Regattas Raise over $60,000 for Center for Hospice Care

In July, sailors from Mystic River Mudheads, Niantic Bay Yacht Club, Stonington Dinghy Club and Thames

photo by Carl Tjerandsen Christie Williams, back left, VP of Philanthropy for Center for Hospice Care and Sue Senning, back right, from Stonington Dinghy Club, share the moment with the Young Fundraisers and Sailors who participated in the day.

photo by Carl Tjerandsen
Christie Williams, back left, VP of Philanthropy for Center for Hospice Care and Sue Senning, back right, from Stonington Dinghy Club, share the moment with the Young Fundraisers and Sailors who participated in the day.

Yacht Club raced and raised funds to benefit Center for Hospice Care. Fundraisers range from junior racers and brothers Iain and Logan Jaeger of Stonington Dinghy Club who raised over $1,700 to seasoned Mudhead racers Toby Halsey and Courtney Moore who raised nearly $5,000 for this organization.
In addition to the races, the Mystic River Mudheads held their annual MegaParty to benefit Center for Hospice Care. Over 400 people attended this event including Senator Richard Blumenthal. Courtesy of Senator Blumenthal, one lucky prize drawing participant won breakfast for four with the Senator and a tour of the Senate offices and the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
These combined events have raised over $60,000 for

photo by Carl Tjerandsen Top Mudhead Fundraisers are Courtney Moore, left, and Toby Halsey, right, with Carol Mahier, center, President/CEO for Center for Hospice Care. In the background (l-r), Frank Murphy and Greg Gilmartin of the Mudheads.

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Top Mudhead Fundraisers are Courtney Moore, left, and Toby Halsey, right, with Carol Mahier, center, President/CEO for Center for Hospice Care. In the background (l-r), Frank Murphy and Greg Gilmartin of the Mudheads.

Center for Hospice Care.
The fundraising festivities aren’t done yet! In September, the Niantic Bay Yacht Club and Thames Yacht Club will each host their own fundraising party to benefit Center for Hospice Care. To learn more, visit hospicesect.org/newsevents or call 860.848.5699.

photo by Carl Tjerandsen (l-r) Tim Porter, Scott Lemming, Bill Canning (skipper), Suzie Canning (Wild Horses - Winners for the Spinnaker Class) enjoy their trophy.

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(l-r) Tim Porter, Scott Lemming, Bill Canning (skipper), Suzie Canning (Wild Horses – Winners for the Spinnaker Class) enjoy their trophy.

About Center for Hospice Care
Center for Hospice Care is the new name for Hospice Southeastern Connecticut, which has served more

photo by Carl Tjerandsen (l-r) Mike LaChance, Linda Somers-Cavanaugh.

photo by Carl Tjerandsen
(l-r) Mike LaChance, Linda Somers-Cavanaugh.

than 10,000 families in the greater New London community since 1985. The largest, hospice based in this community it focuses our services exclusively on the regional community, including extended group/individual bereavement counseling to anyone who needs it. Center for Hospice Care is the only regional hospice affiliated with both Lawrence + Memorial and The William W. Backus Hospitals. We are Medicare/Medicaid certified, state licensed and CHAP accredited. With Center for Hospice Care, every moment matters.
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