Thank You!


Thank you to everyone for an amazing 2019 ASFS Auction!  It was wonderful to see so many ASFS parents and teachers enjoying an incredible evening “In Roaring 20s Style”, and it would not have been possible without all of your support.



Thanks to all of our generous families and supporters we have now fully funded our PTA budget for the 2018-19 school year (snapshot)! 


A very special thank you to the many volunteers who helped make our auction a success: 



Auction Committee

Sign-On Parties: Kris Humphrey
Teacher Experiences: Dena Porter, with great help from Jenn Hall
Business Donations: Patricia Wilson, Candace Bowmer, Cindy Huang, Jennifer Jarrell, Karrie Beaudry, Namrata Lohiya, Sucheta Lakhani, Grace Lee
Family Donations: Rebecca Lee
Wine Cellar: Grace Lee, Rebecca Lee
Party Planning/Decorations: Jennifer Berenbaum, Shubha Iyengar
Friday Folder: Deirdre McDermott 



Auction Night Volunteers

Hanover Consulting, Dena Porter, Nancy Ory, Renata Briggman, Jen Bethel, Olga Kasyan, Scott Humphries, Grace Carlson, Jackie Java, Ruby Jamison-Ledbetter, Sylvia Cacciato, Kris Humphrey, Sarah Leonard, Sucheta Lakhani, Lilah Bross, Barbara Eustice, Lindsey Engleth, Deirdre McDermott, Michelle Brydges, Rebecca Lee, Patricia and Tad Wilson



Run of Show

Andrea Cancellare, Namrata Lohiya



Volunteer Coordinator

Rabia Oubenadi



IT Support

Mr. Harvey (laptops, iPads, a/v equipment for babysitting)



Bubbles & Baubles

Shubha Iyengar



Graphics & Artwork

Jen Bethel, JMB Design Center



"Relaxed Fit" (band)

John Mallonee, Andy Shuckra, Sean Schmergel, and Subir Puri



Live Auction Emcee

Bill Brydges (with assistance from Michelle Brydges)




Eveline Broderick




Girl Scout Troop #5613 & their fearless leaders, Mr. Harvey (A/V support), and Walter Marin.



Student Raffle

Tara Bibb & Kirsten Mallonee



ASFS Support

Thanks to all of our AMAZING ASFS teachers and staff!

Jenn Hall was key to coordinating everything with the teachers. 

Olga Almengor for helping with tables & signs.

Teresa Smiroldo for arranging morning announcements, collecting our many donations in the mail, and everything else. 

And a big thank you to Ms. Begley, Ms. Jones, and Ms. Hawthorne for their overall support and guidance.



Sign-On Party Hosts

Alison Wertzler 
Amelia Gay 
Andrea Cancellare
Barbara Eustice 
Cindy Getner 
Claire Kelly 
Diane Lee
Grace Lee 
Heather McIntire 
Jackie Java 
Jane Sung 
Jennifer Bethel 
Jennifer Berenbaum 
Jessica Harris 
Jessica Marventano
Julie Olcott
Kaveeta Vasisht 


Kristi Tsiopanas 
Lynn Kataria 
Malini Mithal
Meetal Desai 
Michelle Brydges
Michelle Sagatov 
Neelima Kolluri
Rabia Oubenadi 
Rebecca Lee 
Renata Briggman 
Rohini Chopra 
Sarah Park 
Shaudy Ridgway 
Sherry Bennett 
Smitha Stansbury
Susan Shuckra 
Tara Antonipillai
Toni Wexler

Family Donors



Abby James
Claire Kelly
Don and Amelia Gay
Gil Klein
The Hoopengardner & Fowlkes Families
Horbaly Family
Jennifer Jarrell
Kristi Tsiopanas
Namrata Lohiya

Nedal Swehli
Ron Phillips
The Aristegui-Piechowski Family
The Begley Family
The Bethel & Froehlich Family
The FitzHarris Family
The Sawicki Family
Jay Kim
ASFS Wine Cellar families

Cat's Meow Sponsorships & Teacher Sponsorships

Renata Briggman 
Naomi Bruck 
Sylvia Cacciato 
Chris Cahill 
Lynn Cannon 
Rohini Chopra 
Neha Chudiwale 
Amy Decker 
Amelia Gay 
Cynthia Getner 
Jorge Gonzalez 
Kathleen Gorman 
Aly Guyan 
Kristen Humphrey 
David Humphries 
Olga Kasyan 

Lynn Kataria 
Neela Lakhmani 
Rebecca Lee 
Kimberly Leighton 
Deirdre McDermott 
Heather McIntire 
Kelly Minton 
Sandra Moglica 
Chako Morgan 
Camila Perez 
Michelle Sagatov 
Mary Schmergel 
April Shores 
Smitha Stansbury 
Beth Vandegrift 



Business Donors

American Girl Doll
Arena Stage
Arlington Babe Ruth Baseball
Bach to Rock McLean
Baird Automotive
Ballet Petite
Ballibay Camps, Inc.
Barley Mac Restaurant
Baroody Camps
Bowl America
Camp Cody
CardioSolution - Vadlamani/Iyengar Family
Casal's De Spa & Salon
Casual Adventure
Cheesecake Factory
Cherrydale Veterinary Clinic
Clay Cafe Studios of Virginia, Inc.
Clyde's Restaurant Group
Contemporary Keyboard Studios
Creation Waits Photography
Creative Cauldron
Delhi Club
District Taco
Dynamic Gymnastics
Earth Treks
Eddie V's
Elevation Burger
Encore Stage & Studio
Escape Room Arlington
EverWonder Camps
Flight Trampoline Park
Four Sisters Grill
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Georgetown Athletics
Giant Grocery Store
Goldfish Swim School
Great American Restaurants
Great American Restaurants
Great Country Farm, Bluemont Vineyard, Dirt Farm Brewing
Jumping Joeys
Key Bridge Marriott
Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa
Kinder Haus Toys
Kona Grill
Kreeger Museum
Kriser's Natural Pet
Lansdowne Resort
Lebanese Taverna
Liberty Mountain Resort
Lost Dog Cafe
Luray Caverns
Main Street Landscape, Inc.
Mariner Sailing School

Medstar Capitals Iceplex
Metro 29 Diner
Mussel Bar & Grille
National Building Museum
National Democratic Club
Northside Social
Omni Homestead Resort
Orangetheory Fitness - Clarendon Studio
Perfect Pointe Dance Studio
Pete's New Haven Style APizza
Philip Carter Winery of Virginia
Potomac Horse Center
Potomac Nationals
Potomac Riverboat Company
Round House Theatre
Science Museum of Virginia
SCOUT By Bungalow
Screwtop Wine Bar
Seasons 52
Sephora (Josie Maran)
Signature Theater
Silver Diner
Sport Fair
Sun & Moon Yoga Studio
Sushi Rock
Sushi Zen
Sweet Lime Portrait Design
Synetic Theater
Tarara Winery
Tea with Mrs. B
Thariani Orthodontics
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
The Capital Grille
The Capitol Hill Club
The Italian Store
The Kaboff Cello School
The Puppet Company
The Simple Greek
The St. James
The State Theatre
The Teal Center
The Virginia Gold Cup Association
The Westin Arlington Gateway
Top Golf
Total Wine & More
Tupelo Honey
Ultrazone Bailey's Crossroads
Urban Evolution
Virginia Center for Orthodontics
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Washington Capitals
Whitetail Resort
Whitlow's on Wilson
Wintergreen Resort





And anyone else who I may have missed!! 

Thank you for everything!


Kristi Tsiopanas, Auction Chair