Garden party benefits Shrewsbury schools

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Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Shrewsbury – (l to r) Mike and Julie Rondinelli, and Jim and Nancy Coghlin Sr. place bids on items at the silent auction during the fourth annual Celebration in the Garden Party, held June 16 at the historic Fallon House, home of hosts Heather and Jason Logrippo. Over 300 guests attended the fundraiser to support the Shrewsbury Public Schools. Prior to the live auction, guests and committee members were acknowledged for their support by state Sen. Michael Moore, D-Millbury; state Rep. Matt Beaton, R-Shrewsbury; and Selectman James Kane.

 

 

 

(3) Mike Ryan and Steve O'Brien of the local band "Moss" perform for the party guests. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.
During the live auction, Master of Ceremonies Peter Blute (center) gets the highest bid of $850 from a guest in exchange for two hours of any type of work to be done by School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer (center) and Town Manager Daniel Morgado (right). Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.