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Isaiah Lamb 3rd Annual Golf Classic

The Isaiah Lamb 3rd Annual Golf Classic will be held Saturday, August 17,  2019 at Fairview Farm Golf Course, 300 Hill Road, Harwinton, CT  06791.

The tournament moved to Fairview  Farm this year to accommodate more players.

The cost of the 18 hole four-person scramble format event is $135 per person or $500 per foursome which includes green fees, cart, gift, lunch/refreshments on the course, on-course contests, awards and dinner.

There is a dinner-only option for $45.

Pre-registration is required by calling Erin Lamb at (203) 710-2855. Please send registration and payment  to: The Isaiah Lamb Fund, 3 Valley Brook Lane, North Haven, CT 06473. Also register early for the dinner-only option.

On-course contests include closest to the pin, longest drive and hole in one.

There will also be a putting contest ($10 entry).

Tournament day schedule is as follows:

12 Noon   Registration

12:30 pm  Lunch and Refreshments

1:30 pm  Shotgun Start

Awards, raffle prize drawing and Dinner after tournament.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $100 to $250. Raffle donations are also welcome.

For more information about sponsorships, registration etc. call DJ and Erin Lamb at (203) 710-2855 or email   isaiahlambfund@gmail.com.

Proceeds from the event will help fund both the Isaiah Lamb Fund  to provide accessibility and independence for Isaiah and other families throughout Connecticut, and The Isaiah Lamb Scholarship which will provide financial assistance to students with disabilities who are graduating from Housatonic Valley Regional High School or New Haven High School who are pursuing higher education.

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

Lighted Path Consulting, LLC

Gargano Family Dentistry

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Second Annual Winter Baseball Clinic With Willy Yahn

The Second Annual Winter Baseball Clinic With Willy Yahn will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) Gym, 246 Warren Turnpike, Falls Village, CT 06031.

The clinic is presented by the HVRHS Athletic Department.

The entry fee is $20 per person.

To register email participant’s name , age and phone number to Anne MacNeil at amacneil@hvrhs.org.

The clinic day schedule :

1:00 – 3:00 pm 9 – 12 year olds

3:30 – 5:30 pm 13 – 18 year olds

Other instructors will include current college and high school players

Willy played for four years at HVRHS, garnering many honors including two-time CHSCA All-State, three-time Berkshire League All Conference and Litchfield County MVP and two-time winner of the Steve Reich Pitcher of the Year awards. In his junior and senior years, he only struck out once.

During his four year career at UConn, Willy received many more accolades including American Athletic Conference First Team member and the 2017 Hirshhorn Foundation Award. He finished 14th in UConn history with 207 career hits.

In 2017 Willy was drafted in the 25th MLB round by the Baltimore Orioles organization.

For more information again email Anne MacNeil at amacneil@hvrhs.org.

All proceeds from the clinic will benefit the HVRHS Baseball program.

 

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Housatonic Valley Regional High School Varsity Vs. Alumni Basketball Game

The Housatonic Valley Regional High School Varsity Vs. Alumni Basketball Fundraiser Game will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School , 246 Warren Turnpike, Falls Village, CT 06031.

The game will be held, of course, in the school gymnasium.

Admission to the game is $5 per person, $3 for students.

Food will be available for purchase.

Game time schedule:

5:00 pm   Game begins

There will be a half-court shot contest for prizes.

Proceeds from the game will benefit the HVRHS Boys and Girls basketball programs.

Visit hvrhs.org to learn of weather-related postponement.

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Housy Women’s Alumni Soccer Fundraiser

HOUSY Women’s Alumni Soccer Fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, 246 Warren Turnpike, Falls Village, CT 06031.

The informal match is open to Housatonic (Housy) women’s soccer alumni. 25 players are needed to hold the game.

Entry fee is $10 per player.

Spectator admission is free.

Snacks will be sold.

A raffle will be held.

The game will run from 10:00 – 11:00 am.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Terry Roy family who suffered a catastrophic house fire last week. The family lost all possessions including three dogs. The house will need extensive renovation.

Both Terry and daughter Nicole played soccer at Housy.

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Housy Soccer Women Rock

Fun and important events coming this weekend.

Saturday, October 27th at the Housatonic Valley Regional High school soccer field. The Housy alumni women will square off in a soccer match to help one of their own. Proceeds from the event will benefit Terry Roy and her daughter Nicole who suffered a catastrophic house fire last week in Lakeville, CT. The house at last report may be salvageable, but they lost all of their belongings including three dogs. Terry and Nicole both played soccer during their Housy years. $10 entry fee for alumni to play, admission to watch is free. There will be food for sale and a raffle. Come and support the very best of causes-10:00 – 11:00 am.

NOTICE: The Housy Alumni  soccer game has been postponed because of the incoming storm. Stay tuned for the new date.

 

Also over the weekend, there will be four Halloween-themed running events.

Saturday- The Fairview Hospital 14th Annual Monster Dash 5K in Great Barrington , MA.

The Vassar College Halloween 5K Fun Run, held completely on Vassar’s campus and perfect for the little ones in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Sunday- The Burlington 9th Annual 5K Run/Walk with Harvest Fest afterward in Burlington, CT.

And the 42nd Annual Kent Pumpkin Run 5 Miler with mile and 1/2 mile kids runs. This is a big one that caps out at 1,000 entries, in Kent, CT.

All for runs strongly encourage costumes!

To round out this weekend of diverse activities will be the Tour de Forest bicycle ride in Norfolk, and both a rifle match and turkey shoot at the Northwest CT Rod and Gun Club in Canaan, CT.

 

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Northwest Connecticut Hunger CROP Walk

The Northwest Connecticut Hunger CROP Walk will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School, 246 Warren Turnpike Road, Falls Village, CT 06031.

The up to 10K walk is sponsored by Church World Service in Elkhart, IN and organized by the Trinity Church in Lakeville, CT. This is the 36th year of the Northwest CT CROP Walk. Participants can walk any distance they find comfortable.

Participants are encouraged to raise donations either by themselves or by forming teams. To register visit crophungerwalk.org/fallsvillagect.

There will be a Packet/Recruiter/Informational meeting on Tuesday Sept. 4 at 6:30 PM at Trinity Church when all the schools and churches receive their packet of promotional materials for their people, posters, and brochures, and also envelopes for those people who still like to collect donations in cash and checks.  The envelopes are handed in by the walkers on the day of the walk. Anyone is welcome to attend and pick up information on the walk, or learn how to start a team.

The walk day schedule is as follows:

1:00 pm Registration

1:30 pm Walk begins

Proceeds from the CROP Walk will benefit both Walk sponsor Church World Service (75%) and deserving neighbors in the Northwest Corner (25%) by funding local food banks.

Last year the CROP Walk raised $31,000.

For more information call Rev. Heidi Truax at (860) 435-2627 or email her at revheiditruax@gmail.com.

Northwest CT Hunger CROP Walk organizers thank LaBonnes Market, Canaan McDonalds and the Canaan Stop & Shop for their generosity.

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