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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 https://sbaproject.org/walkamile/.

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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BLN  19th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The BLN  19th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Torrington Country Club in Goshen, CT.

The tournament is presented by Brooks, Todd & McNeil; Litchfield Bancorp and Northwest Community Bank.

The cost of the 18 hole, four person scramble format tournament is $190 per person which includes green fees, cart, lunch, awards and dinner.  A dinner only reservation is $50.

There are also on-course prizes and a putting contest.

Call Lisa Partrick at (860) 393-9172 for details about sponsorships, registration, etc.

The  tournament day schedule is as follows:

10:30 am  Registration

11 am  Lunch

12 noon  Shotgun start

Cocktail reception, dinner and awards and a great raffle immediately following play.

All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Susan B. Anthony Project, FISH of NW CT, The Community Kitchen of Torrington, the McCall Foundation and the Open Door of Winsted.

The  tournament has raised  $454,000 in the past 18 years.

Business sponsorships are still available and range from $75 – $2500. Call Lisa at (860) 393-9172 for sponsorship details.

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