Babysitting for Brooke: Scotts Ridge to host fund-raiser Feb. 7

Babysitting for Brooke fund-raiser will be held Friday, Feb. 7, from 5-8 p.m., at Scotts Ridge Middle School.

Brooke Blake is a sixth-grade student at Scotts Ridge Middle School.

On Dec. 31, 2015, Brooke was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer called DIPG. The positivity and spirit of Brooke and her family have impacted the school staff as well as the Ridgefield community, an announcement said.

The Scotts Ridge Middle School staff invites Ridgefield Public School students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade for an evening out staffed by RPS employees.

This will be an event filled with fun activities for the kids while parents can enjoy a night out on their own. Activities for the kids will include a DJ, arts and crafts, games, pizza, and more.

Cost is $30/child and all of the proceeds will be donated to the Believe in Brooke Corporation.

To sign up, residents must complete a form by Jan. 24 (one per child attending) at Include a check made payable to Believe in Brooke Corporation and mail it to: Scotts Ridge Middle School, Attn: Believe in Brooke, 750 North Salem Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

If you have any questions, email Leah Hayner at