Tag Archives: The Susie Foundation

Beacon Falls nonprofit gets assist from Patriots

BEACON FALLS — Ryan Matthews, the founder of The Susie Foundation and a Beacon Falls native, used to feel the same way about the New England Patriots as just about…

Tournament a testament to mother’s legacy

BEACON FALLS — The forecast on Saturday was filled with impending showers, but the sun was in full bloom as kickballers and volunteers descended on the Pent Road Recreation Complex….

Susie Classic continues growing

BEACON FALLS — In 2009, Ryan Matthews got life-changing news from his mother, Susan. She was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Just as…

Susie Classic continues to grow

BEACON FALLS — The Pent Road Recreation Complex was buzzing Aug. 8 as roughly 300 people flooded the fields for some kickball for a fantastic cause. Noon sharp marked the…

Susie Classic in third year

BEACON FALLS — The third annual Susie Classic kickball fundraiser is set for Aug. 8. The event raises money for The Susie Foundation, a Beacon Falls-based nonprofit organization that supports…

Susie Foundation takes next step

BEACON FALLS — For two years, Beacon Falls native Ryan Matthews helped care for his mother, Susan Ready Matthews, as she battled a terminal illness. As Matthews’ mother fought amyotrophic…

Lions president issues challenge to town

BEACON FALLS — A local man is using a national phenomenon as a springboard to help a hometown organization. William Mis, president of the Beacon Falls Lions Club, has challenged…

Susie Classic set for another year

BEACON FALLS — The Susie Foundation is hosting its annual Susie Classic kickball fundraiser Saturday. The Susie Foundation is a Beacon Falls-based non-profit  that supports local homebound patients and their…

Dodgeball classic to benefit local groups

BEACON FALLS — Registration is now open for the inaugural Valley Dodgeball Classic to be held May 31 at Woodland Regional High School. The dodgeball tournament is a combined fundraiser…

Kickball tournament an instant classic

BEACON FALLS — All of you who hoped to read a story of how Kyle Brennan and his team embarrassed themselves in last weekend’s Susie’s Kickball Classic are about to…