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'Forever in Blue Jeans'

The YMCA's biggest fundraiser of the year drew a crowd of nearly 600 and could help raise as much as $65,000 for their Community Support Campaign

Wondering where everyone was on Friday night? Well if you were at the in Plantsville, then you already know.

The 's annual fundraiser 'Forever in Blue Jeans' drew nearly 600 participants to the Aqua Turf and YMCA Executive Director said they were hopeful that with the turnout and an extensive silent auction, the event could raise $65,000 for charity.

The annual program serves as the YMCA's biggest fundraiser of the year, with all the proceeds going to the Community Support Campaign, which helps provide funds to a variety of non-profit initiatives.

The Friday fundraiser also gave community members an opportunity to honor ,who received the YMCA's Compass Award.

Take a look at pictures from Friday night's event and if you took some of your own, be sure to add them!

Jason Valle November 19, 2011 at 12:14 PM
Editor's Note: "Flash Mob" is Byelorussian for "One Fat Mama." Sorry, there are no legal restrictions about who can wear jeans.
John Myers November 19, 2011 at 04:08 PM
Jason - thanks for the coverage. We had a wonderful evening! A heartfelt thanks to our volunteers, our sponsors and the generosity of those who attended. It was Southington at its best. All funds will go DIRECTLY back to support children, families, adults, and seniors in our community. Congrats again to Bill McDougall. your inspiring leadership has a huge, positive impact in our community. And a shout out to Lisa Carroll for coordinating our fun FLASH MOB
John Myers November 19, 2011 at 06:35 PM
Another big time thanks to all of the businesses, town agencies and friends of the Y who made donations for our silent auction, live auction and 'my favorite thing' center piece.

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