West Hartford Exchange Club Makes Donation to The Town That Cares Fund

Post date: May 26, 2016 9:45:42 PM

Pictured at the West Hartford Town Hall for the check presentation are from left to right Helen Rubino-Turco, Paul Connery from the West Hartford Exchange, and Suzanne Oslander, Community Partnership Manager with West Hartford.

West Hartford, Conn., April 26, 2016 The West Hartford Exchange Club has donated $3,000 to The Town that Cares from the proceeds of their 10th Annual Wine Tasting Event which was held in February

The Exchange Club partnered with Wine Cellars 4 and heavy hors d'oeuvres were donated by various local restaurants, "This event was best ever thanks to those who bought tickets, our restaurants who donated food, the many donations for our silent auction, Wine Cellars 4 and their wine distributors for the great tasting and of course our Exchange members who worked so hard to make this event a success," said Joe Righenzi, President of the Exchange Club. "We are so proud to be able to donate to The Town That Cares because we know that they make a positive impact on the quality of life in our community", Righenzi added.

The Town That Cares which is administered by the Town of West Hartford and funded 100% by contribution is a special fund to assist residents in crisis. "We are so grateful for this generous donation which will benefit us at a time when many in our community need our support", said Helen Rubino-Turco, Director-Human & Leisure Services for the Town of West Hartford which administers The Town That Cares Fund.

The West Hartford Exchange Club's mission is to make its community a better place to live through programs of service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Activities and its national project, the Prevention of Child Abuse. The club sponsors the West Hartford Police & Firefighters Annual Service Awards and provides annual scholarships to Hall and Conard graduates. The club also donates to a variety of local charities.