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“30 Years Windsor Chamber Cares” Auction to Benefit Troops

Posted on February 1, 2014

By: Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb As so many Americans go about their everyday lives, it remains important to remember the men and women of the United States military who make that possible. With that in mind, a new beneficiary of the “30 Years Windsor Chamber Cares” auction will be Send Hometown Windsor to the Troops – SEND. Over the past ten years through SEND, care packages have been mailed monthly to some 160 soldiers from the Windsor, Connecticut area serving in the war zones of Iraq, Afghanistan and also Kuwait. Slated for Friday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m. Windsor Chamber Cares will be held at Maneeley’s Banquet and Catering in South Windsor. “Have we forgotten?,” said Ann Walsh, coordinator of SEND, a community service project of…

Community Rallies to Make Inaugural “Golf Aid” Tournament a Success for Alex’s Lemonade

Posted on September 11, 2012

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com  Resulting in a tremendous turnout, relatives, friends and community members rallied around organizers of the inaugural “Golf Aid” Golf  Tournament held September 9, at Tower Ridge in Simsbury, Connecticut.  The event benefited Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization formed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood cancer. Hampered early on by slow registration and a family crisis, the tournament was nearly scrapped. But by Sunday’s 1:30 p.m. shotgun start, the golfing roster was full. “We have 110 golfers,” said a beaming Sue Bowman, a Windsor, Conn. police officer and the event’s primary organizer. “I said to Sue, ‘no, even if it is just four of us, do not cancel it. Move forward with this tournament,’ ” recalled…