This letter is written by Lois Ruggiero, Chairman, Clinton Family Day Committee:
On behalf of the Clinton Family Day Committee 2012, I would like to thank the 35+ volunteers who donated their time on July 21 to make this event a huge success.
I would also like to acknowledge and thank Willie Fritz, First Selectman, the First Selectman’s Task Force, the Park & Recreation Department Staff and Commission, the Board of Selectmen, Members of the Morgan Peer Advocates and the Clinton Youth and Family Service Bureau for their support and generosity.
A special thank you to the following people who worked many hours, over several months, on this project which benefited the children and families of this community: Kimberly Inglis, Nancy Popp, Amy King, Nancy Williams and Andrea Ruggiero.
We had 12 entries (22 children) in our Sand Sculpture Contest this year and I would be remiss if I didn’t thank our judges: Lynn Pinder, Selectman, Bo Potter, Director of the Park and Recreation, and Peter Schultheis, Director of Human Services. We also had 12, five-man teams participate in our Tug of War Contest, which made for a very exciting event.
The following businesses helped us along the way: ShopRite and Stop & Shop of Clinton, by donating watermelons, bottled water and a gift card.
Everyone who attended this event experienced a day filled with Races, Arts & Crafts, Games, Face Painting, Prizes, a Waterslide and Beach Combing with Dana Skidmore. It was a wonderful feeling to see the community come together to make our Seventh Annual Clinton Family Day such a special day for the children and families of Clinton.
Lois A. Ruggiero, Chairman
Clinton Family Day Committee