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A Night at the Movies: June 14, 2014

Join Honorary Chairs Richard & Judy Lightfoot at this gala musical evening to benefit the programs & participants of High Hopes Therapeutic Riding.  Event sponsor:  Northstar Wealth Partners, LLC.

High Hopes offers opportunities for skill building and achievement to individuals of all ages who face a multitude of challenges each day.

The challenges faced by our participants include: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, visual & hearing impairments, emotional & behavior disorders, developmental & intellectual delays, traumatic brain injuries & spinal cord injuries.

The mission of High Hopes is to improve the lives of people with cognitive, physical & emotional disabilities through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding & other equine assisted activities, while serving the therapeutic riding profession through training & education.

More than 650 volunteers donate over 31,600 hours of their time. Participants range in age from 4 to 86 years & come from 74 towns throughout Connecticut.

High Hopes serves the school districts of New London, Haddam-Killingworth, East Lyme & Lyme/Old Lyme, Essex and Deep River. These groups represent 21% of all participants. High Hopes works with many of the group homes & day programs in our community including Boys & Girls Village, VISTA, Brian House, Inc, SARAH, Inc, Connecticut Juvenile Training Center, Clinton Harbor, Rushford Academy, LEARN, Connecticut Valley Hospital & Albert J. Solnit Center.

Please join us for Symphony

Saturday, June 14, 2014

5pm ~ Cocktails Hors d’oeuvres & Silent Auction
7pm ~ Dinner
8pm ~ Orchestra New England

Overview of the Auction Items

High Hopes Donor support subsidizes 73% of the actual cost of all lessons. 59% of our participants also require & receive direct scholarship assistance from High Hopes.

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High Hopes expects to draw 600 to 650 supporter for an evening of great music, delicious food & unique offerings.  Money raised at this event provides 20% of High Hopes annual operating Income.

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Benefactor Tickets are $250 each

Patron Tickets are $175 each

Friend Tickets are $140 each

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