SilverSource To Honor Lifetime Learners Institute At Fall Fundraiser
SilverSource will honor the Lifetime Learners Institute at the 4th Annual SilverSource Inspiring Lives Benefit Luncheon featuring New Yorker cartoonist and author Roz Chast on November 7th.
Sep 19, 2018 - 5:21:14 AM

Norwalk Health Department is Preparing for Emergencies--during National Preparedness Month and All Year-Round
No one wants to spend time thinking about natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and other large-scale events that could put us in danger. However, the Norwalk Health Department does just that, and not just during National Preparedness Month in September. Our staff works year-round with partners and volunteers to get ready for public health emergencies. NHD creates plans, conducts trainings and drills, and coordinates with other agencies to ensure we can respond in the event of an emergency.
Sep 18, 2018 - 5:11:39 AM

State medical societies collaborate to impact healthcare disparities
Seven state medical societies announced the creation of the Health Equity Network for Change (HENC) which is focused on improving the health status of medically underserved populations. HENC employs a new data source, health information exchange data, and powerful analytic tools provided by KAMMCO. Medical societies in each of these states have engaged KAMMCO to build physician-led exchanges: Kansas, Georgia, South Carolina, Connecticut, New Jersey, Missouri, and Louisiana.
Sep 17, 2018 - 5:34:11 AM

Malloy: UConn bus line exceeds 115,000 passenger trips in first year of operation
Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Friday announced that the recently launched bus service that – for the first time ever – provides UConn students, faculty, and staff the ability to connect via public transit to the main UConn campus in Storrs, the downtown Hartford campus, and UConn Health in Farmington, in addition to a variety of other destinations in between, saw 115,493 passenger trips during its first year of operation.
Sep 17, 2018 - 5:17:39 AM

Sound Tigers announce first annual car cruise showcase and performance by Elvis Tribute Artist Jeff Krick
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the New York Islanders, announced today additional promotions to an already jam-packed opening weekend at Webster Bank Arena.
Sep 17, 2018 - 12:16:01 AM

Senate Majority Leader Duff: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is Slated to Receive $5 Million from State for Critical Upgrades
State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) on Friday announced that the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is slated to receive a $5 million grant from the State Bond Commission for HVAC and electrical upgrades.
Sep 17, 2018 - 12:01:53 AM

Simsbury Chamber Invites Everyone to Farewell Cocktail Party for Art Trail on Oct. 4
DJ John Voket Headlines Farewell Cocktail Party Celebration of Town’s First Ever Public Art Trail

The Simsbury Chamber of Commerce invites all members of the community to attend the Farewell Party in celebration of the first ever townwide Public Art Trail. On Thursday, October 4, from 5 to 8 pm, the luxurious, high-profile Highcroft Apartments will host an Oktoberfest-themed cocktail party in recognition of the smashing success that the outdoor exhibit has achieved over the last few months.
Sep 14, 2018 - 5:29:38 AM

Sam Bush, ‘Father of Newgrass and King of Telluride’ to perform at Ives Concert Park
Newport Folk presents Grammy Award-winning artist Sam Bush at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, at Ives Concert Park on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The performance is part of the Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family series at Ives.
Sep 14, 2018 - 5:28:08 AM

Obie Award-winning comedy to play in Stamford
Kicking off its new season in the Dressing Room Theatre, Stamford, Curtain Call presents Larry Shue’s Obie Award-winning comedy, The Foreigner, playing September 20 through October 7.
Sep 13, 2018 - 3:06:24 AM

Arts & Crafts on Bedford this weekend and Bark in the Park-September 23 in Stamford Downtown, Stamford, CT
Stamford Downtown has two terrific events coming up in September on Bedford Street. Don’t miss Arts & Crafts on Bedford on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16 and Bark in the Park on Sunday, September 23.
Sep 13, 2018 - 12:24:33 AM

Family & Children’s Agency to Re-Start Unique Addiction Recovery Program
Family & Children’s Agency is proud to announce the reinstatement of their Project REWARD Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), a women’s alcohol and drug addiction recovery program, on September 17, 2018. Project REWARD is the only gender-specific outpatient substance abuse program for women in southern Fairfield County. By focusing the program on the needs of women, clients can focus on recovery.
Sep 13, 2018 - 12:22:55 AM

Stamford Innovation Week: Cultivating Unexpected Opportunities for Growth
The region’s most enterprising minds will gather at venues across the city September 13-23, 2018, for Stamford Innovation Week (SiW), an event series designed to connect entrepreneurs, tech talent and investors and create unexpected opportunities for growth.
Sep 12, 2018 - 5:36:27 AM

CT Ortho Surgeon Uses Time-Release Pain Med instead of Opioids
The path to opioid addiction often starts when a patient leaves the operating room. In fact, 1 out of 15 surgical patients goes on to long-term opioid use. Dr. Robert Belniak, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Starling Physicians, is offering a new opioid-free approach to pain management for knee and joint replacement surgery.
Sep 12, 2018 - 3:11:33 AM

Community Convener Norwalk ACTS to Cultivate a Public / Private Partnership with a Shared Vision of Success for Norwalk Children
Philanthropic Funders To Provide Grants To Help Achieve High Level Achievement For Youth Across The City

Multiple grants from a group of philanthropic investors will support Norwalk ACTS and its membership to develop a cohesive strategy for five high-level initiatives in support of Norwalk’s children: career and college readiness, “whole child” or social emotional learning, counseling, parent engagement, and replication of successful schools.
Sep 12, 2018 - 12:35:03 AM

Stamford Land Conservation Trust acquires Two Acre preserve on Wallenberg Drive in North Stamford
The Stamford Land Conservation Trust (“SLCT”) announces acquisition of its 55th nature preserve, located on Wallenberg Drive in North Stamford. This new preserve provides valuable wooded habitat for wildlife, including a seasonal vernal pool. Seasonal wetlands provide valuable and irreplaceable habitat for a wide variety of amphibians in a relatively predator free setting. The Wallenberg Drive acquisition not only preserves open space threatened by development, it is nearly contiguous to the Trust’s existing Birch Meadow Preserve and provides a growing ecosystem critical for many species.
Sep 12, 2018 - 12:31:12 AM

Sacred Heart University ranked one of the best by U.S. News & World Report
Sacred Heart University was once again included in U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges guidebook as one of the best universities in the North. Additionally, the publication named SHU in three other lists: best colleges for veterans in the North, best value schools in the North and best undergraduate business programs nationally.
Sep 11, 2018 - 11:05:31 AM

Loft Artists Association presents 40th Anniversary Open Studios Event
The Loft Artists Association hosts their annual Open Studios event with special acknowledgement of their 40 years in Stamford’s South End. The event will take place at 575 Pacific St. in Stamford on Saturday, November 3, 12 to 5 PM and Sunday, November 4, 12 to 5 PM.
Sep 11, 2018 - 11:02:18 AM

September is National Preparedness Month
"Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How."

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). The event, now in its fifteenth year, is a nationwide, month-long effort encouraging households, businesses, and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies.
Sep 6, 2018 - 2:30:37 AM

Local artist donates sculptures to Ives Concert Park
April Herbert, of Pound Ridge, New York, has led an interesting life and has found a way to pay it forward. Almost 40 years ago, at the age of 45, the mother of three saw a small advertisement in the New York Times promoting a four-day welding course at the Somerstown Gallery in Somers, New York. Herbert had always loved the arts, but had “never found my medium,” she said. When she mentioned the course to her husband, he told her that if she didn’t take it, he would take off from work and take it himself. So she did.
Sep 6, 2018 - 2:19:49 AM

MAMMA MIA first time on stage in Stamford
Area residents will find out why more than 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good musical, when it opens in Curtain Call’s Kweskin Theatre in Stamford, on September 14.
Sep 5, 2018 - 9:34:20 AM

Americares Launches Disaster Preparedness Campaign
One year after a series of catastrophic hurricanes battered the southern United States and the Caribbean, Americares is launching a national disaster preparedness campaign to raise awareness and critical funding to help communities stay safe and recover faster. The “We Hate Hurricanes” campaign will run through the end of September, during National Preparedness Month, to highlight the need for families to prepare for future emergencies. Campaign ads will be broadcast on radio stations in New York and Chicago throughout the month.
Aug 30, 2018 - 5:38:02 AM

Danbury Hospital First in Western Connecticut to Offer New Procedure to Treat Carotid Artery Disease
78-year-old woman is first to receive minimally invasive TransCarotid Artery Revascularization procedure that significantly reduces risk of stroke

Danbury Hospital is the first in western Connecticut to offer a breakthrough, minimally invasive procedure to treat carotid artery disease. TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) is a clinically proven, safe option for those at high risk of complications from traditional open surgery.
Aug 29, 2018 - 3:44:45 AM

Art Partners, Silvermine’s Outreach Education Program, receives $50,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Silvermine Arts Center’s Art Partners Outreach Education Program is the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. Art Partners, headed by Outreach Education Director Sophia Gevas, serves nearly 1,000 students in Stamford and Norwalk each year. Professional Teaching Artists collaborate with classroom teachers and after-school program directors to offer curriculum-based studio art projects that enhance critical-thinking skills and foster the joy of learning.
Aug 28, 2018 - 3:42:01 AM

Simsbury Chamber Launches Sculpture Look-Alike Photo Contest
The Simsbury Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first ever Public Art Trail this summer. The project, which started on May 15th, features 32 bronze sculptures, and has drawn tens of thousands of visitors from all over the U. S. to Simsbury’s gardens and streets to catch an eye of these life-like figures.
Aug 27, 2018 - 5:58:05 AM

Ready Set Walk in Norwalk to prevent childhood obesity
Norwalk Community Health Center, Inc. (NCHC) and premier sponsor Fairfield County Bank invite everyone to put their best foot forward to raise awareness and funds to prevent childhood obesity in Fairfield County. The non-profit healthcare provider’s inaugural Ready Set Walk and Keep Moving event starts at 9 AM, Sunday, September 23 at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk.
Aug 27, 2018 - 5:46:09 AM

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