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Danbury's Ives Concert Park Earns Awards For Venue, Leadership

Danbury's Ives Concert Park was honored with two awards recently from Connecticut Magazine and the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut.
Danbury's Ives Concert Park was honored with two awards recently from Connecticut Magazine and the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut. Photo Credit: Contributed

DANBURY, Conn. -- Danbury's Ives Concert Park, located on the Western Connecticut State University campus won two awards, recently.

The venue was named by Connecticut Magazine as the best outdoor venue.

"It comes as no surprise that Connecticut Magazine has awarded Ives Concert Park as the ‘Best Outdoor Venue,’" Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said in a statement. "The backdrop of the beautiful and aesthetic surroundings of Ives Concert Park at Western Connecticut State University is truly a wonder."

The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will also honor Ives Concert Park by awarding Board Chairman Steve Greenberg with the 2013 Arts in the Community Award at its annual Business Supports the Arts Awards Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 17.

“I’d like to congratulate Steve on receiving this year’s Arts in the Community Award. His unwavering commitment toward making Ives Concert Park the premier venue in Connecticut should never go unrecognized," Boughton said in a statement.

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