Potluck Thanks 2016

Dear HGM Students, Families, Faculty, and Staff,

Hearty thanks to all who took part in this year’s HGM Winter Potluck!

Special shout-outs to:

  • All Student and Parent volunteers
  • HGM families that brought food for the Potluck
  • The Korean Parents Association for running the food service so smoothly
  • Mr. McCollaum for being such a fabulous MC
  • Caitlin Dulany for coordinating such a great Talent Show
  • All the talented HGM students who wowed us with their performances
  • Senior Enrique Linan for providing the soundtrack
  • Parent James Mathers for providing the sound system
  • Families and local businesses that donated so many wonderful prizes for the raffle and silent auction
  • Rita Rubinstein and Edward Koo for heading up such an impressive Silent Auction
  • All parents that helped put together auction baskets
  • Beth McGoldrick for donating photocopying
  • Ruth Otarola-Linan for heading up the decorating committee
  • Maribel Garcia for donating and setting up the lovely balloon decorations
  • Xin Jin and Jennifer Clark for helping with the event planning
  • FHGM Board Members who handled tickets and sales
  • Quynh Nguyen for running the House Team Challenge
  • Every House Team member that showed house pride through artistic use of graham crackers
  • Teachers, Administrators, and Staff who took time out of their personal schedules to celebrate with us
  • And everyone else, who just came out to have fun and support the HGM

Local Business HGM Winter Potluck Silent Auction & Raffle Prize Donors

A+ Tutoring, Inc.
Contact: Roman Slavinsky

Balloons On The Run
(NHHS HGM Family Owned Business - The Garcia Family)

BCD Tofu House

Colfax Liquor & Jr. Market
Mgr/Owner: Moneer Mouchamel
11710 Riverside Dr., Valley Village

Dr. Gene Rubinstein Laser and Dermatology Center
(NHHS HGM Family Owned Business - The Rubinstein Family)


Judith E. Haut, PhD
College Application Essay Writing Tutor
Former HGM English Literature Teacher

Tier One Tutoring
Tel: 818/780-9921

Total Wine & More

Valley Village Liquor & Wine
Mgr/Owner: Sam Asker
5144 Colfax Ave., North Hollywood

HGM Family Donors to Silent Auction and Raffle:

  • Barack/Hewitt Family
  • Choi-Nakama Family
  • Ferriz, Nathalie (student)
  • Garcia Family
  • Herman Family
  • Jung-Kim Family
  • Koo Family
  • Kory/Curet Family
  • Mathers Family
  • Nguyen/Michaels Family
  • Park Family
  • Petrosian Family
  • Prisman Family
  • Rubinstein Family
  • Schall Family
  • Silton Family
  • Standish Family
  • Suh Family
  • Sverdlov Family
  • Wallace Family

We are so very grateful to all of you for helping to make the 27th Annual HGM Winter Potluck and evening to remember.

Sincerely yours,
Friends of the HGM
and Charlene Mathers, HGM Winter Potluck Chair