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Photo of 100 CRIS volunteers at a recent Volunteer reception at the Governor's Mansion.
Golfers jump in the air, excited not by a hole in one, but by the photographers aim.
Floyd Green awards dancers a 10 at the 2015 Dining and Dancing gala.

Events

The Gift of Dining and Dancing

Clash of the Champions 2018

Most years the champions are simply crowned, and when necessary, share the award; then there’s 2015. What will The Clash of 2018 bring?

Save the date- April 28, 2018.  Better yet, what a romantic gift for the holidays. Your partner will be impressed; you’ll be benefiting a great cause; and you will have a blast in the Ballroom!

Volunteers @ Governor’s Mansion

Bob McAllisterVolunteers from around the state came together on September 19, braving forecasts of Hurricane Jose, to celebrate their dedication to Connecticut's only radio reading service for people with disabilities. Volunteers with 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service were honored.

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Golf in the Books: Best Ever!

The 20th CRIS Golf Classic is in the books: the record books.  More sponsors, more golfers, more fun.  The middle of October provided perfect golf weather for 101 CRIS superstars. Proceeds help CRIS offer its service at no cost to people living in the community … Continue Reading ››

CRIS Feeds @ St. Francis Hospital

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CRIS launched two of its internet streams at St. Francis Hospital, making the CRIS Radio and CRIS en Español available to every patient in the hospital over their bedside cable system.

Dining & Dancing in the Dark 2017

Scot Haney knocked the ball out of the park with his dance performance, but on this night his competition wasn't Joe Furey and Weather Watch, it was the five most dazzling women in all of Connecticut.  The 2017 Dining & Dancing in the Dark Champions are:  Amanda Raus (Fox CT) & Hanna Mordoh.

It may have been the most dazzling D&D yet, and the winners are the people all over CT who use CRIS services, as the night raised record amounts to help CRIS continue its mission.  READ MORE

Dining & Dancing in the Dark 2017

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Scot Haney knocked the ball out of the park with his dance performance, but on this night his competition wasn't Joe Furey and Weather Watch, it was the five most dazzling women in all of Connecticut.  The 2017 Dining & Dancing in the Dark Champions are:  Amanda Raus (Fox CT) & Hanna Mordoh.

It may have been the most dazzling D&D yet, and the winners are the people all over Connecticut who use CRIS services, as the night raised record amounts to help CRIS continue its mission.

Thank you to everyone who participated and made this such a fantastic event!

Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:
Arthur Murray Dance Studios

Gold Sponsor:
ChemWerth

Silver Sponsors:
Aetna  |  Comcast  | Frankie and Bob Goldfarb

Bronze Sponsors:
A Closer Look  |  Bob's Discount Furniture |Connecticare | E&M Donuts- Ed Pine | TD Bank  | WFSB Channel 3 |Windsor Federal
Savings Bank

Dancing with the Celebrities Sponsors:
Connecticut Lighting  | Kaman  |  Meredith Corp.

Auction Sponsors:
Hebron Lions Club  |  Subway

Event Sponsors:
Devine Hydraulics | King Covenant Financial

Table Wine:
Robert McAllister & Demebtrius Tolides

Program:
Konica Minolta/Windsor, CT

Media & Photos

Performers:

Diane Duhaime with Jesse Kroll
Steve Famiglietti with Sally Nasatka

Judges:

Joe Furey
Maurice Kaoud
Frank Rende

Photography:

Steve Laschever

Contestants:

Sulma Avenancio with Jesse Kross
Dr. Andrea Dennis with Matthew Berryman
Scot Haney with Lacey Escobales
Hanna Mordoh with Francis Grant
Cathy Poulin with Kyle Blatchford
Amanda Raus with Tom Varian

Serving all of Connecticut from five studios around the state.