Braving brisk temperatures and morning showers, teachers and their families came out yesterday morning to support CEA’s charitable arm, the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF), now in its fifth year as an official charity of the Eversource Hartford Marathon. CEF raises money to help children and educators facing extraordinary personal hardships and provides scholarships for students planning teaching careers.
Team CEA runners are ready to go!
“For Team CEF, this is more than just a race,” says CEA Vice President and CEF President Tom Nicholas. “This is a way of teachers coming together with their energy, talents, and strengths to lift each other up and support a great cause.” Read more
Darien teacher Katy Gale running the 2016 Hartford Marathon for Team CEF.
Teachers are in it for the long run and in it for the students. And nowhere is that clearer than in the annual Eversource Hartford Marathon, where teachers run, donate, and volunteer to help children in need.
Join the fun this year and support Team CEF on race day—Saturday, October 13. You don’t have to be a runner to be part of the excitement. Volunteers are needed to staff tents, hand out water, and more, and donations to the Connecticut Education Foundation are always welcome. Read more
Darien teacher Katy Gale waves as she starts out on the Hartford Half Marathon.
CEA members hit the pavement at the 23rd annual Eversource Hartford Marathon today, but not all the teachers had their running shoes on—many volunteered their time in support of the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF) and local charities.
“For the teachers, it’s not just about running in the race, but participating in a worthy cause,” said CEA Vice President and CEF President Jeff Leake.
“Joining Team CEF as a runner or volunteer gives teachers the opportunity to be part of the Connecticut Education Foundation’s fundraising efforts, while also assisting charities around Hartford,” said Leake. Read more
Some of the members of Team CEF before the 2015 Hartford Marathon.
Join in the fun and support Team CEF in the Eversource Hartford Marathon on October 8. You don’t have to be a runner to be part of the excitement and support a good cause. You can also volunteer or contribute on behalf of a runner, or simply donate to the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF).
This is the CEF’s third year as an Official Charity of the Eversouce Hartford Marathon. The Foundation is CEA’s charitable arm, and helps teachers and children with extraordinary personal hardships as well as students planning teaching careers.
Team CEF members can save $5 on the marathon registration fee. To join Team CEF as a runner or volunteer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Connecticut Education Foundation has been named an Official Charity for the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon.
Teachers and others who are marathon runners are buzzing about today’s announcement that Northeast Utilities (NU) is the new title sponsor of the Hartford Marathon.
But we’re hoping you’ll help us spread the news that CEA’s charitable arm, the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF), has been selected as an Official Charity for the 2014 NU Hartford Marathon.
CEF President Jeff Leake says, “We are so pleased to get this designation for CEF. Our next job is to interest marathon participants in running to raise funds for the often needy and always deserving children, teachers, and scholarship recipients that CEF helps.”