“It Takes A Community” is the theme for the Kennedy Center’s 63rd awards dinner and annual meeting on Thursday, April 3, at the Holiday Inn, 1070 Main St., in Bridgeport. The social hour will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner, annual meeting, and awards at 7 p.m.
John Tartaglio of Milford, an inspirational speaker and author of From Tragedy to Triumph, is this year’s keynote speaker and will be recognized as the 2014 winner of The Kennedy Center Vision Award. This prestigious award is given to an individual who has the vision to elevate the human consciousness to believe in the potential of all people. Some of the past award recipients have included: Connecticut Governor Daniel Malloy, Mary Higgins Clark, Frank Deford and former Governor M. Jodi Rell of Connecticut. In addition, annual community, consumer and employer awards will be presented.