Song, dance, music, and theater together on Wednesday, March 2 were part of a closing ceremony to wrap up The Avielle Foundation’s Spark after school program winter semester. The afternoon at the NYA Sports & Fitness Center also included laughter, applause, and many thanks to students and volunteers.
The sound of live music joined the clang of free weights in the gym and the echoing shouts of basketball players on the courts at NYA Sports & Fitness Center one recent afternoon. Local musician Joe Proc was leading a group of young local players preparing to showcase their talents at a WestConn basketball game representing the Avielle Foundation’s newest initiative — the Spark Project.
DANBURY, CONN. — Peter D’Amico, a distinguished businessman and community activist, has been named the 2015 Macricostas Entrepreneur of the Year by Western Connecticut State University. He will be honored at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, at The Ethan Allen Hotel, 21 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury.
NYA founder Peter D'Amico is among nine recipients of the United Way of Western Connecticut's Hometown Hero Award.