Greenwich Native Janis Giving Back This Holiday Season


Greenwich native Tim Janis, right, and Hallmark Movie actor Paul Greene visited the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital back on Nov. 6. For every purchase of Buttons: A Christmas Tale, Janis will donate fifty-cent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with a minimum donation of $10,000. (contributed photo)

By Paul Silverfarb

Greenwich native and talented music composer Tim Janis is looking to make the holiday season a little happier, and at the same time making the lives of sick that utilize the services of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital a little brighter.

On Nov. 27, Janis, who has sold over one million albums and toured all over the globe, released his musical movie Buttons: A Christmas Tale. The movie is being released through Paramount Pictures Home Video.

The movie was released on Dec. 8 for streaming and DVD purchase. And now is the perfect time to pick up a copy. For every purchase of Buttons: A Christmas Tale, Janis will donate 50 cents to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with a minimum donation of $10,000.

According to IMDb.com, Buttons: A Christmas Tale is a musical story about two orphan girls searching for a forever home and get some help along the way from their guardian angels, played by acting legends Dick Van Dyke and Angela Lansbury.

To download Buttons: A Christmas Tale, visit Timjanis.com or click here.

About Author: Paul Silverfarb

Paul Silverfarb, has been editing and reporting on events throughout Connecticut for over a decade. Mr. Silverfarb is quite familiar with Fairfield County, as he grew up in Trumbull, currently resides in Fairfield. Throughout over two decades, he has worked as the editor-in-chief at the Sentinel, as well as sports editor of the Sentinel, Greenwich Post and Norwalk Citizen~News. He graduated from Keene State College in New Hampshire.

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