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27th CRIS Radio Golf Classic: Sept 18

four men postioned around and on a golf cart. One is standing on the top of the cart with his hands on his hips, another wearing a cap is standing in front of the golf cart with folded arms, and two are on either side of the cart with only one foot on it and the other foot in the air

This is the 27th year that CRIS will be raising money by gathering old friends and new for an afternoon of the ancient game.

Your participation allows CRIS to offer its service at no cost to people living in the community who are blind or unable to read due to learning, physical, intellectual, and emotional disabilities.

When: Wednesday,  Sept 18, 2024
Registration:  9:30 - 11:00 AM
Shotgun start: 11:00 AM
Where:  Tunxis Country Club

For more information, to become a sponsor or to register to play, please click HERE.

2018 DD: One for the Ages

The 2018 version of Dining and Dancing in the Dark is history and it made history.  The past champions who competed, dazzled the crowd with flashy dressed, incredible moves and even some nostalgia. Billy Johnstone eked out victory over an energized pool of rivals, including Nicole Nalepa, Marilyn Alverio, Floyd Green and Hanna Mordo. Thanks also to the crew from Arthur Murray, Scott Haney, Ann Howard, Eight to the Bar and all of those who came out to support Connecticut's radio reading service.

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CRIS-Norwalk Creates Stir

Map of CRIS locations
A map of Connecticut representing the locations of CRIS studios (Norwich, West Haven, Trumbull, Danbury, and now Norwalk, as well as our broadcast studio in Windsor).
CRIS’ newest satellite studio launched on a beautiful day in Matthew's Park in Norwalk. The … Continue Reading ››

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!


Presenting Sponsor:
Arthur Murray Dance Studios

Gold Sponsor:

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

Konica Minolta/Windsor, CT

Media & Photos


Diane Duhaime with Jesse Kroll
Steve Famiglietti with Sally Nasatka


Joe Furey
Maurice Kaoud
Frank Rende


Steve Laschever


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