Posts Tagged ‘Walk for Rides’

Ride service holds Walk for Dignified Rides for Seniors in Enfield

April 19, 2013

ITNNorthCentralConnecticut, a transportation service for seniors and visually-impaired people, is gearing up for its fourth annual “Walk for Dignified Rides for Seniors.” on April 28 at Asnuntuck Community College.

The event is a means of raising funds to help continue providing transportation to medical appointments and other outings, to those who need it.

Walkers will work to get sponsors and donations for the event, in which they will walk around a quarter-mile track.

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I Know Expo wants to educate elderly, caregivers

April 8, 2013

We noticed that if people have transportation they can stay in their homes five years longer,” she said. But even then, some of their clients needed services beyond just transportation.

That’s when the seed for the I Know Expo took root. The event centers on issues that affect the elderly and their caregivers and will feature vendor displays and breakout sessions with speakers on subjects such as veterans benefits, prescriptions, housing options for those who can no longer remain in their home, fall prevention and financial exploitation.

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Jason Ellsworth, Lifelong East Windsor Resident

April 8, 2013

Jason Ellsworth, an East Windsor resident, who has been blind since birth is the Team Captain of the “Walk for Dignified Rides for Seniors” to be held on Sunday, April 28 at Asnuntuck Community College. The Walk provides much needed funding to insure ITNNorthCentralConnecticut™, continues the commitment to have available dignified transportation for seniors and the visually impaired. Trained drivers, provide rides for any purpose, including medical and hair appointments, errands and lunch or dinner dates.

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ITN North Central Connecticut [ITNNorthCentralCT] ride network plans fund-raising walk

April 19, 2012

A north-central Connecticut ride service for the elderly and visually impaired is marking a major milestone.

Independent Transportation Network’s North Central Connecticut group has offered 10,000 rides to members in its 10-town community since its founding three years ago. The agency is also preparing for its annual fund-raiser, “Walk for Rides,” scheduled for April 28.

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Karen’s Korner – ITNNorthCentralCT

February 21, 2012

See Margaret Smith-Hale, along with members of her Walk for Rides committee, describe the features and benefits of ITNNorthCentralCT, a proud affiliate of ITNAmerica.

ITNNorthCentralCT is a non-profit, membership based, fee-per-ride transportation alternative for seniors and visually impaired adults. Our volunteer drivers take our members where they want to go, when they want to go. Visit http://www.itnnorthcentralct.org for more information.

To find an affiliate in your community go here:
http://itnamerica.org/content/AffiliateSites.php

Walk For Rides 2009!

June 1, 2009

It was a beautiful day in East Windsor as volunteers gathered to participate in ITNNorthCentralConnecticut’s most important fundraiser of the year, Walk For Rides. Forty participants walked around the track at East Windsor High School to raise money and community awareness for ITN’s mission of providing dignified transportation to seniors. Contributions are being accepted through the end of June. Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Walk a success.

8th Annual Walk For Rides

May 31, 2009

The threat of inclement weather didn’t stop volunteers and participants from turning out for ITNPortland’s annual Walk For Rides fundraiser. Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Walk a success.

First Annual Walk For Rides!

First Annual Walk For Rides!

First Annual Walk For Rides!

May 9, 2009

Thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s Walk For Rides a huge success. Our volunteers worked hard handing out brochures, volunteer driver applications, and T-shirts. We couldn’t have done it without their hard work and dedication.

First Annual Walk For Rides!

Guided historical walks were led by local attorney and historian Oscar Geralds (Left).

Guided historical walks were led by local attorney and historian Oscar Geralds (Left).