Superintendent of Stamford Public Schools and Honorary Chair Winifred Hamilton, Mayor of Stamford and Honorary Chair David Martin, President and CEO of title sponsor The Navigators Group, Inc. Stanley A. Galanski, Chief of Stamford Police and Honorary Chair Jonathon Fontneau, Chairman of the Mill River Collaborative and developer of Mill River Park Arthur Selkowitz, and Kids in Crisis Executive Director Shari Shapiro in Mill River Park, where the Navigators Stamford KIC IT Triathlon finish line and Family Festival will take place this Sunday. (contributed photo)
Cos Cob, CT - The Navigators Stamford KIC IT Triathlon is quickly approaching, taking place the weekend of June 21 and 22, and Kids in Crisis is has announced its three honorary chairs: Mayor of Stamford David Martin, Chief of Stamford Police Jonathon Fontneau, and Superintendent of Stamford Public Schools Winifred Hamilton.
“We are honored to have these three outstanding leaders in our community serve as honorary chairs for the Navigators Stamford KIC IT Triathlon race weekend,” said Shari Shapiro, Executive Director of Kids in Crisis. “Their participation communicates the importance of the services Kids in Crisis provides and that this race is a signature event for the state of Connecticut as well as the City of Stamford.”
The Navigators Stamford KIC IT Triathlon and Navigators Stamford KIC IT Kids Triathlon have grown into an outstanding athletic weekend, attracting competitors from across the country, while maintaining a special focus on offering a fun family experience.
The entire weekend benefits Kids in Crisis (www.kidsincrisis.org), Connecticut’s only free, round-the-clock agency providing emergency shelter, crisis counseling and community educational programs for children of all ages and families dealing with a wide range of crises – domestic violence, mental health and family problems, substance abuse, economic difficulties and more. Since its founding in 1978, Kids in Crisis has helped more than 118,000 Connecticut children and families; last year, more than 6,000 children and families received assistance from the organization.