Autumnfest Kick-Off Party Tickets
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Woonsocket, RI – The 44th Annual Autumnfest Celebration will be held Columbus Day Weekend (October 8-10) at World War II Veterans Memorial Park in Woonsocket. To start the festivities off, the 2022 Autumnfest Steering Committee proudly invites the community to the Autumnfest Kick-Off Party which will honor this year's Grand Marshal, Jeanne Michon.
Michon is the Founder, Executive Director and Head Chef of New Beginnings Kitchen. New Beginning Kitchen has recently moved to their new location on Hamlet Avenue, Woonsocket. She is a Board Member of Downtown Woonsocket Collaborative (DWC), Board Member of Woonsocket Tots and a member of the Woonsocket Rotary. She also volunteers her time with the Levitt Amp Concert Series every summer. For the past 2 Autumnfests, Jeanne has worked tirelessly behind the scenes cooking food in the R & R tent keeping members of Rotary, Autumnfest, City Workers and entertainment personnel well fed during the 3-day event.
"It is so nice to celebrate a woman that celebrates this community everyday by feeding and supporting those in need.” says Autumnfest General Chair Person, Judy Sullivan. She goes on to say, “Jeanne gives of herself everyday expecting nothing in return. She is a champion of this city! Let’s come together and Kick Off Autumnfest 44 and honor our amazing 2022 Grand Marshal, Jeanne Michon.”