Governor Lamont Declares ‘Denise D’Ascenzo Day’ Thursday to Mark Legendary News Anchor’s Birthday
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has signed a proclamation declaring Thursday, January 30, 2020 as Denise D’Ascenzo Day in the State of Connecticut in recognition of the legendary WFSB news anchor’s birthday. D’Ascenzo passed away suddenly in December. A public memorial service is being held in her honor on Wednesday at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.
“For more than thirty years, Denise D’Ascenzo entered millions of homes through her news broadcasts, becoming an extended member of each of our families,” Governor Lamont said. “On behalf of the entire state, our hearts remain with Denise’s family, friends, and colleagues at WFSB.”
WHEREAS, Denise D’Ascenzo was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Rockville, Maryland, with her parents Salvatore and Rita, and three sisters Donna, Diane, and Debbie; and
DENISE D’ASCENZO DAY
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