- Wednesday, October 8, 2014
To the Editor:
On behalf of the Jr Newtown Action Alliance, the Newtown Action Alliance and the Newtown Foundation, I would like to sincerely thank Cornelia Guest and Jessica Meller for supporting the Jr Newtown Action Alliance with the SCRABBLE Benefit Tournament held on October 5th at the Inn at Newtown.
- Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:41 am
On Sunday, October 5, a Scrabble tournament will be held at The Inn at Newtown to benefit the Jr Newtown Action Alliance, a teen-led group working to reduce gun violence in America.
Two playing options are available: a three-game unrated tournament for new players and those rated under 1000, and a seven-game rated tournament for players ready for a longer day. Both tournaments will start at 10 am. with registration at 9:30.
- Friday, April 4, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two Newtown residents, the father of one of the 12/14 victims and the daughter of a 12/14 survivor, have been named Champions of Change by The White House. All of this year’s honorees are gun violence prevention leaders, recognized for taking critical steps in their communities to reduce gun violence.
- Monday, March 31, 2014
President Barack Obama is planning to honor two Newtown residents, including the father of one of the 12/14 victims and the daughter of a 12/14 survivor, as Champions of Change.
Sarah Clements, founder and chairwoman for the Jr Newtown Action Alliance, and Mark Barden, director of advocacy for Sandy Hook Promise, are among nine honorees being recognized for taking critical steps in their communities to reduce gun violence. The ceremony is set for Thursday, April 3.