Teams from throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, including mainly squads from the Nutmeg State, will be joining together for a good cause from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27.
That’s when the fifth annual Sticks for Soldiers Classic will be held at Fairfield Ludlowe High School in Fairfield.
Participating teams including host Fairfield Ludlowe, as well as Ridgefield, Fairfield Prep, Staples, Brien McMahon, Joel Barlow and Daniel Hand.
Games will be played in a 7-on-7 format, with each team playing a minimum of three games. There are varsity and sub-varsity divisions.
All proceeds will benefit Brendan Marrocco, 22, an Army specialist from Staten Island, who is undergoing physical theraphy at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., after a vehicle he was being transported in was hit by an Explosive Fired Projectile in Iraq and he became the first veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to lose all four limbs in combat and survive.
Donations on behalf of Ridgefield’s participation in the event may be sent by checks made out to Sticks for Soldiers/Fairfield and sent to 24 Tea House Lane, Ridgefield, CT 06877.
Directions to Fairfield Ludlowe High School:
From I-95 North:
Take Exit 21, Mill Plain Road. Go left off the exit to the second stop sign. Then make a right onto Unquowa Road. Take a right to the next stop sign.
From I-95 South:
Take Exit 21m Mill Plain Road. Go right off the exit to the first stop sign. Then make a right onto Unquowa Road. Take a right to the next stop sign.
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