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WAKEFIELD-MARENISCO'S Bridget Grotberg, an art teacher, shows the piano she was decorating in New York for the Sing For Hope charity. Artists arrived at their own expense to decorate 50 pianos that were being donated to the schools in New York to bring "hope through the arts," according to Grotberg.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD - The sky is the limit when people come together for each other. The "Sing For Hope" charity seeks to place decorated pianos in public schools to supplement the decreasing funds available to schools for extracurricular activities like the arts.

Bridget Grotberg, an art teacher at the Wakefield-Marenisco K-12 School for the past seven years, heard about the program and applied in November.

Grotberg submitted a plan her application, portfolio and resume to incorporate health and fitness into a piano design. She said, "I thought I had a s...



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