May 31, 2011 James Revillini

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Tunxis Community College invites the public to an opening reception for “The Essence of Bristol,” featuring works by Tunxis students, June 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Tunxis@Bristol. Refreshments will be served.

The student entries for the permanent installation at Tunxis@Bristol were inspired by prominent Bristol organizations. Included in the collection are “Carousel Museum” by Gerson Escobar, of Hartford; “Boys and Girls Club” by Amanda Brzozowy, of New Britain; “Rockwell Park,” by Nicole Bruce, of Bristol; “Barnes Group,” by Rocco Antolini, of Plantsville; and “Main Street Community Foundation- Women & Girls’ Fund,” by Sarah Wollman, of Burlington.

Those interested in attending the free event should respond by June 3 to Sue Holden at 860.314.4708 or

The opening is one of a series of events at Tunxis Community College during the 2010-2011 academic year celebrating 40 years of education in the Farmington Valley and beyond. The College first opened for classes in October 1970 and currently offers over 60 associate’s degrees and certificates that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need.

Tunxis@Bristol is located at 430 North Main Street. Visit Tunxis at

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