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DBEF Donates Chromebooks

Holding the 2nd annual clam boil fundraising event at the South Seekonk Sports Club this month, the Diman Bengal Education Foundation was able to net half of the funds presented to Diman Regional to purchase 55 Chromebooks. The balance of the funding was covered by current Foundation resources. This technology has become a resourceful tool within the English Language Arts Departmentt and helps prepare sophomore students for MCAS 2.0 testing. For the second year in a row, the clam boil fundraising event was successfully sold out. In addition to ticket […]

Site Saw for Carpentry

Diman’s faculty, students, and parents can breathe a little easier at their house-building site, thanks to a donation by the family of the late Ron Silvia, Sr., Diman’s Key Club, and the Diman Bengal Education Foundation. The groups collaborated on the purchase of a finger-safe SawStop Jobsite Saw. The mobile table saw uses electrical conductivity to detect skin. If a hand does touch the saw, it stops and drops into the table in less than one thousandth of a second, usually leaving nary a scratch. The saw was purchased in […]

Point of Sale is a Point of Emphasis

Diman’s Room 251 restaurant has gone high-tech with some help from friends of the school. Already known for its cutting-edge culinary techniques, Room 251 has recently started using the latest technology to manage orders and facilitate communication between the kitchen and front of the house. The POSitouch system cost nearly $30,000 and was purchased with assistance from the Diman Bengal Education Foundation ($10,000) and the William Fusaro Scholarship Fund ($7,500), with the remainder being paid by Diman. When students use the new system to take an order from a customer, […]

Diman Bengal Education Foundation, on Thursday, turned over a $12,000 check to pay half the cost to build additional storage space for the physical education program at the school.

Additional Storage Space for the P.E. Program

Kevin P. O’Connor Herald News Staff Reporter FALL RIVER — You know how it is when your family grows: Closets are the first casualty. Not to worry, the Diman Bengal Education Foundation is there to help. The foundation began work a little more than a year ago, dedicated to raising the money needed by Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. The foundation promises to help provide the extras that make a difference in a school. “We looked, initially, at five projects,” said Ed Hill, a Diman graduate and a member […]

Diman Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Auto Service Center

  Students from various shops at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School are back at school this week and have resumed work on a new customer service center at the school’s automotive technology shop. It’s expected to open at the start of next year. A series of ideas became reality at Diman recently, when members of the Diman Bengal Education Foundation (DBEF) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the brand new Stanley Remiesiewicz Customer Service Center on June 23. The state-of-the-art center was built in the Automotive Technology program in order […]

Visit Our New Facebook Page!

We are thrilled to announce that the Diman Bengal Education Foundation has just made a new Facebook page! It’s an easy way to stay updated on the recent news and events involving DBEF. Just click on the link below or click the Facebook logo located on the footer of the website.