Press Releases

2017
Announcement: The 2017 Hayley Petit Cup will take place on Wednesday afternoon, April 12, at the Miss Porter’s School boathouse.
SAVE THE DATE - PFF Golf Tournament (3/19)
Jane Doe No More Celebrates 10 Years with Gala and Awards (3/9)
The Garrett Snider Initiative (3/1)
Petit Family Foundation, Rotary donate $1,500 toward Gold Star Family monument (2/4)
Dynamic Tech Savvy Conference for 6th- to 9th-Grade Girls Returns to Trinity March 4 (2/2)
3 Dance Studios Showcase (1/28)

2016
Plainville sees new leaders, environmental challenges (12/28)
Plainville declared state finalist in contest (12/20)
SCENE @ CCSU: Children can ‘Tech It Out’ with CCSU summer programs (12/4)
Copper Beech Institute offers retreat scholarships for artistsCop (12/1)
The REACH Foundation’s Annual Shop With A Cop Returns Shop With A Cop (11/30)
Five Questions With Rick Healey on Real Estate Law, Jail Overcrowding (11/23)
Cheshire neighborhoods to illuminate for Lights of Hope Saturday (11/12)
Lights of Hope brightens the night (11/12)
Photo—CMHA Annual Meeting (10/20)
Video—Riverfront Adventure Violence Prevention Program (10/7)
Photos—Ride for Justice by Mark Maglio (9/25)
Petit Family Foundation grants $15K to Community Mental Health Affiliates (8/29)
Bristol: 7th Annual “Ride for Justice” to benefit the Petit Family Foundation (8/15)
Parenting classes begin Aug. 16 (8/4)
Teens help disabled toddlers find the ‘Power to Move’ by putting them in the driver’s seat (7/29)
Photos—GE 5k Road Race (7/27)
Video—Cruisin’ Connecticut (7/21)
Photo—Recent Photos (7/18)
Video—Tech it out - CCSU (7/18)
GE 5K for Petit Family Foundation attracts over 1,000 runners (7/17)
Runners Flock to Annual GE 5K Petit Family Foundation Road Race (7/17)
Road race for Petit Family Foundation returns (7/6)
How One Museum Is Inspiring Young Girls to Pursue STEM (6/28)
Plainville gearing up for annual GE road race for the Petit foundation (6/27)
Fairfield students earn National MS Society scholarships (6/24)
Fairfield students earn National MS Society scholarships (6/23)
GIFT OF $248,000 LAUNCHES PETIT FAMILY FOUNDATION WOMEN IN GENOMICS INITIATIVE AT THE JACKSON LABORATORY (6/23)
Petit Foundation Gives $248,000 To Support Women In Science (6/23)
Video—GE/EW 5K Road Race PSA - WFSB (6/22)
The Petit Family Foundation proudly supports Prudence Crandall Center, Inc. (6/22)
PFF Golf Tournament (6/21)
Video—PFF Golf Tournament - WFSB (6/20)
Photos—Grace Academy rising 8th graders at Copper Beech Institute (6/13)
Hayley’s Hope & Michaela’s Miracle MS Scholarship Awards (6/9)
ACE recognizes top students with ice cream social (6/8)
Photos—Rotary Scholarship Award Winners (6/7)
Photos—Michaela’s Garden, Walnut Hill Park New Britain with Lincoln School Kids (6/7)
Plainville students awarded community service scholarships (6/6)
Board of education honors leadership of 2 Plainville students (6/5)
Photos—Michaela’s Garden, Plainville Public Library Dedication (6/4)
Photos—PFF Be The Change Community Service Awards, Plainville HS and Cheshire HS (6/2)
Jackson Laboratory Announces Petit Family Foundation Summer Student Program Fellow (5/25)
Wings and Wheels for charity in Plainville (5/24)
Wings and Wheels returns to Plainville airport June 11 (5/23)
Video—Tiny Miracles featured on Here And Now WABC-TV (5/20)
Grant Award - Green Street Teaching and Learning Center, Wesleyan University (5/20)
SAVE THE DATE - June 10 - Arts From The Heart PFF Fundraiser (5/20)
Michaela’s Garden Dedication Ceremony at the Plainville Public Library (5/20)
CT Science Center Family Gardening Weekend Photos (5/16)
Le Petit Studio benefit for PFF (5/16)
PFF & MS Cruising For A Cause (5/16)
Museum receives grant for summer science camp for Hartford girls (5/16)
Morgan Leary Vaughan Fund, Inc. Grant (5/13)
Photos—Michaela’s Garden at Perry Hill School (5/13)
Science Center’s Rooftop Garden Opens With Family Gardening Weekend (5/10)
WFSB partners with Petit Family Foundation for Michaela’s Garden Project (5/9)
Gerken honored (5/4)
The Children’s Museum Awarded Grant for Summer Science Camp with Hartford Girls (5/3)
Anti-child abuse volunteers saluted (4/28)
Photos—CT Science Center Petit Women in Science STEM Leadership Award (4/26)
$17K gift will help Goodwin College nursing students with lifesaving training (4/23)
WEBCAST LIVE TODAY (4/21)! 2016 VEX Worlds - VEX IQ Challenge Middle School Division Robotics Competition—click on webcast tab (4/21)
Photos—Talbots Fundraiser (4/20)
Photos—Dr. Henry Lee, Plainville High School (4/18)
Save The Date—April 20, Talbot’s fundraiser at West Farms Mall (4/6)
Video—Ride for Justice by Mark Maglio (4/5)
Middlebrook students bring home state science fair awards (3/31)
Video—Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair - Petit Family Foundation Women in Science and Engineering Awards (3/28)
Westside Middle School ‘most successful’ at CT Science & Engineering Fair (3/24)
Calling all Baseball fans!! Join us for a Springtime Baseball Fundraiser!! (3/24)
St. Mark students are finalists in CT Science and Engineering Fair (3/22)
The Petit Family Foundation Awards Grants to a Variety of Local Organizations (3/11)
Petit Family Foundation to Help Honor Actress Mariska Hargitay and the Joyful Heart Foundation with Dr. Henry C. Lee Award (3/8)
American Association of University Women Hosts Tech Savvy Conference at Trinity Photos (3/9)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST Year in Review - The Epilogue to Speaking of NEC FEBRUARY 28 (2/28)
O’Mazing race camp fundraiser set for March 12 (2/20)
American Association of University Women holds free Tech Savvy Conference for CT Girls in grades 6-9! (2/18)
Save The Date—June 11—Plainville Wings & Wheels! (2/14)
Riverfront Recapture thank you video (2/5)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST FEATURING DR. CORRINE HANSON LAUNCHES FEBRUARY 2 (2/2)
3-D Printing arrives at Memorial school (2/2)
Petit Family Foundation Supports Girls In STEM Conference (1/29)
Petit Foundation donates $5,000 to Hoops for Homeless (1/25)
Wesleyan Hosts Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (1/19)
Hospital series on caring for difficult kids (1/15)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST FEATURING DR. SERGIO GOLOMBEK LAUNCHES JANUARY 1 (1/1)

2015
Teacher seeks help to become citizen (12/14)
Petit Foundation donation to benefit teen girls (12/12)
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center Newsletter (12/11)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST FEATURING DR. SHEILA GEPHART LAUNCHES OCTOBER 28 (10/26)
Save the date! Nov 18, 2015 - Forbidden City Bistro to host Dim Sum Wine Dinner benefiting PFF (10/26)
Photo—From our named study room at Bay Path University Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center (10/26)
Photos—CHRYSALIS porch rehabilitation funded in part by PFF (10/26)
Video—Ride for Justice by Mark Maglio (10/4)
Photos—Ride for Justice by Mark Maglio (9/27)
Ride for Justice raises money for Petit Family Foundation (9/27)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST FEATURING THE NERC SOCIETY LAUNCHES AUGUST 28 (9/25)
DR. LINDA BARRY, ASST. PROFESSOR OF SURGERY TO RECEIVE WOMEN IN SCIENCE LEADERSHIP AWARD (9/22)
Ride for Justice Sept. 27 to benefit Petit Family Foundation (8/27)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST FEATURING LAURA MARTIN LAUNCHES AUGUST 28 (8/26)
Hidden Acres’ benefits easy to see (8/11)
Wings and Wheels event donates $24K to two nonprofits (7/29)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST FEATURING DR. NAVEED HUSSAIN LAUNCHES JULY 28 (7/25)
Photos—2015 GE Petit 5k Photos by Mark Maglio (7/20)
Road race honors Petit family (7/19)
2015 GE PFF 5K Race Results (7/19)
Thousands run Petit 5K in Plainville (7/19)
Thousands Participate in GE 5K Supporting Petit Family Foundation (7/19)
Women’s Center Receives 8K Grant from Petit Family Foundation (7/17)
Photo—Dr. Petit visits NBC Connecticut (7/14)
GE 5K Road Race to support Petit foundation July 19 (7/11)
The Petit Road Race is Next Weekend (7/10)
Plainville To Have 1,000 Runners In Town July 19 (7/09)
Dr. Petit Interview with Brad Davis on WDRC (7/9)
Thousands to Gather for Eighth Annual GE 5K Benefitting Petit Family Foundation (7/8)
Video—Connecticut children’s flower named in honor of Cheshire home invasion victim (7/2)
Petit-Inspired Flower Adopted By State (6/30)
Children’s State Flower Named In Michaela Petit’s Honor (6/23)
Thousands flock to Wings & Wheels (6/15)
Science for girls: Spots open for Middletown summer camp (6/15)
Bristol: 6th Annual “Ride for Justice” to benefit the Petit Family Foundation (6/11)
Fairfield student receives National MS Society Scholarship (6/11)
Bill names state children’s flower after slain Cheshire girl (5/29)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST FEATURING DR. LAWRENCE MOSS (5/29)
‘Nothing More Rewarding’ Than Volunteering, Plainville Woman Says Laura LaCombe (5/24)
Michaela Petit Flower Clears First Hurdle (5/21)
House passes proposal to name state children’s flower after Cheshire home invasion victim (5/21)
4th Annual Wings & Wheels is coming! (5/14)
Video—Students from Lincoln elementary in New Britain have completed their homework assignment! (5/4)
Photo—Three Angels Garden by Vicki Scott (5/2)
Petit foundation sponsors course, STEM speakers (4/28)
Basketball tournament raises money for homeless youth (4/25)
SPEAKING OF NEC PODCAST FEATURING DR. ADAM MATSON LAUNCHES APRIL 28 (4/21)
PHS SCIENCE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES GRANT FROM PETIT FAMILY FOUNDATION (4/17)
Farmington Everyday Hero, Taylor Walton, Runs Marathons to Help Others (4/13)
Gift of knowledge: Petit Foundation gives to Health Academy source (4/12)
Westover Students Donate $13,481 to Seven Organizations (4/10)
Health Academy at NBHS receives a 3rd grant from the Pff (4/8)
Proposal to make Four O’Clocks the Children’s State Flower (4/8)
PFF Awards Grant to Brighter Within! (4/8)
Walk MS with Hayley’s Hope and Michaela’s Miracle Team! Signup link (4/6)
Photos—Interval House Breakfast With Champions (4/2)
Sahiti Alavala - Hayley E. Petit Injury Award Prevention Fellowship recipient! (3/30)
The Petit Family Foundation is a proud supporter of Hoops for Homeless! (3/26)
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ORGANIZATION TO HONOR DR. WILLIAM PETIT (3/25)
Morgan’s Fund Launches Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Podcast Series (3/23)
Connecticut’s Top Kid Inventors Score Spots at 2015 White House Science Fair (3/19)
Mrs. Hoffman’s Bulkeley High School Knitting Club (3/19)
Michaela’s Garden Project Certificate of Appreciation (3/19)
A great Women in Science event sponsored by PFF! (3/18)
Save The Date - June 19, 2015 - Arts From The Heart Coffeehouse (3/18)
Please sign the petition to help support HB 5174 (3/16)
PFF Running Team—Third Time’s a Charm (3/11)
MSP robotics team heads to world championship (3/11)
Eric D. Daniels will be co-chairing Interval House’s third Breakfast with Champions (3/9)
Photo—Soroptimist International of Farmington Valley Fundraiser (3/8)
Photos—Public Hearing in support of HB 5174 (3/5)
The Petit Family Foundation is proud to support Morgan Leary Vaughan Fund, Inc. (3/2)
Photos—Middle School of Plainville Robotics Program (3/1)
State ‘Children’s Flower’ Would Honor Cheshire Home Invasion Victim (2/25)
Hospital physician receives Petit award (2/24)
Lend Support For Children’s State Flower (2/19)
Gina Barreca: Back by Popular Demand to Speak at Soroptimist “A Toast To Women!” (2/9)
Community Mental Health Affiliates award (2/9)
Feb 8 - Connecticut Science Center on WFSB (2/8)
Save The Date - April 11, 2015 - Red Sox vs Yankees Trip (2/3)
Sunday Conversations: The Petit Family Foundation is devoted to helping others (2/1)
Morgan’s Fund Receives Grant From Petit Family Foundation (1/31)
Photos—Grant Award Check Presentations (1/25)
Michaela Petit’s Beloved Four O’Clocks Proposed As Official Children’s State Flower (1/25)
My Avenging Angel workshops begin in February, March (1/21)
Lend Support For Children’s State Flower (1/20)

2014
‘Hoops for Homeless’ receives $5K donation (12/25)
Sunshine Kids wins Petit Family Foundation grant (12/24)
Ski Trip For Kids Among Plans For Petit Family Foundation Grants (12/23)
Save the Date—April 2, 2015 - Interval House Breakfast with Champions Honoring Dr. Petit (12/11)
CT Children’s Injury Prevention Center Announces 2014 Hayley Petit Injury & Violence Prevention Fellowship Recipients (11/15)
Photo—Three Angels Garden on Lights of Hope Night by Chris Gilleylen (11/8)
Foundation awards research grant (10/13)
Photos—Ride for Justice by Mark Maglio (9/29)
Dr. Kristine Larsen, Professor of Astronomy to Receive Women in Science Leadership Award (9/23)
Petit Foundation Race Proceeds hit $115,000 this year (9/16)
Statement From Interval House’s Men’s Group Against Domestic Violence (9/12)
Save the date! October 16 - Women In Science Event (8/28)
Michaela’s Garden planted in memory of young home invasion victim (8/11)
Wesleyan professors, Green Street artists introduce girls to the sciences this summer (8/6)
Petit Family Foundation Awards Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center with Grant Funding for New Fellowship Program (7/21)
Plainville Event Raises $30K For Local Charities (7/21)
Thanking Dr. Petit (7/17)
5K for Petit foundation draws big crowd (7/15)
Photos—GE Petit 5k Photos by Mark Maglio (7/14)
GE 5K’s total raised for Petit Foundation reaches $1M (7/14)
Video—5,000 Runners Race in Petit 5K (7/14)
Road race to honor Petit family hits milestone (7/13)
Student will ‘pedal 4 Petits’ across Europe (Valley Press) (5/22)
4 O’Clocks Plant Sales Locations from May 1 - June 30, 2014 (5/1)
Petit Family Foundation Supports Green Street’s Science Summer Camp (5/1)
PFF Running Team founder Brian Hetzel’s blog about his long trip back (3/6)
Daniel Caminiti Letter (2/25)

2013
Join the community, contribute to the conversation, and share your thoughts and photos on the Michaela’s Garden Facebook Page! (11/18)
Photo—Lights of Hope, Cheshire by Chris Gilleylen (11/9)
Save The Date - Cheshire Lights of Hope (11/2)
Women Take Flight Invitation (10/19)
Rose Ball Invitation (10/19)
Domestic Violence Agency Announces Social Media Awareness Campaign (10/11)
Audio—Dr. William Petit on The Talk of Connecticut (10/2)
Video—WTNH-Let’s Ride Fundraiser for Petit Family Foundation (9/30)
Photos—Ride for Justice by Mark Maglio (9/29)
Video—WTNH-Ride for Justice in Bristol benefits Petit family (9/29)
Video—WFSB-4th annual Ride for Justice benefits Petit foundation (9/29)
EB principal engineer to receive ‘Women in Science’ leadership award (9/27)
Connecticut Law Firm Trantolo & Trantolo is the Presenting Sponsor for the Fourth Petit Family Foundation Ride for Justice (9/27)
DISH Bar & Grill September promotion to benefit PFF (9/6)
Center To Host Toddler Development Series (7/29)
Shelton student recognized for handling family challenges (7/24)
Golf charity event held for Petit Family Foundation (7/22)
Road race supports Petit Family Foundation (7/19)
Spirit Of Petit Women Lives On (7/19)
Video—Better Connecticut - Dr. Petit & Scot Haney (7/18)
YWCA Greenwich Domestic Abuse Services Received Grant (7/18)
PFF Fundraiser - Yankees vs. Red Sox, September 7th (7/16)
PFF Fundraiser - Tommy Bahama/Shop To Make A Difference on July 25th, 4-9pm (7/16)
Photos—GE Petit 5k Photos1 by Mark Maglio (7/16)
Photos—GE Petit 5k Photos2 by Mark Maglio (7/16)
GE Petit Family Foundation 5k Results (7/15)
Photos—GE Petit 5k Photos by Chris Gilleylen (7/15)
Plainville residents show support at annual Petit 5K (7/14)
Sixth Annual GE Petit 5K Road Race (7/14)
The National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter, Awards 19 Scholarships (7/14)
Petit Foundation Road Race This Weekend—video (7/12)
Petit Foundation Road Race This Weekend (7/12)
Sixth Annual GE 5K Road Race Benefiting The Petit Family Foundation (7/10)
GE 5K race to support Petit Family Foundation set for July 14 (7/6)
Food pantry encourages donations through lean summer months (7/3)
Photo—Prudence Crandall Grant (6/27)
PFF Golf Tournament Postponement until July 22 (6/14)
Video—PFF Road Race 2012 by Deborrah Glenn-Long (6/10)
Prudence Crandall Center Raises Over $60,000 At 40th Anniversary Gala (5/22)
Plainville Festival To Feature Airplanes And Antique Cars (5/14)
Connecticut Invention Convention convenes at UConn’s Gampel Pavilion (5/6)
Escape Alive provides free self-defense training for women, girls (5/3)
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Michaela’s Garden plant sale begins (5/3)
Michaela’s Garden Project seedling locations (5/2)
Celebrating Women in Science Initiative Launched (5/1)
Connecticut center launches women in science program (4/30)
Save The Date - May 31, 2013, Arts From The Heart Coffee House Fundraiser for PFF (4/24)
Parole Hearings: A Prisoner’s Gift; A Crime Victim’s Nightmare… (4/20)
Health Academy Fair underscores success of New Britain program (4/14)
Photos—New Britain High School Health & Wellness Promotion Fair (4/11)
Petit Family Foundation to Fund Girls & STEM Expos (4/10)
Photos—Three Angels Garden-Welcome Spring by Chris Gilleylen (4/9)
Save The Date - June 2, 2013, Plainville Wings & Wheels (4/5)
PFF Annual Golf Tournament Flyer (4/2)
Photos—Bristol Hospital Parent-Child Center (3/27)
Petit family member died unexpectedly on Friday (3/18)
Third Annual Health Promotion and Wellness Fair (3/1)
Petit Foundation awards $14K to NBHS (2/17)
New Britain Health Academy Receives Petit Family Foundation Grant (2/13)
Petit Family Foundation Grant Supports Free Self-Defense Classes for Women (1/10)

2012
YWCA gets $4,000 grant (12/25)
Petit Family Foundation Grant to benefit Southington students (12/20)
PARC Offers A Safety Awareness Program For Persons With Developmental Disabilities (12/18)
Photo—Birds of Peace, from the Three Angel Garden (12/17)
Interval House Benefit Invitation - Step Up and Step Out 2013 (12/17)
Influential (12/4)
Videos—ACTS 4 Youth - Michael Dower & Jacoby’s Mom (12/4)
Pathways Senderos Newsletter 2012 part 1 part 2 (11/27)
Giving to Petit foundation is Southington restaurant’s new tradition (11/20)
Better to Light Up 1 Town Cheshire group moving beyond tragedy (11/11)
Cheshire kicks off annual Lights of Hope (11/10)
Lights lend hope to charities, honor Petit family (11/10)
BRISTOL HOSPITAL HONORS SUPPORTERS (11/5)
‘Women Take Flight’ New England Air Museum (11/2)
Prudence Crandall Center Fall 2012 Newsletter (10/28)
ASRI Symposium program 1 program 2 (10/27)
Petit Family Foundation Awards Grant to the Women’s Center (10/27)
Bristol Hospital Parent And Child Center Honors Supporters (10/26)
Channel 3 Kids Camp Dedicates Jennifer Hawke-Petit Health Lodge (10/25)
Hawke-Petit’s spirit lives on at kids camp (10/17)
Video—Better Connecticut - new health lodge at the Channel 3 Kid’s Camp (10/16)
Musical Friends Ensemble Goes Baroque In Fundraiser For Malta House Of Care Foundation (10/2)
Riders with a cause (9/30)
Cheshire Runner takes on Rockies for Petit Family (7/27)
Memorial service remembers the Petit (7/26)
Charities Receive Event Proceeds (7/19)
Wings & Wheels nets $22K for charity (7/19)
Fifth annual GE/Petit race draws record crowd (7/18)
Invention Convention: Insider’s View (7/18)
Car And Plane Show In Plainville Raises Money For Petit Foundation, Food Pantry (7/17)
Family Traditions: How the Petit Family Tragedy Brought My Family Together (7/16)
All in the family: ‘Everybody here is part of the Foundation,’ says Dr. Petit (7/15)
A race in the sun: GE 5K benefits Petit Family Foundation (7/15)
Thousands support annual Petit Family Foundation road race
Thousands turn out for road race (7/15)
Road Race Benefiting Petit Family Foundation (7/15)
The GE 5K Road Race to Benefit the Petit Foundation (7/12)
Connecticut Artisan Turns Wood Into Wonder For Hospitalized Children (7/10)
Wings and Wheels welcomes thousands of spectators (7/7)
Plainville planning road closures for annual GE 5K Road Race (7/5)
Michaela’s Trail opens at Hidden Acres (7/3)
Hospital of Central Connecticut’s David Krugman Receives Award (7/2)
Plainville residents treated to Wings and Wheels (7/1)
Robertson Airport to host Wings & Wheels event to benefit charity (6/29)
Video—Better Connecticut Hidden Acres Therapeutic Riding Center (6/28)
Brookfield Student Receives 2012 MS Scholarship (6/20)
The GE 5K Road Race (6/19)
Volunteers needed for GE 5K benefitting Petit Family Foundation (6/12)
Manchester High Student To Receive 2012 Petit Family Scholarship (6/11)
Five PHS students encouraged to ‘be the change’ (6/9)
Dorothy Beswick of Seymour has been named winner of the 2012 MS scholarship (6/9)
Carbone’s 9th Annual Cigar and Scotch Social (6/7)
CT Science Center Opens Green Rooftop Garden (5/30)
Chase Christens Boats in Honor of Petit Women (5/30)
Carbone’s 9th Annual Cigar 7 Scotch Social (5/25)
Occupational Therapy Program Partners with Petit Family Foundation (5/25)
CT Science Center opens green rooftop garden (5/23)
Farmington Teen’s Performance Group To Host Petit Family Fundraiser (5/17)
‘Pinwheels For Prevention’ Awards (5/11)
Hidden Acres Spring Newsletter (5/11)
Chase Rowing Team to Name Three Racing Shells after Petit Family  (5/10)
Middle School of Plainville Scientific and Medical Career Investigations Day thank you photos (5/3)
CHH Child Abuse Investigation Team Honors Local Child Advocates (5/1)
SAVE THE DATE - Performance of Concerto Honoring the Petit Women (4/27)
New Trend At Hartford’s Bulkeley High School: Knitting (4/26)
Crime Victims Awareness Day Event (4/23)
Running for a Reason (4/19)
Plainville Wings & Wheels Fly-In & Car Show to benefit PFF and Plainville Food Pantry (4/19)
Horses Healing Humans gets grant (4/17)
Fundraiser for Channel 3 Kids Camp to Feature Dr. William Petit, Jr. as Keynote Speaker (4/16) thank you note program
PFF Running Team selected as an official charity of the ING New York City Marathon! (4/13)
Chase Collegiate School Racing Shell Christening on May 12 (4/13)
Walk MS Team To Honor Petit Family With Zumba Event (4/12)
GBRC-Hingham holds charity event for Petit Family Foundation (4/10)
West Hartford eight-year-old honored with Petit award (3/26)
West Hartford Student Receives Petit MS Youth Award (3/23)
Henry Lee Award Dinner Honors Petit Family Foundation in Monroe  (3/11)
Cheshire neighborhood holds annual race for charity (3/6)
West Hartford resident to lead CT-ALIVE (3/2)
New Britain School Programs Win Grants (2/24)
Suffield Academy dance-a-thon raises $40,000 for Petit Family Foundation (2/22)
Jane Doe No More Honors Petit Family Foundation (2/21)
Dog lovers can help local organization earn national recognition (2/20)
Petit Foundation grant benefits NBHS programs (2/18)
Honors for Petit Foundation & Sikorsky (2/17)
Cold Case Squad Disbanded (2/17)
The Samaritan Women and Anti Human Trafficking Rallies (2/15)
Greater Bristol Visiting Nurse Association Thank You Note (2/14)
Dr. Petit Attends Suffield Academy Dance-A-Thon (1/28)
Friends Point To Cheshire Victims’ Real Legacy (1/25)
Dance-a-thon 2012 at Suffield Academy (1/14)
PETIT FAMILY FOUNDATION HONORS WOMEN IN SCIENCE (1/9)
Bay Path Receives Award (1/3)

2011
First Transrockies Run Newsletter - from Brian and Spencer of the PFF Running Team (12/28)
Petit foundation event furthers its missions at science gala (12/15)
Hymn To The Beauty That Was (12/13)
Dartmouth College’s New Life Sciences Center Honors the Memories of the Wife and Children of Dr. Petit (12/9)
Giving JOYFULLY: Alternatives to Black Friday and Reducing the Stress of the Perfect Gift! (11/25)
Jane Doe No More, Inc. Dr. Henry C. Lee Award 2012 Recipients (11/24)
Petit Foundation Hosts First “Women in Science” Awards (11/18)
An Evening Of Science With The Petit Family Foundation (11/18)
Hayley Petit: In her own words (11/17)
Good Causes, Immelt, Christmas Are Weekend Highlights (11/17)
Petit foundation awards science center $50,000 for Michaela’s Garden (11/15)
Lights of Hope shine for local charities (11/13)
Cheshire’s Lights of Hope - Newsletter - November 10, 2011 (11/10)
CCADV First 100th Honoree (11/13)
Cheshire “Lights Of Hope” Honors Petit Family (11/12)
Petit Women Tribute Story (11/9)
PFF Women in Science PSA (11/7)
The Power of a Simple Act (10/2)
Petit Family Foundation Ride (10/2)
Hundreds ride for justice for Petit family (10/2)
Dr. William Petit Re-lives Another Trial of The Cheshire Home Invasion (9/23)
Petit Pins (9/21)
‘Fleming’s Night of Giving’ raises $11,000 for Petit Family Foundation (9/4)
Tourtellotte High School Student Receives Petit MS Memorial Scholarship (8/23)
Thank you for your help at the GE 5K to benefit Petit Family Foundation (8/12)
Family faces adversity by taking each day as it comes (8/12)
Flemming’s PFF Dinner Benefit (7/26)
Flemming’s Benefit Release (7/26)
Hartford Business Journal 2011 40 Under Forty - Winners (7/22)
Fox CT: Petit Family Foundation Run (7/17)
Thousands come to GE 5K Petit Road Race (7/17)
Pictures: Petit Road Race (7/17)
WTNH - Petit Road Race (7/17)
Thousands gather at Petit road race (7/17)
DR. WILLIAM PETIT & Bob Heslin (7/15)
Teen perseveres to win scholarship (7/12)
The GE 5K Road Race to Benefit the Petit Family Foundation (7/12)
Family Grower Wine Dinner (7/11)
Cigar Social, 2011, Follow-up (6/29)
Petit Road Race Scheduled For July 17 (6/27)
Travelers Golf Begins With A Party And a Bolton Concert (6/21)
Petit foundation helps bring new technology to Edgewood (6/17)
Ribbon-cutting and community donation (6/7)
June 18 - Jane Doe No More and East Coast Training Systems present Escape Alive Class in Cheshire (6/6)
Four O’Clock Seeds Benefit Petit Memorial Charity (5/26)
Esquire Features Story On William Petit (5/26) Esquire article link
Prudence Crandell Center Silent No More Auction, 2011 (5/17)
Students to Host Benefit Concert for Petit Family Foundation (5/15)
Farmington Teens Share Musical Talents (5/12)
Hot Concerts at Travelers Championship (5/10)
Huey Lewis, Eddie Money To Perform ATravelers Championship Week (5/10)
NNU to shoot anti-bullying film (4/18)
Tara Griggs update (4/8)
2nd Annual “Buy A Date & Be the Change” Bachelor & Bachelorette Auction to benefit PFF (4/7)
Students Versus Staff Charity Basketball (4/5)
Derby Middle School Student Honored With Petit MS Youth Award (3/29)
Petit Family Foundation Helps Young Scholars (page 3) (3/25)
FOR THE GIRLS (3/21)
BRIAN’S BOSTON RUN FOR THE PETITS (3/21)
Dunk It! raises nearly $14,000 for MS Society (3/19)
The 4th Annual HAYLEY PETIT CUP RACE (3/18)
NCFADS is Pleased To Announce The Funding of The Hawke-Petit Scholarship (3/18)
Follow-up to NYC Cabaret Night (3/15)
Gear up now for The Potomac Star’s Fundraiser Trifecta! (3/13)
Former Idol Contestant Tribute To The Petit Family (2/16)
Stylist Raises Funds, Awareness of Domestic Violence (2/15)
Petit Family Foundation scholarship added to Dr. Henry C. Lee Awards and Recognition Dinner (2/9)
At Winam Wines, portion of sales of Guilliams Cabernet 2005 support The Petit Family Foundation (2/2)
Dunk It! Basketball Tournament (2/1)
Ex-American Idol contestant records Petit tribute (1/17)

2010
Letter from Dr. Petit (12/29)
Michaela’s garden grows to benefit family foundation (12/16)
Amity Play Leaves an Impression (plus video clip) (12/13)
Dr. William Petit Speaks Out for the First Time (12/9)
Justice is done in Connecticut (11/18)
Hayley10 T-shirts Available (11/12)
That hole in your heart (11/11)
The Petit murders: we must hate evil (11/10)
Petit Family Foundation Gives to State’s Largest Domestic Violence Agency (11/9)
New York Time Quote of the Day - November 9, 2010 (11/9)
Goodsearch Contest Results (11/8)
2010 Annual Appeal (11/4)
Reach Holiday Music Festival - December 4, 2010 (11/2)
Jennifer Hawke-Petit Memorial Scholarship winner, Connecticut Nurses’ Foundation (10/26)
Video—Remembering Hayley Petit (video) (10/11)
Video—Remembering the Petit daughters (video) (10/10)
Video—Where Petit neighbors get their strength (video) (10/9)
Carolyn Mulvey remembers Hayley Petit (video)
Statement of Governor M. Jodi Rell on Verdict in Trial of Steven Hayes (10/5)
Foundation Ride to Honor Petit Family (9/27)
Woman Remembers Slain Sister (video) (9/27)
Petit Foundation’s Ride for Justice benefits worthy causes (9/27)

GOLF TOURNAMENT

Mon, June 19, 2017 - info

GE 5K ROAD RACE

Sun, tba, 2017 - info
Sat, tba, 2017 - Pasta Dinner (5-8 p.m.)

RIDE FOR JUSTICE

Sun, tba, 2017 - info

MICHAELA’S GARDEN PROJECT

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HEADLINES

Mar 21 - Announcement: The 2017 Hayley Petit Cup will take place on Wednesday afternoon, April 12, at the Miss Porter's School boathouse.
Mar 19 - SAVE THE DATE - PFF Golf Tournament
Mar 9 - Jane Doe No More Celebrates 10 Years with Gala and Awards
Mar 1 - The Garrett Snider Initiative
Feb 4 - Petit Family Foundation, Rotary donate $1,500 toward Gold Star Family monument
Feb 2 - Dynamic Tech Savvy Conference for 6th- to 9th-Grade Girls Returns to Trinity March 4
Jan 28 - 3 Dance Studios Showcase
Dec 28 - Plainville sees new leaders, environmental challenges
Dec 20 - Plainville declared state finalist in contest
Dec 4 - SCENE @ CCSU: Children can ‘Tech It Out’ with CCSU summer programs
Dec 1 - Copper Beech Institute offers retreat scholarships for artistsCop
Nov 30 - The REACH Foundation's Annual Shop With A Cop Returns Shop With A Cop
Nov 23 - Five Questions With Rick Healey on Real Estate Law, Jail Overcrowding
Nov 12 Cheshire neighborhoods to illuminate for Lights of Hope Saturday
Nov 12 Lights of Hope brightens the night
Oct 20 - Photo—CMHA Annual Meeting
Oct 7 - Video—Riverfront Adventure Violence Prevention Program
Sep 25 - Photos--Ride for Justice by Mark Maglio
Aug 29 - Petit Family Foundation grants $15K to Community Mental Health Affiliates

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Jane Doe No More
Women & Families Center
Central Connecticut State University Foundation
Community Mental Health Affiliates, Inc.(CMHA)
Northern Connecticut Black Nurses Association(NCBNA)
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Center for Youth and Families
Girls Inc. of Holyoke
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