The attached PDF tells who is performing at tonight's Tribute to Newtown, and the performers include Performing Artist, Scott LoBaido
Emmy Award Winning Acoustic Guitarist, Kevin Briody
Singer, Amy Masse
Danbury High School’s Madrigals
Rogers Park Middle School Chorus
Western Connecticut State University’s Wind Ensemble.
Also speaking at the event will be:
Walnut Hill Community Church Sr. Pastor, Clive Calver
Faith Church Pastor, Frank Santoro
United Jewish Center Rabbi, Clifford E. Librach
Newtown First Selectwoman Pat Llodra will attend the Tribute to Newtown.
Mayors and First Selectmen from the Greater Danbury Region have come together to organize a Tribute to Newtown. The gathering will be a way for the people of Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield and Sherman to come together in this time of need.
The tribute will include various musical performances from choirs and musicians as well as remarks by community leaders including Western Connecticut State University President, Dr. James Schmotter.
Western Connecticut State University will welcome guests to this regional tribute event on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in support of Newtown, and everyone affected by the tragic school shooting last week. A Tribute to Newtown will take place at the O’Neill Center on the Westside Campus of WCSU in Danbury, Connecticut.
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton explained, “We have all been affected by this tragic event in some way. We are hoping that this gathering will provide solace and comfort during a time of confusion and sadness.”
New Fairfield First Selectman, John Hodge has been vital to the organization of this event; he explained, “We want individuals from the entire region to join us for an uplifting event that will enable them to move forward with a more positive outlook despite the sadness that we are all feeling.”
If you have any questions regarding the information in this press release please contact City of Danbury Mayor’s Office at 203-797-4511 or the Town of New Fairfield at 203-312-5600.
Media are asked to contact Elisa Munoz in the City of Danbury Mayor’s Office at 203-797-4511 if you are interested in attending.