The Kennedy Elementary School held its annual Winter Fling carnival on Saturday, February 11, 2012. This event is an important fundraiser for the JFK CAPT organization (Canton Alliance of Parents and Teachers,) which funds enrichment activities such as field trips and programs at the school.
We would like to thank everyone who played a part in making this year’s Winter Fling a great success.
The following businesses contributed raffle items and fun activities to our event: Bella’s Jewelry Box; Canobie Lake Park; Ceramics á la Carte; The Children’s Museum in Easton; Children’s Technology Workshop; Martin Family; Dave & Busters; Davio’s; Davis Farmland; Dirt Dawg Sports; The Discovery Museums; Dream Machine; Excel Martial Arts & Fitness; Gymnastics Academy of Boston: Norwood; The Haley School of Irish Dance; Halfway Café; Its 2 Cool; Jump Trax; Kerri’s Kloset; Living the Dream Auto Care; The Main Course Market; Lori Mitcheroney; the Museum of Fine Arts—Boston; the New England Aquarium; the Patriots Charitable Foundaton; Providence Bruins; Rob Barletta Summer Hockey Camp; Sayers; SixFlags; Therapeutic Learning Center; the Village Toy Shop; and VMC Services (Mike Lennon’s The Video Man); York’s Wild Kingdom; and Zoomin Groomin.
Our local business sponsors included Canton Dental, Michelle Kriensky of Marvels Hair Salon, Atlantic Insurance Group Agcn., Paula's Package Service, Canton Plumbing & Heating, Brian F. Mahoney ESQ, Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, College Planning Group, The Canton Dental Collaborative, Dance with Spirit and Triad Communications.
Our food sponsors included New England BBQ and Catering, Papa Gino’s, Bertucci’s, Clyde’s Roadhouse, D&E Subs and Pizza Shop, Café Fresh Bagel, Dunkin Donuts, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, The Main Course Market, Lori George, Stacy Chambers, and Erica Simmonds.
We were fortunate to have entertainment including performances by the Dance Out dancers under the guidance of Melanie Cox, the JFK Xylos under the direction of Mrs. Rebecca Tellyer, Julie Beckham, and dancers from Haley School of Irish Dance led by Erin Blake-Connolly. Thanks to these student performers and directors for sharing their talents with us.
Many parents, JFK teachers and staff, Canton High School students, Winter Fling Committee members and CAPT members volunteered their time and enthusiasm to make the day enjoyable for all.
And last, but certainly not least, thank you to every parent, friend and community member who contributed sponsorship funds, donated raffle items, purchased raffle tickets, and participated in Fling activities. We truly appreciate everyone who joined in the fun and helped to make the 2012 JFK Winter Fling a great success!
Karen Feeney, Deb Hernon, and Karen Lempert
2012 Winter Fling Committee Co-Chairs