Friends Of Fisher House Connecticut

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THE 5th ANNUAL Bristol Half Marathon and 10K. 

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Past Events and Note Worthy's

Dames For Soldiers at Rock Cats Stadium 

Team Fisher House at the APK 5k on 11/7/15

Click here to go to the Photo Album for the 
2nd Annual 
West Haven Italian American Civic Club 
Car Show 

Golden Kielbasa Check Presentation by the DAV

Donation Presentation from the AUSA 

9/30/15- Met with these wonderful ladies for a donation to Fisher House! The Hillhouse Class of 1945.

Members- Marie Caporale Oddi, Lucille Mancuso Rivellini, Harriet Greenberg Saginer, Grace Piscitelli Mauro, Barbara Nolan Fitzsimons, Dodie Kohler Cummings, Shirley Chauser Chasin, Janice Romberg Baron, Mitzi Fenster Bargan (not in order)

Missing from Photo: Cora DeMatteis Carbon, Irma Perkes Kelson 

GOLF??????

The Kensington-Berlin Sunrise Rotary Club and the Berlin Volunteer Fire Departments are teaming up to raise money for the Fisher House and local Rotary Charities including scholarships for Berlin High students.  The Golf Tournament will be held on September 18 at Timberlin golf course in Berlin at 12pm. 

Play for Purpose 2015
the Hockey event of the year 

last year this event raised nearly $40,000 for 
3 different charities, including Fisher House 

Stephen Cochran. 
Country star - 2 nights for Fisher House. 

WORLD TAI CHI and QIGONG Day supports Fisher House.
Join us on April 25, 2015 in Milford and join the WORLD!
Click image for Details 

Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open       Thursday, 10/2/14 

Over 140 players this year making this Golf Tournamnet a success! This year we honored Bristol Pearl Harbor survivor Ed Riccio, Jr. at the dinner. The event is hosted by DAV Chapter 8 (New Britain), presented by Farmington Bank, and benefits Friends of Fisher House Connecticut, House of Heroes Connecticut, DAV Chapter 8 and others. $6,000 for Fisher House CT! THANK YOU DAV.

www.goldenkielbasa.org or call 860-558-0514 Dennis Buden get your team involved for next year 

FRIDAY OCT 3rd 

with BRISTOL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL and BRISTOL VETERANS

The Dancing With Our Heroes Gala 2014 was a HUGE success. Thank you Heroes and to the Fred Astaire Dance Studios.

Click Here for some of this years pics 

WTNH CH 8 and CT Style team up with Fisher House and Fred Astaire Dance Studios 
for
"Dancing with Our Heroes" Gala September 13, 2014

Watch WTNH CT Style segments below.
click image above for info and to purchase your tickets online

Please join us as we, and the Friends of Fisher House CT, "rock out" to raise funds to build a 
Fisher House in Connecticut.








WE ARE SO EXCITED AND CANT WAIT FOR 
EVERYTHING GARLIC !!!
stop by our booth !!


Another Great Family Race for 

Fisher House 


online registration at 

www.hitekracing.com


AWARDS FOR 

first West Haven male and female

top fire and top police

top 3 veterans 


Kids Fun Run with SPIDERMAN !!

Our Shop Rite Initiative ran from 5/31-6/29/14. Our volunteers were sharing information at the Milford, Stratford, Hamden, East Haven and West Haven Shop Rite Stores. We are proud to announce just over $88,000 was raised in these stores!

Big thank you to SHOP RITE, HARRY GARAFALO, ALL THE STAFF AT SHOPRITE, and OUR TIRELESS VOLUNTEERS!

Thank you to CT VFW Ladies Auxilliary their very generous donation and check presentation 6/29/14 

contact Mark Morin: 860-922-9757

WE WERE AT THE 

80th

CT Open

August 15th -August 23   

"Play for Purpose"
2013
www.playforpurpose.org

February 4,2014   

Check presentation to Attorney Kevin Creed for Fisher House CT. from Vitas, Veteran Innovative Hospice Care, at Hartford Armory

L-R: Daniel McHale, (B6-R) President Conn. Chapter, AUSA ; Mary-Ellyn Blake MSN,RN,BC Veteran Liaison, CPT, Vitas;  Kevin Creed CEO Fisher House CT ; (backrow) Wayne Rioux, VA Liaison, US Army Veteran; Theresa M. Bachhuber, RN, MPH, Sr. General Manager Vitas; CSM Robert C. Moeller, (AUS RET) Past President Conn Chapter, AUSA

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ShopRite and Fisherhouse - June 2013

 

ShopRite June 2013

Results and Stories

ShopRite Check Presentation to Fisher House 8/3/13

American Legion Post 196 in Milford hosted a celebration luncheon for ShopRite employees and Fisher House guests on August 3,2013.
At that time, Harry Garafalo, president of the four ShopRite locations that raised over $60,000 in 2013's efforts for donations for Fisher House CT, presented a check to Kevin Creed, Attorney & CEO of Fisher House CT fundraising plus, Tom Flowers, Fisher House Leadership Council and liaison with ShopRites. Also present were employees responsible for leading the different ShopRite locations fundraising efforts.

 Left to Right: Julie Attanasio, Milford, Prescilla Lindo, West Haven, Harry Garafola, ShopRite President, Tammy Dolan, Hamden, Dawn Tadarola, Stratford, and Ingrid Cannon, West Haven ShopRite representatives, along with Kevin Creed and Tom Flowers from Fisher House..

Half Marathon & Relay

Fairs and Festivals

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS: Fisher House CT will be visible at various festivals and fairs throughout the year. These include the Summer Festival in Bristol’s historic Rockwell Park on August 17th, 18th & 19th; the Garlic & Harvest Festival in Bethlehem October 6th & 7th; and many others as details become available. Check back for information.

New England Air Museum

 
For the month of November, 2012 veterans and active-duty military personnel visiting the New England Air Museum, www.neam.org, will receive half-off admission. NEAM is donating the difference to Fisher House CT. There are lots of events going on, such as "Women Take Flight" on 11/4; "Veterans Day Program" on 11/11; Visit with Santa and Friends on 11/23 and much more! Come visit and explore! Just click on the Facebook link to the left to find out more!

Videos

2011 Fisher House CT Spring Festival

Fisher House Foundation Run

Military Heroes Run-Walk-Adventure Race

Fisher House in the News