THANK YOU TO ALL!!!
Casa Guadalupe Education Center and our Executive Director, Noelle Braun, would like to thank everyone who was involved in our 7th annual Fiesta Latina fundraiser and Latin American cultural celebration on Saturday, May 18, 2019!
There are so many we want to thank for making the event a wonderful success! We raised approximately $28,000 that will be used to continue to grow our literacy and education programs that build bridges in our community!
First, a HUGE thank you to our sponsors!
Our Champions for Literacy at the $2500+ level:
Thrivent Financial / Ramiro Paz, Kettlebrook Church, Schreiber Foods & West Bend Mutual Insurance Company
Our Advocates for Literacy at the $1500 level:
Glacier Hills Credit Union, Moraine Park Technical College, Sysco
Our Supporter of Literacy at the $1000 level:
WE Energies Foundation
And our Contributors to Literacy at the $500 level:
A&W Iron & Metal, Allstate (Susan Kempfer office), Allstate (Jeff Neumann office), Aurora Health Care, Commerce State Bank, Delta Defense, the Charitable Trust “In Memory of Grandpa Eddie”, Layde & Parra S.C., Phyllis Schaefer, Quad, & and West Bend Sunrise Rotary
Thank you to Jim Edgeworth III and Edge Entertainment for his DJ services during the whole event!
Thank you, Senator Tammy Baldwin, for making an appearance that day and welcoming attendees!
Thank you to all of our entertainment that day!
Mariachi Trio Viajeros
Lauren DuCharme - Zumba Instructor
Ballet Folklorico Sones Mexicanos
Mike Mattek from Mattek Ballroom Dancing who taught salsa line dance steps
Our director, Noelle, and James Villanueva who sang songs in Spanish
Grupo Masivo Show band
Gigantes de la Música band
Thank you to all of our vendors/artisans who had booths at the event!
Thank you to local 4-H Ambassadors for providing kids’ activities!
Thank you to Alyssa Neff for providing face painting!
Thank you to MPTC cosmetology students for providing manicures for kids!
Thank you to the local West Bend Supercuts for providing temporary hair color and styling for kids!
Thank you to the Washington County Sheriff's Dept for bringing their Command Post for children to look at and tour & for providing child ID’s the many children in attendance!
Thank you to Key Logo for printing our volunteer t-shirts!
Thank you to Dunn Bros. Coffee for providing us with free coffee!
Thank you to all who donated wonderful raffle prizes for our HUGE raffle drawing!
This year, we had talented volunteers cook all of our food, which was donated by multiple restaurants, food distributors, and businesses including:
The Norbert, Meijer, Casa Tequila, Thrivent Financial Action Team, Jug's Hitching Post, Woodman’s, Pick 'N Save, Gehl Foods, Catering by Bryan, Eliazar Cisneros, Don Ramon Mexican Restaurant, and Quality Car Care!
Thank you to our drink suppliers: Jeff’s Spirits on Main, 7-Up Bottling Co., and Moondance Michelada!
Last, but certainly not least, thank you to all of our amazing staff and volunteers who helped throughout the day to make this event possible!!!