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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes the Virtual Experience

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes the Virtual Experience, will be held wherever you want , from May 11 – 31, 2020. This replaces the version held at the Litchfield Green the past two years.

To learn about the different levels of involvement for this virtual event go to

Proceeds will benefit the Susan B. Anthony Project which provides confidential and free services including a 24-hour crisis line, 1:1 peer counseling, emergency shelter, support groups, and medical & legal advocacy for victims.  Transitional housing offers extended services to previously sheltered families creating a place to live without abuse while helping to achieve autonomy and work toward long-term goals.

Community Education programs are offered to school students in grades K-12 and beyond and to children in summer camp.  These programs address age appropriate issues of personal safety, teasing and bullying, conflict resolution, healthy relationships, dating violence, sexual harassment and assault.  Through presentations in schools, to civic groups, healthcare, police and other professionals, the agency seeks to build understanding of the scope of abuse and its impact/costs to individual women, children and society.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

Agency Sponsor

Webster Bank

Gold Sponsors

O & G Industries

Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation

Torrington Savings Bank

Silver Sponsor

Twenty 2 Wallpaper

Bronze Sponsors

A Healing Trail Wellness Center

The Beauty Mark Tattooing/Piercing

Center Subaru

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

King, King Associates Certified Public Accountants

Peter Grubstein & Rosemary Ripley

National Iron Bank  

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Miles 4 Moe

Miles 4 Moe, will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Camp Moe, 1145 Brandy Hill, Torrington, CT.

The 10 year old  5K Race and  Walk will  begin and end at Camp Moe, rain or shine.

Register online  at or register on race day for an additional $5.

The registration fee for the race is $30 for adults, $20 for students 18 years and under and $50 for families with 4 or more members (no race giveaways). There is a $10 fee for picnic only.

The registration fee includes the race/walk, awards ceremony and after-race picnic. The first 100 registrants get a “Race Giveaway” (except “Family” registrants).

Race day schedule is as follows:

8:30-9:45 am  registration

10:00 am START – Runners/Walkers (walkers will line up behind runners)

Picnic and award ceremony following the race

Prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers as well as 1st and 2nd place finishers in various age categories.

For more information:

Call  (860) 459-4318



The Harvest Fest/Miles 4 Moe Race, along with the Miles for Moe Foundation were established to honor the life ofEmil “Moe” Renzullo Jr.  who passed away in 2010 at age 12 from leukemia and who loved going to camp.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Miles4Moe , a non-profit that benefits local children in the Litchfield County area, including money for camper scholarships to Camp MOE, a college scholarship to Explorations Charter School, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Pedia-toy drive, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center helping families who have a child diagnosed with cancer by purchasing gift cards to stores and gas stations for basic needs, and other schools and organizations in the area.

Thank you to all of our generous sponsors!

NFL Charities

Law Office of Ellen Marino

True Value of Litchfield

Bushnell Theater

Warner Theater

Long Wharf Theater

Litchfield Hills Fitness

Northwest Community Bank

Webster Bank


Home Depot


Fairview Farm Golf Course

Torrington Country Club

Stoneybrook Golf Course

Canaan Country Club

Torrington Savings Bank

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital


Vet’s Explosives Inc.

Petricone’s Pharmacy

Sterling Sintered Tech

Progressive Paving & Construction

North Torrington Veterinary Hospital

Dunkin Donuts

Borghesi Engineers & Designers

UConn Huskies

Bigelow Tea Blenders

Litchfield Bancorp



Photo Arts Printing Company

Donut Station

O & G Industries

Giordano Signs

Carbone’s Builders

1st Order, Inc.

Cook Funeral Home

Iffland Lumber

Campion Ambulance

All-Star Storage

Theroux, Nowell & Stoughton, LLC

The Mescall Family

The Pace Family

Raymond & Carole Neag

Patterson Controls

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Torrington Donors Week 48th Annual Road Race

The Torrington Donors Week 48th Annual Road Race will kick off on Sunday, August 11  2019 at Coe Park, 101 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT  06790.

The 5 mile race, 1 mile Fun Run and 2.85 mile walk  begin and end at Coe Park.

The event, which is USATF sanctioned, is organized in partnership with Fit Together NWCT (

It is definitely worth your while to pre-register. You can save some money ($15 by July 31st , $25 after) and improve your chances of getting a T-shirt (for the first 150 entrants). The fee for 18 year olds and under is $5. Entrants for the Fun Run can compete for free.

To register go to to find online or mail in options.

The entry fee includes a T-shirt to the first 150 registrants, prizes (see below) and post race refreshments.

Race day schedule:

Arrive early for race day sign up

9:30 am   1 Mile Fun Run begins, no registration required

10:00 am   5 Mile Race Run and 2.85 mile walk begin

Prizes are awarded to the first place overall finishers both male and female, as well as the top male and female Torrington finishers. Additional prizes will be awarded for males and females in nine age groups. Winners must be present to receive awards.

To register or for more information, call Race Director Dean Dziedzic at (860) 482-4425 or email at or visit

Proceeds from the race will benefit  the Torrington Trails Network which works to create new outdoor trails, biking paths and walkways in the city of Torrington;  Charlotte Hungerford Hospital  and other local charities. To learn more about these organizations, go to and respectively.

Thanks to Cybershore, Inc.  for website hosting.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

O & G Industries

Torrington Savings Bank


bantam wesson

Michael’s Jewelers


Brooks, Todd and McNeil

Borghesi Construction and Engineering

Campion Ambulance Service

Kids Play

Mount Claire Water Company

Torrington Park and Recreation Dept.

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