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Friday, December 19 2014
Waterford, CT – December 9, 2014 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union awarded over $393,000 in annual $100 cash bonuses to its Gold Rewards members in December, which is a new record for the credit union’s member-appreciation program. In total, Charter Oak has paid out more than $1.6 million in annual cash bonuses over the past five years to Gold Rewards members. In addition, the ...read more
Tuesday, December 16 2014
Roger T. Scully recently joined Suisman Shapiro as an Associate, and will begin his practice in the areas of civil and personal injury litigation and criminal defense. Attorney Scully received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Vermont in 2009, and his J.D. from Western New England University School of Law (WNESL), cum laude, in 2013. Attorney Scully was admitted to the bar in ...read more
Monday, December 15 2014
Waterford, CT – December 12, 2014 –Jeffrey Brown Jr. is the winner of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s recent promotion and has won two tickets to Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience World Tour, happening Saturday, December 13, 2014, at Mohegan Sun. The recent promotion was launched in October, and was primarily promoted on Facebook and in Charter Oak’s 14 ...read more
Thursday, December 11 2014
Toys for Tots and the Marines team up with Santa and Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson at the former Coca-Cola ® Factory to Bring Hope to the Community New London, Connecticut – Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride into the new Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson in New London this Saturday, December 13, from 12 - 3 p.m. to join United States Senator Richard Blumenthal and Congressman Joe ...read more
Tuesday, December 09 2014
From A Thyme to Cook: We are so proud to announce that we have been named the 2014 Connecticut Caterer of the Year by the CT Restaurant Association (CRA). The award was announced at the CRA Awards Dinner at the Mohegan Sun on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. We first won the award in 2012, making it two out of three years for us as we continue to celebrate our 30th anniversary in business. "It is ...read more
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Tuesday, December 09 2014
Plymouth, MA (December 4, 2014)—Plimoth Plantation and Mystic Seaport, both acclaimed New England history museums, are pleased to announce a collaborative project to restore and repair Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction ship owned by Plimoth Plantation. Work on the historic ship will take place at the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard at Mystic Seaport, adhering to The Secretary of ...read more
Monday, December 08 2014
On Tuesday, December 9th, Wreaths Across America will stop at Mohegan Sun as part of their annual pilgrimage from Harrington, Maine, to Arlington National Cemetery. After their 12:30pm arrival, there will be a touch-a-truck event in the Winter Lot followed by a 1:30pm Wreath Ceremony in The Uncas Ballroom and Convention Center. Wreaths Across America is an organization whose mission - Remember, ...read more
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Monday, December 08 2014
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony concert series continues in the New Year on Saturday, January 10 at 8 PM at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director Toshiyuki Shimada conducts the program entitled “New Beginnings.” Featured are Clare Elena Semes, 2014 ECSO Instrumental Competition Winner, playing Bartok’s Violin Concerto No. 1, Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 ...read more
Monday, December 08 2014
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Wednesday, December 03 2014
Suisman Shapiro has been selected by the 2015 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” among all law firms in Connecticut for Personal Injury Litigation and Plaintiffs Workers’ Compensation - Claimants. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous national evaluation process that includes the collection of ...read more
Wednesday, December 03 2014
STEPS is seeking members to join their Board. STEPS’ mission is to provide adolescent girls the tools necessary to build lives of integrity and self-sufficiency through the empowerment of positive choice. Please contact Beatrice Jennette at 860.941.7949 if you are interested in becoming a member. Many thanks.
Tuesday, December 02 2014
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center welcomes the writers and cast working in residency on Home Street Home, a new musical that is about survival and love among runaway teenagers living on the street. Based on true stories of the authors’ experiences of homelessness and punk culture, the story revolves around Sue, a 16-year old runaway who plunges headfirst into the deviant subculture and ...read more
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Tuesday, December 02 2014
Join us for a cheerful holiday gathering at the Monte Cristo Cottage Friday, December 12 from 5-7pm. The event is free! Enjoy light refreshments and explore the boyhood home of Eugene O’Neill. Following the party, make the short drive to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center where the National Theater Institute Fall Class will be presenting their Company Debut, a free performance open to ...read more
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Monday, December 01 2014
Backus Hospital has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. The award recognizes the hospital’s “commitment to assuring that evidence-based interventions are delivered in the right way and at the right time.” Backus was recognized for key quality measures, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care. The program is based on data ...read more
Monday, December 01 2014
Backus Hospital has been named a 2014/2015 Consumer Choice Award winner by National Research Corporation. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that health care consumers choose as having the highest quality and image. The announcement was made in the Oct. 13 issue Modern Healthcare. Winners are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings ...read more
Wednesday, November 26 2014
Suisman Shapiro attorneys and staff participated in No-Shave November to raise money for cancer awareness. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free. Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the ...read more
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Tuesday, November 25 2014
What: 2nd Annual Norwich Winterfest 5K & free FitKids! Fun Run presented by Reliance House Inc. When: Saturday, November 29th; Kid's Race - 10:30 am & 5K - 11:00 am Where: Norwich Free Academy, 305 Broadway, Norwich, CT Why: The goals of the event are to provide a healthy, fun, safe family activity for our community, link the important connection of physical and mental wellness, and ...read more
Tuesday, November 25 2014
Countdown to Noon is Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere kid’s event held on December 31, New Year’s Eve. This event has been held at the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut to sell-out crowds for the last four years. To accommodate increased demand, this year, with the support of our sponsors Dominion and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, Countdown to Noon will ...read more
Tuesday, November 25 2014
New London Youth Affairs is seeking children’s book donations for its Whale’s Tales Children’s Book Bank. Please contact Tina Salcedo, tsalcedo@ci.new-london.ct.us, or call 860-701-7699 if you would like to donate.
Tuesday, November 25 2014
This December, ballet lovers in eastern Connecticut can enjoy a live performance by several stars of the New York City Ballet without the hours of travel into Manhattan. They need look no further than the Garde Arts Center in New London to see a professional performance of the Nutcracker by Eastern Connecticut Ballet and guest artists. Eastern Connecticut Ballet (ECB) will share the magic of ...read more
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
Monday, November 24 2014
Cross Sound Ferry was honored to accept its second certificate of recognition from the New London Beautification Committee before the City Council on Monday, Nov. 17. The committee annually recognizes New London businesses that contribute to the seasonal blooms around the city and according to committee co-chair Diane Smith, giving two awards to one business is both rare and very well deserved. ...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
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
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
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