Thursday, March 12, 2015

Thank you for your support

Thank you EVERYONE who supported, assisted, donated, volunteered, performed, worked, attended, and participated in our ISL 5K Spring Shuffle. 

Our Development Team truly appreciates it.

 All participation was important and it is wonderful to have counted with such an amazing team. Your presence and support were truly appreciated. (TO VIEW RACE RESULTS SCROLL DOWN)

Seeing smiling faces, lots of laughter, and so many attendees enjoying the race, the amazing weather, the food, the performances, the dancing, the kids painted faces and just having fun, was the most rewarding part of it! 

A special thanks to all of our sponsors and community supporters. Thank you Event Rentals and Jeanne Souto for their kind donation, Green Fork for their delicious smoothie samples, we all enjoyed them so much!  Thank you Pepperoni CafĂ© for the very popular and delicious pizzas, Honey Deux for their yummy and healthy wraps, smoothies, and bubble teas, and Katie & Co. for their awesome pop up boutique shop and for sponsoring our event. Thank you to Al’s Pest Control for their kind donation towards our event and to Elmer’s CheeWees for their amazing donation of CheeWee snacks.  Many thanks to our raffle donors, all our participants were excited about all the great prizes.  Thank you to The New Orleans Museum of Art, NOMA for their membership passes, Belladonna for their Spa certificate, BalanceIntegrative Health for their acupuncture session certificate, Zuka Baby for their gift certificate, National World War II Museum for their museum passes, and the Global Wild Life Reserve for their wagon passes.

To ISL 5K Spring Shuffle committee:
Mr. Ruben, Ms. Liz, Ms. Rachel, Ms. Laura, Mr. Lilian, Mr. Joe, Mr. Jason, Ms. Demayo, Ms. Charlotte, Mr. Pablo, Ms. Karlen, Ms. Rebecca, Ms. Mimi, Ms. Tiffany, Ms. Jia, Ms. Wendolyn, Ms. Isabelle, Ms. Tresa, Ms. Mary Beth, Mr. Mauricio and Ms. Cammie, Thank you for all your support and hard work to make this event a success. Thank you for getting up early and being present at our event.  We truly appreciate your commitment in bringing this wonderful event to all our ISL community.  It is great to work with teachers who are involved and care about their students health and wellness.

To our campus front line... 
Ms. AmandaMs. Martha, and Ms. CatalianMs. CinthiaMs. Janeen, and Ms. Daniela, thank you for your support, for collecting registrations, passing out flyers, putting up posters, replenishing registrations at the front office and helping promote the ISL 5k Spring Shuffle with our Students, families and teachers. 

Thank you to all of our teacher volunteers and the amazing ISL staff members who worked so hard to make this a successful and special event for all our participants. Special thanks to Ms. Javonda Mickens and Mr. Cleveland Stockman for donating their Saturday morning to check in our participants and manage our ticket sales, Ms. Susan Chapman for donating her time and bringing so much joy to all the children at the ISL 5K Spring Shuffle event with her wonderful face painting. Thank you to Mr. Julius Harris for his assistance in referring us to Dr. Griggs so that we could partner up and promote health and wellness to the Greater New Orleans Area, Mr. Eric Harris for all his assistance loading all materials needed at the Bunche campus and being at Bunche Campus bright and early to open up doors and coolers to obtain all our refreshments for the event, Ms. Andrea Ruiz for providing water to our runners at the station.  Thank you to all the Ladies at Food Services who were present at the event offering our healthy snacks. Thank you all parent volunteers which helped us contact performers and helped put the event together that Saturday morning. Melanie Tennyson (CEO/Head of School), Rosy Alvarado (Principal-Olivier), and all the ISL teachers and staff that ran the race, especially the incredible "Las Teachers" team of racers- Tutty, Myrna, Jamie, Marbel, Evelyn and the "French Turtles"- Romain, Rubens, Jean-Baptiste, Adeline, and many more!

We are so grateful to all our event performers, thank you for making the post-race activities so much fun for all our attendees.  Thank you to Ms. Mariana for her electric Zumba class; it was so much fun, what an amazing play list! Thank you to DJ Javi Reyes for his incredible spinning abilities, the music was enjoyable and airy. Thank you to Nathalie Gomes Adams and Les Rebelles for their marvelous Can Can dance warm up. Thank you to Tiger Rock Martial Arts for their great workshop and demo, the kids were so excited and eager to participate.  Thank you to the Star Wars Characters they made everyone channel the force to complete the race.

A special Thank you goes out to Mr. John Melvin for his professionalism and enthusiasm in handling all scoring and event details at LaSalle Park. Thank you the Richard Reames Trophies for ordering and working with us to make the medals look so appealing for our race winners.  Thank you to H & H Printing for our attractive printed material. Thank you to Ms. Becky Letort for all her services in booking LaSalle Park for our event.

Thank you to all our community supporters for promoting our event and getting on the Health and Wellness wagon with ISL.  Special thanks to Dr. Griggs not only for supporting and promoting our event on air in the morning news and on his radio show, but also for making an appearance and taking pictures with our participants.  Thank you to the Mom’s Blog for posting our event on their beautiful Blog. Thank you to our very own Suzzette at Olivier St. for posting our events in Macaroni Kids newsletter.

A very special thank you to Ms. Melanie Tennyson for her kind water and gift card donation towards our participants.  Thank you to Ms. Dominique Wilson for her donation and support of our ISL event.  Thank you to all who participated in our 6-week Health & Fitness challenge, I hope we all improved our health by drinking water, exercising and taking care of your minds and bodies. 

We are so appreciative for everyone, we hope you know just how much!

Already looking forward to next year! 
See you at the 2016 ISL 5K- Spring Shuffle and remember:
Run Happy, Jog Easy, Stroll Slowly …..Just Shuffle! 



Thank you to our Event Sponsors for making it possible!

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