PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman
WHEREAS, Kenny Santoro has been a Camp Simmons camper and staff member for the past 20 years; and
WHEREAS, Kenny attended Camp Simmons from the age of 6-12 and has great memories of his time as a camper. In addition to making friends with a lot of campers from different schools he enjoyed canoeing, archery, nature and swimming; and
WHEREAS, Kenny has worked at Camp Simmons for 10 years. His first job was as a lifeguard at the pool where he also taught swim lessons and for eight years, he has been the archery director, hosting the Archery Olympic each Summer; and
WHEREAS, Kenny is very safety conscious and great with all of the different age campers. He enjoys seeing campers smile when they hit the bullseye on the target and when they learn the proper stance. Kenny enjoys watching campers grow up to become staff member like he did; and
WHEREAS, Don Palmer, Vice President of Programs and Youth Development, shared that Kenny is a great staff member because he is dependable, enjoys what he does because Camp Simmons is a special place to him. He knows the campers are in good hands when he sees Kenny walk into camp each day.
NOW, THEREFORE, l, Fred Camillo, FIRST SELECTMAN OF THE TOWN OF GREENWICH, do
hereby proclaim August 24, 2020 as
Kenny Santoro Day
in the Town of Greenwich and urge all citizens to join me in recognizing Kenny by dedicating the Camp Simmons archery range in his name and in wishing him well in his future endeavors.