Volume 2, No. 1 - Catholic Charities

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Volume 2, No. 1 - Catholic Charities

ing as well as assisting in the orientationprocess by helping therefugees open a bank account,learn to read a bus schedule, shopfor groceries, and other day-to-daytasks we may take for granted.Catholic Charities also providesthe opportunity for organizations,churches or families tobecome a co-sponsor to a refugeefamily. The co-sponsor becomescentral to the refugee family’s newlife in the United States, providingfor many of their needs as they assimilatethemselves into the Americanway of life.Migration and Refugee Serviceshas had many success stories,one of which is highlighted in theaccompanying account (see pageCC5). The goal of the program –acculturating refugee families tothe American way of life – isclearly being met through the hardwork and dedication of this essentialorganization. ■If you wish tomake a donationto MyanmarDisaster Reliefcontact CatholicRelief Serviceswww.crs.orgThe AnnualArchbishop John F. WhealonMemorial Golf TournamentTuesday September 16, 2008Schedule of Events:• Registration & Buffet Lunch - 11:00 A.M.• Shotgun Start - 12:00 P.M.• Reception & Dinner - 5:00 P.M.Prizes! Prizes! Prizes!• Hole-in-one prizes • Gross & Net golf prizes• Raffle prizes galore • Silent Auction • Live Auction“Best One Ball of Four” Format• 100% HandicapFore!• Women’s / Men’s / Mixed Foursomes• Twosomes, Threesomes, or Singles Welcome!Honorary Chairpersons:Most Reverend Henry J. Mansell, D.DDavid LemkuilTournament Chairperson:Peter A. Giorgio, Jr.Tournament Committee:John Bermel Faith McMahonJenefer C. Berall Paul NowosadkoKevin Budds Paul PelletierMichael Camilleri Brian ReillyRobert Fay Patricia ShimkusCharles MannCatholic CharitiesArchdiocese of HartfordAll Proceeds Will BenefitSpecial Needs ChildrenFor more information call:Catholic Charities’ Development Office,Janet Romanowicz • (860) 728-2569WampanoagCountry ClubWampanoag Drive,West HartfordCC7 • Help&Hope • Summer 2008 • Catholic Charities

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