It is almost time for the Middletown 5K Summer Fun Run, and once again Citizens Bank will be the title sponsor. This will be the 18th year for the run, which coincides with Middletowns yearly festival.
A new gym stocked with cardio equipment and free weights has been created exclusively for the Middletown Fire Department personnel. Located next door to the services Main Street station, the 1,100 square foot space is named for the late Capt. Joseph Pagano.
Locals who wish to get their pet micro-chipped or inoculated against rabies will have the opportunity to do so next weekend.
The Middletown Lions Club will be 85 years old next month, and plans are underway to hold a big celebration. A birthday dinner will be held with two stand-up comedians providing the entertainment.
An information session will be held next week at Pedal Powers here in Middletown, concerning the upcoming Tour de Cure.
Hartford-based Bike Walk Connecticut, a nonprofit organization, has elected a local woman as its incoming president. Middletown's own Laura Baum, who lives here with her husband and their daughter, takes on the position after her election in late January of this year.
The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is presenting Expo 2014 this March. This annual event showcases local member-owned businesses.
The Newport Winter Fest is taking place over two days beginning at the end of the month. It is hosted by Newport Live.
Middletown residents who are yearning to take a drive, do some shopping, wishing to help the homeless, and craving chocolate can cross all four items off of their to do list at the same time this weekend, as the 12th Annual Chocolate to the Rescue event comes to the Water's Edge Resort & Spa in nearby Westbrook.
Four non-profit organizations were on the receiving end of grants awarded by a local service learning class this month.