Greater Hartford Probus Club arranged and hosted two very successful outings January 19th and February 23rd, inviting group home residents from Windsor, Hartford, Newington and New Britain to Varsity Basketball games at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU). More than 55 individuals with disabilities enjoyed these exciting college events. thanks to the generosity of the CCSU administration and athletic department.
On April 3rd a delegation of Hartford Probus members visited and toured New Horizons Village in Unionville. They are a residential Community for individuals with disabilities providing housing and services to promote independent living and enhanced cultural opportunities. Probus learned that their mission statement and goals are similar to ours in many respects. We plan to explore ways in which to interact and support our respective activities.
2019 CCSU Basketball Event
2018 Memorial Day Parade Balloon Sale
2016 Barbeque/Picnic @ Northwest Park, Windsor, CT
This event was enjoyed by over 235 individuals with special needs or developmental disabilities from Greater Hartford group homes and the American School for the Deaf. Howie the Hartford Hawk mascot was there to entertain guests, and led many in Rock and Roll dancing.
2015 Installation Dinner
PROBUS Installation Dinner at A.S.D. a great success. Members and guests enjoyed a fine meal, and heard an inspirational talk from guest speaker, noted philanthropist Coleman Levy. The PROBUS slate of officers for 2015-2016 were installed, and the PROBIAN of the Year award was presented.