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Volunteers bag food for the BlumShapiro Thanksgiving Food Basket Campaign for Christian
Community Action. Pictured (from right) are John Pierson, anchor, News 8 Weekend Sports; Anne
Craig, anchor, News 8 Good Morning Connecticut; Rev. Bonita Grubbs, executive director, Christian
Community Action; Chris Velardi, anchor, News 8 Good Morning Connecticut; Tom DeVitto, chief
marketing officer, BlumShapiro; and John Zinno, partner, BlumShapiro.
BlumShapiroemployees,theirfamilies,
clients, and friends recently collected
nonperishable food items and mon-
etary donations to help provide more
than2,300ThanksgivingDaymealsfor
New Haven families and seniors. The
BlumShapiro Thanksgiving Food Bas-
ketCampaignforChristianCommunity
Action included workplace collection
efforts and a bagging weekend where
more than 200 volunteers prepared
morethan2,300bagsofThanksgiving
Day fixings, which were later distrib-
utedbyChristianCommunityActionto
NewHavenresidents.
BlumShapiro, Friends Provide 2,300 Bags of
Thanksgiving Food to New Haven Residents
Randee Roucoulet of Simione Macca & Larrow accepts the award for 2012
Largest Friends and Family Bike MS Team from Karen Butler, vice president of
communications for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society ­ Connecticut.
Roucoulet's team, Simione's Ridemonkeys, at a recent ride.
Roucoulet Honored by MS Society
Randee Roucoulet,amanageratSimioneMacca&LarrowinHamden,
andherteam,Simione'sRidemonkeys,werenamedthe2012Largest
FriendsandFamilyBikeMSTeambytheNationalMultipleSclerosis
Society­Connecticut.Roucoulethasbeennamedthisyear'sBikeMS:
Red Thread+Steelcase Ride spokesperson. This year's ride will take
placeinWindsoronSunday,June2.
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