To the Editor:

I want to thank all those who participated in the Persephone Event and contributed generously to our success.

Puppet paraders: Antigone Rosenkranz, Mike Craughwell, Beth McIlheny, Bill Kane, Cynthia Robinson, Audrey Van Der Krogt.

Spindrift puppeteers: Rachel Curtin, April Thanhauser, Joan LeLacheur, Jill Macy, Gail Tipton.

Snow dancers: Rhianna Schahn, Isabelle Littlefield, Autumn Richards, Julia Kane.

Drummers: Rick Bausman, Roberta Kirn, Mark Hurwitz, Paul Thurlow.

Bell ringers: Gail Tipton, Judy Crawford, Marie Doebler, Margaret Knight, Penny Hinkle.

Musicians: Debra Hart, Andy Weiner; the Tashmoo Trio: Penny Huff, Christine Box, Chris Siebel.

Food: Robin Forte, Kate Suval, Sharon Gamsby, Carleen Cordwell.

Wine: Abbe Burt, Susan Thompson.

Projected images: Richard Skidmore.

Poets: Linda Black, Susanna Sturgis, Steve Ewing, Brooks Robards.

Technical assistance: Michael Black, Art Nelson, Susan Sigel Goldsmith.

Contributing artists: Linda Ziegler, Ruth Kirchmeier, Leslie Baker, Paul Karasik, Jane McTeigue.

General day of event help: Lorna Asche, Cleo Wild, Paul Karasik.

Thanks to the Oak Bluffs Police Department for our escort up Circuit Avenue.

And special thanks to Melissa Breese, for her enthusiasm, expertise and beautiful gallery.

Together we raised $2,500 to educate and support programs for disabled and marginalized children in Zambia.

Marsha Winsryg

West Tisbury