Sincere thanks to everyone who came out and supported Autumn Affair 2016, you helped make our Fall Festival a huge success creating lifetime happy memories and are a part of the story we call …… Windham family
Success is a function of a group effort working collectively together towards a common goal, we certainly did that and more! We are honored and proud to thank the following individuals who went above and beyond to help make this event a success
Terry MacDonald, Chamber Event Coordinator, thank you doesn’t seem to go far enough, your dedication is to be admired and commended, your helpers and new 2017 Co-Event Coordinators Brenda Hughes and Darlene Mattice worked diligently behind the scenes making sure all went smoothly. Helen Deane, Chamber secretary and coordinator, Chinese Auction/WAJ Scholarship Fund and to our local businesses who donated to our raffle- THANK YOU
We couldn’t host this event without volunteers. WAJ School Advisors Bridget Lopez and Debbie Valerio arranged student community service involvement-
Those students were: Tori Schuster, Kim Gonzalez, George Sheridan, Zach Malegiannakis, Brooke Barlow, Emily Valero, Gabby Pidgeon, Colleen Weiman, Ashton Compton, Ariana Creech, Chris Clark, Majh Ismail, Megan Corrigan, Bethany Kletz, Matthew Skopinski, Dante Savasta, Matthew Sullivan, Kevin Mattice. WAJ Chicken BBQ Fundraiser mascot- "chicken man" aka Assembly man Pete Lopez. Thanks to WAJ Admin for use of the bus loop and lending us tables for the weekend.
Event set up, Auction and Board member volunteers Beth Stewart, Zack Malegiannakis, Bill and Helen Deane, Lisa Jaeger, Colleen Shaw, Lisa Alinder, Jan Whitely, Darlene Mattice, Jack MacDonald, Faith McLaughlin, Anne Jakubowski, Anita Buyers, Lynn Verrengia, Jay and Nancy Reynolds and Gillian Martin, Jere Miltenberger... thank you for your help before, during and after event.
Windham Town Police and Highway Dept. providing a fun and safe environment
Jay Fink and Joe Lovero of WRIP for going above to help promote event
Our neighbors for the use of their property and power, Kathy and Graham Merk, Larry Gardner, Karen Milano, Dina Kambeseles, Best Hot Tubs, Adam Okonsky and David Liatti (former Daly’s his electric for DJ). Connor and Billy Poehmel of DJ Foolz donated their time and talents playing great country music during event.
Larry Tompkins for the use of beautiful Centre Church and use of their chairs for the weekend. Special thanks to Windham Town Clerk, Bonnie Poehmel for working with Terry processing the Peddler Permits ...its a lot of work!
Thank you Hannafords for once again donating pumpkins, Jim's Great American and Scott Tuttle for discount pumpkins, Ritamary Vining and her helpers for their undying love to make children smile and be so happy.... you are amazing!!
Finally, thanks to our members, for supporting the Chamber, your paid membership dues and donations are the only source of funds, without your support and good will, we wouldn’t be able to put on this fun and popular event.
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