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Friday Night Summer Concerts a Go

Filed under: Arts / Culture by Deb Cleveland at 8:28 am on May 26, 2006

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The popular summer "Concerts on the Green" on the Centre Common on Edgell Road are now funded due to last minute donations by large and smaller businesses and individuals.

According to Jim Egan, Director of Building Services for the Town of Framingham, who orchestrates the concerts, Whole Foods Markets came forward with a $ 5000 donation, matching one from The Middlesex Savings Bank. Individuals and businesses, including Kathy Foran, of Realty Executives, Mark Galante, of Exit Realty, and framingham.com, also pledged donations to make this year's series possible.

Adesa-Boston, Bernardi Motor Group, TD BankNorth, MetroWest Daily News made initial contributions, but the recent donations helped Egan meet the $ 20,000 required to fund the program.

The concerts will run from June through the end of August. The first concert is Friday, June 2, featuring the perennial favorite band, Tailspin. Watch for the full schedule on framingham.com soon.

The Downtown Concerts, on the Common opposite The Fabric Place will be on Thursday nights starting in mid-June. Schedule will also be posted on framingham.com. The shorter Downtown series is funded separately with support from the Framingham Rotary Club.

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