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In 2018-2019, Hartford Probus was pleased to support a number of Connecticut non-profit organizations which provide services to youths and individuals with special needs. These included Camp Courant, Horizons Inc., C.C.S.U. Student Scholarship, and support of GO/-BABY, GO program; New Horizons Village in Farmington/Unionville which provides residential and comprehensive health and transport services.

Probus continues to seek opportunities to support unique classroom projects of Special Education teachers through small grants made by it’s SSNE FUND (Supporting Special Needs Education Fund). Interested teachers should contact Probus for details and an application.


24-hour bike ride benefits camp for intellectually disabled

Area motorcyclists are spending a lot of time on their bikes this weekend to benefit Middlefield’s John J. Nerden Camp, which provides free programs for children and adults who are intellectually disabled.



Thousands of athletes compete in Special Olympics

The Special Olympics kicked off Saturday in New Haven and Hamden with more than 2,300 athletes who came out from all corners of the state. They competed in six different sports, including aquatics, track and field, cycling, and soccer.



probonoWest Hartford Attorney Receives CT Probate Assembly’s Pro Bono Award

The Connecticut Probate Assembly has recognized West Hartford attorney Michael J. Croll with its 2015 Pro Bono Award for his work in assisting families who use the Probate Courts, especially those with limited resources or whose cases are complicated. “Attorney Croll is one of those folks you can call at any time, and he is more than willing to take on any case requested by a Probate Court,” Judge Sydney W. Elkin, president-judge of the Probate Assembly, said in awarding Croll the Pro Bono Award at the assembly’s annual meeting on April 15.