New Haven, CT: Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) is proud to announce their inaugural ACES Laces Up for Education expects 300 walkers on October 16! The 2-mile charity walk starts on near the beach at New Haven’s historic Lighthouse Point Park. The walk features beautiful coastal scenery, a post-walk continental breakfast on the beach and rides on one of country’s oldest working carousels! Lighthouse Point Park received the NCA Historic Carousel Award for its character, restoration, and historic significance in 2018!
All participants will receive a custom walk t-shirt with their registration. Walkers can enjoy music, cornhole, science projects for kids, face painting, and much more!
Proceeds from the event will benefit ACES. ACES is dedicated to enhancing and transforming lives through education, innovation, and leadership for over fifty years. ACES is the regional educational service center for the twenty-five communities in New Haven and Middlesex Counties. ACES is both a non-profit service organization and a school district that serves over 2,000 students in three magnets and nine special education schools. ACES’ dedication to better serving its community and its commitment to equity and social justice is demonstrated by the wide array of services and programs offered. To learn more about ACES, visitwww.aces.org
The event is organized by JB Sports and a team of ACES volunteers who make up our Board of Directors. The event’s major sponsors include ACES Education Foundation, Crosspoint Federal Credit Union, PMA Companies, Downes Construction Company, Silver Petrucelli + Associates, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield, Imagine Learning, Performance Environmental Services, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England, Inc., Montagno Construction, Inc., and Chartwells. To learn more about the event or to register, visit www.jbsports.com.
ACES serves students from the following towns: Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Cheshire, Derby, Durham, East Haven, Hamden, Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown, Milford, Naugatuck, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Orange, Oxford, Prospect, Seymour, Wallingford, Waterbury, West Haven, Wolcott, and Woodbridge.