Multiple Sclerosis

Farmington Valley Arts Center Plans Fundraiser

Farmington Valley Arts Center Plans Fundraiser

AVON — The Farmington Valley Arts Center will hold a golf tournament fundraiser next month to support art classes for people with physically debilitating conditions.

Two classes were taught this year: one for people with multiple sclerosis, one for stroke victims.

Roy David, arts center president, said the group wants to offer more classes and have them for people with other conditions as well. He said a class for disabled veterans is planned for September.

Helen Thomas, an arts center director who suffers from multiple sclerosis, said the center is collaborating with Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford and Quinnipiac University in Hamden on the...