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State Program Pays CT Families to Care for Elderly Relatives from Puerto Rico
State Program Pays CT Families to Care for Elderly Relatives from Puerto Rico
Carmen Minchoff is grateful that she can personally provide the care that her mother Maria Perez, age 90, needs. Carmen is actually paid to be a caregiver because her mother qualifies for the CT Adult Family Living / Foster Caregiver (AFL) program. Carmen received the required training through Assisted Living Services, Inc. in Meriden, a credentialed provider of the program. Carmen shared her appreciation in a note to Ron D’Aquila, RN, Co-Founder and Vice President of Assisted Living Services (ALS):
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Sunday, 18 February, 2018



BRUINS 1, SOUND TIGERS 0 (SO)
For the second time in less than a month, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (23-20-5-3), proud AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, found themselves in the midst of a double shutout after 65 minutes, but Friday’s contest ended in a 1-0 shootout loss to the Providence Bruins (29-16-3-2) at Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
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Feb 17, 2018 - 1:05:59 AM

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Romantic Comedy “Better Late” by Larry Gelbart, “M*A*S*H” Creator
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “Better Late,” a romantic comedy by Larry Gelbart, on Monday, February 26, at 7 p.m. Gelbart was a creator and producer of the television series “M*A*S*H,” and a co-writer of the film “Tootsie” and the Broadway musicals “City of Angels” and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”
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Feb 16, 2018 - 2:47:38 AM

The Westport Farmers’ Market, Fleishers Craft Butchery, and Patagonia Provisions to Sponsor a Special Showing of the Sundance Film LOOK & SEE: A CINEMATIC PORTRAIT OF WRITER, FARMER, AND ACTIVIST WENDELL BERRY
The Westport Farmers’ Market, Fleishers Craft Butchery, and Patagonia Provisions will present a screening of the award-winning Sundance documentary LOOK & SEE, a powerful cinematic portrait of Wendell Berry—farmer, activist, and undoubtedly one of America’s most significant living writers. The film will be screened on March 5th at Fairfield Theater Company.
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Feb 16, 2018 - 1:56:02 AM

Maritime Aquarium "Strive for the Gold Weekend" Feb. 17-19
Amid the world competition occurring in Pyeongchang, South Korea, there also are medals to be won Feb. 17-19 during “Strive for the Gold Weekend” at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.
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Feb 15, 2018 - 2:25:00 AM

Norwalk Historical Society Celebrates Earth Day With Lecture on Connecticut Town Greens by Author Eric D. Lehman
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Celebrate Connecticut’s first open green spaces! Join the Norwalk Historical Society on Earth Day Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00pm at Mill Hill Historic Park for a look at the history of the town greens of Connecticut. Author Eric D. Lehman will lead a lively lecture: “Time Machines to the Past: Connecticut Town Greens”. Town Greens are thought of as relics of another time, but as residents of Connecticut they are part of our lives. In fact, over 170 public spaces remain on which we can walk where our ancestors and predecessors walked. Author Eric D. Lehman will tell the remarkable story of these time machines that put us in touch with thousands of people over hundreds of years, from the past to the future. Mr. Lehman will also be selling and signing copies of his book, “Connecticut Town Greens”. If weather permits, a stroll to Norwalk’s Historic Green for refreshments will conclude the event. Tickets are $5.00 are can be purchased at www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or by calling 203-846-0525. Mill Hill Historic Park is located at 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT 06851. Limited parking on site. Additional parking follow signs to overflow parking across the street.
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Feb 15, 2018 - 2:04:44 AM

CLASP Homes is feeling the love of Drew Friedman’s commitment to the arts
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CLASP offers much enjoyed art classes to their Westport and Weston underserved clients thanks to the Drew Friedman Community Center, (DFCAC). With Nick Visconti, the chairman and Miggs Burroughs, a board member, both at the helm, the Foundation’s financial generosity has allowed CLASP to hire teachers and provide materials for this exciting creative endeavor.
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Feb 14, 2018 - 6:55:06 AM

Grace Community Church Hosts Second Tim Tebow “Night to Shine”
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The Tim Tebow Foundation once again selected Grace Community Church in New Canaan, collaborating with STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way, to be one of over 550 locations in sixteen countries to host simultaneously an unforgettable prom night for young adults with disabilities and their “buddy” peers. The event was Friday evening February 9 from 6-9 p.m.  Over 114 Guests were crowned as kings and queens, supported by 127 of their peers and over 250 event volunteers for assignments including red carpet greeting, crowning ceremony, decorations, food & beverages, paparazzi, photography, parking, safety and more. Over 200 parents observed with broad smiles and glistening eyes as their young adults danced their hearts out and lived their prom dreams.
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Feb 14, 2018 - 5:30:33 AM

“The Emerging Goddess” Work by Christa Forrest - Solo Exhibition at Stamford Loft Artists Gallery
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“The Emerging Goddess” will showcase the work of Stamford Artist, Christa Forrest in the Phillips Gallery at 575 Pacific Street from March 16 to April 22, 2018 with an opening reception on Friday, March 23 from 6 to 9 PM.
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Feb 14, 2018 - 1:15:52 AM

Norwalk Hospital Association Announces New Board Leadership
Mark Gudis of Westport announced as new chair; Amy Schafrann of Westport as vice chair; and the addition of Patricia S. Bam of Wilton as a new director

As the Norwalk Hospital Association (NHA) prepares to celebrate its 125th Anniversary, it is proud to announce the appointment of Mark Gudis of Westport as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Gudis succeeds Edward Mahony who completed his term as Chairman. The NHA also announced the appointment of Amy Schafrann of Westport as Vice Chair, and the addition of Patricia S. Bam of Wilton to the Board of Directors.
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Feb 13, 2018 - 5:11:55 PM

Norwalk Health Department Offers Free STD Testing on Valentine's Day
In an effort to raise awareness about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), the Norwalk Health Department will offer free STD testing on Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 between 2:00 pm and 5:30 pm. No appointment is necessary.
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Feb 13, 2018 - 7:16:47 AM

Heart of Gold Scholarships Available for High School Seniors in Stamford
United Way of Western Connecticut is seeking applications from seniors attending a Stamford high school (public or private) for its annual Roberta K. Eichler Heart of Gold Scholarship. The scholarship is designed to recognize students who have committed to volunteering in the Stamford community over the course of their high school career.
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Feb 13, 2018 - 1:10:21 AM

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