On Friday, October 2, 2009, Roy Rondeno Sr. (beloved mail carrier and best friend to WLG boss, Oscar) passed away from complications from his injuries. Roy was a kind and wonderful man who will be greatly missed by WLG and the greater New Orleans community.
A fundraiser will be held for the Rondeno family on Sunday, October 11, from 1PM to 5PM in the CVS parking lot at 4901 Prytania Street, between Upperline and Robert Streets.
At this time participating businesses include: Kyoto, Upperline, La Thai, Crepe Nanou, La Boulangerie, St James Cheese Co., The Wine Seller, King Pin, Felix, Gumbo Shop, Galatoires, Vizards, Reginelli’s, Mr. B’s, Restaurant One, Mr. John’s Steak House, Patouts, ASH Dad’s Club. More will be announced in the coming days.
Wristbands, allowing entrance into the event, will be available for purchase beginning late this afternoon. Anyone wishing to purchase their wristband in advance can go to Roythepostman.com for updated information.
If you would like to volunteer to assist with the day of the event duties, please arrive at the CVS parking lot around 11:00AM on Sunday to help with set-up.
A Capital One account has been established and donations can be made to: Roy Rondeno Sr, Donation Account. Any Capital One can receive a donation. For anyone who wishes to mail a donation, please mail to:
3540 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
Attn: Branch Manager
Any questions regarding the accident or fundraiser may be directed to Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you will join us Sunday to celebrate Roy and support the Rondeno family.