The Northwestern Connecticut Youth Hockey program, which serves the Greater New Milford area, will hold its third annual skate-a-thon Sept. 6 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Danbury Ice Arena to raise funds for its scholarship foundation and Autism Speaks.

Skaters must raise at least $50 in pledges; families must raise a minimum of $150. A maximum of six people per family is allowed.

Prizes will be awarded for the most dollars raised.

Pledge sheets must be turned in by Sept. 1. They may be mailed to Tiffany Delmonico, 12 Wildlife Drive, New Milford, CT 06776.

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