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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Arts Honor for Westporter

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There was special recognition tonight for Westporter Ann Sheffer (who could not be present) at the 2016 Governor’s Patron of the Arts Awards ceremony at the governor’s residence in Hartford. Sheffer was honored for her “long standing commitment to fostering and improving the arts in Connecticut and beyond.” Accepting the award for Sheffer was Helen Klisser During (2nd r) , artistic director emeritus of the Westport Arts Center (and contributing WestportNow photographer) who took Sheffer’s place on the Connecticut Arts Council and the Connecticut Arts Council Foundation. Pictued (l-r) are Fritz Jellinghaus, chair, Connecticut Arts Council & Connecticut Arts Council Foundation; Catherine Smith, commissioner, Deparment of Economic & Community Development, and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo


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