MIDDLETOWN — The 2016 Middletown Mayor's Ball raised nearly $15,000 for three local organizations, providing funding for programming that helps local residents.
The 11th annual event provided $2,500 for the Amazing Grace Food Pantry, $6,200 for the Community Renewal Team and $6,200 for the Middlesex YMCA.
Mayor Daniel Drew said all three are "quiet organizations that do a great deal to help people every day."
Drew said he is a former employee of the Community Renewal Team at its Hartford office and understands the value of the work the CRT does.
"It's an organization that just does fabulous things for people very day in helping them achieve...