TONIGHT--SHS third annual Jesse McCord Lewis fundraiser

The Shelton High School Class of 1981 invites members of the community to attend the third 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 tragically lost their lives on December 14, 2012.

The event will be held at Bricks & Barley in Shelton, CT on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit a scholarship in Jesse’s name that is awarded annually to a graduating senior from Shelton High School. The fund is housed at the Valley Community Foundation.

Admission is $10 per person and will feature a happy hour buffet. There will be a cash bar, raffle items, and a 50/50 raffle. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Donations to the scholarship fund may also be made by check payable to the Valley Community Foundation, 253 Elizabeth Street, Derby, CT 06418.  Please put the name 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 (860) 989-4417 or email