Plans are underway for the upcoming 10th annual It Takes A Community-Kathy Bailey Memorial Basketball Game which is Friday, March 9 at 7 p.m. at .
This years game is dedicated to Norton teachers, Mr. Leddy and Mrs. Pompei who passed away this year.
Proceeds will provide support to 10 Norton families who are coping with terminal illness. The game will feature Norton teachers battling it out against eachother. Team Leddy will be made up of Tanya Benoit, Nate Gorbet, Dave Murphy, Ted Currle, Daniel Langmead, Janet Burzyk, George McAuliffe, Mike Vitelli, Julie Pasquantonio and Dom Eno. Team Pompei will feature Mike Andreasen, Tracey Weise, Bob Bielawa, Juli Dalzell, Jay Curran, Heather Hay, Sean Oakley, Nicole Nado, Mike Brito, Bill Kuzmich and Christina Paone.
Flyers have been sent through the Norton Schools for the students and staff to purchase tickets for $8. For tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org
Donations of concessions, sponsorship, raffles and auction items, celebrity guests and entertainment are needed. DJ Steven Bishop is the master of ceremonies and Patriots alumni John Williams and Jim Bowman will be celebrity referees. There will also be several surprises during the evening.
The game has sold out for the past 10 years and over 750 residents attend each game.