Special Olympics honorees
Glastonbury - posted Mar, 01 2013
GLASTONBURY - The Special Olympics Connecticut Hall of Fame Dinner, “Celebrating 45 Years of Memories,” will be held on Wednesday, March 20 at the Aqua Turf Country Club, Plantsville. The annual Hall of Fame event honors extraordinary athletes, volunteers and supporters who demonstrate leadership, spirit and selflessness, inspire joy through sport and promote inclusion and respect for individuals of all abilities. Faith and Chris Ferrall of Glastonbury will receive the Unsung Hero Award, which is given to volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes for Special Olympics Connecticut with no expectation of recognition or reward. Luke Pinone of Glastonbury will receive the Spirit of Life Award which is given to an athlete who exemplifies the true meaning of Special Olympics. Pinone participates in Special Olympics Unified Sports® program at Nayaug Elementary School. He participates in track and field and has been active in Unified Sports® for four years. Tickets, which must be reserved in advance, are $25 per person and may be obtained by calling 203-230-1201, ext. 276 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The event is hosted and made possible through the generosity of the Bozzuto and Calvanese families. Registration will begin at 5 p.m.; the program at 6 p.m.