Part of the 2011 Battle of the Belles' strength contest on Main Avenue in Norwalk which raises money for the Bennett Cancer Center.

Fitness outfit has slated Battle of the Belles strength contest to support Stamford cancer center

The Punch Kettlebell Gym on Main Avenue in Norwalk will host the 5th annual Battle of the Belles strong woman competition to raise money for the Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center in Stamford this Sunday. [Read More]

Poll: Should Stamford taxpayers foot bill for Biden visit?

Following the visit of Vice President Joe Biden to Shippan for a fundraising trip to raise money for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s reelection campaign, some say the city shouldn’t be on the hook to pay the bill for his security detail. What do you think? [Read More]
Participants begin their walk during the Hope in Motion walk/run/ride to benefit Stamford Hospital's Bennett Cancer Center in downtown Stamford on Sunday, June 2, 2013.

Happy hour fundraiser for Hope in Motion

The annual Hope in Motion fundraiser is coming to Stamford on Sunday, June 1, turning the city’s downtown into a living race course in the hopes of raising $1 million for the Bennett Cancer Center. But even though the race is roughly seven weeks away, fundraising teams are already kicking their efforts into high gear.  […] [Read More]
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Cohen throws Stamford Y a lifeline

No stranger to swimming in the deep end in the world of high finance, Stamford hedge-fund boss Steven Cohen is looking to get more people in the pool at the Stamford Family YMCA. Through the charity he runs with his wife, the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation has donated $100,000 to the Stamford Y to […] [Read More]
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Nestle CEO, Westhill senior to receive Heart of Gold honors

The president and CEO of Stamford-based Nestle Waters North America will be honored next week for his support of volunteers at this year’s Heart of Gold dinner hosted by the Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut. The Volunteer Center will also give a $5,000 scholarship to Westhill senior Rachel Katz for her volunteer […] [Read More]
Michael Storm turns onto Washington Boulevard during the Kids in Crisis benefit triathlon in Stamford on Sunday, June 30, 2013. Hearst Connecticut Newspapers is a media sponsor of the event.

Annual KIC IT Triathlon registration opens Wednesday

Get ready to KIC It into high gear, Stamford. The annual Kids In Crisis benefit triathlon, which takes place in Stamford every summer, is about to approach the starting line for the planning process with registration opening up on Wednesday, Jan. 15. This year the adult race will take place on Sunday, June 22, 2014. […] [Read More]

Get ready to run

Runners and walkers will line up for the start of the RFR Realty 5K Corporate Run/Walk Thursday evening in front of the Stamford Town Center on Tresser Boulevard. Last year more than 1,900 runners and walkers participated in the race which takes participants through downtown on Bedford Street up to Fifth Street and then back […] [Read More]

Sports legends to step up to the plate for YMCA

Above: NBA Hall-of Famer Gail Goodrich, of Greenwich; Bobby Valentine; and Gary Liberatore of New Canaan at the 62nd Annual Old Timers dinner at the Italian Center in Stamford. A bevy of sports icons will step up to the plate for the Stamford YMCA when the nonprofit organization hosts its 12th Annual Sports Auction on […] [Read More]