NEWS AND UPDATES:

08-18-2013
The 2013 5k will be held on Sunday, September 22nd. Start time is 11:00 AM and registration begins at 8:00 AM at the SPAC Orenda Pavilion.

Download our Registration form

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please see our 2013 sponsorship opportunities.

06-27-2013
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08-16-2012

We are gearing up for the 5k on Sept 23rd. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please
contact andrea or myself at 588-0067 0r 0068. We can only be as successful as our generous sponsors!! :)

07-02-2012

We have awarded over $6000 this year, bringing our total to over $45,000!

07-02-2012

The 5th Annual "Tour LaFrance" will be held on Sunday, September 23rd again at Orenda Pavilian located at SPAC.

08-12-2011

Registration forms for the 4th Annual "Tour LaFrance" have been posted. The event will be held on Sunday, September 25th. Sponsor forms are also now available.

03-23-11

We have organized a BLOOD DRIVE for June 4th in Connors honor.
Connors 18th Birthday is June 1st and we wanted to celebrate with
a blood drive. It will be held at Maple Ave Middle School
starting at 8am

03-23-11

Saratoga High Seniors- Applications are open for scholarships.
See the scholarship tab for details.

02-09-11

We have awarded over $3500 so far in 2011!!!

We have supported skaters, skiers, the YMCA, and motorcycle racers so far this year.

This wouldnt have een possible without everyone's continued support. Thank you!!! :)

02-06-11

Just wrapped up our Annual Memorial Hockey Tourny for Connor.

Great hockey at both the Mite and Midget levels! Both the Mite A and Mite B Championship games went into Triple Overtime! The kids skated their butts off! Thanks to Alan Van Tassel for organizing this years event!!

01-02-11

We awarded $16, 126 in 2010!!!

08-06-10

Third annual 5k is set for SATURDAY, September 18, 2010.

Still at Orenda pavillion.

Pre-Reg now through Sept 1. (flyer may say Aug 21 in error)

Hope to see you there!!

08-02-10

We have awarded $15, 941 so far in 2010!

We awarded $8400 in 2009

We awarded $2050 in 2007 & 2008

This is a direct result of your participation in our annual 5k Run! Thank you!!

Please goto the Scholarship tab for more info.

08-01-10

We are back in Saratoga at 205 Grand! Thank you for all the well wishes!!

06-02-10

Tomorrow is our presentation of the Connor LaFrance Memorial Foundation senior scholarships. We are awarding 10 scholarships for a total of $10,000! HIWO

06-01-10

Happy 17th Birthday Connor!! We miss you and love you!! ABcDE

05-21-10

The 3rd Annual 5k run is set for Sat. 18Sept. Stay tuned for the registration to be put up on this website!! HIWO

05-21-10

SSHS Seniors- Thank you all for your applications! I wish we could award a scholarship to each and everyone! We received 20 applicants and are happy to announce 10 recipients! Congrats to you all for a job well done!

02-21-10

Saratoga Seniors...please goto "scholarship" tab and apply for 2010 SSHS Senior Scholarships!

11-12-09

This weekend is Connors Memorial Bantam Hockey Tournament. We will present the Saratoga Youth Hockey Memorial Scholarship on Sat night!

Good luck to all the players!

10-13-09

Thank you all who turned out for the 2nd Annual 5k!! Beautiful Weather and Great Friends made it a great day. Thank you all for supporting us and the Foundation. Most of all, thanx for celebrating Connors Life with us!! :)

09-15-09

This Sunday is the 2nd Annual 5k!! Registration starts at 8 am with the run starting at 11am.

If you pre-registered, you can pick up your packets on Saturday from 9-1 at 197 Grand (right next to our house on the corner of Walnut and Grand)

Elevate Cycles has sponsored us again, by providing a mountain bike for our raffle! Tickets for the 2009 Giant Yukon bike are $10. With each ticket, you will get a Connor LaFrance souvenier bike water bottle!

We also have an 8 gig Apple ITOUCH and a LAPTOP for our raffle this year! Tickets are $3 for 1, $5 for 2, or $20 for 10. Available day of the race and also at the Local on Sat evening.

Giffy's BBQ will be there again!

09-14-09

This Saturday night from 4-7 (or later) at The Local located on Grand Ave, we are having an adult get together. $20 gets you a 2nd Annual 5k beer mug and a few cold pints of Saratoga Lager brewed right around the corner at Mendocino Brewing Co. and Yeungling Lager.

06-19-09

The 2009 Registration is now up. There is a new address to mail it to since we will be in DC for a year.

06-04-09

2009 Connor LaFrance Senior Scholarship is awarded to Jarod Backens and Alec

Cloutier!!

Congrats to both of you! Jarod recieved $767 and Alec recieved $1767.

06-03-09

Thank you all who applied to the 2009 Connor LaFrance Senior Scholarship!!

06-02-09

Thank you all who came out to celebrate Connor's BDay!!


06-01-09

Happy 16th Birthday Connor!

05-10-09

June 1st is Connors 16th Birthday and we will be doing a balloon release like last year, but

since it is a Monday, we will have a quick get-together at his grave at 6:30pm. We will have balloons available at our house (205 Grand-2 blocks from the cemetery). Just swing by before you head to see Connor and we will have some blown up. Hope to see you there!

05-10-09

2ND ANNUAL 5K RUN will be held at Orenda Pavillion in SPAC again this year. It will be

Sunday, Sept 20th, one day short of Connors 2nd anniversary. We had an AMAZING turnout last year and would love to top it this year!!

04-01-09

SARATOGA SENIORS- Deadline for applying for senior scholarship is April 24th! Check out the "Scholarship "Tab. Applications are with Mr. Pete Sheehan, our Athletic Director.

02-24-09
GODSPEED to 6 month old Willem Hladun. "Brave Will" passed away recently after fighting with Cancer. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to his incredibly Brave Family.

GODSPEED to William "Lumpa" Brett another young person to pass before his time. Lumpa is from the Mount Washiington Valley and will be missed by all.

01-28-09
To date, we have awarded over $5500 to student athletes and organizations. It would not be possible without all the generous support we receive! Thank you to all who support Connor's Foundation!!

01-22-09
Congratulations to the Saratoga Synchronized Skating Team, for being the latest recipient of sponsorship from the Connor LaFrance Memorial Foundation! We look forward to hearing about your exciting season!! --abCde LaFrance

01-15-09
Young Will is still fighting and just finished his 4rth round of Chemo. Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers and goto BraveWill.com to follow his story. --abCde LaFrance

9-19-08
Please send thoughts and prayers for 2 month old Will Hladun, son of our web designer Matt Hladun. We wish them the best as Will undergoes chemotherapy. --abCde LaFrance

8-12-08
First Annual Tour "LaFrance" 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, September 21st at the Saratoga State Park. To sign up for the event, complete the registration form. If you are interested in being a sponsor for the event, complete the sponsorship form.

8-12-08
New videos have been added to the Videos page of Connor racing.

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ABOUT THIS SITE:

This Website is dedicated to Connor "Ginger" LaFrance.

He was an amazing kid who had a zest for life that few posess.

We will keep his spirit alive and keep those who he touched connected through this site.

Please feel free to post pics **or copy them** and please sign in the guestbook and share a story.

As Connor would say...
"Hold it Wide Open!" 

Best wishes, abCde  LaFrance

Contact Dave LaFrance with questions:

518-588-0067 mobile

LAFRD@Hotmail.com

 
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