We would like to thank everyone in the community for participating in the 35th Annual Winter Fair at San Francisco Waldorf School. The crisp air, clear skies, and good cheer made this one of the loveliest Winter Fairs ever. Many thanks to everyone for helping make this such a successful community building and fundraising event.
Appreciations & Thanks
Winter Fair would not be possible without the incredible volunteer effort from the school community. Thank you for all of the support before, during, and after the Fair. Its success is a testament to our community and the overall willingness to pitch in to make events like this wonderful.
Special thanks are due to the following people:
The Winter Fair Coordinators Jeni Vullings and Laura Hudgens have been hard at work since last winter, sorting through the myriad of details that are essential to making and event like this even imaginable. Their hard work and heart-felt dedication to the school was in evidence at every step of the way. Many sincere thanks to them.
Food and Drinks: This year's food - incredible sandwiches and beautiful salads - was donated by 6th and 7th grade parents Joel Bleskacek and Maxine Siu and PLOW, their restaurant in Potrero Hill. We are very grateful for their help in planning and preparing a wonderful meal that fed over 400 attendees of the fair.
We also offer huge thanks to the following coordinators for each class who supported the many different activities. With these leaders, the fair worked seamlessly.
Merchant Coordinator: Heather Mitchell
Kindergarten coordinators: Stephanie Alston and Amy Tachoires
Cookie House: Grace Kim and Therese Tuttle
Pocket People: Michele de Jesus
Grade 1 Games: Fernando Ruarte, Oblio Jenkins, Lily Ford, Shannon Bryant and Justin Ganz
Grade 2 Crafts: Kirstin Bach and Diana Stewart
Grade 3 Fairy House: Monique Duncan
Grade 4 Decorations: Terry Pelka
Grade 5 Sleeping Giant: Moira Walsh
Grade 6 Hot Food: Maxine Siu, Joel Bleskacek, and Lesley Fisher
Grade 7 Cake Walk: Paula McCabe and Michael Kelleher
Grade 8 Setup, Cleanup and Babysitting: Jim Finn and Shannon Burchard
Teacher Training Storytelling: Katherine Delafkaran
Outside Music: Davia Schendel and Diane Aurelius
Fair Accounting: Peggy Duvette, Lisa Lehto and Amelia Pryor
Many thanks to the Parents Association and Book Closet for staffing and merchandising the PA Room. A special thanks to the Book Closet Coordinator Cynthia Dewar-Kudsi, the PA co-chairsMelinda Scully, Candace Tam, and Lisa Lehto and Faculty Advisor Ann Grandin.
We are extremely grateful to the facilities and administrative support provided by Rein Ratsep,Cory Powers, Mitch Mitchell, and Seraph White, all of whom worked many hours behind the scenes to help prepare for the fair.