Friday, April 26, 2013

Mayor To Present Awards To City Residents At Ball

From the Mayor's office.
Mayor Daniel T. Drew announced yesterday that he will present the City's first humanitarian, corporate citizen and community service awards at the 8th annual Mayor's Ball on June 1, 2013. The following recipients will be receiving the awards:
  • Betsy Morgan - Mayor's Humanitarian Award for her time and dedication to Middlesex Coalition for Children, School Readiness, Hunger Task Force for Children among others.
  • Frank Marchese - Mayor's Community Service Award for his involvement with the Italian Society of Middletown, St. Sebastian Church, Middletown Youth Soccer and help with the creation of the city's new soccer fields.
  • Tom Byrne - Mayor's Corporate Citizenship Award - Owner and operator of Connecticut Rental Center for his generosity with donations for various events in the community.
This year's ball will benefit  the Amazing Grace Food pantry, and “Letter from Italy, 1944", a soldier's story told in music that will be performed by The Greater Middletown Chorale at the premier on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts at Middletown High School.

The Mayor's 8th annual ball will be held at the Elks Club on Maynard Street. Tickets are still available at $100.00 per person, through the Mayor's office. The price includes a five course Italian-themed meal, wine or beer during cocktail hour, and music for dancing by Prelude Band. Dress for the event is black tie/evening attire. Bill De Kine from De Kine Photo LLC will be onsite to capture images of the evening that will be available for purchase after the event.

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