DG MAJOR SPONSOR OF FIRST NIGHT CELEBRATION IN ST. JOHNSBURY
Dufresne Group continued its role as a major sponsor of the First NightŪ celebration in Saint Johnsbury, Vermont. Saint Johnsbury is one of only two Towns in Vermont that offer a first night celebration. Jay Sprout, president of First Night Saint Johnsbury indicated there were over 110 performances put on by over 200 artists. This year shows started at 4 pm and continued to midnight culminating in a fireworks display near the Saint Johnsbury Academy Field House. This year one of the best shows was put on by the Saint Johnsbury All Stars, a group of 20 talented high school and junior high musicians and singers. This group performed to a full seat crowd at Fuller Hall and received a standing ovation.
Dufresne Group has been a major sponsor to First Night Saint Johnsbury for many years. Jody Fried expressed his gratitude to Dufresne Group and other sponsors for making the celebration of local arts possible.