by Alexis Ann
As Summer begins, it brings us “good news” of legendary success around the region. Reading the article, Wounded Vet Gets Guide Dog is a MUST. We are reminded of the generous, kind, caring, and compassionate people in our beloved U.S.A., especially during tough times. See how Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation is helping Tech Sergeant Matthew Slaydon, U.S. Air Force (ret.), along his road to recovery here.
River Fest is a huge success! This year 20 teams joined in on the fun. The Dragon Boat Race is very competitive and a major fundraiser for the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations to the Kazoku Martial Arts Pink Strokes for winning the race again this year. Race over here.
Amazing work and dedication, here, by Mohegan Sun employees. In only 12 weeks, the 500 participants of Mohegan Sun’s Biggest Loser 4 lost over 6,700 pounds! Wow! Hats off to the Mohegan Tribe and its management team for making this awesome program available.
Let’s support the Phoenix Rising Equine Rescue through their fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, June 26 at the Third Baptist Church, North Stonington. Tickets are only $8.00 for the dinner and can be purchased by calling 860.599.0555.
Fresher than fresh, homegrown ingredients from local farms is on the menu at Octagon. Join them for the Farm Dinner on June 28th with some of the proceeds donated to CT Farm Land Trust.