Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center

Children’s Center Family Fun Day

October 8, 2016

What a great day! Games, Face Painng, Bounce Houses, Pumpkin Patch, Tri-Tip BBQ, Games, Trike-a-Thon and more! Special Guest: FREE Car Seat Safety Check by the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department.

Thank you to the AGUMCC Staff and Families, and the First United Methodist Church Members. We exceeded our goal of $2, 000 and raised $2881.86. 9 children participate in the Trike a Thon which raised $580. Over 60 children attended the carnival and raised $685. Adults had fun too at the event participating in the 12 opportunity drawings which raised $629. Finally, 228 lunches were served which raised $1968. It cost $980.79 to put on the event. The proceeds will be used to purchase needed supplies and materials for the classroom as well as new grass and woodchips for the backyard. See all the Thank Yous below..

Thank you to the following supporter who made a big difference in our fundraising efforts: Community Booths

- Pediatric Dental Group sponsored two Bounce Houses
- Captain McLean and the Fire Prevention Crew of Cal Fire who brought Smokey Bear
- The San Luis Obispo Public Health Dept. provided the Car Seat Safety Check Program
- Bike SLO County for providing the Bicycle Helmet Check Program
- Food Pantry of the First United Methodist Church
- Child Care Resource Connection of SLO County
- Dignity Health
- Ken Sage for AG City Council
- Pumpkin and Vegetable Patch
- - Betteravia Farms and POVE for the wonderful fresh produce
- - Quaglino Farms for the many pumpkins

Community Sponsors of the Trip Tip Lunch

- Arroyo Grande Valley Kiwanis for cooking 120 lbs. of tri tip
- F &B Enterprise for donating for flats of Blueberries
- Betteravia Farms for donating 6 flats of strawberries
- Trader Joes of Arroyo Grande for Donating 5 cases of water

Opportunity Drawings - Special Thanks to Brooke Bates, Michelle Reynolds, Cindy Beaudoin, Kassie Quaglino, Rebecca Slocum, and Mary Throndson.

- Barnes and Noble
- Branch Street Deli
- Big 5 Sporting Goods
- Coffee Express
- Five Cities Swim
- Great American Melodrama
- Gymborree
- Jambo Juice
- Music Motice
- Ms. Mary's Quilts
- Starbucks
- Sweet Pea Bakery
- Ventana

A BIG Thank you to the 45 volunteers that helped make the day run smoothly.

- 13 AGUMCC Families
- 20 First United Methodist Church Members
- 8 Arroyo Grande Valley Kiwanis
- 4 High School Students

We are truly blessed,
Maddy Quaglino, Director of AGUMCC