Milford to host Newtown fundraiser on Jan. 20

We recently received this press release:

A number of Milford residents and businesses have teamed together to organize an event that will raise over $10,000 to donate directly to the families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The event will take place Sunday, Jan. 20, in Milford at Studio 8, 215 Pepes Farm Road. There are a limited number of tickets available at

The event will include live music from popular Connecticut bands, food, wine tasting, and much more. All of the proceeds will go directly to the My Sandy Hook Family Fund. Some representatives from the fund, along with some parents from the Sandy Hook Elementary School will be in attendance along with Mayor Ben Blake.

The evening will be filled with entertainment and bright spirits in response to the tragic events in Newtown.

John Burgeson