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Fresh Air Fund Volunteer Committee Holding Pool Party In Ridgefield

Ridgefield families await the arrival of this year's Fresh Air Fund children last week.
Ridgefield families await the arrival of this year's Fresh Air Fund children last week. Photo Credit: Casey Donahue

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – The Fresh Air Fund will host a pool party at the Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield on Thursday, July 9 at 6 p.m.

The aim of the party is to give people an idea of how the Fund's Volunteer Host Family Program works. A total of 22 kids are currently visiting the area from New York City as part of the program.

Host families will discuss their experiences and be available for questions from the crowd.

The program covers 13 states, and accommodates almost 4,000 children from the ages of 6 to 18 every summer. Active since 1877, the Fund helps inner-city children experience the outdoors and star-filled skies for the first time.

The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield is located at 41 Governor St. in Ridgefield.

For more information about the Fresh Air Fund and hosting a child, call Lisa Braden-Harder at 203-241-1289 or go online to www.freshair.org .

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