Holiday Pops Concert to Benefit Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund
International Cars, LTD. and its Flagship Danvers Dealership, Honda North Presents the 11th Annual Holiday Pops Concert to Benefit Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund, Danvers High School’s Arts & Music Program
North Shore’s Hillyer Festival Orchestra to Perform December 7 at Danvers High School Auditorium
Danvers, Mass. – (November 7, 2014): International Cars, LTD. and its Flagship Danvers dealership, Honda North invites you and your family to attend the 11th Annual Holiday Pops Concert to benefit Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund and The Danvers High School Arts & Music Program. The concert features the return of the Hillyer Festival Orchestra, and will take place Sunday, December 7 at 1:00 p.m. at the Danvers High School Auditorium.
Holiday refreshments will be served while guests enjoy the sounds of the season with the North Shore’s Hillyer Festival Orchestra, under Maestro Dirk Hillyer and this year’s soloist, baritone Colin Levin.
“Honda North is always proud to be a part of the Holiday Pops Concert,” said Richard Collins, CEO of International Cars, LTD. “This year has special meaning to us, as we have the opportunity to support the Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund and Danvers High School’s Arts and Music Program, causes that are very important to everyone here at International Cars.”
Guests will enjoy a variety of traditional holiday classics and festive sing-a-longs under Maestro Dirk Hillyer. Proceeds from the concert will benefit Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to benefit Andover and Danvers High School seniors who demonstrate a passion for teaching. Proceeds will also benefit Danvers High School’s Arts & Music Program.
“Our family is grateful for this genuine act of goodness to honor and remember Colleen,” said Tom, Peggie, Dan and Laura Ritzer. “The Holiday Pops Concert will generate resources to provide college scholarships to Andover and Danvers seniors who plan to pursue education as a major and carry on Colleen’s legacy as a caring and compassionate teacher devoted to family. We would like to thank Honda North for selecting the Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund as the beneficiary of this year’s concert.”
Tickets may be purchased here. Adult tickets may be purchased for $45 and tickets for children 14 and under may be purchased for $25. For more information about Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund, visit colleenritzerscholarship.com.
About International Cars, Ltd:
International Cars, Ltd. is an employee owned company comprised of six New England area dealerships including Audi and Porsche of Stratham New Hampshire, Dover Honda and Dover Chevrolet in Dover New Hampshire and Honda North and the ICL Used Car Center in Danvers, Massachusetts.
Honda North is a six-time President’s Award winner as well as recipient of several industry awards. Dover Honda and Dover Chevrolet is a two-time President’s Award winner.
Audi of Stratham is a two-time recipient of the Audi Magna Society Award and Porsche of Stratham has been recognized as a Porsche Premier Dealer.
Company-wide values focused on ownership, accountability, and high-level customer service and satisfaction are an integral part of employee ownership success. Together, International Cars earned several AACE (Annual Award for Communications Excellence) Awards through The National ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Association. For more information on International Cars, please call Ebben Zall Group at 781-449-3244 or visit www.iclautos.com.
About Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund:
Colleen Ritzer was a beloved Danvers High School math teacher and a lifelong resident of Andover. A 2007 graduate of Andover High School, she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2011 from Assumption College with a bachelor of arts in Math and a concentration in Secondary Education and a minor in Psychology. Colleen, the oldest of three children, received tremendous support and encouragement from her large and loving extended family in her journey to teaching.
Colleen began teaching at Danvers High School in September of 2012 and through her passion for teaching and making a real impact in her student’s lives, quickly earned a reputation as a passionate and popular teacher. In honor of that passion and to create a lasting legacy, the Colleen E. Ritzer Memorial Scholarship was established by Colleen’s family to benefit Andover and Danvers High School seniors who demonstrate a passion for teaching, academic excellence, and love of family.
Learn more at www.colleenritzerscholarship.com.