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PlainvilleA blinded military hero and U.S. Paralympics three-time medalist will share his inspiring story with YMCA youth and Para-athletes. Navy Lieutenant Brad Snyder (USNA 2006) was blinded by an improvised explosive device while serving in Afghanistan in...
HebronOn Sunday, June 30, the Church of the Holy Family in Hebron will sponsor its 13th Annual Padre's Run to benefit The Fidelco Guide Dog Program, pairing a service dog with a returning wounded U.S. Soldier. Registration will be held that morning from 9 a.m....
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The Hartford CourantBLOOMFIELD—When blinded Navy Lt. Brad Snyder wants to walk the eight blocks from his home in Baltimore to his swimming pool, he must allow 45 minutes of stressful, highly focused steps with a white cane. The first time Brad tried a walk with a...
Eastern ConnecticutEast Windsor Lions Club Second Annual Bike Ride for Sight. The East Windsor Lions Club announced that its Second Annual Bike Ride For Sight, the "Tour de East Windsor", is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 29. The Club is currently seeking...
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VernonThe Fifth Annual Vernon Summer Days Charity Carnival is scheduled for July 24 through 27 at CT Golf Land. The carnival is sponsored by the Exchange Club, benefiting KidsSafe; the Lions Club, benefiting Fidelco and vision exams; and the Town of Vernon...
The Hartford CourantYou'll find them all at East Coast Dog in Hartford: Mucke's Hummel, Little Rhody, Boston Pearl Original, Martin Rosol and Hebrew National. But you might not recognize these dogs at the city's newest frankfurter joint at the corner of Asylum and Ann...
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A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
The Hartford CourantBLOOMFIELD -- Ross and Zeva are a loyal, loving team in every step they take and every endeavor they try. Riding the rails to Grand Central Station and hopping the subway downtown in New York isn't a problem for this pair. "She gives me security,...
The Hartford CourantCharles H. Kaman, the brilliant helicopter pioneer who founded the company that bears his name at age 26 and later launched the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and developed Ovation guitars, died Monday. Kaman, a longtime resident of Farmington, died...
The Hartford CourantSEAN MUELLER CHESHIRE Class: Junior Coach: Jim Bennett Accomplishments: Had one of his best races at the State Open, finishing third (16:00) to New Fairfield's John Raneri and Wolcott's Chris Bendtsen, who also went 1-2 at New Englands. Mueller led...
Fox 61A cat may have nine lives but "Unique", a 4 year old German Sheppard Guide Dog has a least two. "The dog is a hero," said neighbor Bernardine Stolp. It was a close call but there is good news from the charred and burned out mess in Manchester. Last night'...
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