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Banker And Librarian Discover Giving Better Than Receiving

Chris and Sue Griffiths take a moment to pose while at the 9th annual Hale Hill Farm Charity Day, which took place in Portland, on Saturday, Dec. 7. The couple came out to buy a Christmas tree for their North Haven home. Chris is a banker with Citizens Bank, and Sue is a librarian at Quinnipiac University in Hamden. Each year one hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of evergreen trees  benefit a charity of choice, this year the fight against MS. Ric and Kim Hosley, owners of Hale Hill Farm Biofuels, host the annual charity day located inPortland. Every year one hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of trees  benefit a charity of choice, this year the fight against MS. Hale Hill Farm guests chose to either cut their own tree or select one from more than 100 pre-cut trees. The event featured hayrides, a blazing bonfire, live band and a barbeque, prepared and donated by Artie Balch, of Torrington, and homemade from scratch clam chowder, prepared and donated by Dane Deleppo, of Thomaston. The Hale Hill Farm Charity Day attracted residents from across the state and raised more than $7,000. For more information on Hale Hill Farm Biofuels and its annual charity day event, visit www.halehillfarm.com. For more information on multiple sclerosis, its effects and the many ways to help make a difference, please visit www.ctfightsMS.org

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