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Your club collected over $2,000 worth of baby items from shoppers at Stop & Shop in Unionville and Highland Park Market in Post Office Square. Event Chair Bill Baker did a great job organizing this fundraiser and all went smoothly. The items collected were donated to the Parent and Child Center in Bristol. Members Jill Clark and John Karwoski are seen enjoying the sunny day at Highland Park Market. Thanks to all of you who helped make this a successful event
Your club hosted a Candidates’ Forum in conjunction with the Farmington Chamber of Commerce at Farmington High Seven candidates for legislative offices attended.
A record crowd of over 600 showed up at the 16th Annual Salute to Connecticut’s Bravest at the Aquaturf in Southington. Firefighters from 22 towns in CT were honored. Tim Vibert, retiring Farmington Fire Chief was among the honorees. 63 people from Farmington attended.
Over 105 people attended our CRAFTBEER and Winetasting Event at Farmington Gardens. The beer was great and the food was superb! Thanks to Phil Chabot for donating the use of Farmington Gardens, and to Aaron Engel for running a great event.
Even though Gino and Donna Moncada were unable to attend due to their planned trip to Germany et al., They were with us IN SPIRIT, as seen in this facebook photo. Looks like they were having fun, too. Also shown is the evening’s menu, for those of you unable to attend. Great job on the food , Phil!!
We sold burgers, dogs and drinks, at the 4th Annual Nation’s Protectors (NATPRO) Adventure Race
Sunday October 5 at Tunxis Mead Park. The weather was great! Thanks to all who helped with this fundraiser.
Your club helped with traffic control at the Unionville Festival . No mishaps were reported.
Thanks to those who helped!
– Financial review Meeting was held at the newly renovated Motor Cars on Cook Street in Plainville Treasurer Madorin reviewed last year’s finances and President Landry discussed plans for the 2014-2105 year. Also, Farmington Town Manager and Exchange Club member Kathy Eagen spoke about the $57 million Water Pollution Control item on the ballot November 4th (which subsequently passed).
There were 23 golfers teeing off at Westwoods. They braved the bumpy cart paths, and some found the clumps of weeds in the sand traps especially challenging. Dinner afterwards was at the Knights of Columbus pavilion. A wonderful dinner of steak, chicken and fish was enjoyed by the many who attended.
Kudos to John Shea for running such a wonderful event!