Community Dinner/Dance

Community Dinner and Dance

Saturday, May 26th 2007

Dinner: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Dancing: 8:00PM - 11:00PM

The buffet menu includes:

House Salad/Dressing

Rolls/Butter

Marinated Boneless Grilled Chicken

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Sausage and Peppers

Cavatelli Marinara

Fresh Sauteed Veggies

Soft Drinks


The dance will feature The Tony Cafiero Band, generously sponsored by Laticrete International, Inc.. Anthony Cafiero is an accomplished pianist heralding to Connecticut ’s shoreline from the New York City area in 1987. Mr. Cafiero’s musical versatility allows for him to exercise his musical talents across a large range of formats and styles and have afforded him the opportunity to play with some of the best of bands and area musicians in Connecticut . Additionally, Mr. Cafiero enjoys singing jazz and popular “standards” when soloing for private parties, cocktail hours, retirement communities, and for upscale restaurants and bistros. Employing a modified piano style and technique made popular by Fat’s Waller called “stride piano”, patrons often comment on the uniqueness of the sound as well as the smooth marriage of songs from a bygone era to this type of playing. Mr. Cafiero is also busy working as a piano and Hammond organ “sideman” for many popular area bands including but not limited to the "Anthony Cafiero Band", “West of Yesterday”, the “To Dye For band”, “Whiskey River”, the “Bart Bryant Band” “Garry and the Moodswingers” and the “Elm City Blues Project”.

To listen to a clip of Tony's music, click here (for .wma version) or here (for .mp3 version), and visit Tony's web site at http://www.anthonycafiero.com

Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $8.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets will be available as of May 1st 2007 at the Town Hall.

 

The Dinner/Dance was organized by Marsha Royster and Don from Keystone/Best Friends. All 250 tickets were sold out by Friday night. Setup began at 4PM on Friday, with Alan Green, Dave Forman, Marsha Royster, Don, June and Arnold Riley, Ann Klatskin, Bill Guth and Nancy McCarthy. Tables were decorated with red and blue table cloths, and plants that June arranged to have generously donated by Ace Begonias.

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Alan Green & Dave Foreman 'swab the decks'

June Riley sweeps

Don's truck from Best Friends Pet Care

Alan Green, Marsha Royster, Dave Forman & Nancy McCarthy

The Caterers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By the time 6:00 PM rolled around, everything was set up and ready to go. Dave thanked Laticrete for the generous donation that paid for the Tony Cafiero band, greeted guests, collected tickets and stamped hands.

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Dave thanks Laticrete

June helps out some small guests

Dinner enjoyed by all

Tony Cafiero and friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everyone danced the night away and had a great time.

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Kim McClure came up with the idea of photographing "Bethany Gothic" shots for guests to take home, and Bill Guth arranged with local artist G.E. Mac Diarmid to paint the cutout.

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Kim McClure & Bill Guth work out kinks in "Bethany Gothic"

Carol Goldberg & Scott

Dave & Gilda Forman

Bill Guth & Art McClure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note from the Webmaster: Due to camera problems, some of the photos are poor quality. If you would like to contribute some photos, or would like to provide photo annotations, please contact

Anthony Cofrancesco, Webmaster

 

 
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