Chesapeake Dressage Institute (CDI)

La Fiesta del Verano

August 2008 – La Fiesta del Verano
Thank You Guests and Sponsors
for making
La Fiesta del Verano
the party of the summer!

Nearly 200 people came out on a beautiful August evening and enjoyed dressage demonstrations by local riders Hallie Ahrnsbrak, Nina Holm, Pam Link, J.P. Melugin and Barbara Strawson. Tapas by the Annapolis restaurant Jalapenos was delicious and plentiful, and accompanied by Jalapenos signature white sangria. Guests also participated in the silent auction of 38 items donated by merchants from Annapolis to Kent Island.
Wellness House Founder Dr.Kelly Sullivan introduced Chesapeake Dressage Founder and President, Janet-Richardson Pearson, who announed her donation of two acres for the site for construction of the future permanent home of Annapolis Wellness House.

All proceeds will benefit the Annapolis Wellness House.

Annapolis Wellness House is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing a professional program of emotional support, education and hope for cancer patients and their families as they go through the recovery process. For more information, visit their website:

Geoff Graham and Angela Burnett

Christa Freedman and Juliette Freedman

Ronnie Morales

Barbara Strawson and Prosecco

Janet Richardson-Pearson

Pam Link and Indigo with Ronnie Morales

Hallie Ahrnsbrak and Emmitt

Nina Holm and Annie

Dr. Kelly Sullivan, founder of Annapolis Wellness House and Tad Wood

Betsay Novotny, Ronnie Morales and Dr. Deborah Graham, DVM