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  • Yoga For A Cure, Friday

    Team AHH … Always Have Hope! will present its third annual Yoga For A Cure fundraising event Friday, September 19, at The Graceful Planet, 7 Berkshire Road.

    Team AHH is one team participating in this month’s Light The Night event at Fairfield Hills. The yoga event will begin at 7 pm.

    There is a requested donation of $20 per person.

  • Finding A Cure Together

    To the Editor:

    The evening of September 28 was impressive. It was the Light the Night Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. There were games, crafts, therapy dogs, KICKS.105, WEBE 108 and the Newtown High School Cheerleaders and Baseball Team. Everyone was busy! There were about 600 walkers.

  • Top of the Mountain

    More news has arrived from America Responds With Love, the charity organization that took on multiple pallets of stuffed animals donated to Newtown after 12/14, for distribution to others in need. You might remember that Richard McDonough of America Responds reported in July that 200 of the stuffed pillows and animals had been provided to Aurora, Colo., for healing purposes. Now Aurora is paying it forward, donating 100 of the stuffed animals to Cañon City, Colo., as that town recovers from devastating springtime fires.

  • Yoga For A Cure Fundraiser Held

    For the second consecutive year, Amie Meleshkewich of Flow To Fit Yoga helped Light The Night Team “AHH…Always Have Hope!” raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) through a Yoga For A Cure fundraiser, held Friday, September 13.

    A donation of $25 was requested for each participant, with all proceeds to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Each participant also received a Light The Night gift bag and bottle of water.

  • LLS Light The Night Walks An Ongoing Mission For Local Woman

    The first Light The Night for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in Newtown took place at Newtown High School in the fall of 2009, organized by Sandy Hook Resident Ginny Chion with the help of Newtown High School Athletic Director Gregg Simon.

  • Light The Night Walk Returning To NYA To Help Fund Lifesaving Research, Honor Blood Cancer Patients

    Blood cancer survivor and Newtown resident Sandi Kessman, and her family and friends, are determined to help build awareness about the approximately 1,012,533 people in the United States living with a blood cancer. She will be among those showing their support by participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Newtown Light The Night Walk on Saturday, September 28, at Newtown Youth Academy, 4 Primrose Lane.

    Registration begins at 5 pm, there will be a Remembrance Ceremony at 6:15, and the walk begins at 7 pm.