The United Way of Milford will kick off its 2013-14 Campaign on Thursday, September 26, with a reception at Subway World Headquarters, 325 Bic Drive.
Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, now the athletic director at Sacred Heart University, will be the guest speaker.
After retiring from baseball as a player, Valentine opened seven restaurants, worked in television for ESPN and NBC, and coached in both minor and major leagues. He served as manager for several teams including the Texas Rangers and the New York Mets, leading that team to the World Series in 2000.
The United Way of Milford supports 22 local non-profit agencies, including the Boys and Girls Club, the Woodruff Family YMCA, The Milford Senior Center, the Rape Crisis Center, and more.
The Campaign Kickoff will be September 26 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the reception are $10 and include hot and cold appetizers, dessert, and beverages. Please register by calling the United Way of Milford at (203) 974-6791 or register online at www.unitedwayofmilford.org.