Posts Tagged ‘ Connecticut Children’s Medical Center ’

Plantsville students raise $4k for CCMC

February 24, 2016
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Participants at this year’s Fox-a-thon at Plantsville Elementary School celebrate their record-breaking success at this year’s fundraiser.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Fox-a-thon at Plantsville Elementary School (PES) was an event for the kids and by the kids. The afternoon dance marathon on Feb. 19 was planned by fifth graders at the elementary school, modeled after the University of Connecticut’s (UConn) annual HuskyTHON. For the sixth year in a row, PES students danced…

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Local girl holds toy driver for CCMC on Nov. 28

November 24, 2015
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CT Childrens Medical Center

A Southington High School ninth-grader will dedicate another holiday season to helping those in need. Reilley Walden, 13, will be hosting her sixth annual toy drive for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC). Walden began the tradition at age 7, after being diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Idiopathic Arthritis. For six-years she has been fulfilling her goal…

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Plantsville School pageant winner collects toys for children’s hospital

October 30, 2015
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Kylie Watson displays the gifts collected during a recent toy drive  to benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR The shoppers at Stop and Shop in Southington and Walmart in Bristol surprised—in a good way—Kylie Watson. Kylie, 6, is the reigning 2015 National American Miss Southern New England Princess. And the first grader at Plantsville Elementary School recently held a toy drive to benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Kylie stood…

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Southington 9-year-old represents CCMC at Fenway Park

August 14, 2015
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Gavin Haines arranges a pyramid of cups during a fundraiser at an area Cumberland Farms.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Nine-year-old Gavin Haines, Southington, represented the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in a ceremony at Fenway Park last month. Cumberland Farms hosted the private event at Fenway Park’s Wheels Up Clubhouse on July 30, to kick-off the fourth annual Cups for Kids campaign. The month-long fundraiser is held each year to benefit the…

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Youth runs toy drive for hospital

September 1, 2014
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Konner Beaudoin, 7, has undertaken a toy drive to gather items for the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Konner’s charitable work is inspired by his mother.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Konner Beaudoin, 7, has developed his own desire to give back, after watching his mother engage in charitable work. “He’s been bugging me for probably six months to do something for the sick kids in the hospital,” said Kimberly Beaudoin, Mrs. Connecticut 2014. “I don’t know where he came up…

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Junior Miss Plantsville raises money for CT Children’s Medical Center

September 7, 2013
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By Tammi Naudus
Pictured above are Miss Plantsville Outstanding Teen Katerina Belales, Jr. Miss Plantsville  Aurianna Monteiro, Nickki Belales and Ayva Monteiro.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Junior Miss Plantsville Aurianna Monteiro, along with Plantsville Outstanding teen Katerina Belales, held a walk-a-thon recently to raise money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Aurianna wanted to raise money for the medical center to say thank you for all their care and support when her sister three-year-old sister Ayva was…

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