All of the events that TriCircle, Inc. sponsors, partners in, or participates in can be found here.
Community Resource Information Events
June 26, 2022 - Gather your family, friends and co-workers for an explosion of fun! The Charity Challenge Twisted Trails 5k Color Run! Making a difference has never felt so good - a portion of proceeds will benefit TriCircle! Register today at thecharitychallenge.net.
SETBACK IS BACK!
1st and 3rd Wednesday of Every Month - Drop-in Setback - 1741 Pub & Grill, 70 Lyman Road, Middlefield, CT. Doors open at 5pm with full menu available. First game starts at 6pm. 6 games total with cash prizes. 50/50 Raffle. Last call for food 7:30pm. New partner each game, so come join in on the fun! This event helps to support TriCircle, a local nonprofit organization providing resources for individuals and families affected by the disease of addiction.
TriCircle, Inc. will have an information table at the following events:
- Ana Gopoian from TriCircle will share about her personal journey with addiction and recovery.
- Carrie Tyszka and Ashley Ewert, from the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library will present on the importance of family dialogue.
- Blaze Schwaller will share meditation and relaxation techniques to help cope with these emotions.
- Marla Dakin founder of Farmington Valley Counseling Center will speak on teen anxiety.
Friday, March 11th, 2022 - Webinar Series: Connecticut's Response to the Opioid Crisis
March 10, 2022 - STEPS Parent University Community Forum. Film Screening Finding Hope from demandZERO, Presented by STEPS Board Member Christine Gagnon, The Paraphernalia Project by TriCircle Restoration, Presented by Ana Gopoian Founder of TriCircle
January 11th, and 27th, 2022 - 6:30-8:30pm - Memorial Quilt Project - First Congregational Church, 37 Main Street, Southington, CT 06489. This quilt is meant to honor the memory of loved ones who have died as a result of the disease of addiction. We need to turn these tragedies into open conversations regarding real long-term solutions. These lives are not gone in vain.
This quilt is meant to honor the memory of loved ones who have died as a result of the disease of addiction. We need to turn these tragedies into open conversations regarding real long term solutions. These lives are not gone in vain.
Day 1 September 10th, Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and Stimulant Overview & Important Considerations
Day 2 September 17th, The Illicit Drug Environment and Prevention Strategies for OUD and Stimulants
July 24. 2021 - The 1st Annual Charity Challenge Fellowship Festival - Hosted by the Franklin Lodge, 20 Elm St., Westerly, RI. All proceeds benefit TriCircle, Inc., a nonprofit committed to creating real, long term solutions for individuals and families affected by the disease of addiction.
June 6. 2021 - The Charity Challenge Twisted Trail Color Run at Tamarack Lodge - This fun filled, exciting trail race offers challenges to both experienced trail runners and weekend warriors. The course is a 5K with a 1 mile option. Run, walk or crawl through beautiful forests and over the twisted terrain, a portion of the trail spills onto the enchanting Voluntown Peace Trust and there is even a rocky stream crossing to test your fortitude!
April 23, 2021 & May 21, 2021 - Everyone Knows Someone III - This is a 2-part series.
On April 23rd, Alliance for Prevention and Wellness provided a virtual training opportunity with keynote speaker Robert "Bobby" Lawlor, from New England HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area).
On May 21st, there was a hybrid (Zoom and Face to Face) Narcan training. BHcare provided this training. Bobby Lawlor joined us again to continue our conversation related to trends and substances in our state and New England.
February 27th and 28th, April 10th, and May 1st, 2021 - Memorial Quilt Project - Individuals and families came together to remember and memorialize their loved ones in a supportive and caring environment. The TriCircle Memorial Quilts will be displayed at our community events in an effort to reduce stigma and create meaningful conversations about substance use and the disease of addiction. TriCircle, Inc. hopes that by putting the faces of those who have died in the forefront, we will reinforce the need to create long term solutions and make the valuable changes necessary to improve the system of care and recovery.
May 8. 2021 - Raging Bull Harley Davidson's Ride for Tomorrow - In Loving Memory of David Fry (5/7/63 - 6/2/20) . All Proceeds to be donated to Tricircle, Inc.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - Learning To Live In Recovery - The discussion included general information on taking the next steps on your recovery journey. This information will be very helpful in assisting you as you build a new lifestyle that is free from drugs and alcohol.
Presenters were: Reverend Robyn Ross - How Can We Help? Ministerial Health Ministries, Julie Price - CT Clinician for Children & Families of Addiction Harry Burr - Recovery Employment Program, Charles Mitchell - Recovery Employment Program, and Ana Gopoian - Tri Circle, Inc.
December 9, 2020 - Opioids Webinar: Facing the Holidays
October 9th, October 23rd, November 6th, and November 13th - 12:00 - 1:30 PM, EST - Grief in Syndemic Times: The intersection of Overdose Related Deaths and COVID-19
October 11, 2020 - 3rd Annual Raffle to Benefit TriCircle, Inc. - 1st Prize: 60" 4K UHD Smart TV - 2nd Prize: Blue Rhino 730" Razor Propane Griddle - 3rd Prize: One Giant 5 ft. Filled Holiday Stocking - The drawing was LIVE on Facebook (https://facebook.com/TriCircleInc/).
September 12, 2020 - The Charity Challenge Music Fest - 1pm - 8pm, Saint David's Episcopal Church, Gales Ferry, CT.
June 13, 2020 - Virtual Singo event with NARCAN Training. Two events in one day... 11:00am - 1:30pm and 6:30pm - 9:00pm. Each event will have 6 games. 1st half hour of each event will be a NARCAN Training Session including video. No singing required.
March 5, 2020 - Everyone Knows Someone II - There Is Hope. The Paraphernalia Project - See It, Touch It. Adult Only Presentations. Free Admission. 6:30pm - 8:30pm - Wallingford Elks Lodge #1365,148 South Main St., Wallingford, CT 06492. Naloxone Training with free kits. Raffles, Light Snacks. Contact: email@example.com
February 23, 2020 - Healthy Family FunFest - TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event.
February 19, 2020 - TriCircle, Inc. Open House - Gaylord Hospital - Chauncey Conference Center, Gaylord Farm Road, Wallingford, CT 06492.
February 15, 2020 - Serenity Ball, Mystic Marriott, Groton, CT - TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event.
February 6, 2020 - Matt's Mission - Jewett City Hope & Compassion - Ana Gopoian was the guest speaker.
January 16, 2020 - Matthew Rising - A Play About the Opioid Crisis - TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event.
December 7, 2019 - Remembrance Quilt Project - This project, with the support of Connecticut Clearinghouse is intended to honor those that have died from the disease of addiction. Family, friends and loved ones are encouraged to create a square as a tribute to their loved one. TriCircle, Inc. will use the squares to create their own Remembrance Quilt(s) for display at events and trainings. This quilt will help to raise awareness about the disease of addiction, break the stigma and open conversations about the loved represented so their lives aren’t gone in vain. Together WE are Stronger!
November 2, 2019 - Remembrance Quilt Project - This project, with the support of Connecticut Clearinghouse is intended to honor those that have died from the disease of addiction. Family, friends and loved ones are encouraged to create a square as a tribute to their loved one. TriCircle, Inc. will use the squares to create their own Remembrance Quilt(s) for display at events and trainings. This quilt will help to raise awareness about the disease of addiction, break the stigma and open conversations about the loved represented so their lives aren’t gone in vain. Together WE are Stronger!
October 25, 2019 - TriCircle, Inc. had an information table at the Foliage Folk Festival
October 25, 2019 - Hope After Loss Symposium - This event was for behavioral health professionals, students, and those individuals with family members, friends, and/or partners that have lost someone from disease of addiction. Our goal is to reduce another layer of stigma and isolation by creating bridges to needed conversations and to provide helpful tools and information about bereavement, grief and loss
October 24, 2019 - The Southington Hope & Support Group had the pleasure of sharing space with Drew Assini.
October 5-6, 2019 - Celebrate Wallingford -2019
September 22, 2019 - Outrun Addiction 5K. TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event.
September 15, 2019 - 6th Annual Poker Run & 2nd Annual Music Fest. TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event.
September 7, 2019 - Matt's Mission Celebrates Recovery. TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event.
July 21, 2019 - Down and Dirty Dash 5K. TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event.
July 13 & 14, 2019 - Way of the Heart Festival. TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event.
June 22, 2019 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Join TriCircle, Inc. for a free showing of Lost & Found, a personal documentary created by a husband and wife. A story of alcoholism from two different perspectives about the same situation.
June 9, 2019 - Bus trip to Historic Fenway Park to see the 2018 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox take on the Tampa Bay Ray's at 1:05 pm.
June 6, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm - TriCircle, Inc. presents: A Life Saving Training - Learn how to recognize and prevent an overdose from trainer and TriCircle, Inc. board member, Christine Gagnon. The Red Barn, 352 Main Street, Durham CT 06422.
April 26, 2019 or April 27, 2019 - Recovery Basics for Parents - One day training designed to help parents, guardians, and loved ones gain a better understanding of the recovery process. Additional information on paraphernalia was also be available.
April 20, 2019 - Teen Challenge Connecticut - Freedom Runners 5K - College Woods Park, New Haven, CT. Tricircle, Inc. will have a table at the event.
April 16, 2019 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm - The Midstate Chamber of Commerce WELCOMED TriCircle, Inc.: a business and new member of our Midstate Chamber! There was a ribbon cutting at 6 Way Rd. Middlefield, CT.
April 13, 2019 - 6-7:30pm - Surviving Substance Abuse. Poetry Reading and music by local artists. First Church of Christ Congregational 366 Main St. Saybrook CT. TriCircle, Inc. had a table at the event
March 27, 2019 - TriCircle, Inc. will be present at the Courage to Speak® Courageous Parenting 101 event.
"Parenting Through the Opioid Crisis and Beyond"™
March 20, 2019 - Blue Horizons Club March Luncheon - Zandri’s Stillwood Inn, Route 5, 1074 So. Colony Rd., Wallingford, CT.
February 22, 2019 - TriCircle, Inc. Presents: Multiple Pathways of Family Recovery. This event is for behavioral health professionals, students, and those individuals with family members, friends, and/or partners struggling with the disease of addiction. Our goal is to reduce stigma by creating bridges for needed conversations and to provide helpful tools and information about substance use disorders. CME/CE/CEUs will be available. Speakers with lived experiences in recovery from a substance use disorder and family recovery. Naloxone training and Evzio auto injectors at no cost.
Thursday November 1, 2018 - TriCircle, Inc. presents: Everyone Knows Someone. There is Hope - Paraphernalia Project: Q&A - Touch It - See It.
Thursday November 8, 2018 - TriCircle, Inc. presents: Everyone Knows Someone. There is Hope - Panel Discussion, Naloxone Training with Free Kits.
Wallingford Elks Lodge #1365 - 148 South Main St., Wallingford, CT 06492.
Sponsored by Elks Lodge #1365 - Benefitting: Our Communities, Our Families, Our Employers, Our Loved Ones, Our State
Saturday October 27, 2018 - TriCircle, Inc. Symposium - This Symposium focuses on Parents, Guardians, and the Loved Ones who have someone in their lives affected by the disease of addiction and the professionals who provide them services. 8:30am -4:30pm Brooker Bld at Gaylord Hospital
Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI080816-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
October 21, 2018 - 1st Annual Gala Breakfast Silent Art Auction & Raffle -- 10:00am - 1:00pm - Masonicare Ashlar Village Banquet Room, 74 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford, CT 06492. Click here for photos
October 6, 2018 - Groovy Tie Dye Event -- 10:00am - 2:00pm - Lufberry Park, 10 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford, CT 06492. Click here for photos from the event.
October 5-6, 2018 - Foliage Folk Festival - Hadlyme Public Hall, 63 Ferry Rd., Lyme, CT 06371. Friday October 5, 2018 - 6pm - 10pm. Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 4pm - 10pm. TriCircle, Inc. was present with an information table for the duration of the event.
September 29, 2018 - Above the Noise Foundation Presents: Recovery Fest 2018 - TriCircle, Inc. had an information table inside the stadium from 4pm - 10pm.
September 16, 2018 - 5th Annual CharityChallenge.net Poker Run & 1st Annual Tamarack Music Fest. Tamarack Lodge - 21 Ten Rod Road, Voluntown, CT.
September 10, 2018 - Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner - a fundraiser for a local Hope & Support Group - Westbrook Elks Lodge 1784, 142 Seaside Avenue, Westbrook, CT 06498 - Click for photos
February 16, 2018 - TriCircle, Inc. 2nd Annual Setback Tournament - Center Street Luncheonette, 18 Center Street, Wallingford, CT 06492. Doors open at 5:00pm, first game starts at 6:30pm. All proceeds go toward funding the vision of TriCircle, Inc. $20.00 buy-in includes entry for door prizes. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
November 19, 2017 - 2017 Annual Meeting - The goal of this event was to share our appreciation and all the accomplishments we’ve had over the last year. The TCI Board of Directors members will help highlight the people that have volunteered their time and support to raise awareness and funding for TriCircle, Inc. Photos from the meeting can be viewed on our Facebook page.
September 22, 2017 - Learn about many of the different prevention and support resources in the town of East Haddam, and in CT. A naloxone training will be held the last hour of our event. Naloxone/Narcan® kits will be available on site after the training.
September 17, 2017 - 4th Annual Charity Challenge Poker Run & Block Party - Music, Food, Prizes, 50/50 Raffle. Music by Branded: Country That Rocks. The ride will begin and end at Uncle Kranky's in Jewett City. Substance Free stops along the way will be available... look for the yellow balloons.
July 14, 2017 - Sponsored by TriCircle, Inc. - A Community Resource Information Event... Learn how to reverse an opioid overdose by Greater Hartford Harm Reduction and get a naloxone/Narcan® kit. Southington Police Department's Community Room, 69 Lazy Lane, Southington, CT 06489
July 22, 2017 - Sponsored by TriCircle, Inc. - A Community Resource Information Event... Learn how to reverse an opioid overdose by Greater Hartford Harm Reduction and get a naloxone/Narcan® kit. Southington Police Department's Community Room, 69 Lazy Lane, Southington, CT 06489
June 22, 2017 - Community Forum on Opioid Addiction and Education Awareness. On June 22, 2017 our founder, Ana Gopoian, participated on the panel of a Community Forum on Opioid Addiction held in East Haddam, CT. Full video from the event is available here. A press release from the State Representative's office summarizing the event can be downloaded here.
June 2, 2017 - TheCharityChallenge.net HUGE Yard Sale - On the weekend of June 2, Noank was home to the 4th Annual Charity Challenge Huge Yard Sale to benefit TriCircle, Inc. and Safe Futures. Donations from all over were collected year-round and the sale netted $1,252 which will be divided evenly among the two charitable organizations. TriCircle, Inc. is proud to continue their partnership with TheCharityChallenge.net in their future fundraising endeavors. Please consider donating goods for next year's sale!