Month: April 2016

April 25, 2016 No comments exist

Community Contributor Audrey Dolman

Written by Kathryn O'Neil and Eva Chambers

JOIN US FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL "MY BEST FRIEND'S 5K ROAD RACE" TO SUPPORT YOUTH PROGRAMS AND RAISE AWARENESS FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION

April 11, 2016 - Shepherd of the Hills Evangelical Church of Simsbury (SHELC) will be holding its first annual 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 14. The event will raise money for the SHELC Youth Program which welcomes members of the community to participate. The Race begins at 9:00 AM and starts at SHELC located at 7 Wescott Road in Simsbury.

Registration is currently open for the 5k run and 1.25-mile walk.

To register, please go to http://www.shelc.org/my-best-friends-5k-road-race/ or http://www.Runsignup.com/Race/CT/Simsbury/MyBestFriends5kRoadRace/

Register by April 30 to receive a free tri-blend t-shirt.


SHELC hopes to promote health and wellness within the community during this outreach event. A personal trainer logo_ccecb522-5722-42e1-adae-86a399eac173_largefrom Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness will lead the pre-race stretching and warm ups. The course route starts at SHELC, continues to the scenic Rails to Trails path, loops around and ends back at SHELC.


Another goal of the event is to raise awareness for suicide prevention and to remember friends who were lost too soon to suicide. SHELC will display a remembrance banner available for anyone to sign to remember a lost friend. Jordan Porco FoundationAt the conclusion of the race, SHELC will make a financial donation to the Jordan Porco Foundation, a Hartford based non-profit organization committed to preventing suicide in high school and college-aged students through awareness, education and innovative programming.


The Gold Sponsor, Healthtrax Fitness & Wellness of Avon, will provide two lucky participants with a complimentary 1-month membership. Anyone who completes the 5k run or 1.25 walk will be eligible, so you don't have to win - you just have to finish!

For more information about the SHELC Youth Program and the Church visit www.shelc.org.

April 2, 2016 No comments exist

RN’s Needed at Calumet

Rn’s needed for 1 or 2 weeks at Calumet! You must be employed as a nurse now in an area that pertains to children’s health. Great benefits and you get paid too! Call Bonnie at (202)925-2070 to interview.

Cooks and DIning Room Staff Needed at Calumet

Cooks and dining room staff for the conference center are also needed this sumer. If you are interested, call Chef Wade at (603)539-4773.

Calumet is a great place to work, the people are awesome, the food is delicious, plus you get to look at a spectacular view every day!