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Monday, November 24 2014
GROTON, Conn. – For Chelsea Groton, it’s all about investing in our community, so in celebration of the bank’s 160th anniversary, Chelsea Groton employees completed kind acts throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island by directing $160 each to a charitable cause or non-profit organization of their choosing, funded by the bank. A variety of charities have benefited –schools, ...read more
Friday, November 21 2014
The William W. Backus Hospital reported an increase in access to outpatient care, improvements to quality and patient safety and continued financial strength during its Annual Meeting of Corporators on Wednesday, November 19. The meeting, with the theme “Connecting to Our Community,” included highlights of the year for the not-for-profit hospital including: • The opening of ...read more
Friday, November 21 2014
The SouthEastern CT Enterprise Region (seCTer) held its Annual Meeting on Nov. 20 at the Holiday Inn in New London. At the breakfast meeting, Chairman Jerry Lamb reported on activities and accomplishments of the organization for the recently completed fiscal 2014. Mr. Lamb noted that since its inception in 1993, seCTer has been consistent in programmatic content and delivery of services despite ...read more
Thursday, November 20 2014
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) is the recipient of the Backus 2014 President’s Award. The award, which includes a $10,000 donation to UCFS, was announced at Backus Hospital’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 19. It was established five years ago by Backus President Dave Whitehead to honor people and organizations that collaborate with Backus to help improve health and quality of ...read more
Thursday, November 20 2014
High Hopes is pleased to announce that Liz Adams, High Hopes Program Director, has successfully completed the requirements to be a PATH Intl. Master Instructor, one of only 29 in the country. The PATH Intl. Master Instructor Certification is the highest certification level an instructor can achieve through PATH Intl., designed for those instructors with career involvement in therapeutic riding ...read more
Friday, November 14 2014
The Southeastern CT Women’s Network will hold its November luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 19 at the Holiday Inn located at 35 Governor Winthrop Boulevard in New London. This month is a first ever special event for the Network: Honoring our Veterans. For more information and to register, visit www.sectwomensnetwork.org. The luncheon includes time dedicated for networking, an ...read more
Friday, November 14 2014
Credit Union Commits Financial Support to Community Organization for Three Years Waterford, CT – November 12, 2014 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has awarded $15,000 to United Community & Family Services, Inc. of Norwich. The $15,000 grant was awarded to United Community & Family Services in October, and will be paid over the duration of three years. “We’re ...read more
Friday, November 14 2014
Catherine A. Marrion has joined Waller, Smith and Palmer, P.C. Attorney Marrion will continue her practice in business, commercial and nonprofit law, and will also practice in the areas of estate planning, probate administration and litigation, and municipal law. Attorney Marrion received her BA from Connecticut College and her JD from the University of Connecticut School of Law. After serving a ...read more
Wednesday, November 12 2014
Mystic, Conn. (November 11, 2013) – Mystic Seaport will open the 35th season of its Lantern Light Tours on Saturday, November 29. A New England holiday tradition, Lantern Light Tours is a 70-minute progressive play that is set on Christmas Eve, 1876. Featuring actors from Connecticut and neighboring states, the cast weaves a heart-warming holiday story in the setting of the historic ...read more
Tuesday, November 11 2014
Old Lyme, CT November, 2014 -- Volunteers, former and current board members, riders, family and friends gathered in the arena at High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center for the 40 th Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration on Sunday, October 16th. High Hopes is one of the country’s premier therapeutic riding centers, serving riders and their families throughout Southeastern Connecticut from its ...read more
Tuesday, November 11 2014
CorePlus Federal Credit Union will host a Smart Family Finance seminar on Saturday, December 6th with registration opening at 9.15am. The seminar will be held at CorePlus’ 202 Salem Turnpike, Norwich branch. Light refreshments will be served. Led by Consumer Lending Consultant Andrea DuBose, the seminar will feature a presentation of ‘Smart Family Finance’ basics for youth, ...read more
Monday, November 10 2014
Chelsea Groton Bank announced it is ranked 149 th out of 6,500 banks across the United States by depositaccounts.com, which recognizes financial institutions who demonstrate exceptional fiduciary responsibility. Each year, deposit accounts.com evaluates the financial health of every federally insured bank in the United States, more than 6,500 in total. Each institution is graded on a number of ...read more
Monday, November 10 2014
Several of MAC’s founders were under 40 years old when our organization came to be. Charles Davis was 57 when he founded MAC and worked side by side with younger co-founders, creating a continuity of community that nurtured artists for generations to come. Younger artists serve as a reflection on the unique issues and identity of their generation. Their aesthetic may come from a combination ...read more
Thursday, November 06 2014
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in New London County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2015 event. Relay ...read more
Tuesday, November 04 2014
Holiday Turkey Drive - "Fill the Freezers" with Turkeys for Thanksgiving Food Baskets The Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center is accepting donations for its Holiday Food Basket Program. 200 more turkeys are needed by Friday, November 14, 2014 to “Fill the Freezers” for the Thanksgiving Holiday Food Baskets for our client families. The Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center appreciates ...read more
Monday, November 03 2014
It is that time of year for everyone to "Fall Back". As we turn our clocks back this weekend, MFP Human Resource Management has a fall savings for you. Feel confident that your Company is in compliance with Human Resource Laws Penalties for non-compliance can be enough to put you out of business. Sometimes it only takes a phone call from a disgruntled employee to start the ball ...read more
Wednesday, October 29 2014
Ticket sales have opened for the region’s first “Dinner in the Dark” – a fundraiser for the newly formed non-profit, Sofia Sees Hope. Dinner in the Dark will take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa. After cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, guests will have the unique experience of enjoying an elegant dinner while blind-folded, to ...read more
Wednesday, October 29 2014
At the beginning of the summer, all that could be seen was the foundation and then the frame of the 2014 Connecticut Showcase Home. Each month, Graduate Master Builder, Nort Wheeler of Mystic River Building Company held an Open House, so that the public could see various stages of construction. The 3,443 sf four bedroom Green Home is located on a beautiful one acre hilltop lot at The Reserve at ...read more
Friday, October 24 2014
MYSTIC, CT – October 22, 2014 – Mystic Arts Center (MAC) seeks fine art from local and regional artists for our annual holiday exhibition, the Holiday Gift Show. Receiving: Sunday, November 9 th and Monday, November 10 th from 11am to 5pm. The show will run from November 14 th through December 31 st . Requirements: The Holiday Gift Show is a non-juried show. Three works may be ...read more
Thursday, October 23 2014
High Hopes is pleased to announce screenings of RIDING MY WAY BACK. The new award winning, short documentary profiles the powerful healing of therapeutic riding for a veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury. On November 16 th , 2014 during High Hopes’ annual Holiday Market, the film will be screened twice, once at 1:30 pm and again at 2:30 pm. RIDING MY WAY ...read more
Thursday, October 23 2014
NEW LONDON, CT: Suisman Shapiro Attorneys at Law recently announced that Bryan P. Fiengo has been elected as a Director of the firm. Attorney Fiengo concentrates in the areas of criminal law, employment law, and general litigation. Bryan Fiengo joined Suisman Shapiro as an associate in October 2006. He has represented both employers and employees in cases involving employment ...read more
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Tuesday, October 21 2014
Waterford, CT- The 37 th annual Jack O’Keefe Memorial Strides Road Race at Camp Harkness in Waterford was a great success for The Arc New London County. Hosted Sunday, October 5th, the race brought out 376 runners, walkers and rollers. The proceeds from the race, $15,351, all benefit programs at The Arc which would otherwise go unfunded. For the 10th year, Title Sponsor, Outback Steakhouse ...read more
Tuesday, October 21 2014
Nine Grant Requests Funded in Third Quarter Waterford, CT – October 20, 2014 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union approved nine grant requests in its third quarter totaling $24,500. “Making a positive impact within the communities we serve is what we continuously strive to do,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s Chief Executive Officer. “Through Charter ...read more
Friday, September 26 2014
For information contact: 860-739-7899 “BALLET SPOOKTACULAR” OFFERS HALLOWEEN FUN FOR KIDS AT THE KATE Eastern Connecticut Ballet has conjured up a new way for families to celebrate Halloween: a “Ballet Spooktacular.” Combining classical ballet and music, the special program for children will be held at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook on Saturday ...read more