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Particle Accelerator X to be held June 11

The 10th Annual Particle Accelerator: A Day of Music and Hope will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Rotary Park in downtown Putnam. The free, all day music festival features 20 bands playing music of all genres and for all ages. The concert begins at noon and will continue until 11 p.m.

Local businesses are invited to participate in this […]

March 31st, 2016|Events, News|

Tickets for Irish Night Now on Sale!

On Thursday, March 17, United Services will host our 15th annual Irish Night, now at Wrights Mill Farm in Canterbury, to benefit Children and Family Programs.  These include:

One of the busiest Child Guidance Clinics in the state, providing trauma-informed and trauma-focused mental health services for children and adolescents.
Family Programs, including parent education, support groups such as Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, […]

January 22nd, 2016|Events, News|

“Sunflowers for Kids” Raises $1,300 for Autism Services

Sunflowers, Wildflowers sold to Benefit United Services Center for Autism at Sept. 6 event

Pomfret Center, CT – Families flocked to Lapsley Orchard Sunday for United Services’ 11th annual Sunflowers for Kids, raising $1,300 for local children’s autism programming.

100 percent of the proceeds from sales of sunflowers and wildflowers during the event were donated to United Services Center for Autism. […]

September 8th, 2015|Events, News|
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    11th Annual Sunflowers for Kids Sunday Sept. 6 at Lapsley Orchard

11th Annual Sunflowers for Kids Sunday Sept. 6 at Lapsley Orchard

Pomfret Center, CT – Lapsley Orchard is set to host its 11th annual Sunflowers for Kids event on Sunday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The orchard’s end-of-summer bounty of sunflowers and wildflowers will be harvested and sold in bunches, or available for guests to pick their own, with 100% of the proceeds donated to children’s treatment […]

August 5th, 2015|Events, News|
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    10th Annual Sunflowers for Kids to be held August 31 at Lapsley Orchard

10th Annual Sunflowers for Kids to be held August 31 at Lapsley Orchard

Pomfret Center, CT – Lapsley Orchard is set to host its 10th annual Sunflowers for Kids event on Sunday, August 31st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The orchard’s end-of-summer bounty of sunflowers and wildflowers will be harvested and sold in bunches, or available for guests to pick their own, with 100% of the proceeds donated to children’s treatment […]

August 5th, 2014|Events, News|
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    Particle Accelerator 8 to be held June 7 in Rotary Park, Putnam

Particle Accelerator 8 to be held June 7 in Rotary Park, Putnam

Particle Accelerator 8 will be held June 7, 2014 at Rotary Park in downtown Putnam.

This free, family-friendly music and art festival is held in memory of local musician Jack Young, Jr. and to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention and local mental health programs. The event features a lively and diverse line-up of popular local and regional bands […]

May 9th, 2014|Events, News|
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    Particle Accelerator Concert Raises Record Funds for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Programs

Particle Accelerator Concert Raises Record Funds for Mental Health, Suicide Prevention Programs

Nearly $9,000 Raised for United Services at 7th Annual Free Music Festival Held in Memory of Local Musician, the Legendary Jack Young, Jr.
Organizers of the annual benefit music festival Particle Accelerator: A Day of Music and Hope have announced that this year’s festival, held on June 8 at Rotary Park in Putnam, has raised a record $9,000 to support […]

June 15th, 2013|Events, News|