Governor Malloy: Saturday: Gov. Malloy Speaks at Conn. Breast Health Initiative Race in The Park; Gives Remarks at Special Olympics Ceremony; Speaks at Burning of the Ships Day; Honored for Environmental Commitment

 
{Governor Malloy Press Release Masthead}
 
 May 11, 2012
 
 
SATURDAY: GOV. MALLOY SPEAKS AT CONN. BREAST HEALTH INITIATIVE RACE IN THE PARK; GIVES REMARKS AT SPECIAL OLYMPICS CEREMONY; SPEAKS AT BURNING OF THE SHIPS DAY; HONORED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT
 
(HARTFORD, CT) – On Saturday morning, Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman will give welcoming remarks at the Connecticut Breast Health Initiative’s Race in the Park in New Britain prior to the start of the women’s 5K run.  Proceeds from the event are donated to the nonprofit, whose mission is to fight breast cancer through education and research.
 
Also in the morning, Governor Malloy will give welcoming remarks at the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics of Connecticut 2012 Eastern Regional Games in West Hartford.
 
In the afternoon, Governor Malloy will give remarks at the annual Burning of the Ships Day ceremony in Essex.  The event, presented by the Sailing Masters of 1812 Fife and Drums Corps, commemorates the historic 1814 British raid on Essex with a parade and waterfront ceremony.
 
In the evening, Governor Malloy will attend the SoundWaters Tall Ships Ball in Stamford, where he will be honored with the group’s Founder’s Award in recognition of his long-term commitment to environmental education and protection.
 

WHO: Governor Malloy, Lt. Governor Wyman
WHAT: Governor Malloy and Lt. Governor Wyman give welcoming remarks at the CT Breast Health Initiative’s Race in the Park
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2012; Event begins at 6:30 a.m., Governor Malloy and Lt. Governor Wyman scheduled to speak at 8:45 a.m.
WHERE: Walnut Hill Park; 184 West Main Street, New Britain
 
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WHO: Governor Malloy
WHAT: Governor Malloy gives welcoming remarks at Special Olympics of CT 2012 Eastern Regional Games
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2012; 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: University of Hartford, Chase Family Arena; 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford
 
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WHO: Governor Malloy
WHAT: Governor Malloy gives remarks at Burning of the Ships Day ceremony
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2012; 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Essex Town Hall; 29 West Avenue, Essex
 
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WHO: Governor Malloy
WHAT: Governor Malloy receives Founders Award at SoundWaters Tall Ships Ball
WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2012; 7:45 p.m.
WHERE: Harbor Point Waterfront; 100 Washington Boulevard, Stamford
 
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For Immediate Release: May 11, 2012
Contact: David Bednarz
David.Bednarz@ct.gov
860-524-7315 (office)
860-770-9792 (cell)