- Friday, October 17, 2014
John Voket was presented with a 2014 National Ambassador of Hope Award on October 15, during the monthly Hearts of Hope-Newtown painting party.
Hearts of Hope (HOH) Founder and Executive Director Judy Pederson said Wednesday morning that “An Ambassador of Hope is awarded to someone who goes above and beyond in service to others.”
- Friday, June 27, 2014
Paper may be the traditional gift for a first wedding anniversary, but for those involved with Hearts of Hope, something in ceramic may be even more appropriate.
Barb Tarpey and her two daughters were among a few dozen people who attended the first anniversary gathering of the Hearts of Hope-Newtown chapter on June 18. She and her daughters were in the hall of Newtown United Methodist Church to paint palm-sized ceramic hearts for the first time Wednesday evening, and Mom was having a little trouble deciding where to begin.
- Friday, June 20, 2014
The second annual Claris Construction Inc Summer Jam Concert Series for the children of Newtown will open inext week.
The series will begin Tuesday, June 24, with Vanessa Trien and The Jumping Monkeys returning from Boston to kick off the series. Returning favorites from last year will also include Amy Rogell on July 15, and Zak Morgan, who will again be traveling from Ohio for the final concert, scheduled to take place on August 5.
A program of Newtown Parks & Recreation, admission is free.