Team Simon Konover Raises Over $100,000 for Fourth Consecutive Year

The Simon Konover Company and its Team Simon Konover have raised over $100,000 in the Camp Challenge Ride & Bandit 5K campaign to benefit The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp located in Ashford, Connecticut. The Camp Challenge Ride & Bandit 5K is an annual charity cycling and walking event, which took place Saturday September 12, 2015.

“With the generous support of our strategic partners, colleagues, associates, and friends, Team Simon Konover raised over $100,000 for the fourth consecutive year,” said James Wakim, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Simon Konover Company.

Team Simon Konover is comprised of company employees and business associates who support and participate in the Camp Challenge Ride. Over 50 organizations and individuals donated to the 2015 fundraising campaign.

Team Simon Konover Strategic Partners, donating $5,000 or more, include Building Markets, LLC, Cohn Reznick, Haynes Construction Company, People’s United Bank, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Smith Brothers Insurance, Inc., T&T Complete Landscaping, and TITAN Energy New England.

Team Simon Konover Colleagues, donating $2,500 or more, include Ford & Paulekas, LLP; Kainen, Escalera & McHale, P.C.; Landlord Law Firm; and Webster Bank.

Team Simon Konover Associates, donating $1,000 or more, include D. Sayadoff & Company; Farmington Rotary Foundation; AffinEco, LLC; Capitol Cleaning Contractors, Inc.; Carpets Plus of Connecticut, LLC; Connecticut Property Engineering; Farmington Exchange Club; KGI Properties, LLC; Mayo Crowe LLC; Mirek Masonry, LLC; Peoples Bank of Holyoke; Reynolds Strategy Group, LLC; Rockbridge Capital; Rubin and Rudman, LLP; Siegel, O'Connor, O'Donnell & Beck, P.C.; and Waterford Group Charitable Foundation.

Team Simon Konover Friends, donating $500 or more, include Andrew DeLuca Foundation; Cambridge Savings Bank; Elizabeth Judd; and Sterling Elevator Consultants, LLC.

The Simon Konover Company’s involvement with The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp began in 1987 when Simon Konover donated the construction management services as he constructed the original Camp facilities. Since that time, The Simon Konover Company, as well as the Konover and Coppa families, have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the Camp as an active sponsor of the Camp’s Annual Fandango Benefit Gala, the Space & Aviation Day, as well as the Camp Challenge Ride.

About The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Founded in 1988 by Paul Newman, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp is a community dedicated to providing "a different kind of healing" to children and their families coping with cancer, sickle cell anemia and other serious illnesses. Through summer sessions and family weekend programs at the Camp in Ashford, Connecticut, and year-round outreach to hospitals and clinics throughout the Northeast, the Camp serves more than 20,000 children and family members annually. All services are free of charge. For more information, visit

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