Howdy folks,

Just wanted to let out a big shout of thanks from all of us to all of you. This year’s “All American Country Fair – Oh The Places You’ll SOAR” was a huge success. We raised over $60,000 thanks to our wonderful community.

A special thank you to all of the individuals, families, businesses and community that supported the Fair with in kind donations, sponsorships, goods for our auction room, supplies for games and arts and crafts, time that you committed to helping set up, take down, and put on the Fair. And, for the many months of planning, a huge thank you to the Country Fair committee and their families.

Country Fair Committee
VP Country Fair Chairs – Yoli Monroy Street and Kim Witt
Advertising – Michelle Philbrick
Art Direction – Amy Falco
Arts Attack Coordinator – Dana Jenkinson
Arts and Crafts Area – Ami Manny and Sharon Kozar
Auction Room – Gail Gonzalez, Courtney Etheridge, Gwen Schvimmer
Bake Sale – Juli DeFilippis and Jodi Gallen
Bessie the Cow – Kris Harding
Button Booth – Laurie Anastasio
Cake Walk – Christina Higgins
Classroom Baskets – Kim Stamm, Lisa Gornall, Lu Flodine
Community Service Project – Stacey Hoy
Corporate Sponsorship – Anne Browne, Nicole Apostolakos, and Christine Lang
Decorations – Lisa Volpe, Katie Gaines, Kathy Taccone
Eagles Outlook for the Scarecrows – The Garden Committee
Food – Lori Hurley, Monee Gardner, and Karen Morton
Games – Malia Goss
Hay – Pat Sheridan
Maze – Erin Witt and Charlie Sheridan
Media/Historian – Amanda Prince
Prize Booths – Annette Bailey and Gina Teets
Set up take down – Malia Goss, Charles Zahl, Kim and Yoli
Sheriff’s – Gina Teets and Jodi Gallen
Stage and Entertainment – Gena Simmons and Ilana Huff
Thank you’s – Jennifer Vogel
Tickets, Presales and Raffles – Shereen Werts
Train – Rosie McAuliffe
Treasurer – Kim Isbell
Volunteer Coordinators – Jennifer Cangley and Ann Marie Gromko
And, lets not forget our SEES Eagles for the day – Jax Schluederberg and Scott Gromko
Thank you to our PTO Board that supported the Fair committee and filled in where they could to help with the planning, manning the ticket booths and auction room, pre sales, spirit wear sales, and communications.

Thank you to all of our volunteers! With over 500 volunteers helping on the day of the Fair, we could not have done it without you. An extra thank you to all of the families that helped set up the Fair on Friday night and Saturday morning and that helped Saturday night with take down.

Thank you to all the wonderful bakers that contributed treats and sweets for the bake sale, cakewalk, lollipop tree and candy mine and to those families that let us borrow their ice chests and easy ups.

We would also like to recognize the following individuals, families, and businesses that provided sponsorships for the Fair, supported the silent auction through donations of goods or services or helped in some other important way.


4th & B
Absolut Sales and Marketing
Action Sports Insurance
Adventure Cuts – Paris and Jamal Bissat
AK Martial Arts and Fitness
Amanda Prince Photography
Amber Lindsey, Your Neighborhood Realtor
AMF Eagle Lanes San Marcos
aNe Skin Therapy, Annie Enriquez
Angels Baseball
Art 4 Children
Autoclub of Southern California
AYSO San Elijo Hills
Black Box Distribution
Boys and Girls Club of San Marcos
Bushikan Karate Dojo
California All Stars
Camden Properties/Camdenliving.com
Carmen Uphoff, One Room at a Time
Carters Hay and Grain
Chase & Cooper Stearns
Chelsea Anne Photography
Chloe Casbier
Chris Cole
Cinepolis Luxury Cinema
Cirrus Jahangiri
Clae Footwear
Clark Construction
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
CompView/Gordon Family
Courtney Carter
Crestview Neighbors
Crust Pizzeria
Dan & Emily Palmer/Crest Funding Group
Danielle Jackola, Cookie Lee Jewelry Consultant
Deborah Street-Franko
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
DePascal Photography
Dirt Rocks Outdoor Fitness
Dovetail Marketing
Dr. Michael Brucker, Rejeuvine MedSpa
Dream Dinners San Marcos
Dylan & Kylee Molesworth
EDCO Waste & Recycling
Elizabeth Minor
European Wax Center
Falco Creative
Families of Genoa Way
FC Sol Soccer
Fish Market Restaurant
Fit Kids America
Flavor Del Mar
Flippin’ Pizza
French Nail & Spa
FroYo Love
Girl Scout Troop 4136
Greg Casagranda
Hills Family Dentistry
Hulse Orthodontics
Ignite Yoga Fusion
Ilana Huff
Invasion Laser Tag
Ivy Basinger
Jazzercise San Marcos
Jeff Lamberson & Pack 670
Jerry Adams
Jerry Michelsen, Piano Teacher
John Lynch
Karen Leland
Kerri Fox
La Costa Meadows
La Costa Orthodontics
La Costa Resort and Spa
Laundry Ladies
Lauren, Allie & Kylie Browne
Liam Weir
Lindsey, T.J., and Luke Frost
Mariah’s Westwind Restaurant
Marlo Yoshimoto Photography
Massage Envy
Melanie Flaim, Stella and Dot Consultant
Meridian Neighborhood
Mike Hovenic Soccer Camp
Moonlight Stage Productions
Mr. Taco
Mrs. Mottershaw
Nathalie Marois
Noodles and Co.
Obey Clothing
Oriana Hewa
Pacific Preschool & Kindergarten – San Elijo Hills
Paige Marvil, Jonville Team
Palomar Cleaners
Palomar Health Expresscare/Pomerado Palomar Health
Paul Walker
Phil Viani
Phil’s BBQ Restuarant
Piatti Restaurant
Players Sports Bar
re:form Yoga
Richard M. Black, DMD
San Diego Music Studio
San Elijo Dance & Music Academy
San Elijo Development Company
San Elijo Life
San Elijo Middle School
San Marcos High School
San Marcos High School Knights Regiment Band
San Marcos Key Club
Sandy Paws Dog House
Sheraton Carlsbad
Sign-A-Rama San Marcos
Sony Computer Entertainment America
Sophia and Julia Walton
Stroller Strides
Surf Camp USA
Surfin’ Fire Surf School
Sylvia Martinez, R.N., M.ed, Martinez & Associates, Health Education/Consulting for Professionals & Public
Tan @ the Islands
Taylor Made Golf/Greg Felsinger
TERMLOCATER.COM (Instant Insurance Quote)
TGA Premier Junior Golf
The Ahmad Family
The Apostolakos Family
The Bashore Family
The Beasely Family
The Belly Up Tavern
The Boysen Family
The Brion Family
The Calise Family
The Cline Family
The Conrad Family
The Fang Family
The Fernandes Family
The Flodine Family
The Fountain
The Gordon Family
The Goss Family
The Gromko Family
The Hainey Family
The Harold Family
The Hickey Family
The Houston Team
The Huy Family
The Klutz Family
The Kozar Family
The Lang Family
The Mazone Family
The Monroy-Street Family
The Murphy Family
The Phillips Family
The Rafferty/Rappaport Family
The Ramaley Family
The Sefl Family
The Sheridan Family
The Staff and Students of San Elijo Elementary
The Sullivan Family
The Tomachek Family
The Tuller Family
The Werts Family
The Witt Family
Tin Leaf Restaurant
TK Smith
Today’s Pizza
Venzano Neighborhood
Vittles Vault
Walters Management
West Coast Flooring
Wine Shop at Home
Yogurt Dream


Thank you again,

Kim Witt and Yolanda Monroy Street
VP’s Country Fair


Special Thanks to our Room Parents and Basket Coordinators
We would like to thank all of our room parents for making such special memories for all of the kids this year! Thank you for attending meetings, making directories, celebrating our wonderful staff and teachers, planning parties and making everything so special. Your role is so important and everyone notices all the work you do! Thank you!

Thank you to all of the basket coordinators! We really appreciate everything you did to create such wonderful baskets for the silent auction. Your baskets raised over $10,500! Thank you for collecting donations, finding sponsors with items for your basket and supporting the wonderful programs we have for our kids at SEES. Thank you for making the 5th Country Fair so successful! We couldn’t have done it without all your hard work!
With sincere thanks,
Lisa Gornall and Kimberly Stamm


Thank You to Our Wonderful Community

  • Thank you to Pizza Nova for hosting our May dine out.
  • Thanks to Teradata for donating $500 as an employee match.
  • Thank you to La Costa Orthodontics, Embroid Me and Blackstone Pizza for sponsoring our Running Club program all year long. Thank you to Dr. DeSantos who donated over 150 shirts. And, thank you to our parent volunteers for helping with Running Club 4 mornings a week!


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