Tag Archives: Compo Beach

Pics Of The Day #960

Compo Beach, the morning after the first snow of the season…

(Photos/Larry Untermeyer)

Pic Of The Day #959

Schlaet’s Point reeds, in today’s snow (Photo/Patricia McMahon)

Pic Of The Day #950

A dog and his truck (Photo/Betsy P. Kahn)

Pics Of The Day #944

Man in the cold at Compo Beach …

… and a man and his dog. (Photos/Larry Untermeyer)

Pics Of The Day #938

Veterans Day sunrise on Hillspoint Road … (Photo/Tammy Barry)

… while later in the day, a short distance away, a Navy veteran reflects at Compo Beach. (Photo/Jennifer Pilking)

Catch A Lift Veterans Honor Westport

Nearly 250 years ago Westport patriots battled British soldiers, on their way to and from burning an arsenal in Danbury.

On Friday, more than a dozen military veterans — wounded in wars since 9/11 — came to Westport. They were honored at a Birchwood Country Club fundraiser for Catch a Lift, the foundation that helps them rebuild their lives through physical fitness.

Yesterday they returned the favor. Many of the vets headed to Compo Beach. They served as “angels” — helping children, teens and adults with disabilities in a fun run/walk, through another great organization called myTeamTriumph.

It was a win-win-win weekend: for the veterans, the myTeamTriumph runners and walkers, and the rest of Westport. We are inspired by them all.

When yesterday’s event was over, the Catch a Lift gathered for a “team” photo.

At the cannons, of course.

Pic Of The Day #917

Compo Beach sunrise (Photo/Carolyn McPhee)

Pics Of The Day #912

Compo Beach this afternoon. The weather has deteriorated since then. (Photo/Pat Auber)

Earlier, storm clouds gathered over South Beach. (Photo/Tammy Barry)

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The sun sets earlier now, in mid-October. But the sunsets are as spectacular as any in the summer. (Photo/Seth Goltzer)

Pics Of The Day #905

Compo Beach this morning was (barely) fit for man …

… and dog. (Photos/Carolyn McPhee)