Highlights from Inauguration Ceremony 2014

_DSF6788Mayor Carolyn Kirk and Senator Ed Markey

The Mayor’s, School Committee’s, and City Councilor’s inauguration and oath of office ceremonies were held at Kyrouz Auditorium at City Hall on Wednesday, January 1, 2014.  A warm welcome was given by Senator Tarr, followed by the pledge of allegiance, led by Baylee Kirk, the national anthem sung by Gordon Baird, and speech given by Art Haven founder David Brooks. Mayor Kirk gave a very inspiring inaugural address, highlighting her past term’s accomplishments and goals for the coming term. The Cape Ann Symphony String Quartet provided lovely background music for the event and Allison Doody gave an outstanding performance of Katy Perry’s Roar.

Sefatia Thekan and New City Council Member Paul Lundberg

David Brooks

State Representative Ann Margaret Ferrante and Vito Calamo

Senator Bruce Tarr and Baylee Kirk

Mayor Kirk Taking the Oath of Office

School Committee Members Taking the Oath of Office

City Council Vice President Sefatia Thekan, President Paul McGeary, and Councilor Steven LeBlanc

Gloucester High School Student Allison Doody singing RoarGloucester High School Student Allison Doody singing Roar

Melissa Cox’s special inauguration socks

Things To Do- The Rotary’s An Evening To Remember Event

From Ruth Pino-

There’s still time to get tickets to Evening to Remember.

The Rotary Club of Gloucester presents “An Evening to Remember” starring, in concert, local legends Linda Amero, Vito Calomo and Tony Verga, with piano accompaniment by Ferdinando Argenti, plus the Big Band Music of the Gloucester High School Docksiders.

Proceeds from the event will be shared with the Docksiders for their upcoming trip to Hawaii and be used to fund other Rotary Programs.  The Club continues to maintain the Stage Fort Park Playground and Bandstand as well as fund several scholarships at Gloucester High School, purchases books annually for the Sawyer Free Children’s’ Library and makes donations to several community organizations.

Hosted by Cruiseport Gloucester, the event takes place on March 25, 2010 and the doors will open at 6:30 pm.  Show begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $25 and are available from Ruth Pino at 978-865-1232 or at the Chamber of Commerce at 33 Commercial Street in Gloucester.

Please consider attending this wonderful event.  The Rotary Club of Gloucester has a proud history of funding community projects and this fundraiser will help us to continue those good works