Saturday, June 4, 2016

Fullerton Library

We helped the Fullerton Library kick off its summer reading program, bringing 200 people in for a presentation about robot building. Entertaining for kids and adults alike. A long line formed afterwards for individual photos.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Venturing Banquet, Outdoor Education Center, Orange

We brought R2 to the annual awards banquet for Venturing, a group that's part of Orange County Boy Scouts of America. Our daughter dressed as Rey for photos and Amy spoke about the adventures we've had with our robots. Some of the audience were members of the new Venturing STEAM Team, which participates in robotics competitions and Maker events. 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The Doctors TV show

Heartwarming "May the 4th" story on The Doctors TV show of a tough but sweet little girl who loves Star Wars, along with her service dog George. Special guest at 3:20 BB-8 interview

Take a peek inside our static model BB-8 in this video from our friends Norman Chan and Joey Famelli from

Monday, April 25, 2016

LA County USC hospital visit

We recently visited a special little friend in the pediatrics ward at LA County USC Hospital, whom we had visited previously at CHOC. R2 brought smiles to lots of faces--patients, staff and visitors alike.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

San Clemente Library

Mike shared stories of his robot builds at the San Clemente Library in a well-attended educational presentation for all ages. Question and answer sessions are always entertaining.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

UC Irvine NICU Reunion

Our daughter Justine brought R2 to the UC Irvine NICU Reunion event. She was joined by super heroes taking photos with lots of families and kids who started their lives off in the NICU. Always an honor to be a part of these charity events.