- Friday, November 20, 2015 at 9:08 am
The two trees in the center of Sandy Hook are shown shortly after both were lit for the first time last December. This year’s trees lighting ceremony, an event hosted by Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity, has been scheduled for Saturday, December 5.
- Monday, October 19, 2015 at 9:21 am
Glenn Nanavaty, left, president and treasurer of Newtown Scholarship Association (NSA), recently accepted a donation of $1,000 from Joe Hemingway, president of Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP), representing the funds for SHOP’s annual scholarship.
- Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11:33 am
NOTE (Tuesday, September 29, 2015): The photo caption accompanying this article has been updated to correctly reflect the name of Tanya Wulff Truaxx, the public relations director for Newtown Savings Bank.
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The Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP), a group of local business owners and community members from Sandy Hook, will present the Fifth Annual Passport to Sandy Hook on Saturday, October 10, from 11 am to 4 pm.
- Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 9:36 am
The Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP), a group of local business owners and community members from Sandy Hook, is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Passport to Sandy Hook. The event will take place in Sandy Hook Center on Saturday, October 10, rain or shine from 11 am to 4 pm.
- Friday, January 16, 2015
Connecticut Main Street Center (CMSC), the downtown revitalization and economic development nonprofit, has awarded the Town of Newtown a $10,000 Preservation of Place Grant for the creation of a Sandy Hook Village Signage and Wayfinding Design Plan. Newtown was one of eight organizations and municipalities to be award a 2015 Preservation of Place Grant.
- Saturday, December 6, 2014
With forecasts calling for more rain this weekend, organizers of the Sandy Hook Village Tree Lighting say this weekend’s event will go on rain or shine.
The annual event is scheduled for Saturday, December 6.
Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP) Marketing Director Melissa Lopata that SHOP is expecting “many visitors” for the annual event, and the business organization is taking additional steps to make sure people enjoy the event regardless of the weather.
- Friday, October 31, 2014
Three young girls dressed as Elsa, one of the princesses in Disney's Frozen, run toward one of their candy destinations last weekend during the Fourth Annual Sandy Hook Halloween Walk. Girls in the light blue gowns seemed to be everywhere for a few hours on October 25, as children dressed up to give their costumes a trial run (literally, in this case) in a daytime event in Sandy Hook Center. Nearly two dozen local businesses welcomed visitors through their doors.
- Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP) is hoping to see plenty of young costumed residents this weekend, during The Fourth Annual Sandy Hook Village Halloween Walk.
This year’s event will be Saturday, October 25, from 11 am to 2 pm. Downtown merchants — all located within walking distance of the Church Hill Road-Washington Avenue-Riverside Road-Glen Road intersection — will scare up a delightful array of in-store candy and other treats for kids dressed in costume.
- Monday, October 20, 2014
The Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP) held the Fourth Annual Passport to Sandy Hook on Saturday, October 11.
The event challenged participants to visit the 32 participating locations to have their “passports” stamped at each stop. Participants to completed having their passports stamped at all of the participating locations were entered into a drawing for three prize packages.
- Sunday, October 12, 2014
While Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP) was putting the final touches on this weekend’s Passport To Sandy Hook (see related story), members were also planning for their Fourth Annual Sandy Hook Village Halloween Walk.