By Sweeny Murti
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It was another special night last Saturday in Danbury, Conn., for the 11th annual Hillside Food Outreach Gala. Bernie Williams continued his tradition of combining baseball and music in an extraordinary way. While the baseball Q&A featuring David Cone, Cecil Fielder and Tim Raines was entertaining in its own right, the clear highlight of the evening was Williams’ special musical guest — Paul Simon.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell, Former Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Due To Complications From COVID-19
For the fewer than 300 in attendance, what a treat it was to hear Simon and Williams perform together. The set list included “Mrs. Robinson,” “The Boxer” and “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard.”Gen. Colin Powell Remembered Fondly At His Alma Mater, CCNY, And In The Bronx, Where He Was Raised
Simon, a huge Yankees fan, was so touched by the people who run Hillside Food Outreach and their continuing efforts to feed hungry families in the Hudson Valley that he pledged $25,000 on the spot.
Big things are in the works for the next HFO Gala, planned for November 9, 2013. For details, check out www.hillsidefoodoutreach.org.MORE NEWS: Report: Feds May Allow Americans To Get Different COVID Booster Than Vaccine They First Received
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