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Jaime Kirchner Memorial Harwinton Wheels and Heels 5k/10K Road Race

The Jaime Kirchner Memorial Harwinton Wheels and Heels 5k/10K Road Race will roll and kick off Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Valley Road and Campville Hill Road, Harwinton, CT 06791.

The event includes a 5K, 10K (new this year), a 5K wheelchair race, a 5k untimed walk and a 1/2 mile Kids Fun Run. Timing by Greystone Electronics.

Entry fees are as follows:

5K – $20

5K Walkers – $20

10K – $25

Wheelchairs – $20

Kids Fun Run – Free

Race day entry fees same as above.

Go to wheelsandheels5k.com to pre-register online (on-line deadline is Wed. May 30th at midnight) or download mail-in forms (mail- in registration deadline is May 29th).

Make checks payable to Town of Harwinton, memo Wheels and Heels, and mail to:

Joanne Volovski

Wheels and Heels Road Race

96 Harmony Hill Road

Harwinton, CT 06791

The race day schedule is as follows:

11:30 am- 12:15 pm Registration for the 5k, 10K and 5K wheelchair races.

12:15 pm Registration for the Kid’s Run. the race starts at 12:30 pm.

12:30 pm   Kid’s Run starts.

1:00 pm 5K and 10K events begin.

Awards and picnic sponsored by the Harwinton Rod and Gun Club after races.

Plaques awarded to top male and female finishers, and prizes awarded in seven age categories and three wheelchair categories. Finishers will receive bar soap from Ridge Runner soaps.

The race celebrates the life of James “Jaime” Kirchner, who was born in 1968 with Downs Syndrome, competed in the Special Olympics, earning the Spirit of Life award and inspiring many along the way. Jaime passed away in 2000 at the age of 31.

Proceeds from the race will help fund the construction of a handicapped-accessible trail from Valley Road to the Naugatuck River and supporting the Harwinton portion of the Naugatuck River Greenway.

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Litchfield/Morris Rotary & Litchfield Lions 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The Litchfield/Morris Rotary & Litchfield Lions 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Friday, May 18, 2018 at Fairview Farm Golf Course, 300 Hill Road, Harwinton, CT 06791.

The cost of the four-person, scramble format event is $140 per person which includes green fees, cart, box lunch, on-course contests, awards, cocktails and hors D’oeuvres and buffet dinner.

On-course contests include hole in one, closest to the pin, longest drive as well as low gross and low net prizes.

For mail in registration forms (or for tournament information) call Jon Torrant at (860) 567-4044.

Mail check and forms to :

Rotary/Lions Charity Golf

P.O. Box 273

Litchfield, CT 06759

The registration deadline is Friday, May 11th.

Tournament day schedule:

10:00 am Registration, Raffle, Box Lunch pick up

11:00 am Shot gun Start

4:00 pm Cocktails, hors D’oeuvres, Awards and Raffle

4:30 pm Buffet Dinner

Proceeds from the tournament will help fund scholarships to Litchfield and Wamogo High School students, Red Cross Blood Drives, NW Connecticut Food Banks, Litchfield Hills Road Race and much more.

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Oliver Wolcott Technical High School 7th Annual Golf Scramble

The Oliver Wolcott Technical High School 7th Annual Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Fairview Farm Golf Course, 300 Hill Road, Harwinton, CT 06791.

The entry fee for the four-person scramble format event is $145 per person which includes green fees, cart, catered lunch and prime rib dinner. Individual registrants will be placed on an open team.

On-course contests include longest drive and closest to the pin.

To find registration form, right click here to open link: http://wolcott.cttech.org/slider/oliverwolcottannualgolftournament.htm

Registration payment is due by April 29th.

The tournament day schedule is:

11:00 am Registration, raffle

12:00 noon Tee off

Awards, raffle prime rib dinner after tournament.

For more information about the tournament call Ruth Simoncelli at (860) 496-5316 or email her at ruth.simoncelli@ct.gov.

Proceeds from the tournament will fund scholarships for Wolcott students.

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Gilbert School Blue & Gold Golf Tournament

The Gilbert School Blue & Gold Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Fairview Farm Golf Course, 300 Hill Road, Harwinton, CT 06791.

This is an 18 hole, four-person scramble format tournament.

The entry fee is $150 per person which includes green fees, cart, driving range, gift bag, lunch at the turn, and buffet dinner. There is also a contest and mulligan package for an additional $25 which includes four mulligans and entry to the long drive and par 3 contests as well as low gross and low net prizes. (It does not include “Birdie or Bust” or par 5 “Vintage Driver Advantage”).

There is also a dinner-only $40 option.

To register, go to gilbertschool.org, click on “Athletics” and find “Blue & Gold Golf & 5K Run Event” for mail in registration forms. Registration deadline is April 27th.

Join these two fun events: the “Birdie or Bust” and the “Vintage Driver Advantage” for an extra fee.

Tournament day schedule:

12:00 noon Registration, Raffle (great prizes!)

1:00 pm Putting Contest

2:00 pm Shot gun Start

8:00 pm Dinner, Awards and Raffle

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Gilbert Athletic Department programs. Over the past 19 years, Blue & Gold events have raised over $110,000.

To learn more about the tournament email Patrick Cooke at cookep@gilbertschool.org.

Thank you to the following generous business sponsors.

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Dunkin Donuts

R & M Insulation

Thomaston Savings Bank

Klebe Fuel Company

H & R Block

Superior Plus Energy Services

Law Offices of Robert F. Dwyer, Jr., LLC

American Museum of Tort Law

Mad River Market

West State Mechanical Inc.

J.R.C. Transportation

TLB Architecture

Palmer Associates

R & B’s

Ledgebrook

GEA

NW Community Bank

Farmington High School Class of 1974

Harper and Whitfield, PC

Center Subaru

Stan’s Marauders

Ruth E Gonzalez , Ph.D., LPC

Gregor Technologies, LLC

Laurel Engineering

William Ryan DMD

Ellen Marino

Sterling Sintered Tech

Lenard Engineering

HRP Associates

GR Engineering

Larsen Ace Hardware

Richard Gauthier Drilling and Blasting

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