newsandviewsjb

NEWS&VIEWS by Jacqueline Bennett

Posts tagged “Chris Baker

Chris Baker “92” Day Declared by Windsor, CT Mayor at Bart’s Beanery, “It’s Swaggy Day”!

Posted on July 9, 2016

  Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com   “It’s Swaggy Day,” a smiling Chris Baker- nickname “Swaggy”- told the crowd gathered at Bart’s Beanery in Windsor, Connecticut Friday evening, July 8.   Baker, a defensive lineman for the NFL Washington Redskins – number 92 – had just been presented with a proclamation by Windsor Mayor Donald Trinks declaring today, July 9, 2016, Chris Baker “92” Day.   The honor recognizes not only Baker’s play but his “generosity and dedication” to enhance the lives of local youth and empower them to reach their potential.   “Chris is of modest upbringing and he never forgot his roots with his literacy and charitable foundation. Chris represents the true character of Windsor High School – he is…

NFL’s Chris Baker Returns to Bart’s in Windsor, Connecticut to Continue Literacy Campaign

Posted on July 13, 2015

    Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com   What better location for two big-hearted men, the NFL”s Chris Baker and Mayor Donald Trinks, to team up and promote a meaningful cause then at a spot with a special place in the hearts of the community – Bart’s Drive-In Restaurant in their beloved hometown of Windsor, Connecticut.   Baker, a defensive lineman for the Washington Redskins, #92, returned to Windsor and to Bart’s July 10, for a second year after launching the non-profit┬áChris Baker 92 Foundation in 2014 – http://www.chrisbaker92.com. He launched his foundation with a mission to “engage and mentor boys and girls” in a literacy program, football camps and a mentorship program.   “Everybody appreciates that Chris comes home. For him…

Washington Redskins & Former Windsor High Player Tackles Hunger in Greater Hartford

Posted on November 14, 2013

By Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb CONNECTICUT-Washington Redskins defensive end and former Windsor High School football player Chris Baker is tackling hunger in the Greater Hartford area. Baker was on hand earlier this week to present a donation to Bloomfield based-Foodshare from The Chris Baker Foundation. Baker’s foundation strives to foster education and literacy. According to a press release from Foodshare, Baker’s donation is expected to be the beginning of a continuing relationship with the food bank that serves the Greater Hartford region. It was noted that hunger can impede a child’s ability to perform well in school. “I feel really good about Foodshare and the work it’s doing. I want to support that work,” Baker was quoted as saying. Baker who went on to Penn…