October 24, 2020


Posted by MichelleBotelho

As the school year comes to a close, the Kent Heights PTA would like to thank the community for all its support throughout the year, but especially to those that supported this year’s Run for Fun and Silent Auction.

Despite the poor weather, our annual Run for Fun was well attended and a lot of fun! We would like to thank and commend our generous event sponsors for their support; East Providence Cycle, Evergreen House Health Center, Graphic Ink, National Center for Safe Routes to School and Specht Physical Therapy. The PTA would like to recognize the event’s co-chairs, Valerie Perron and Jenn Enos for their hard work and efforts to the event’s success.

This year’s Silent Auction was also extremely successful with over 150 auction and raffle prizes raising over $8,000 for our school. The proceeds helped us continue to enhance the education and enrichment of our students as well as continue forward with safety measures to improve our school.

The PTA would also like to thank and commend the generous donors of this event for giving back to their community for a worthy cause, specifically; 2 Paul’s, AAA, Alex and Ani, Alert Ambulance, American Girl Dolls, Ava Anderson, Athena’s, B. Pinelli’s, Bank Of America, Big Lots, BJ’s, Boneyard Barbecue Saloon, Boston Duck Tours, Boston House Of Pizza, Boston Red Sox, Botelho Family, Bovi’s Tavern, Bowling Academy, Build A Bear, Café Dolce, Café Zog, Canvas on Demand, Captain Cruise & Crew, Cardi’s Furniture, Carousel of Flowers, Chardonnay’s, Chief Tavares, Churchill’s Smoke, Christopher Moore, Clamshack in Providence, Cole Michael’s Salon, Comedy Connection, Cunha Family, Davenport’s, David Vinnoco, Dublin Rose, Doug’s Music, Dr. Daft, Dream Car Gotham, Dunkin Donuts from Steve Andrade, Dunkin Donuts, Earle Dias Jr., East Providence Car Wash, East Providence Lanes, East Providence Post, Eats Restaurant, Edible Arrangements, Elizabeth Grady Salon, Evergreen House Health Center, Faial Restaurant & Lounge, Fantasyland, Fatbelly’s, Four Town Farms, Gabriel’s Exxon, Geppetto’s, Gilmore Flower Shop, GolfSmith, Grand Prix, Graphic Ink, Gymboree of Seekonk. Hassell’s Garage, Ray & Lynn Hassell, Havana Cigar Club, Home Depot, Hotel Dolce Villa, Jen Cahoon, Julie Fox, Kent Height’s Staff, KP Grille, Larry Kent, L’Artisian Café & Bakery, Lazer Gate, Launch Trampoline Park, Lisa Sullivan Face Painting, Lucky’s Bar & Grille, Madeira Restaurant, Massa Family, Metacomet Country Club, Metro Café, Miller’s Roast Beef, Milwaukee Tool, Monster Mini Golf, Mr. Temple, Mrs. Avila, MRT Jewelers, Muttley Crew, Newman YMCA, Orange Leaf, Otter Box, Oxford Tavern, Pampered Chef, Paw Sox, Perry McStay Funeral Home, Pizza Amore, Planet Fitness, Positive Beginnings, Providence Bruins, Providence Children’s Museum, Providence Performing Arts Center, Redbox, Representative Gregg Amore, Renaissance Gymnastics Academy, Rick’s Roadhouse, Riviera Restaurant, Rocky Silva American Karate, Ronzio’s Pizza, Rose Furniture, Rumford Pet Center, Senator William Conley, Senator Daniel Da Ponte, S & W Appliance, Sherwood Ultra Sports, Sky Zone , So Fresh So Clean, Souza Family, Stephen Pelletier, Skarr, Smoke, Snip It’s, Stop & Shop, Story Land, Sunsational Tanning, Tennis of Rhode Island, Tiny Print’s, TK Customs, TGIF, Tony’s Seafood, Total Fitness, Trinity Repertory Company, Uncle Tony’s, United Skates of America, Vino’s, Walt Disney World, Wellspring Day Spa, Wise Guy Deli, Woods Hole Inn, World Gym and any other supporter we may have forgotten.

The PTA would also like to recognize the event’s chairperson, Bridget Cox, Principal Fatima Avila and committee members, Marty Cox, Leslie Cunha, Julie Fox, Barbara Frazier, Michelle Martins-Botelho, Lisa Massa, Dargina Monteiro, Valerie Perron, Irene Tellier and Ryan Tellier for their hard work and dedication to the success of the fundraiser. The Committee would also like to give special thanks and appreciation to B. Pinelli’s and its staff for assisting the board and contributing to the success of the evening as well as Mr. Larry Kent who donated his photography services to the event. Next year’s auction is tentatively scheduled for Friday, March 13, 2015 and will again be held at B. Pinelli’s on North Broadway in East Providence. We hope to see you there!

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