Charity Cycling Challenge ‘Raise Your Glass’ kick off on Sept. 26

The Charity Cycling Challenge, Inc. will host its 4th Annual “Raise Your Glass” Kick-Off Event on Friday, Sept. 26 at the Hawks Landing Country Club in Southington from 7 to 10 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $40 in advance and can be bought by contacting the CCC at

Organized by the Charity Cycling Challenge, Inc., the event is part of an annual campaign to raise funds and awareness for one of many charities supported by the group and as it enters its eighth year and aims to make a bigger difference in the community.

Tickets for the event are $40 ($45 at the door) and include wine, beer and cheer tasting; along with some appetizers, desserts, and more. Fascia’s Chocolates also will be on-site, offering samplings of their well-known chocolate delights. A complimentary gift will be given to each attendee.

Carol Wilkas, president of the CCC, commented in a press release, “The Charity Cycling Challenge, Inc. is a great local organization made up of over 20 volunteers who support various aspects of our events. We are dedicated to giving back to the community and helping those in need. Since 2008, we have raised over $220,000 for local and national organizations. We want 2015 to be more successful than ever.”

For more information on the Raise Your Glass Kick Off Event, or to find out more information about the Mission of the Charity Cycling Challenge, Inc., contact Carol Wilkas at (860)261-7326 or email: