2011-12 Central Connecticut Community Service

Throughout the school year Central Connecticut student-athletes dedicate time to serving others within our community.  Here are some of the community service programs the Blue Devils have participated in this year.

 

 10/22 – Members of the men’s soccer team, the swimming and diving team and the men’s and women’s track and field teams participated in the clean-up of Stanley Park.  The Blue Devils spent time clearing garbage and junk from the parks paths and green space.

 

 

 

10/7 & 10/21 – The swimming and diving team hosted a pair of water safety clinics for the children of the Boys and Girls Club of New Britain.

 

10/7 & 10/21 - The men’s and women’s track and field teams volunteered at New Britain Elementary School Track Days.  The events held at Stanley Park were geared towards keeping children active.

 

10/15 – The women’s basketball team held a free clinic at New Britain High School for all fifth through eighth grade females.  The players served as coaches for the session working with a group of 40 players.

 

10/14 – The Central Connecticut cheerleading squad, participated in Greater Hartford YMCA’s “Celebrates Champions” annual fundraising event. That evening, the YMCA will be honored keynote speakers Sean and Leigh Anne Toohy, the inspirational family behind the movie The Blind Side.

 

10/2 – Players and coaches from the men’s basketball team participated in the annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk.

 

9/24 – Seven student athletes led 100 New Britain Elementary School students on a tour of the CCSU campus.

 

Fall 2011 – The men’s basketball team volunteered at the Interval House in Hartford.  The team helped clean up the center and then spent time reading with the children. 

 

Fall 2011 – Student-athletes speak to groups of ninth graders from New Britain High School about life as a college student-athlete, managing time, commitment and the importance of working hard in the classroom.