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SS&C CEO Provides Grant for Windsor's SummerWind
Mar 04, 2009

March 4, 2009 – Windsor, CT. Celebrate Windsor! Inc. (CWI) announced today a charitable foundation controlled by William C. Stone, CEO of SS&C Technologies Inc., a Windsor-based financial services provider, has presented the non-profit organization that operates SummerWind, with a grant of $500,000. The grant will support the kick off of the SummerWind capital campaign and secure start-up funding for the 2010 season. The arts center, now to be called the SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center will dedicate the balance of 2009 to raise the remaining $550,000 necessary to replace SS&C SummerWind's signature tent which collapsed in a snow storm in 2003 following its first season.

"We are thrilled by this remarkable turn of events and Bill's generosity," said Peter DeMallie, president of Celebrate Windsor! Inc. "Now that we have landed the naming rights sponsor and are a debt-free institution, we look forward to presenting Grammy Award-winning artists at this outstanding regional performing arts center."

SummerWind opened in 2002 with such acts as Judy Collins and Wynton Marsalis. In 2003, the venue continued operations using a temporary tent design after the collapse of the canopy during a February snowstorm. In 2004, eight shows were presented including Blood, Sweat & Tears, Bruce Hornsby, and the Ramsey Lewis Trio. Further seasons were cancelled as CWI sought legal remedies for the tent collapse.

"With Mr. Stone's incredible showing of support, SummerWind has turned a corner," said John Berky, Celebrate Windsor!'s Executive Director. "The legal issues are behind us and we are ready for a new beginning. I am delighted to report that a new tent has been designed. We must now raise the remaining funds to complete the construction. Thanks to Mr. Stone's donation, we are well on our way to having the funds for our comeback - the 2010 season."

SS&C SummerWind is located in the Griffin Office Park on the Windsor / Bloomfield line just off of Blue Hills Avenue. The site is designed to accommodate 1,500 people under a large tent. An additional 2,500 people can sit on the lawn that is graded to allow a view of the stage from all locations. Nearby parking is available using the spaces within the Griffin Office Park. In past seasons, SummerWind has focused on family-oriented entertainment with a line-up of Grammy Award-winning artists.

"SS&C SummerWind is a distinctive and charming venue," said William C. Stone, Chairman and CEO of SS&C Technologies, Inc. "I trust that other companies, both new and past supporters, will step forward to provide community support to rebuild this performing arts center for the benefit of their employees, the town and our region. We are happy to have our name attached to this venue."

About SummerWind
SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center is New England's premier outdoor music venue. Located in Windsor, Connecticut, the venue is set on ten landscaped acres in a park-like setting featuring state-of-the-art acoustics. SummerWind offers 1,500 VIP reserved and general admission seats and capacity of an additional 2,500 lawn seating. World-class programming features Jazz and American popular performers on weekend evenings from late June through early September. SS&C SummerWind's website will be www.sscsummerwind.org.

About SS&C Technologies
SS&C delivers investment and financial management services and software focused exclusively on the financial services industry. By leveraging expertise in common investment business functions, SS&C cost effectively serves clients in the different industry segments, including: 1) insurance entities and pension funds, 2) institutional asset management, 3) hedge funds and family offices, 4) treasury, banks and credit unions 5) municipal finance, 6) real estate property management, 7) commercial lending and 8) financial markets. Additional information is available at www.ssctech.com.

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