Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors
We also thank the Rockport Police Department, which manages street closures and oversees public safety throughout the event;
The Rockport Fire Department, which provides the fire truck for the midnight ball drop and firefighters to operate the equipment;
The Town of Rockport, for the use of the Town Hall Annex and the Peggy Brenner Room at the Rockport Public Library as performance venues, providing police and fire department details, and tremendous support in many other ways;
And the Unitarian-Universalist Society of Rockport, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, the Spiran Lodge of the Vasa Order of America, Brackett’s Ocean View Restaurant, Fish Shack Restaurant, the Rockport Art Association and Museum, Rockport Music, and the First Congregational Church of Rockport for the use of their restaurants, halls, and sanctuaries as performance spaces. We especially thank Rockport Music for providing engineering and front-of-house staff at the Shalin Liu Performance Center.
We also thank all the the community-minded local businesses and individuals that donated to the event:
Beauport Ambulance Service • Bill Elwell & Associates, Inc. • Edith Jacobs • Elizabeth P. Gable • Jeff’s Variety and Deli • John Tarr Store • Elizabeth Moulton • Old Sloop Presents • Ged and Chantal Olson • Ray Crane Maritime Art • Rockport Garden Club • Rockport Innkeepers Association • Rotary Club of Rockport • Scott Tubby Fine Art • The Selma and Bayness Andrews Fund at The Boston Foundation • Smith Hardware and Lumber • Taormina Electrical, Inc. dba Roy Spittle Associates • The Pewter Shop • Wolf Hill Garden Center
Bass Rocks Golf Club • Cape Ann Community Cinema • Cape Ann Veterinary Hospital • Carroll Steele Insurance • Common Crow Market • East Coast Tire & Auto Repair • Glover’s Floor Covering • Gove & Feldman Insurance Agency, Inc. • Elinor Juviler • Kevin J. Kiely, Esq. • Lantana House • Market Basket • Olson Real Estate • Open Book Systems • Rockport Firemen’s Association • Robert B. Audano, CPA • Rockport Golf Club • Rockport Public Library • Sidoti Gallery of Fine Art • Sudbay Automotive • The Liquor Locker • The London Venturers Company • The Paper Mermaid • The Seafarer Inn • Timberline Enterprises , LLC • Todd Oil • Scott and Liz Wood • Willoughby’s
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Rockport Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.