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2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis Raises Thousands

This weekend’s annual Walk to Cure Arthritis was a huge success thank to those who donated and spent their time fundraising - while the final numbers are still being tallied, the event was without a doubt a success. Friend, families, and coworkers came from all over the Greater Danbury area to support their loved ones living with Arthritis, and the weather proved to be the nicest weekend in recent months.

The purpose of the Walk to Cure Arthritis is to pursue a cure for America’s #1 cause of disability; one in every four Americans has arthritis, and two-thirds of those affected are under age 65, including 300,000 children. By raising money to find a cure, the Rizzo Companies, working with The Arthritis Foundation, makes more headway through scientific discoveries that bring us closer to a cure.

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Tony Rizzo Jr., CEO, vows to dye hair green to raise money for Arthritis Walk

Our fearless leader is committed, that's for sure! Help us reach our goals of $10k in 10 days - and seeing Tony with green hair - by clicking below and donating now! Tony Rizzo Jr., CT Local Leadership Board member and CEO of Rizzo Corporation, has committed to dying his hair GREEN if we meet this goal!

The money will benefit the 2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis, a yearly event held to unite communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. The Walk to Cure Arthritis team is committed to helping the 54 million Americans with arthritis, including 300,000 children, live the fullest life possible.

CLICK HERE TO DONATE

Bethel Schools Groundbreaking A Success

Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony in recognition of the Anna H. Rockwell & M. T. Johnson Elementary Schools Additions and Renovations projects was, in every sense, a success! The Bethel community joined us along with the Bethel school administrators, building committee, and students, and we had a memorable day on all sides. Thank you to everyone who came out; we are so excited to be working on this project in our own backyard!

Stay tuned for more project updates!

The Rockwell & Johnson Elementary Schools Groundbreaking
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Bethel Public Schools, the Town Of Bethel - CT, and Rizzo Corporation invite you to attend the groundbreaking ceremony in recognition of the Anna H. Rockwell & M. T. Johnson Elementary Schools Additions and Renovations projects.

The ceremony will be held in Johnson's side parking lot and will include photo opportunities as well as addresses by key individuals of the projects. The rain date for this event is April 23rd at 11 am.

Please email pares@bethel.k12.ct.us with any questions.

We can't wait to see you!

Join the Rizzo team for the 2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis
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Join us on May 19th for the annual Walk to Cure Arthritis! Click below to join or support our fight to conquer arthritis. One in every four Americans has arthritis, making it the nation’s leading cause of disability. Two-thirds of those affected are under age 65, including 300,000 children. Arthritis is painful, debilitating and diminishes quality of life. But every day we’re making more headway through scientific discoveries that bring us closer to a cure.

For more information and to join the fight, go to our team page and click on the corresponding button.

For help, contact Liz Burton at eburton@arthritis.org, or call (860) 952-3928.