We are deeply grateful
to all our sponsors, volunteers, performers and everyone who joined us on September 5, 2010 to Celebrate Gloucester (see thank-you letter)
. We demonstrated the profound power of music to bring us together and build community (see article
And we raised $15,000 for local charities (see article
A splendid time was had by all on November 11, 2010 at the
Celebrate Gloucester World Premiere Film & DVD Release Party
Special thanks to
for compelling live performances ~ and to
for donating great food ~
Cape Ann Brewing
for their excellent beer!
The Gloucester Fund Distributed $15,000.00 to local charities based on community voting
Congratulations to Cape Ann Families and Cape Ann Animal Aid
who took 1st and 2nd place and received $5,000 grants each.
There was a 3-way tie for third place. Proceeds were divided among Schooner Adventure, St. Ann School and Pathways for Children after another week of voting.
Celebrate Gloucester, presented by GIMMELIVE and sponsored by National Grid
was 8 hours of Blues, Rock, New Orleans Jazz, Funk, Americana on Labor Day Sunday PLUS Fresh local food
directly on Gloucester Harbor ~ See photos by Joanne Silva
Some of Gloucester's best restaurants and vendors provided an array of fresh local food for sale
(see food vendors)
Benefit to Revitalize Gloucester
Celebrate Gloucester raised $15,000 that was donated to The Gloucester Fund
. 25 charities were nominated to receive grants.
Congratulations to Cape Ann Families
and Cape Ann Animal Aid
who took 1st and 2nd place. Each organization was awarded $5,000 grants by The Gloucester Fund
There was a 3-way tie for third place. Proceeds were divided among
St. Ann School
Pathways for Children
after another week of voting.
Many costs are covered by
and our Supporting Sponsors
, M.B.T. Electric
A & A Services, Inc.
and Associate Sponsors
7 Seas Whale Watch
Intershell Seafood Market
Jon R. Morse, CPA
Jerry Noble Electricians
Palazola’s Sporting Goods
and The Shed
Emergency services provided by Beauport Ambulance
Free Wi-Fi was made available courtesy of Hotz1
These generous donors made it possible for more proceeds to be available for Gloucester Charities.