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Night Of Giving Again A Virtual Affair

Once again this year, the annual Night of Giving, the most important fundraiser of the year for Hospitality House, will not be an in-person event Saturday evening. It’ll be virtual. That’s due to the pandemic’s continued effects. Development Director Ashley Quadros says the planning of such an event has to begin months in advance…

click to listen to Ashley Quadros

Last year’s virtual event still looked mostly traditional, lasting around three hours. But then the longtime producer, Mikhail Graham, also retired, after 15 years. So Quadros says this year it will look quite different, with the entertainment lasting less than 30 minutes, although still with 30 musicians and featuring a big surprise that she didn’t want to reveal. But despite the changes, she’s confident it’ll be a success, especially with the angel donors and local businesses continuing their triple match campaign…

click to listen to Ashley Quadros

One of the featured musicians is six-time Grammy-nominated artist John McCutcheon. The Night of Giving starts online at 7 Saturday evening. You can access it through links on the Hospitality House website, You Tube, and Facebook.

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