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physical therapists offers evaluations and a combination of hands-on techniques and special exercises to restore a sense of steadiness. They are currently offering a free consultation to anyone wanting to find out more. Depending on insurance plan, clients may come directly to their clinic. Staff will then work in conjunction with client’s physicians to achieve the best possible results.


PT Services of Guilford is located at 500 East Main Street, Suite 310, in Branford, CT. For free consultation/information, contact 203.315.7727, Guilfordphysicaltherapy.com. See ad on page 29.


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his year’s third annual Ride for the Flame fundraiser for Special Olympics Connecticut (SOCT) will be held on


Sunday, June 24. Everyone is invited to join local law en- forcement officials as they embark on 25-mile (Registration: 8:45 a.m. Start: 10 a.m.), 75-kilometer (Registration: 7:45 a.m., Start: 9 a.m.), and 100-mile bike rides (Registration: 6 a.m. Start: 7 a.m.) through scenic areas of Connecticut. Rides begin and end at Whelen Engineering in Chester. The 100-mile ride travels along the Connecticut River to the shores of Old Saybrook, past Goodspeed Opera House and


the Devil’s HopYard State Park, with a lunch break at Gillette Castle in East Haddam. The two other rides follow the same route, but the 75-kilometer ride will break off after the shore- line and the 25-mile ride after portions of the Connecticut River. There will also be a Public Safety Mountain Bike Com- petition (Registration: 11:45 a.m. Start: 1 p.m.) in which law enforcement officials ride courses that showcase mounts and dismounts, technical riding skills and the ability to maneuver around challenging obstacles. Since 1969, SOCT has been changing lives through


year-round sports training and athletic competitions for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Athletes and partners compete in 27 different Olympic-type sports thanks to over 100 local coordinators, 900 coaches and 10,000 additional volunteers.


For information, visit SOCT.org.


Mentoring-in-Motion at Portland Park


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veryone is invited to welcome summer at Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park’s annual Mentoring-in- Motion Event on Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For the fifth year, Brownstone is helping to raise awareness of Connecticut children’s mentoring programs including Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, True Colors, the thirteen DCF one-on-one mentoring partners across the state and the Governors Prevention Partnerships, which include 160 programs statewide. During this event, the park will donate 50% of gate fees to help raise awareness of the Connecticut mentoring programs and charities. Brownstone features year-round activities from rock climbing, wakeboarding, cliff jumping, and zip lining to scuba diving and snorkeling. It is also known for school and corporate team-building programs. Among its newest fea- tures for visitor exploration are: a beach area with volleyball; two additional overhead wakeboard cables; a 70’ cargo net climb; expanded picnic areas; Guts and Glory obstacle course; walking trails; and, a cliff-top picnic area with pan- oramic park views.


Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park is reachable at 161 Brownstone Avenue in Portland, CT, 866.860.0208, Brownstonepark.com.


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