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Golf Event To Benefit Special Needs Children And Their Families In Connecticut

7th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Special Needs Children and Families Experiencing Hardship  Once again, St. Vincent’s Special Needs will partner with the Appelberg family to hold its 7th annual golf tournament in memory of Kristin Nicole Appelberg. In keeping with Kristin’s dream of improving the quality of life for children and adults in our Read more…

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“Remission Ball” ~ Promoting Healing Through Sport

A nurse from New Haven who battled Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, has come up with an idea to help other cancer patients. When Alfredo Axtmayer was sick, he focused on sports to get him thru the tough days of chemo and a stem cell transplant. Now healthy…in remission for five years… he has developed “Remission Ball.” It grew out Read more…

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A Round Of Golf To Support The Killingworth Library

Enjoy a Saturday Afternoon Golf Outing!…And Support the Library! The John P. Hine Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 6th at Quarry Ridge Golf Course in Portland.  The 18 holes at Quarry Ridge are spectacularly set among rolling hills and granite rock outcroppings, and overlook the Meshomasic State Forest and the Connecticut Read more…

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The CT State Golf Assoc., Stewarding The Game Since 1899

League of Connecticut Golf Clubs 1899: A time of plus fours, niblicks and a new league of golf clubs To appreciate the founding of the Connecticut State Golf Association, one must have a sense of time and place.  This was horse-and-buggy, gas-lamp America before the Wright brothers’ biplane or Henry Ford’s Model T.  This was Read more…

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“Cover Me Boys, I’m Going In!”

The former Director of News at News Channel 8, Keith Hirshland was here in the late 1980’s and after he left he went on to be on the ground floor of ESPN 2, and was among the first to be hired in 1994 at the newly-formed Golf Channel where he produced tournaments around the world. Read more…

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Connecticut Inventors on “NYBERG”

So many things have been invented in the state of Connecticut; the Cotton Gin, the Colt .45 revolver, the can opener, portable typewriter, the submarine, and the Frisbee. All things iconic in one way or another. In this edition of NYBERG, I featured three 21st century inventors who are carrying on the entrepreneurial spirit. Brian Read more…

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Lucy Burdette Has A Recipe For Murder

Roberta Isleib, make that Lucy Burdette, (a pseudonym for her latest series of books) is a murder mystery author from Madison, Connecticut who didn’t start writing books until she was 50. I found this to be hugely empowering for anyone who has put off writing a book, that has been swirling around in your head, Read more…

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