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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]

Bobby V. planning city-wide fundraiser for Japan

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Former Mets Manager and Stamford resident Bobby Valentine announced Thursday that he is planning a day of events to raise money for relief in Japan on Saturday, June 18. The baseball icon recently paired up with AmeriCares to transport more than $525,000 worth of medicine and other supplies to Sendai Japan, a city in the […] [Read More]
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Stamford High Culinary Team to raise funds for trip to upcoming cooking competition

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Above: Stamford High School Culinary Club members Michelle Mallozzi, Craig Roman, Timothy Lanzaro, Karsten Kragh and Myrielle Theirsaint. The Stamford High School Culinary Team will serve up homemade meals at Fairway Market and SBC Restaurant & Brewery to raise funds for its upcoming trip to the National ProStart Invitational cooking competition. On March 25 at […] [Read More]

Roberta Flack to grace the stage at CLC benefit

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Legendary R&B/soul songstress Roberta Flack will grace the stage at a benefit for the Childcare Learning Centers on Saturday, March 26. Tickets for the event, which will be held at the Stamford Marriot Hotel & Spa, are still on sale. Guests will enjoy dinner, dancing and a silent auction prior to a performance by Flack, […] [Read More]

Call for classic cars

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Are you the proud owner of a Caddilac, Mustang or other four-wheeled treasure? The Stamford Museum & Nature Center has put out a call for antique and classic cars as part of its 8th Annual Model Ts to Mustangs show, to be held Saturday, May 8. The Museum seeks cars of all brands and models, […] [Read More]