NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Allen W. Roberts PTA hosted Spring Fling 2015 on Friday evening at The Primavera Regency in Stirling, and raised over $20,000 to remodel and improve the nurse's office at Allen W. Roberts School in New Providence.
Maria DeLuca and Rosie Zbeda Co-Chaired the event. The 2015 Spring Fling Committee included Cathy Killian, Maria Wachtel, Vivian Harris, Christine Tallone, as well as DeLuca and Zbeda. In addition, there were fifty-two Spring Fling Volunteers and well over one hundred donors, as well as numerous corporate partners.
Wachtel said, "This was my first year on the Spring Fling Committee. It has been so much fun and I am so impressed with everyone's generosity with their time. We couldn't do any of this without the volunteers."
The Spring Fling included grand prize raffles, silent auction items, basket raffles, and a 50-50, while attendees enjoyed a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, open bar and dessert. The grand prize raffles included a $1,000 TD Bank Visa Gift Card and a Samsung 50" Flat Screen LED Smart T.V. Silent auction items included a trip to Myrtle Beach and a two night stay with passes to Great Wolf Lodge, among others. New York Giants tickets and an XBox One Console were among the Gold Basket items. Blue Basket items included an assortment of donated services and products including destination getaways, wine packages, and tickets to sporting events, among others.
Zbeda said, "We really appreciate everyone who contributed and participated in helping us to make the event a success. Everyone enjoyed the venue, food, drink, and anticipation of being a winner! Thank you, and we look forward to everyone helping us make next year as successful."
Volunteer Rachel Wood concluded, "As always, the AWR family put on a great event! Congratulations to Maria, Rosie and the entire committee."