Ability Beyond is holding their 3rd annual Families Rock event on Saturday night. Local bands will be playing to raise funds for the Bethel-based non-profit. Ability Beyond provides services to 3,000 individuals with disabilities in the Connecticut and New York area.
The event is being hosted by Two Steps Downtown Grille from 7pm to 11pm on Saturday. Admission is free. Family Outreach Manager Alice Meenan says Two Steps owner Tom Devine is donating 15% of food and bar sales during the event to Ability Beyond. Local restaurants and stores have donated gift certificates and items for a raffle. Various professional and sports teams have also donated tickets for the raffle.
The bands performing will be The Surf Bombs from Danbury, The Jay Willie Band from Newtown and Good Medicine from Southbury. Jay Willie is the parent of a young man receiving support services from Ability Beyond.