Athletic Hall of Fame Seeking Board Members

The Suffield Athletic Hall Of Fame honors both individual and team athletic excellence, and since its inception in 2001, it has recognized the athletic achievements of 64 individuals and 9 teams from Suffield. The accomplishments and credentials of the honorees are exceptional, and their stories and accolades are impressively on display in the main hallway at Suffield High School.

Cocktails in the Hatheway Garden

Join us to celebrate summer, local food and Connecticut history at the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden! On Friday, June 15, from 6 to 9 p.m., savor farm-to-table offerings by The Federal, wine, and signature cocktails at Connecticut Landmarks’ signature summer event Cocktails in the Hatheway Garden.

Polish Heritage Society Meeting

The June meeting of the Polish Heritage Society will be held on June 6, at 10 a.m. at the Suffield Ambulance Center. Sara Zak will discuss “The Polish Declaration of Admiration and Friendship for the United States of America.” This 111-volume “Birthday Card” was sent from Poland to the United States in 1926 to recognize our 150th anniversary of independence.

Volunteers Needed at the Observer!

Did you know that the Observer, your community newspaper, is run by friendly and dedicated volunteers? If you are interested in helping to keep this vital community resource running smoothly, please consider volunteering your time and energy.

Suffield’s Past in Photographs

Curator Lester Smith and Trustee Anne Borg will host their annual picture show at the Suffield Historical Society’s June 13 meeting at the Senior Center at 7 p.m.

Come and enjoy photos from Suffield’s rich and varied past.

Glenn T. Packard Golf Tourney

The 27th Annual Glenn T. Packard Golf Tournament has been scheduled for Friday, August 10, at Oak Ridge Golf Course. For over a quarter of a century, this tournament, memorializing Glenn, has benefitted the Town of Suffield and its athletes.

Free Cancer Educational Seminar

Survivor Journeys™, a nonprofit organization offering support for cancer patients, survivors, their caregivers and families, is offering a free seminar entitled Cancer Survivorship 101—What Happens Next? at Max’s Tavern’s Julian Appleton Room at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield on Saturday, June 9 at 8 a.m.

Natasha Verma, an award-winning film director, philanthropist, television reporter/anchor at NBC Boston, and cancer survivor will be the keynote speaker.

EAA News

What’s happening at the EAA this Month? Rental Rebate Program for Elderly & Disabled Kicks Off Another Year

State law provides a reimbursement program for Connecticut renters who are elderly or totally disabled, and whose incomes do not exceed certain limits.