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The Disabled American Veterans, Hardware City Chapter 8 offers its sincerest THANKS TO ALL for a wildly successful Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open on Friday, September 27, 2013! Central Connecticut's No. 1 veterans charity golf event saw 120 golfers, numerous generous sponsors led by Presenting Sponsor Farmington Bank and upwards of 200 total guests at a post-golf barbeque and ceremonies raise $10,000 for DAV Chapter 8, House of Heroes Connecticut and Friends of Fisher House Connecticut.

And, we had the honor and privilege of honoring New Britain's own Connie Nappier, Jr., a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen!

Please click here for our wrap-up news release, and please click here to read the September 28 New Britain Herald article about our event. And stayed tuned for information soon about GK 2014!
 
Photo caption: Celebrating GK 2013's success at the Iwo Jima National Monument in Newington are, left to right: Jadwiga Panus, Vice President & Branch Manager (Broad Street, New Britain), Farmington Bank; Dennis Taricani, Service Officer, DAV Hardware City Chapter 8; Bill May, Chairman & Co-Founder, House of Heroes Connecticut; Kinson Perry, Area Manager, External & Legislative Relations, AT&T Connecticut; Tom Flowers, Board Member, Friends of Fisher House Connecticut; Tim Perra, Vice President, Global Communications, Stanley Black & Decker; Ron Pelletier, Commander, DAV Hardware City Chapter 8; and Chris Traczyk, Vice President, Farmington Bank & Executive Director, Farmington Bank Community Foundation.  
 
 
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A Hero Among Us
GK 2013 Honored Veteran Connie Nappier, Jr., is saluted by Marine Corps League, Hardware City Detachment 781's James Soder prior to ceremonies at the September 27 Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open in New Britain. The event was hosted by the Disabled American Veterans, Hardware City Chapter 8.