More than $120,000 was raised and more than 600 people attended the 10th Annual STAR Walk, Roll and Stroll at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport on May 3. The Walk and Family Fun Day benefited individuals who have intellectual disabilities and programs offered by STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way.
The walk included appearances by Miss Connecticut Ashley Golebiewski, BB the Bluefish of the Bridgeport Bluefish Baseball Team, the Marvin School Dancers, STORM of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Hockey Team, children’s activities and demonstrations by the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium Museum, FUNBUS, Massage Envy and Painted You (face painting and air brush tattoos). Also in attendance were a number of local representatives including state Rep. Gail Lavielle (R-143).
Wilton sponsors for the event included the Danaher family, Laura Blair, the Bosworth family and Lynn Morin. In-kind sponsors included: The Village Market, Wilton Pizza & Pasta and Paul’s Prosperous Printing.
STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is a nonprofit organization serving individuals of all ages who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as providing support services to their families.
Information: STARct.org or call Megan Johnson at 203-846-9581, ext. 339.