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Kasschau Memorial Shell Says Thank You to Sponsors

Dear Kasschau Shell Concert friends!
What a summer this has been! The Summer of Jo was one for the record books!
The Kasschau Memorial Shell Committee in Ridgewood was thrilled to be able to offer our Summer Concert Series despite the challenges brought to our community by Covid-19. Many acts returned to our beautiful outdoor stage and many were new additions to our lineup! All were thrilled to be on stage performing, and the “physically distant” audiences appreciated the varied styles of music and enthusiasm of the bands.
Our season began with a special dedication to our former chair Jo Delaney who passed away in January. Mayor Susan Knudsen issued a Proclamation by the Village Council in gratitude to Jo and her family for her many years of volunteerism in Ridgewood, and declared this to be the “Summer of Jo” at her beloved Kasschau Shell.
The Committee proudly awarded the Kasschau Memorial Shell Scholarship to Ms. Stefanie Hass, Ridgewood High School Class of 2020. Stefanie will be pursuing instrumental music education at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.

The 2020 Summer Concert Series would not be possible without the dedication and funding from our Season Sponsors:
The Village of Ridgewood, Tarvin Realtors, Valley Bank and Valley Hospital.
This year we also wish to thank our Individual Event Sponsors:
Amy Bourque of Christie’s Real Estate
Care One at the Cupola
Columbia Bank
Family of Caring at Van Dyke Ridgewood
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Daily Treat Family Restaurant
Feeney Funeral Home
Park West Tavern
Ridgewood PBA Local 20
Ridgewood Education Association
Steel Wheel Tavern
Pearl Restaurant
Ridgewood AM Rotary
Ridgewood Home Maintenance, LLC
West Ridgewood Dental Associates
Hard at work behind the scenes was Ridgewood Parks and Recreation Department Director Nancy Bigos, and her amazing Staff in The Stable, especially Mary, Katie and Deanna.
Special shout out to Jim O’Connell and the Ridgewood Signal Department, and also our Sound Engineers Jared & Jeremy, who never failed to keep the music playing!
And finally, to Bob and his amazing team at Ridgewood Press for all of their hard work and creativity!
We will be busy planning our 2021 Season in the coming months, and will continue to keep in mind the words of music legend Elton John: “Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” Something we all needed very badly this summer.
Thank you again to our audiences, performers and behind the scenes talent. We can’t wait to see you next summer at the Shell! 🎶🎶
SPONSORSHIP/PERFORMER INFORMATION: Email: kasschaushell@gmail.com
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If you enjoyed the SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, please SUPPORT THE SHELL! Email KasschauShell@gmail.com to learn how!!
STAY SAFE EVERYONE!

One thought on “Kasschau Memorial Shell Says Thank You to Sponsors

  1. Congratulations Ridgewood Kasschau Shell organizers, supporters, and performers. The Kasschau Shell along with Graydon Pool and the Starship RHS are stellar calling cards of the Village that YOU will long remember when you move beyond ‘The Shire’ into the wider waters of which the brook that flows to the river lead.

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