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April Foal’s Day 2017 Fundraiser

Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center located at 733 Hill Road in Bristol, CT.

Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center located at 733 Hill Road in Bristol, CT.

Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center (SMTRC) has teamed with Spare Time of Bristol to host the “April Foal’s Day 2017 Fund Raiser.” All of the proceeds on Sunday, April 2, 2017 go to SMTRC’s “horse-care” budget. This fabulous bowling event runs from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

“Shepard Meadows is excited to be hosting this fund raiser with a great Bristol business, Spare Time!” said Patricia Fournier, Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center President. “Individuals can sign up for $25 or teams can participate. Additionally, we have various levels of sponsorship up to $100 for gold sponsors!”

Spare Time Bristol is located at 177 Farmington Avenue in Bristol. The business offers great bowling, bowling leagues, weekend late-night bowling, birthday parties, laser tag and introductory programs to re-introduce bowlers to the game.

This is SMTRC’s second annual “April’s Foal Day” event run by SMTRC. Cindy McCool is this years Foal Day Fund Raiser point of contact and can be reached at kmccool2@gmail.com. The two-hour bowling fund raiser includes rental shoes, free pizza and a fifty-fifty raffle prize.

“This a great team effort between SMTRC and Spare Time to support a great cause, our horses,” said McCool. “Feel free to participate, sponsor or simply donate to our 501C3.”

All entry fees and sponsorship checks can be made out to Shepard Meadow Therapeutic Riding Center and mailed to SMTRC P.O. Box 2826, Bristol, Conn. 06011.

SMTRC accepts credit and debit card payments to their PAYPAL account, which can be accessed at shepardmeadows.org.

Located on 26 acres of open meadows, SMTRC is a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) premier accredited riding center. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization, SMTRC operates seven days per week.

In 2012, SMTRC teamed with the Bristol Veterans Council and the Rocky Hill Veteran’s Center to start a program that provides equine-therapy for veterans. Additionally, SMTRC continues to provide local residents therapy-focused riding activities as well as riding lessons.

For more information, contact Carl S. Ey at carl.ey@mammothglobalpartners.com or 202.803.1515.

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