Canton High School senior Meryl Prendergast at the new Kawai piano, joined by (from left) MusicCounts! President Sue Harrington, CHS sophomore Stacey Charlot, Band Director Brian Thomas, Bank of Canton SVP Anthony Caruso, and CHS senior Joseph Ryan. MusicCounts! aims to raise $8,000 at their March 10 Irish Night event at CHS to cover the cost of the piano.
CANTON, Mass. (February 27, 2017) – Bank of Canton is partnering with MusicCounts! in Canton as the exclusive $2,500 sponsor of MusicCounts’ upcoming “Irish Night” fundraiser at Canton High School on Friday, March 10th. The fundraiser aims to cover the $8,000 approximate cost of the new Kawai piano in the school auditorium.
“MusicCounts! helps ensure that Canton students can receive a top-notch musical education,” said Stephen P. Costello, Bank of Canton’s president and CEO. “With Irish Night, they’ve organized a fantastic evening of traditional Irish music, step dance, student performances and more. It’s going to be a great celebration, and a great way to help support our schools’ music programs.”
Irish Night is being held at the CHS auditorium from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. The event will feature the Irish ballad and folk band, “Dreams of Freedom,” and performances by the Haley School of Irish Dance. Canton students will be performing at the pre-party from 7:00pm – 8:00pm as well.
“We’re very excited to have Bank of Canton sponsor this event,” said Sue Harrington, president of MusicCounts! in Canton. “We greatly appreciate their generous assistance in making Irish Night possible for the community.”
Since 2005, Bank of Canton has given more than $1.75 million to local charities and nonprofit organizations through donations and sponsorships. The bank’s contributions have helped fund financial literacy programs for children and seniors, educational workshops for first-time home buyers, and cultural and artistic enrichment programs.
For more information about Irish Night, and to buy tickets, visit www.MusicCountsinCanton.org.
About Bank of Canton
Established in 1835, Bank of Canton is a Massachusetts-chartered mutual savings bank that offers its consumer, business and government banking customers access to a full array of deposit, loan, investment and convenience service options. As a mutual savings bank, the bank has no stockholders and acts exclusively in the best interests of its customers and communities. The bank lends throughout Massachusetts, and has branches in Canton, Quincy and Randolph and mortgage centers in Auburn and Marshfield. All deposits are fully insured between the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). For more information, visit www.ibankcanton.com. Member FDIC. Member DIF. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS #408169.