June 4, 2013 Ms. Wendy Hilliard, President and Founder Wendy Hilliard Foundation 550 West 155th Street New York, NY 10032 Dear Ms. Hilliard, As Executive Director of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) I am pleased to congratulate the Wendy Hilliard Foundation on the publication of your first annual yearbook. You should be proud of your role in raising awareness of the importance of physical activity, fitness and good nutrition. I commend you on your long history of providing Olympic-caliber gymnastics instruction to youth and adults in New York City. For over a decade you have positively influenced the lives of countless individuals who have been associated with your organization by teaching them the value of training and discipline through gymnastics. You are also showing them that physical activity is fun a lesson that will stay with them throughout their lives! Now is the time for all of us - individuals, organizations, schools, and government entities- to work closely to promote physical activity and good nutrition. We know that youth who learn healthy eating habits and the love of physical activity and sports participation at an early age are more likely to continue practicing those healthy habits when they are adults. By giving them these stepping stones early in life, it instills in them a strong foundation for a lifetime of physical activity and good nutrition and provides them with the tools they need for good health and well-being across their lifespan. In closing, please accept my sincere gratitude for all that the Wendy Hilliard Foundation does to support the work we do at the PCFSN. Without the assistance of individuals and organizations at the grassroots we would have a much tougher battle in spreading the word about these critical messages. Sincerely,
Shellie Pfohl, M.S. Executive Director
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Wendy Hilliard Foundation Board of Directors Alpha Alexander, PhD Vanessa Baylor Valerie Calistro Christopher Harrison Wendy Hilliard Willem “Hans” Humes Brenda Levin Dominick Minicucci Marion Phillips III Kristina Oliver, Esq. Janet Hill Talbert Ginji Wang
Wendy Hilliard Foundation Consultants & Staff Mohammed Ali –Gym Coordinator and Office Assistant - Bronx, NY Patrice Armour-Program Coordinator -Tulsa, Oklahoma Wanda Armour- Instructor/Rhythmic Coach - Tulsa, Oklahoma Aaron Beasley- Instructor/Asst. Coach - Bronx, NY Sean Benton- Instructor/ Tumbling Coach - Harlem, NY Osei Boateng-Finance/Reporting Consultant - Ghana Fabu Cox- Instructor/ Artistic Coach - Brooklyn, NY Stephen Fernandez- Gym Coordinator - Harlem, NY Damien Forest- Instructor/ Trampoline & Tumbling Coach - Harlem, NY Javier Gonzalez-Instructor -Harlem, NY Amy Gordon- Marketing Consultant - Fort Lee, NJ Raby Gueye-Office Manager - Harlem, NY Wendy Hilliard-President & Founder - Detroit, Michigan William Maldonado Instructor – Manhattan, NY Stacie Mitchell- Instructor/Trampoline Coach - Manchester, England Alexis Page- Instructor/ Rhythmic Coach -Harlem, NY Tamika Sims –Instructor/ Artistic Coach - Shreveport, LA Kenya Watson- Instructor/ Artistic Coach - Cary, NC Joan Watson-Instructor/Cheerleading Coach from St. Elizabeth, Jamaica Nikki Wunderlich- Instructor - Mahopac, NY
Wendy Hilliard Foundation
Serving Inner City Youth through the Sport of Gymnastics
2012 – 2013 WHF Programs
WHF Community Saturday Gymnastics Program Riverbank State Park October – June Ages 3-18 and Adults Students with special needs are integrated into classes
Harlem Children’s Zone- School Year Program HCZ Harlem Armory October - June Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays & Saturdays HCZ Students & HCZ Community Centers
Harlem Children’s Zone Community Gymnastics HCZ Harlem Armory October- June Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays & Saturdays Parent & Me 18 months – 3 years old (Saturdays) Adult Gymnastics 19 years and up (Wednesdays) Local resident participants (HCZ Intake)
WHF Competitive Team Program HCZ Harlem Armory Year-round Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays & Saturdays Pre Team, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Girls Artistic Gymnastics, Tumbling & Trampoline
Harlem Children’s Zone Summer Gymnastics Program HCZ Harlem Armory July & August Monday through Friday Open to HCZ students, Community partners & WHF Gymnastics Teams
The Wendy Hilliard Foundation A legacy of serving inner city youth through the sport of gymnastics Founded in 1996 by Hall of Fame rhythmic gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, the Wendy Hilliard Foundation “WHF” was formed to provide free and low cost gymnastics for youth. Wendy was inspired to begin the foundation after training her athlete, Aliane Baquerot, for the 1996 Olympics. The goal was to provide children with the opportunity that Wendy had in gymnastics. In the 80’s the City of Detroit Recreation Department hired four gymnastics coaches from the former Soviet Union. Lead by Drs. Vladimir and Zina Mirinov; the Detroit Metro Gymnastics Team produced Olympians, National Champions and numerous US National Gymnastics Team members. As the Captain of the Detroit Metro Gymnasts, Wendy travelled the world and was the first African American to represent the United States Rhythmic Gymnastics. The WHF is an exceptional youth development organization. It has served over 10,000 inner-city youth to date. The WHF has trained top elite athletes and international gymnastics performers. Brenda Jones, WHF Director of Administration 1995-2006, was instrumental to the development of the WHF. The diversity of the WHF staff is unique to the sport of gymnastics, but they are all highly qualified gymnastics instructors with incredible resumes achievement in sport. New York City has provided the opportunity for the WHF students to perform on some of the world’s greatest stages including, Madison Square Garden and Lincoln Center. The Board of the WHF provides funding, services and planning. Funding for the WHF programs is a mix of public, private foundations, educational and corporate grants and individual donations. In 1997, the WHF began developing partnerships with local organizations such as; the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Police Athletic League, and the Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation. In 1999, linkages were developed to provide health, nutrition, pregnancy prevention and sports medicine services with the New York Presbyterian Hospital and St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital, and the Women’s Sports Medicine Center, the health sponsor for the WHF competitive teams and special events. In 2004, the WHF began reading programs through Literacy Inc. These programs re-enforce the discipline and structure from gymnastics to school work and overall good health. In July 2000, Random House published a book by photographer, Jane Feldman, “I am a Gymnast” that featured WHF team member, McKenzie Foster. In 2001, the WHF Team participated in a student-exchange program with an elite rhythmic club from Southampton, England. Alexis Page age 17, started with the WHF at age 7. She became a three time USA Gymnastics National Team Member and National and International Gold medalist. In 2008, Team Alexis was formed to provide funding for her international trips and training. In fall 2013, Alexis will attend Howard University as a dance major. The Free WHF Summer Gymnastics program began in 1996 with over 700 youth from the NYC Housing Authority. At the conclusion of the program, the students participated in a free performance for the community. For over ten years the WHF Gymnastics Galas have featured a host of Olympic and champion gymnasts, coaches and Broadway performers that perform alongside the children of the program; including Olympic Gold Medalists, Dominique Dawes and Shannon Miller, members of the renowned Anti-Gravity gymnastics company, legendary coach Bela Karolyi and 11 time world champion tumbler Rayshine Harris. The WHF also hosts special events for the community including: the NYC Gymnastics Championships, Harlem Gymnastics Day, Harlem Girls and Women in Sports Day and Olympic Day celebrations. Over the years, WHF programs have included cheerleading and gymnastics for seniors and persons with special needs. In 2010, the Wendy Hilliard Foundation began a partnership with the Harlem Children’s Zone. Located at the Harlem Armory, the WHF serves over 800 HCZ students per month. The WHF Team program trains at this outstanding facility which is outfitted with new state of the art gymnastics equipment. In 2012 the HCZ began offering Mommy and me classes to the community taught by WHF staff. Wendy Hilliard’s goal was to create a program that provided an opportunity for more minorities to experience her sport. After serving over 10,000 participants, the Wendy Hilliard Foundation has established an incredible track record of providing quality programming for people of all ages and abilities in the sport of gymnastics.
SATURDAY COMMUNITY GYMNASTICS PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS 3-5 Age Group Gabriel Adames-Jimenez Jelisa Alexander Eden Almodovar Jazmine Almonte Dayla Andrews Amairani Barjan Yaniria Barjan Madisyn Black Jason Browner Zoe Browner Leah Buchanan Scottlynn Burgess Naomi Camacho Giselle Campbell Phoenix Cardona-Acevedo Tayler Chapman Malia Chery Cienna Lee Jamie Lee Cruz Kennedy Dickerson Antonio Fryar Gabriella Gil Medina Leah Gomez Francisco Gonzalez Alexa Guiracocha Brianne Hamilton Samara Harrington Justine Hill Nia Hunt Kennedy Jarvis Eliza Lee Jennings Aleirys Jimenez Keila Jimenez Nyal King Zalyair Mackey Sofia Mayi Piper Mercier Jelissa Milien-Ortiz Rory Mitchell Mairelys Moran Jayla Nicholas Andrew Nixon Siena Sanchez Laila Shaw Laila Smith Myla Smith Xiamaya Stuckey Kien Truong-Moreau Waylon Tse Mariana Turpin Eva Valdivieso Danny Virovlyansky Asia West Miriam De La Force Ava Torres Christal Moore Alexa Verestiuc
Essence Williams Callista Iceson Antonio Sousa 6-8 Age Group Elaine J. Adames-Jimenez Arianna Baez Gregory Brooks Rani Burnett Taelor Carswell Veeda DeJesus Gabriel De la Force Sakari Denson Abibatou Dieng Alisia Dupree Mikelle Evans Hampton Facey Logan Farmer Rachel Ferguson Zarielis Figueroa Lauren Fonfa Nalanie Fonseca Laila Garrett Mekhai Genfi Jaliya George Deslynn Herod Jayvis Infante Ruby Jennings Tamya Jones Claire Judice Tahari Konate Jordan Lane Melany Linton Dianna Lopez Laura Lyle Treniece Lyman N'Deye M'Baye Yvene` Mackey Raechel Mariano Angelyse Matos Alicia McGhee Taniya McGowan Nala Millott Mahogani Mitchell Katalyn Moran Katalina Nelson Omayrie Nunez Finn O'Meara Analia Ovalles Sky Page Courtny Paytron Makalah Peters Eden Pichardo Saa'lani Poole Kaylyne Ramirez Deshalia Robinson Asia Rodriguez Julio Rodriguez
Tatyana Rodriguez Auset Rogers Summer Rowe Noelle Saldana Morgan Sanders Pardeep Singh Sonia Smith Zhakiya Smith Angelina Soto Amber Springer Teniyah Thomas Francesca Vasquez Liliana Vasquez Alice Virovlyansky Roxanne Warner-Starks Ceon Wilson Maya Young 9-17 Age Group Danielle Andrews Delilah Barber Kajanni Billups J'Lanee Cardona-Acevedo Shelemiah Cornelius Naziyah Dash Verssy Mercedes Shamia Diaz Diarra Dieng Nylah Doll Tyla Dupree Dema'nye Duncan Laila Farmer Jalyn Felton Kiana Frederick Franchesca Gonzalez Mia Grant-lasalle Skyy Harris Kayli Jackson Octaveya Jamerson Olivia Jenkins Nia-lah Johnson Da'nya Leonard Chassidy Morales Safiyah Morgan Ivy Neely Shanally Nunez Ronelle Pelissier Nathalie Polanco Selamawit Rigaud Grace Rodriguez Cindy Peralta Adult Class Sonia Pereira Julia Virovlyansky
Saturday Community Gymnastics Program WHF 3-5 Age Group
WHF 6-8 Age Group
9-17 Age Group & Intermediate Class
Saturday Community Gymnastics Program Participants
Wendy Hilliard Foundation Team Participants
TRAMPOLINE & TUMBLING Shaun Alexander -HCZ Javier Gonzalez –HCZ/ETC Dennis Lopez –HCZ/ETC Jullian Carr -HCZ Nyree Pray –HCZ/ETC Fahtima Yaro –HCZ/ETC Brishae White –HCZ/ETC Alexis Keaveny –HCZ/ETC Jade Henderickson –HCZ/ETC Tyemah Cox –HCZ/Truce Media Alaysha Gibson –HCZ/Truce Media Dominique Martin –HCZ/ETC Daniel Blow-Cummings –HCZ/PA-1 Yasmeen El –HCZ/Truce Media Jessica Ramirez –HCZ/Truce Media Jaelyn White -HCZ Triston Cavanes -HCZ/LTE Austin Cavanes –HCZ/LTE Breyona Holder –HCZ/CSO Johncito Smith Journi Hickman Matthew Dayle Gabriel Vasquez Bailey Mensah Kennedy Mensah Mikail Maslov Malea Parker RHYTHMIC TEAM TRAINING Aliyah Morris Michelle Parker Zakiyyah Flores Madison Valentin
GIRLS ARTISTIC Deloris Carr -HCZ Ashley Figueroa -HCZ Arianna Cummings -PA-1 Adama Lowe -HCZ Asta Lowe -HCZ Ida Lowe -HCZ Isabella Crowell -PA-1 Izhardiah Hidalgo -HCZ Awa Lowe -HCZ Madeleine Riordan Lufthansa Boothe Jeida Parkinson Destiny King Isis De Luna Sierra Sutton RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS Yvonne Jenkins –HCZ/PA-1 Jahnique Stringer –HCZ/PA-1 Jasmine Jordan –HCZ/PA-1 UE N'Dey Lowe -HCZ Skylar Crowell –HCZ/PA-1 Kaylee Forest –HCZ/Harlem Gems Leighla Dungee Elena Kimberling Jillian Kimberling Caurel Maxwell Malaikah Calhoune Emily Delbrun Aaliyah Hunter
Gymnastics Team Members
Gymnastics Team Members
Warm-ups are by Modellâ€™s
WHF YEAR IN REVIEW 2012-2013 July 2012 HCZ Summer Gymnastics Program and Summer Team Training Camp for over 300 participants begins WHF Team sends Bronx Gymnastics Olympian John Orozco a Good Luck Video Alexis Page, her Mom Pam Fair and Wendy were feature on TV on WABC’s Program here and Now. Wendy goes to the London Olympics August 2012 Wendy interviewed about the impact of Gabby’s Douglas’ Gold medal– NY Daily News, CCN.com WHF/HCZ Gymnastics Team performs at the HCZ Youth Games September 2012 WHF registration hits new heights with a record number of students and scholarships offered. HCZ Gymnastics program begins at the HCZ Armory October 2012 Maddie Riordan and Emoni Washington speak at the Women’s Sports Foundation Annual Salute to Women in Sports and the WHF Team members hit the red carpet and meet champion athletes Hurricane Sandy hits NYC – The HCZ Armory becomes a National Guard command center. November/December 2012 Free HCZ Parent & me gymnastics classes for ages 18 months-‐ 3 years takes off! Saturday Community Gymnastics Program has toy drive for children affected by Hurricane Sandy January/February 2013 Modell’s sponsors WHF Gymnastics Teams and staff with warm-‐up suits by Adidas WHF Fundraiser Celebrating the Future Gymnasts of Harlem-‐ a smashing success! March/April 2013 WHF is designated a Trampoline Development Center by USA Gymnastics. WHF Gymnastics Teams compete throughout the tri state area Picture Day at the SCGP at Riverbank – April 6 Wendy speaks at the Aspen Institute in Colorado Wendy receive Lifetime achievement award from Hofstra University NYC Championships held at the HCZ Armory -‐ April 27-‐28 Free Adult Gymnastics Classes begin at HCZ Armory May 2013 USA Gymnastics Trampoline Clinic #2 May 3 – 5 HCZ Armory Riverbank State Park 20th Anniversary -‐ May 18 WHF Scholarship Student, Alexis Page, is accepted into Howard University Dance Department June 2013 Harlem Gymnastics Gala – June 8 NY State Gymnastics Championships-‐ June 9 Maddie Riordan and Lufthansa Boothe will represent WHF! Final USA Gymnastics Trampoline Clinic at HCZ Armory June 14-‐16 WHF Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Overnight mini-‐camp Huguenot, NY June 28-‐30
New Yor k City Championship A pril 27-28, 2013 At the Harlem Childrenâ€™s Zone Armory
LAST WINTER WE HAD AN OUTSTANDING FUNDRAISER! STAY TUNED FOR NEXT YEAR’S EVENT! THANK YOU TO THE HONOREES, GEOFFREY CANADA AND LINDA DUNHAM THE BENEFIT COMMITTEE AND OUR SUPPORTERS!
Wendy Hilliard Foundation 2012-2013 Support $25,000 and above
$250 - 499
$25 - 249
Ernst and Young LLP
Peter Westbrook Foundation Claire Reed Angie and Dave Melton Toby Townsend Michele de Milly Janeen Azare Kevin Guzman Melissa Guzman Hope Harley Terri Austin Edward Pichardo Lela Goren Sonia Pichardo Sarah and Victor Kovner David Asomaning Bonnie St. John Janet Hill Crayton Robey Larry Dias Joanne Sotres and Bill Hladick Yolanda Joe Vanessa Baylor Rev. Nicholas and Doris Hood
Anita C. Walker Milton & Mercedes Vasquez Robert Levithan Barbara Hicks Nancy Flex Ellen Markowitz Camille Murphy Samantha Fahy Rose Voisk Kofi Berantuo Gemma Alexander-Mozeak Carlotta Shelton Louis and Amy Gordon Midori Nakamura Rovika Rajkishun Jacquelyn Williams Ida Minault Trianna Begum
$10,000 - 24,999 Greylock Capital, Hans Humes Anne Gumowitz Bloomberg Heisman Trophy Trust $5,000 - 9,999 New York Athletic Club Schultz Family Foundation West Harlem Development Corporation Allstate Foundation Council Member Inez Dickens, 9th CD; New York City Council Council Member Robert Jackson, 7th CD; New York City Council Manhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer $1,000 - 4,999 Dunham Management Corp., Linda Dunham Brenda Levin Tracy Nixon Kenneth Banks Gloria Banks United State Olympic Committee Christopher Harrison USA Gymnastics USA Wresting Major League Baseball, Wendy Lewis James Bicksler $500 - 999 Monica Azare Xango Media Group Larry G. Kapfer and Family Carol and Seamus O'Cleirecain Robert and Claudia Gukeisen Domino's Pizza, Rob Cookston Valerie Calistro John Smith Links Inc.- Metro Community Fund Sonia Houston Jason Benta
$25 - 249 William Rhoden Peter Bertuglia Adam Kolacki Brown's Gymnastics, Rita Brown Black Women in Sports, Tina Sloan Green Jim O'Hoppe Karen Phillips Jay Kriegel Walter Glover Sarah Golden Patrick Pacheco Andrew Ostrovsky Sarah Stambouline Marc Ricks Dominick and Theresa Minicucci Herbert Burger William Mills Susan Davis Genevieve Detroz Bernstein Global Management Christine Callahan
In-Kind Contributors Geto and de Milly Inc. - Public Relations Modell's, Bobby Jackson NY Amsterdam News Herbie Berger-Dipl. ABT. (NCCAOM) Inking Time Inc. Columbia University Comfort Cake Inc., Amy S. Hilliard Carol Foell-Photography WHF Yearbook photos provided by: Jane Feldman Carol Foell Penny Graves Sportography
Team Alexis It takes a village! We are so proud to send Alexis Page off to Howard University this fall! Alexis started with the WHF at 7 years old. She went on to travel the world representing the United States, winning international and national gold medals at top events. Her Mom, Pam Fair was by her side all the way. We thank all of her coaches, especially her first coach, Karina Rudneva and her last coach at Aviator Sports, Lucy Kerznerman. To financially support her international travel and training we created Team Alexis (listed below) to make sure Alexis had what she needed to be the best! Alexis always be a bright star at WHF and an inspiration to all! Thank you to all of her supporters!
Emeka Okafor Leanne Bishop Christopher Harrison Jodi Sokol Frank Jania Steven Ginzberg Jennifer Walz Terry Clark Joseph Tatt Tamika Sims Deborah Zelko Gina Jones Robert Levithan Samantha Fahy Herbie Berger
Robert Hudak Shannon Brame Anna Mannarino Randi L Dorman Sarah Stamboulie Susanna Lafrate Christie Calahan Crayton Robey Kristina Oliver Thomas Pace Paul Allen Lisa Gelobter Fran Grossman Camille Murphy
Tom Hromas Gloria Banks Brenda Levin Geoffrey Yarema Brenda Levin Dan & Alisa Doctoroff Joetta Clark-Diggs Marion Phillips Ellen Markowitz Val Calistro Angie Melton Monica Brouwer Willem â€œHansâ€? Humes Viviane DeMilly
Kristen Rosella Althea Lewis Regina Carter C.A. Norton-Foell Vanee M. Vines Cynthia Eytina Michelle de Milly Viviane de Milly Aliane Baquerot Wilson Ann Flynn John Ludden Toby W. Towson Adam Roper Erik Cummings
Sylvia Banks Gregg Singer Roger Park Andre Barnett Charles Brackens Brian Moran Jeanne Wilson Elaine Thompson Todd S. Fox Lisa Seales Dominique Duvalsaint
CONGRATULATIONS TO RORY MY RISING STAR. LOVE ALWAYS, MOMMA
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Eta Theta Lambda Chapter Salutes Rory Mitchell and the Wendy Hilliard Foundation. ________________________________________________________________________
ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC. ETA THETA LAMBDA CHAPTER 32nd Annual College Tour* October 19 â€“ 26, 2013
The mission of the College Tour is to expose primarily African-American and Latino high school students to the variety of higher education options offered by Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and through campus visitation provide opportunities for students to observe and participate in aspects of college life and interact with admissions personnel.
College Tour Students will: Visit 14 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Interact with Admissions and Academic Staff Experience Aspects of College Life Participate in Developmental Workshops Develop a Network of Friends and Mentors And More... You may also contact the ETL Hotline @ (516) 733-0442 or call (631) 835-2743 Seats are available for the 2013 College Tour For additional information: Visit our website at www.etleducationfoundation.org *Final Itinerary is subject to Change
"Delilah, remember that "WITH GOD, ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE! AND I WILL ALWAYS BE IN YOUR CHEERING SECTION AS YOU DO THE IMPOSSIBLE. LOVE MOMMY Great Job Jelisa, aka "Lil Mama" keep up the good work & have fun!! Love ya Mommy & Daddy. Congratulations to a beautiful granddaughter Jelisa; Always do your best. Love ya Grandparents. Congrats. "Sweet Pea" ....keep on tumbling!!....auntie Indie Loves you. Jelisa; aka "Jels" We are all so proud of you for completing your 1st year of gymnastics. You Did GREAT!!! Love your
Congratulations Rory Great Job! From : Eric Schwartz, Financial Advisor
Congratulations Rory Iâ€™m very proud of you! Love Aunt Wendy!!
Congratulations Rory we're proud of you. Love Pop-Pop, Grandma Lisa & Uncle Jared
Congratulations!! Love Mom, Dad/Tateich Magnificent Artistic Loving Amazing Intelligent Kind Articulate Humble
Angelyse, we are so proud of you! Keep on working hard and dreaming big. Love Lala, Mommy and Titi
Ceon continue to follow your dreams! Love Mom and Dad
Jelissa, remember that Mommy, Daddy & Grandma will always LOVE YOU! Don't give up because things are hard, but work harder when you think of giving up. Keep in mind that knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it!
Keep up the great work Angelina!! â€“ Love Mom
Maddy, Your dedication to gymnastics is an inspiration. We love you. Always, Mom & Dad
Jelissa, you are awesome & beautiful!!! Stay strong & God bless you always!!
To: Emily We are so proud of you and all of your achievements. Love: Mom, Dad and your grandparents (Manol, Yvette and Louie)
Congratulations Johncito, Mom and Dad are very proud of your hard work and effort!
Congratulations Aaliyah! Great job this year in gymnastics! We love you and are very proud of you! Love, Mommy and Daddy
Congratulations! You Are Destine For Greatness. Love Auntie, Karl/Ashlie
Shout outs!!!! “Zoe & Jason, Forward roll & Zoom High!! Love Mom and Dad!”
“Good Job Tahari!! Love Your Family- Toute La Famile T’aime!!”
Chastity-Rae-- We love how you control your power round off, with that amazing smile. Love Mom and Dad.
Rae-Chel--. Congratulations on your first year of gymnastics. Your bridge and split looks phenomenal. Love Mom and Dad
“You go Tamya-It’s within you!! Love your family”
Shout out to Eve & Eden Almodovar!! Much Love, Cipha sounds
Showing love to my sweet Saa’lani Poole. Mommy is so proud of you!! Keep up the excellent work. Your family loves you very much!
The Wendy Hilliard Foundation would like to thank the Harlem Childrenâ€™s Zone for a Wonderful Partnership!!!