SATURDAY: Shelton High alumni class remembers Sandy Hook victim

SHS Class of '81 event honors the memory of Jesse McCord Lewis

The Shelton High School Class of 1981 invites members of the community to attend the second annual fundraiser event in memory of Jesse McCord Lewis, son of their classmate Neil Heslin of Shelton and Scarlett Lewis of Newtown.

Jesse was one of the 20 Sandy Hook Elementary School children and six educators who were killed in 2012. The event will be held at the Stone Barn in Monroe on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 7-11 p.m.

Neil Heslin in front of Danny O’s, where Shelton High '81 classmates held a 2013 fund-raiser for a scholarship to honor his son’s memory.

Neil Heslin in front of Danny O’s, where Shelton High ’81 classmates held a 2013 fund-raiser for a scholarship to honor his son’s memory.

All proceeds will benefit the Jesse Lewis Memorial Scholarship awarded annually to a graduating senior at Shelton High School.

The event will include appetizers, buffet dinner, dessert, cash bar, auction items and prizes. Entertainment will be provided by Lost Rebel, a Southern rock band, and Beer Money, a party band.

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased in advance by check, payable to the Stone Barn and mailed to Cindy Lesher Fox, 8 Huntington St., Box 142, Shelton, CT 06484. Tickets can also be purchased at the door via cash, check or credit card payment.

 

Classmates can play golf

If interested in a round of golf before the event, call the golf pro at Whitney Farms at 203-268-0707 to reserve tee time and note that it is for the Jesse Lewis fund-raiser. The cost, including cart, is $60 for 18 holes or $35 for nine holes.

A birthday cake for the late Jesse Lewis at the 2013 SHS '81 fund-raising event with the message, “Happy Birthday Little Cowboy.”

A birthday cake for the late Jesse Lewis at the 2013 SHS ’81 fund-raising event with the message, “Happy Birthday Little Cowboy.”

Donations to the scholarship fund may also be made by check payable to:

Valley Community Foundation

253a Elizabeth St.

Derby, CT 06418

 

Put “Jesse McCord Lewis Scholarship Fund” in the memo section of your check.

 

For more information or to donate items for auction or raffle prizes, contact committee chairperson Sarah Adanti [email protected] or 860-989-4417.

 

 

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