“WHEREAS” was a popular word for a few minutes at Danbury Fields Forever, when Bruce Tuomala, Danbury’s director of economic development, presented a proclamation on behalf of Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton to Charles F. Rosenay, the executive producer of the two-day Beatles music festival at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, Saturday, July 26.
The word appears nine times on the proclamation from the mayor that July 26 and 27, 2014 is the official Beatles Weekend in recognition of the festival in Danbury.
After the presentation, Tuomala emphasized the importance of Ives to the City of Danbury, as well as events such as Danbury Fields Forever. “It’s great for the city,” he said. “The mayor is pleased that events at Ives like Danbury Fields Forever brings people to the area, and it’s all good people. We try to do everything we can to help promote things that help the city’s economy. Events like this bring people to the hotels and restaurants in the city.”
Danbury Fields Forever, in its third year at Ives Concert Park, on Western Connecticut State University’s westside campus , 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury, has been expanded to two days this year. The Beatles-themed music festival will continue Sunday, July 27, from noon to 8 p.m. Visit www.fab4musicfestival.com or www.ivesconcertpark.com.