Friday, December 16, 2011

Calhoun's Holiday Food Drive on Monday

Jim Calhoun will be holding his annual holiday food drive on Monday in Hartford. Here are the details:

Coach Jim Calhoun, his family, coaches, players and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra will join a team from the Hartford law firm of RisCassi and Davis, Price Chopper employees, Omar Coffee, the City of Hartford Department of Families, Children, Youth & Recreation and the City of Hartford Department of Health & Human Services to provide holiday meals for 1,000 needy Hartford families.

WHEN: Monday, December 19
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Pope Park Recreation Center)
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (St. Monica's Episcopal Church)

Coach Calhoun and his team will be at the Pope Park Recreation Center from 5:00PM to 6:15PM and at St. Monica’s from 6:30PM to 7:30PM

WHAT: The Calhoun Family, team, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, the Hartford law firm of RisCassi and Davis, Price Chopper, Omar Coffee, the City of Hartford Department of Families, Children, Youth & Recreation and the City of Hartford Department of Health & Human Services will distribute 1,000 turkeys and holiday meal fixings to needy families. This year’s event is Coach Calhoun’s 13th Holiday Food Drive.

Since Coach began his efforts in 1999, over $1.4 million has been raised to benefit Connecticut families in need.

WHERE: ***First stop for Coach and Team at 5:00PM:
Pope Park Recreation Center, 30 Pope Park Drive, Hartford
(See directions below)

And

Second Stop:
St. Monica’s Episcopal Church, 3575 Main Street, Hartford
(See directions below)


Directions to Pope Park Recreation Center, 30 Pope Park Drive, Hartford, CT:

From West:

v I-84 E towards Hartford
v Take exit 44 toward Prospect Ave 0.2 mi
v Merge onto Caya Ave 0.1 mi
v Turn right at Prospect Ave 0.3 mi
v Take the 2nd left onto New Park Ave 1.0 mi
v Take the 3rd right onto Park St 0.5 mi
v Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Pope Park Dr.

From East:

v Turn left to merge onto I-84 W
v Take exit 47 for Sigourney St 0.2 mi
v Turn right at Sigourney St 223 ft
v Take the 1st left onto Hawthorn St 0.2 mi
v Take the 1st left onto Laurel St 0.4 mi
v Continue onto Pope Park Dr.


Directions to St. Monica’s Episcopal Church, 3575 Main Street, Hartford, CT:

From South:

v From I-91 North, Take Exit 34 (Rt. 159)
v Turn left onto Rt. 159
v Turn right on St. Monica Avenue

From North:

v From I-91 South, Take Exit 34
v Turn right on Rt. 159
v Turn right on St. Monica Avenue

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