Several Western New York businesses have stepped forward in a big way to support the 10th annual Lewiston Jazz Festival. While this festival is free to those who attend, it costs more than $150,000 to host.
Major sponsors pictured here, from left, are (top row) Chris Castellani (Supermarket Liquors and Wines), Pat Brown, (Niagara Falls Bridge Commission), Lewiston Village Mayor Terry Collesano, Lucy Muto (HSBC Bank), Josh Heim (M&T Bank), Jeff Tedesco (Tedesco Construction Services) Gloria Baker (First Niagara Bank), Carol Calato (board chairwoman) and on the drums is Lewiston Town Supervisor Steve Reiter.
Other major sponsors not present include representatives from Sevenson Environmental, and Certo Brothers Distributing.
This year, more than 128 individuals and corporations are sponsoring the Jazz Festival, which will take place along Center Street on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26 and 27.
For a schedule of events and activities, visit www.LewistonJazz.com.