Thank you to everyone who helped support our Open Your Heart Team so that we could help to support the Best Buddies Walk!
Please join us as we walk in the Best Buddies Friendship Walk on April 30th, 2011 at the North Haven Middle School. (9:00 Registration and breakfast; 11:00 Walk begins)
The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is a fun-filled community fundraiser to support your local Best Buddies programs of inclusion. The friendship, integrated employment and leadership programs educate people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities to be advocates for social inclusion in your community.
Best Buddies is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
Open Your Heart, Help the Community, Inc. is forming a team to walk/run in the Matt’s Mission 5K race on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. at the North Branford High School. Please join our team and register to walk/run by visiting: Matt’s Mission Walk .
The certified 5K includes a scenic, rolling course through residential neighborhoods in North Branfod. The race starts and finishes at North Branford High School.
RUN OR WALK FOR A CAUSE!!Raise $100 for more for Matt’s Mission Fund and receive a complimentary race entry. The fund will provide relief for needy North Branford students in with support for clothes, shoes, school supplies, class dues, field trips and much more.
Matt’s Mission, Inc. was formed to raise funds to aide local students in need; to encourage everyone to SLOW DOWN and to DRIVE SAFE while raising awareness to the consequences of destructive driving decisions.
Aid Station - There is one water station on the 5K course.
Directions:From Bridgeport: North on I-95. Follow signs to I-91 north. Take exit 8. Take a right onto Route 80. Follow Route 80 until you see tennis courts on your left (there will be a traffic light here). Turn left into driveway. North Branford High School will be the building on the right.
From New London: South I-95 to exit 54 (Cedar Street). Take a right onto Cedar Street. Cedar Street becomes Totoket Road. Follow Totoket Road to Route 80. Take a right onto Route 80. Follow directions from above from Bridgeport.
From Hartford: South on I-91 to exit 8. Take a left onto Route 80. Follow directions above from Bridgeport.