Symphony On Ice Ends; Toys For Tots M...

Symphony On Ice Ends; Toys For Tots Moves To Festival Of Light

There are 5 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Aug 7, 2008, titled Symphony On Ice Ends; Toys For Tots Moves To Festival Of Light. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

Yet another holiday tradition - the annual Symphony on Ice - has melted away, giving the Hartford Symphony, members of the Skating Club of Hartford and WDRC-AM radio personality Brad Davis an extra Saturday to ...

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Bronx, NY

#1 Nov 28, 2008
We go every year.What a waste of time this year my son along with many other children never even saw santa because no one bothered to notify us he was in a totally different place on another side of a building were most people in the plaza couldnt even see him.Too bad channel 3 doesnt do it anymore.most likely wont bother going next year after 8 years of going as tradition!

Portland, CT

#2 Nov 29, 2008
This event was something my entire family looked forward to every year. It's unfortunate that it will not continue, it was something we all enjoyed. Was there no way to salvage this tradition, even if a nominal fee was charged? I think more should have been done to keep this event alive. A plea should have been made to the many fans of the event who enjoy donating to a good cause!

Portland, CT

#3 Nov 29, 2008
I used to go to this event for many years. It was a great way to teach my children and other young children how to help the less fortunate and give to the needy. I believe this event should be brought back because it served multiple purposes and if advertised more, would have been a great sucess.
Too bad UTC did not want

East Hampton, CT

#4 Sep 20, 2012
...sponsor the show because they decided to cut funding and no one care enough to seek a new sponsor or ask for help in doing so.

Bristol, CT

#5 Aug 24, 2013
I preformed SOI for 10 years so when i found out that was going to be my last year ever performing such an amazing show I as well as the whole cast were devistated. I stil miss skating with my group. I hope one day they will bring SOI back I will do it in a heartbeat! <33

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