28th Annual Tree Lighting Memorials Begin Arriving

Published: November 23, 2012 at 12:00 am


28th Annual Tree Lighting

Memorials Begin Arriving

The Newtown Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a fundraising drive for the 28th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and luminarias display that will be presented at Ram Pasture on Friday, November 30. Donors may also contribute $10 for a bulb or luminaria to honor someone special. Donations will be accepted until the end of December.

Donations should be mailed to Tree Lighting Committee co-chair Diana Johnson at 26 Parmalee Hill Road, Newtown CT 06470. Mrs Johnson can be reached for additional information by calling 203-426-5418.

The following donations have been received for this year’s fundraising efforts:

In Honor Of                                                                     Donor                                   Tree  Luminaria

28th Annual Tree Lighting                    Greg & Mary Lou Pierce                                 1             1

Joseph Corbo                                             Marianne Corbo                                               1

John & Margaret Godfrey                       Lorraine J. Godfrey                                                         1 

Stan Perrone                                             Stan’s Christmas Tree Committee            1             1                          

Newtown’s Soldiers in Iraq                   Mr & Mrs Donald Hammalian                     1

Newtown’s Soldiers in Afghanistan    Mr & Mrs Donald Hammalian                     1

Mr & Mrs Raymond  Sandner               Michael & Marcia Sandner                           1                        

Everett  Petersen                                     Michael & Marcia Sandner                           1

Kathleen Grande                                      Dawn & Jon Briggs                                         1

Fred Lajoie                                                Harriet Lajoie Comboni                                1

Frank E. Johnson                                     Barbara Johnson & Family                          1

The Annual Tree Lighting                      Michael J. & Frauke Zilinek                         1

All Of The Volunteers                             Janet & Diana                                                 1             1        

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This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
50% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 2