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Sneak Peek Of Nite-In-Hand From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m Tuesday!

It takes a village to throw a spectacular party like Nite-In-Hand for our grads. Here are some of the people and organizations we have to thank for the 24th annual alcohol- and drug-free extravaganza graduation night.



The Madison Community is invited to view the decorations for the Class of 2012 Nite in Hand from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19th.

Here is a note that Eileen Banisch, the head of the Madison Chamber of Commerce, received recently from Andrea Hutton of Given Chocolates, one of the many generous individuals and organzations who have supported this effort:

"When I first moved here, someone told me about the viewing of the decorations on the last day of school. It left such an impression on me, and I am not sure that many people in town know that you can go see it. I went with my children and I was amazed. It seemed far off, but I knew that I would be a part of it someday. That day has come. [My son] is graduating and I am confident - like at least 300 other parents - that he will be safe because of our support and dedication."

Remember that volunteers and support will be needed for next year's celebration!

Thanks to the following volunteers and businesses that helped make the 24th annual Nite-In-Hand celebration possible

Co-Chairs: Alicia Dolce, Linda Nietlisbach Peggy Van Antwerp
Treasurer: Rebecca Ferguson
Volunteer Coordinator: Margaret Mather
Decorations: Andrea Hutton
The Lounge: Mary Stryker
Senior Auction: Jennifer Eisele, Ellen Swigget
Hospitality: Jeanne Morrissey, Kyndria Brown, Eman Paradis
Security: Mark Enright
Carnival Events: Cathy Carroll
Solicitations: Lianne Hurdle
Fundraisers/Special Events: Vanessa Ballantine
Games/Entertainment: Karen Healy, Denise Gravina, Marci Sullivan
Pictures: Jeanne Morrissey, Nita Sabo, Eman Paradis
Food: Wendy Schon
Publicity: Linda Nietlisbach, Jeanne Morrisey, Cindy Ursini
Bingo: Brenda Graminski, Diane Stewart
Raffle: Pat Williams, Paula Munro
Parking: Jeff Swiggett
Set Up: Linda Enright

A big thank you to over 500 Madison supporters so far! 

Over 500 Madison community businesses and organizations, residents, students  and parents, have come together to keep our graduating seniors safe on high school graduation night -- at the 24th annual Nite In Hand celebration  (a proven safe, substance-free alternative to the traditional graduation teen party that can end in tragedy.)  We are extremely appreciative of our community sponsors who help make this night a magical reality for our Hand graduates – and a night of peace for parents and our town.

A  big Thank You to all the parents, residents and students who have generously given their time, talents, services and monetary donations in addition to our:

Nite In Hand HONOR ROLL of Sponsor Organizations as of 6/18/2012

Act II Thrift Shop Aleia's Gluten-Free Foods Angel Paws Ashley's Asiyes  Attitude Plus Balladino's Beadazzle Me Bella Perlina Jewelry B-Fit Express Big Y Boston Red Sox Bradley and Wall Bridgeport Bluefish Brunswick Colony Lanes Café Allegre Chartwells School Dining Services Chuck's Steakhouse & Margarita Grill Ciao Bella Circle Pizza Clinton Paint and Decorating Clinton Sports Shop Cohen's Bagels College Matters LLC,  Betsy Morgan Celebration Contracting, LLC Country Shop of Madison CT Medical Claims Management, Mathilde McCoy CT Sportsplex CT Tigers Baseball CT Water Company Deacon John Graves House DHHS Athletics Dolly Madison  Donohue's Dr. Barry Stark, DDS Dr. Karol Malovany, DDS Drs. Carlough, Burzin & Gagnon, Child and Adult Orthodontics Drs. Lori & Tom Richardson, A Family Chiropractic Center Dunkin Donuts East Wharf Bags Edible Arrangements Education Solutions Elgart, Gordon, Pinn, and Elgart Essex Financial Services, Pat Gingras Essex Savings Bank First Congregational Church Pardee Fund Floors and More Foodworks Franco's Wine Friends & Company Gametime Sales Get Wireless Now Gilman Brothers Given Chocolate Shop Guilford Lakes Golf Course Guilford Paint Center Guilford Pediatrics Guilford Savings Bank Hair We Are Hammonasset Package Store Hanami Hands Down Nail Salon Hillary Griffin - artist Ikea In Shape Fitness Center Indian Springs International Soccer and Rugby Imports Jolie Boutique Juice Plus+, Peggy Van Antwerp Kearney Insurance Agency, LLC Keith May, Builder, LLC Kennedy and Perkins KJ Munro and Sons Kleins Driving Range Knights of Columbus, Sacred Heart Council, 5780 Lake Compounce Landon Lumber Lenny and Joe's Fishtale Liberty Bank Little School House Deli Liv’s Oyster Bar LoMonaco's Restaurant Long Wharf Theatre Lyman Orchards MADE Madison Alcohol & Drug Education Coalition Madison Art Cinema Madison Avenue Hair & Skin Madison Beach Club Madison Beach Hotel Madison Chamber of Commerce Madison Community Services, Sunshine Fund Madison Earth Care/ Hocking Madison Exchange Club Madison Flower Shop Madison Hoop Dreams Madison Jelly Beanery Madison Lion's Club Madison Optical Madison Racquet & Swim Club Madison Rotary Club  Madison Senior Center Madison Veterinary Hospital Madison VFW Post 2096 Madison Wine Shop Madison Youth Football & Cheer Madison Youth Services/Arts Barn Maggie’s Table Malones Mangino Strength Conditioning Marquee Cinema, Westbrook Matt J. Hagan Painting McDonalds MicroGenesis LLC, John & Loretta James Midas of Branford Milano Development Modern Dog Munro Plumbing and Heating, Inc  Myers Suzio Mystic Seaport Northford Ice Pavilion Nuzzo's Oasis Nails & Spa On the Rocks On Track Karting Page Hardware & Appliance Palmeiris Pam Ferrente Catering Pasta Avest Pediatric Dentistry People's United Bank Pequot Museum Peter Indorf Jewelers Petrillo's PEZ Pink Tulips Portofino's Quassy Amusement Park Red Tomato Rehab Concepts Respond Systems Ricoh RJ Café RJ Julia Booksellers Roberts Food Center Rock Cat Baseball Royal Printing Sachem Card and Party Shop Saybrook Lanes Shoprite Shore TV & Appliance Shoreline Health and Fitness Silver Moon  Six Flags New England Skinsations Spirits of Madison Spot Lite Cleaners St. Margaret Roman Catholic Church Starbucks State Farm Insurance, Lauren LaTorre-Osterling Station One Salon Steele Magnolia  Stella and Dot, Amanda Mammele Stew Leonard's Stop & Shop Subway of Madison  Swan Funeral Home Sweitzer Waste Removal Syncretics Group, Inc. T&J Supermarket East Haven Taco Pacifico Taste of China Temple Beth Tikvah The Crush Club The Hearth at Tuxis Pond The Painted Quote The Place The Source Thimble Island Cruise Total Vitality, Robin Eekhof Tuxis Lumber Two Ems Village Pizza Wadsworth Atheneum Art Museum Walker Loden Walmart Wells Fargo Whitedress.com Williams Architects Wisteria Yale Peabody Museum Young’s Printing, Dan Litwin, President Zane's Zhang's

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