Jim Penders to speak at UConn County Day

The fifth annual UConn Fairfield County Day takes place Thursday, Sept 12, at UConn Stamford at 6 p.m.

The highlight of the evening is the induction of the three newest members of the Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame’s UConn Wing. This year’s honorees are Ali Hirsch (women’s softball, Stamford), Mike McKay (men’s basketball, Bridgeport) and Jim Penders (baseball, Stratford).

The featured speaker is UConn’s baseball coach Jim Penders, the son of the new inductee.

Tickets for the food and beverage reception and ceremony, which are a fundraiser for UConn student scholarship programs, are $35 for the general public and $30 for UConn alumni.

For more information or to purchase tickets call Tom Chiappetta at 203-984-4806, via email at tomchip21@aol.com or visit uconnalumni.com.