Candlelighting Info & November/December Newsletter 2018

Hello Everyone.  Attached is our last News Letter for this calendar year. As some of you already know The Compassionate Friends Holds their annual World Wide Candle Light Service every year on the 2nd Sunday of December. Many Chapters and other nonprofits hold candlelight services of their own and open to the public to help spread the light of love and hope around the globe.
This year we are going to be taking over the reins from Anne Castaldo and the Tony Brown Foundation and Officially having our First annual Candle Light Service!

Details are listed in the newsletter of which I need to make one correction:

Our Chapter will be providing all food and beverage so there is no dessert requested, only a framed picture of your loved one.

Please RSVP  at the email address listed in the newsletter as it is specific to our event.

Hope to see you at our November meeting. Dee Tutka is on the sign-up sheet for bringing snack this month. She is also going to bring a centerpiece she is working on for our Candle Lighting that you can order ahead of time for yourselves to take home.  I will also be bringing a Volunteer sign up sheet for anyone wishing to help out with the Bridgeport Chapter Compassionate Friends World Wide Candle lighting

TCF NEWS LETTER NOV DEC 2018

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September/October Bi-Monthly Newsletter

Below you will find our Bi-monthly newsletter for September and October.

TCF Newsletter September October 2018

Our next meetings will be on September 11th and October 9th.  Our meetings are held at The Sterling House in Stratford, CT from 6:45 to 8:45.  If you are remembering your loved one’s birthday or angel date please bring a photograph to share with the group.

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F.A.D.E Annual Event for Overdose Awareness

4th Annual F.A.D.E. Walk/Run for Overdose Awareness
August 30, 2018 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Shelton Riverwalk, 100 Canal Street, Shelton, CT

Dear Community Partner:
On Thursday, August 30, 2018, a very special and important event will take place in the Valley Community: the 4th Annual F.A.D.E. Walk/ 5K Run for Overdose Awareness. All proceeds will benefit BHcare’s, Alliance for Prevention & Wellness, to support its drug awareness/prevention programs.
All you need to do is turn on the nightly news to learn of the harmful effects of drugs on society. Opioid deaths are increasing across the state of CT. In 2017, 1,036 CT residents died of an opioid overdose, with 23.4% of the deaths in APW’s service region. Two people die each and every day from this epidemic. 
Drug addiction does not receive the funding or awareness of other leading social causes yet it has a tremendous rippling effect on families and communities. The F.A.D.E. Walk/Run was created to put the spotlight on the disease of addiction and raise much-needed funds to support substance abuse prevention, raise awareness and help save lives.
Please help us make the F.A.D.E. Walk/Run a success by lending your support in one or more of the following ways:
• Become an event sponsor (see attached levels and benefits)
• Encourage your employees to participate in this walk/run
• Post the enclosed event flyer at your place of business
We hope you will sign on to be one of our community partners and join us in our efforts to combat this growing epidemic. 
Sincerely,

Julia Markarian
Founder, F.A.D.E. Walk/Run

Click Here to read about last years event

Click here to sign up for the event

EVENT SPONSOR LEVELS AND BENEFITS

Sponsorship Levels (sponsor benefit descriptions listed below)

$2,500 Presenting Sponsor (Exclusive)
$1,000 Platinum Sponsor
$500 Gold Sponsor
$250 Mile Marker Sponsor (limited to first two responses)
$150 Water Stop Sponsor (limited to first two responses)
$100 Supporter

Presenting Sponsor ($2,500) – *Exclusive
• *Logo on front of race day T-shirt pocket area
• *Company banner displayed at the starting line (banner to be supplied by sponsor)
• *Presenting sponsor announcement on BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness and F.A.D.E. Facebook pages
• *Ability to say a few words prior to start of race
• Logo on BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness website with link to company website
• Meet and greet table at the event – provide your corporate materials
• Mention in news releases
• Mention is BHcare electronic newsletter, “Hope Chronicles”
• *Top placement on all sponsor listings
• Five race entries and five T-shirts

Platinum Sponsor ($1,000)
• Top-tier logo placement on the back of race day T-shirt
• Platinum sponsor announcement on BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness and F.A.D.E. Facebook pages
• Logo on BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness website with a link to the company website
• Meet and greet table at the event – provide your corporate materials
• Mention in news releases
• Mention is BHcare electronic newsletter, “Hope Chronicles”
• Listed as Platinum sponsor on event day sponsor listings
• Two race entries and two T-shirts

Gold Sponsor ($500)
• Bottom tier logo placement on the back of race day T-shirt
• Gold sponsor announcement on BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness and F.A.D.E. Facebook pages
• Logo on BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness website
• Listed as Gold sponsor on event day sponsor listings
• Mention in news releases

Mile Marker Sponsor ($250) – Limited to 2 sponsors
• Lawn signage with company logo at either the 1st or 2nd-mile marker
• Name listed as Mile Marker sponsor on BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness website
• Listed as a Silver sponsor on event day sponsor listings

Water Stop Sponsor ($150) – Limited to 3 sponsors
• Lawn sign signage with company logo at one of three water stops
• Name listed as Water Stop sponsor on BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness website

Supporter ($100) – Name listed on sponsor listing at event

4th Annual F.A.D.E. Walk/ 5KRun for Overdose Awareness
August 30, 2018 5:00 p.m. – 9: 00 p.m.
Shelton Riverwalk, 100 Canal Street, Shelton, CT

SPONSORSHIP RESPONSE FORM

4th Annual F.A.D.E. Walk/ 5KRun for Overdose Awareness

August 30, 2018     5:00 p.m. – 9: 00 p.m.

Shelton Riverwalk, 100 Canal Street, Shelton, CT

 

 

SPONSORSHIP RESPONSE FORM

Contact Name: ____________________________________________________________Company:  ____________________________________________________________Address:  _____________________________ City _____________ St _____ Zip _______Phone: _______________________________

Email: ______________________________

Sponsorship Levels (sponsor benefit descriptions attached)

  • $2,500 Presenting Sponsor (Exclusive)
  • $1,000 Platinum Sponsor
  • $500    Gold Sponsor
  • $250   Mile Marker Sponsor (limited to first two responses)
  • $150    Water Stop Sponsor (limited to first two responses)
  • $100   Supporter

Name as it will appear in donor listings: _________________________________________

For Water Stop through Presenting Sponsor levels please email logo to Pmautte@bhcare.org upon completing this form.

Please mail this completed form along with your check made payable to *F.A.D.E., 80 North Street, Shelton, CT  06484 by August 1, 2018

*Proceeds from this event will go directly to BHcare’s Alliance for Prevention & Wellness.

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