Foxwoods Good News Winner

foxwoods

WTNH– Manager, Public Relations Dale Wolbrink from Foxwoods talks about News 8’s Good News partnership and the Good News winner from April, Russel Salvador, discusses his charity event, along with students Chancellor Walworth and Noelle Christie.

Russ Salvador is a 4th grade teacher at Griswold Elementary School. In the past years he has organized and put together ConnTrek.

ConnTrek all started in 1987 when Russ Salvador assigned his class the book A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins. The kids, very excited about this true story of a man who walked across the entire nation, wanted to walk across America too but it was not a possibility. Instead, they had the idea of trekking across Connecticut.

News 8’s Good News sponsorship is a year long commitment to both highlighting stories of Good News in Connecticut and honoring local members of the community for their good deeds and service.  The winners have been nominated via a contest here at News 8 and Foxwoods provides prized to our winners.

You can watch, “Good News, Sponsored by Foxwoods” every Wednesday.

For more information, go to www.foxwood.com.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s