Join the Suffield Rotary Club for some fun, some food, wine, infused liquors, hors d’oeuvres, food tables, and a raffle at Suffield by the River, 7 Canal Road, on Friday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m.
Funds raised from the event will be used primarily for scholarships for Suffield students and other community-based projects.
The Rotary provides about 10 $1,000 scholarships a year. Local businesses will be donating raffle prizes. Tickets for the event are $35 per person/$60 per couple. They are available from Gayle Demko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial picnic Cpl. Stephen R. Bixler gave his life for our country and Suffield is coming together once again to honor and remember him at the Annual Memorial Picnic.
Every year since Bixler was killed while on patrol in Iraq on May 4, 2006, his friends have coordinated a picnic on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend to honor him and keep his memory alive. This year the picnic will take place Sunday, May 26, from noon-5 p.m. at the Suffield Sportsman’s Club, 2900 Phelps Road, West Suffield. Tickets are $15.
There will be food, beverages, music, raffles, and door prizes. Tickets are available at First Suffield Bank JA Division of Peoples Bank, Suffield Hardware, Suffield Pizza, and also at the door or by calling Annie at (860) 668-7592.