DFT Communications, Partners in Technology sponsors Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet performance in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall

At 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall, the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet will perform thanks to support from DFT Communications, Partners in Technology.

The performance is part of the free Family Entertainment Series at the Institution. This is the company’s seventh year underwriting performances in this series.

“DFT is proud to partner with Chautauqua Institution again to bring quality family programs to Chautauqua County and this region,” said Mark Maytum, president and chief operating officer of DFT Communications, Partners in Technology. “The events in the free Family Entertainment Series are popular with families who are spending the week at the Institution, as well as families who live in Chautauqua County year-round, especially on an evening that celebrates the talent of local elementary students.”

Celebrating its 120th anniversary this year, DFT Communications was founded by Arthur R. Maytum. The company continues to be owned and operated by the Maytum family, providing phone and internet service to Jamestown, Fredonia and other areas in Western New York.

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet has been performing at Chautauqua for almost two decades. Located in Jamestown, it provides classical ballet training for children in the region and also classifies itself as “a resource for (the) community through its quality ballet performances and its educational offerings.”

Community patrons can request a complimentary pass from the Main Gate Welcome Center will call window to attend these free performances.

For information on sponsorship opportunities contact Megan Sorenson, associate director of the Chautauqua Fund, at 716- 357-6243 or foundation@

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