealer.com Love Boat represents the unique and undeniable energy that makes Dealer.com one of the most fun and exciting workplaces in America today. Dealer.com is proud to be a part of our fourth Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival!
Captain: Mike Wanderlich
We are a full service architecture firm located in South Burlington, Vermont, and Newburyport, Massachusetts. We are a tight squad of professionals who love to play together, have fun, and dish out some serious competition. We will rock your boat!
Captain: June Burr
Dragon Runners are a team of running friends sharing companionship through healthy activities. This common thread unites us in support of the Dragonheart mission and message to encourage all cancer survivors to live life to the fullest after a cancer diagnosis.
Captain: Elizabeth Hughes
Got skin? Protect it! We are are the crew from Four Seasons Dermatology, a medical dermatology practice with a focus on skin cancer prevention and detection. Happy to be participating in the LCDF for the first year in hopes of raising awareness of sun protection AND of skinning some hides!!
Captain: Lynn Bryan
We are the Dragon Techs from Pathology at FAHC, but in the water we become Dragon Boat warriors. Seeking our inspiration from Elvis, our drummer, and team will be paddling to ROCK our heat and ROLL our boat over the finish line like a hunk o' burning love. Thank you, thank you very much....
Dragonheart Vermont Men+
Captain: John Dyer
Dragonheart Vermont Green Mountain Girls
Captain: Sharon Boguzewdkis
We are 21 paddlers committed to supporting our Survivor Sisters, taking strength from their grace and courage. We throw our hearts into not only winning our dragon boat races but also striving to win the race against breast cancer and all other cancers.
Dragonheart Vermont Mixed Nuts
Captain: Ron Morris
Dragonheart Vermont Senior Warriors
Captain: Cheryl Zanleoni
Dragonheart Vermont SNAPDRAGONS
Captain: Raysa Ortega
The Dragonheart Vermont Snapdragons is our club’s newest team. Our enthusiastic women’s crew is bound together by our love for Dragonheart Sisters and our passion for the sport of dragon boating. We hope that each stroke brings us closer not only to the finish line but to a cure for cancer.
From C2 Shining Sea
Captain: Jim Heintz
Back for our second year, C2 is pleased to once again participate in the Festival. C2 has established themselves as the go to IT consulting company in VT, helping customers realize business results through the use of leading edge technology.
HaKuna MaTa Tas
Captain: Carol Boivin
Merchants Bank is the only independenly-owned statewide Bank. The HaKuna MaTa Tas team members are a mixed group of enthusiastic Merchants Bank employees and their families who join together to paddle in support of Dragonheart Vermont and a great cause!
Captain: Pamela Fontaine
Jazzercise Colchester Fitness Center has participated in the annual Dragonheart Festival since it started in 2006. Our boat is a mixture of women and men that are either Jazzercise enthusiasts or part of the enthusiasts support system. We are very excited to be a part of this event again this year!
Logic Supply RAMming Speed
Captain: Lauren Lavallee
"Logic Supply employees are at least as rugged as the computer systems they engineer. This is their fourth year in the Dragon Boat Race, to which they've consistently brought a fierce blood-thirst and passion. They are proud to support this great cause."
Captain: Allison Foertsch
Hailing from VT Children's Hospital, this group of docs, nurses and staff are ready to rock...the boat! Working hard to promote the health and wellness of VT's kids, we are thrilled to race for such an important community organization. Paddling to represent dear Monty the Moose, our team is certain we cannot lose!
Captain: Heather Adams
Located in the historic Champlain Mill in Winooski, Vermont, we employ more than 180 professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are consistently ranked among the fastest growing companies in Vermont and are proud of our awesome team of employees. MWG loves the Dragon Boat Festival and... We are back for more!!!
National Life Savers
Captain: Joshua Littrell
National Life Group is a diversified family of financial service companies that has successfully forged a strong identity as a product innovator offering a personalized, comprehensive portfolio of life insurance, annuity, and investment products for individuals, families, and businesses. Do good.Be good.Make good
Captain: Julie Richards
Loyalty, Integrity, and Creativity are only the beginning as we work hard and keep strong! We look forward to the challenge and so we're back to Paddle This!!
Paddling in Vein
Captain: Monica Mello
Paddling in Vein - (American Red Cross Blood Services)
We are honored and excited to be back for our eighth Dragon Boat Festival! The staff at the American Red Cross knows how essential blood and blood products are to cancer patients, and participating in the festival is one more way we can show our support.
Captain: Eve Norris
The PC Paddlers, from PC Construction Co., are back and better than ever! We’ve rolled up our sleeves and set our sights on surpassing last year’s fundraising efforts. Enthusiasm, teamwork, and dedication to a great cause are all tools we need on a construction project and for paddling on the water!
Captain: Erika Kane
Because of the spirit and dedication of the Captains at Pomerleau Real Estate, the Pirates have band together to set sail on their maiden voyage through the choppy waters of Lake Champlain. Headed by employees, family and friends, the Pomerleau Pirates look forward to participating in this wonderful event.
Puff Ta-Kum-Ta Dragon
Captain: Monica Ploof
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta. Who are we?
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, can't you see?
Dragonheart has heard our plea,
And forever grateful we will be.
In our fifth year we are wise,
No more nice guys, no more tries.
It's all about the trophy size,
And it's time to bring home FIRST PRIZE!
Rays of Hope
Captain: Jim Wallace
Rays of Hope (FAHC Radiation Oncology): Racing to beat cancer, one ray at a time! Radiation Oncology’s crew is paddling for our 8th year; to our patients and our community, we paddle for you! Our team of co-workers, family and friends, will paddle with hope, that our boat is the last one afloat!
Reinhart and Soul
Captain: Laura Rice
Cancer has touched the lives of everyone here at Reinhart FoodService and our valued customers. This is our effort to help people in our community who are working hard to become Cancer free!
Rhythm and Blues
Captain: Sean McManus
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont's Rhythm and Blues team will rock (but hopefully not roll!) through the waves to victory, paddling toward a healthier Vermont! Our goal is to make the competition sing the "blues" and help find a cure for breast cancer. Come race day, we'll be paddlin' with rhythm.
Rhythm and Blues Two
Captain: Megan Peek
Captain: Denise O'Brien
Riptide Rush had an awesome experience in 2011 and 2012 and we're excited for 2013. With the support of Pepsi Bottling Ventures and Gatorade, we will unite together for an amazing cause and fight against cancer.
Captain: Holly Creeks
enQuestadors - employees of Systems & Software! enQuesta, the name of our software, is named because the loose translation is “in search of” and our goal was to provide users with the info they were “in search of.” Similarly, we are excited to take part in the DBF to assist in “the search for” a cure for cancer.
Saint Michael's College Dragon Slayers
Captain: Katherine Hackett
We are Saint Mike's! Faculty, Staff, alumni, friends and family of the college come together to support our community.
Captain: Meghan Pew
Team Confluence is a group of athletes and trainers from the Green Mountain CrossFit affiliate in Central Vermont - and the winner of last year's Champ Cup! Team Confluence is excited to apply our train-for-life approach to the experience of dragon boat racing for the third year.
Team Survivorship NOW
Captain: Betsy Fleming
Many of our team's paddlers are actively participating in "Survivorship NOW" wellness classes. We also have husbands, supportive friends, and class instructors on the team. We are all passionate about Survivorship NOW’s mission of offering quality-of-life programs to cancer survivors.
Captain: Andrew Winzenz
We are a world leader in developing and manufacturing tiny sensors and systems that are used in a wide range of applications, including advanced manufacturing, off-highway vehicles, commercial and military manned and unmanned vehicles, civil structures, and down-hole tools.
The Dragon Fruits
Captain: Trisha Hlastawa
Healthy Living’s team is a group of healthy and fierce individuals eager to help out the community in any way they can. We strive for a victory in this race and a victory in the race against breast cancer. Food is what we do, believers are who we are.
The Rack Pack
Captain: Anne Vernon
The Rack Pack is representing HowardCenter Developmental Services where we all strongly believe that communities are enriched when individuals with disabilities are given opportunities for inclusion, independence, and self-determination. This is our second year participating in this amazing event! Go Team!!!
The Water Striders
Captain: Mary Beth Sykas
We are a team of family and friends coming together to raise money and awareness for this very worthy cause.
Captain: Rachel Valyou
The Catamounts (University of Vermont) What better way to bond than squeezing together into a tiny boat for a great cause! We've come together from across the campus and we're ready to flex our higher education muscles for the third year in a row!
Vermont Cancer Center Cancer Slayers
Captain: Kim Dittus
The Vermont Cancer Center Cancer Slayers, “VCC Cancer Slayers” includes health care providers and researchers dedicated to treating and understanding cancer. Our goal is to improve the care of cancer patients by providing state of the art cancer therapies, treating and supporting survivors who are dealing with the impact of cancer and its’ therapies and conducting research that will help us improve cancer detection and treatment.
Vermont Tech Knight Riders
Captain: Donna Teasdale
Vermont Tech staff, faculty, students and alums are excited to join together for the first time as paddlers in the 2013 Dragon Boat Race! Vermont Tech: experience your potential!
VSAC Pink Ribbon Paddlers
Captain: Deborah Lessor
VSAC’s team paddles in support of friends, family, and colleagues who have been touched by cancer, including Jean Burnor and Lucille Doenges, who fought long, courageous battles. Their drive and determination give us the strength and inspiration we’ll show on race day!
Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom / Broadband Buccaneers
Captain: Tom Mathews
Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom (WCVT)is a 109 year old, family owned and Vermont based Telephone Company and Internet Service Provider (GMA). We are also a bunch of swashbuckling burly pirates who intend to win at all costs, so watch out for our band of Buccaneers! Cancer better watch out for us as well!
Windows & Oars by Brownell
Captain: Rick Schilling
The 2013 "Windows and Oars by Brownell" team is ready to test the waters! We proudly support Dragonheart Vermont and Survivorship Now and give our all to help make this year a success!!
Our Employees from the Williston, Plattsburgh and West Lebanon store locations will be in Sync come festival Day !