May 25, 2017

High Hopes Presents Yale Whiffenpoofs Jan. 20

Copy_of_Whiffenpoofs-2013_1High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is pleased to present the world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group, the Yale Whiffenpoofs, in concert on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Church of Christ in Old Saybrook.

Founded in 1909, the “Whiffs” began as a senior quartet that met for weekly concerts at Mory’s Temple Bar, the famous Yale tavern.

Today the group has become one of Yale’s most celebrated and hallowed traditions, carrying on a century of musical excellence and professional showmanship at Yale, across America and around the world.

Proceeds from this concert will benefit the programs and participants of High Hopes Therapeutic Riding.

Ticket prices for the concert are $25 for adults and $12 for children and students. Following the concert, a special full tea reception with the Whiffenpoofs will be held at the church. Tickets to attend both the concert and the reception are $50 for adults and $20 for children and students. Space is limited and tickets should be purchased in advance.

For tickets or more information regarding the concert, visit the High Hopes website or call Alicia Barrows at High Hopes at 860-434-1974, ext. 123.

High Hopes is one of the oldest and largest therapeutic riding centers in the United States, operating since 1974 and accredited by PATH Intl. (formerly the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association) since 1979. Annually, High Hopes serves over 1,700 individuals.

Assisted by over 600 volunteers and a herd of 26 horses specifically trained for therapeutic riding, High Hopes is committed to providing the highest quality of services to the community. Of the more than 800 programs that are members of PATH Intl., High Hopes is one of only six centers in the United States approved by PATH Intl. to provide their training courses in therapeutic riding instruction and has trained instructors from all over the world.

High Hopes is located at 36 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371.

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