Posts Tagged ‘ bikes ’

Resident to take part in Closer to Free bike ride

September 5, 2014
Local resident Rand Mange, a firefighter in Guilford, is riding in the Closer to Free bike ride in honor of fellow Guilford firefighter Carl Hubbard.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Rand Mange of Southington will ride in the Closer to Free bike ride, which raises money for the Yale Smilow Cancer Center. This September, Mange, who is a firefighter in Guilford, is riding amongst thousands with team Carl’s Crusaders for the second time. Carl’s Crusaders was formed for Carl Hubbard,…

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Local residents to take part in bike charity

July 14, 2014
Jimmy DeFau and his daughter Nicole will take part in the Pan-Mass Challenge next month. The event raises money to support the Jimmy Fund.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Two Southington residents will join 5,8000 cyclists in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), a 190 mile bike ride that raises money for the Jimmy Fund to support adult and pediatric cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. The 35th annual bike-a-thon on August 2 and 3 has a goal…

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Group uses bike art to raise funds

June 1, 2013
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One of the bikes that was showcased at the Governor’s Mansion in April.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Southington Community Cultural Arts (SCCA) is matching up artists with local businesses to decorate bikes that will eventually be on display in the Apple Harvest Festival parade. The organization is in the midst of a capital campaign to raise enough funds to convert the vacant Gura Building into a new…

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