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USDA Grant Funds Second Phase of Bio-Energy Research Community Economic Development in CT
Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), a non-profit economic development organization based in East Hartford, Conn., was awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) to work on Phase II of a project that will determine the feasibility of implementing an alternative fuels facility in rural north-central Connecticut. USDA Rural Development provided $53,000 for CCAT under the Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) program for the second phase of the feasibility study in fiscal year 2014.
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Stepping Stones to host 11th Annual Swing Into It! Golf Tournament
Playing for learning. It’s a “win-win” situation! Participants in the 11th annual Swing Into It! Golf Tournament will enjoy a great game of golf and help Stepping Stones Museum for Children ensure that every child can enjoy the museum’s educational exhibits and programs regardless of financial, language or special needs barriers. Whether you are the next Rory McIlroy or have never picked up an iron, supporters of the museum will rendezvous at the Stanwich Club in Greenwich on Thursday, October 2.
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Jul 31, 2014 - 5:05:00 AM

AmeriCares Mobile Clinic Now at Boys & Girls Club of Stamford
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The AmeriCares Free Clinic of Stamford now stops at the Boys & Girls Club at 347 Stillwater Avenue, Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The mobile clinic is on the road three days a week, providing primary care services to low-income Stamford and Darien residents without health insurance. The clinic also stops at two other Stamford locations, Neighbors Link on Selleck Street on Tuesdays and Domus on Lockwood Avenue on Thursdays.
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Jul 31, 2014 - 5:01:36 AM

Grant Funded Summer Camp Program to Host Visit from Alan Katz, Multi-talented Children’s Author and Television Writer
Boys & Girls Club of Stamford Youth to receive special visit

Children from the Stamford community will enjoy a special treat on Friday, August 1st. Alan Katz, a brilliant children’s author for over 10 years, will delight the children of the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford’s Summer Fun Camp with his tremendous humor, kindness and renowned silliness. Mr. Katz will read to the camp’s 6-8 year olds as part of the Clubs’ Summer Learning Celebration. The camp, which is funded in part by the Fairfield County Community Foundation, Bank Of America, Person-To-Person and the First County Bank Foundation provides a fulfilling summer camp experience and helps prevent “summer learning loss” which often plagues our low income children. The children will also enjoy the musical talents of Jay and Ray Music for Everybody. Jay and Ray are a dynamic musical duo that understands what rock & roll means to everybody. When this group performs, expect the unexpected!!
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Jul 29, 2014 - 8:04:03 AM

Norwalk Health Department to Provide School Physical Exams
Norwalk public school students will return to classes in just a few weeks. The Norwalk Health Department is helping parents prepare for the upcoming school year by offering affordable school physicals for all children in Kindergarten through grade 12 during the month of August. Examinations include all necessary screening tests, laboratory tests, and vaccines.
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Jul 29, 2014 - 5:03:03 AM

WSHU Public Radio Group Names Sarah M. Wolcheski Membership Associate
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The WSHU Public Radio Group (Fairfield, CT, www.wshu.org) announced the appointment of Sarah M. Wolcheski as Membership Associate. Among her responsibilities in this new role will be to assist the Group’s Membership Department, processing donations and matching gifts, serving as a Pledge Drive Assistant, and managing thank you letters. Wolcheski brings to her new position experience in relationship building, data management and development-related activities.
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Jul 28, 2014 - 11:57:19 PM

Blumenthal, Murphy, Esty Announce $358,625 Grant for the Northfield Volunteer Fire Company
FEMA grant will be for a new Pumper Fire Truck

On Friday, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn) and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) announced that the Northfield Volunteer Fire Company received an Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) in the amount of $358,625 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This AFG grant will be for a new Pumper Fire Truck, replacing Northfield Volunteer Fire Company's 33 year old engine-tanker that currently serves as their primary water supply.
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Jul 28, 2014 - 5:00:38 PM

Rep. Molgano Sponsors New Law After UConn Sexual Assault Cases
Earlier last week The University of Connecticut announced it will pay $1.28 million in a settlement with five current and former students who filed a federal lawsuit charging that the university mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted. State Representative Michael L. Molgano (R-144) co-sponsored a law (PA 14-11) during the session that will give victims of sexual assault and stalking on college campuses clear and concise information on their rights and options for reporting such crimes. Schools must establish an advisory panel that will create an education program for students, faculty, and staff. Schools also must develop relationships with community providers that specialize in either domestic or sexual violence.
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Jul 28, 2014 - 7:04:17 AM

Baltimore Comes to Silvermine
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Process and materiality are at the center of a new dual exhibition at the Silvermine Arts Center, curated by Deana Haggag and Ginevra Shay of The Contemporary Baltimore. The curators bring a perspective that highlights trends in the contemporary art scene as well as new explorations that transcend any “school” or particular region of the U.S.
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Jul 28, 2014 - 5:48:14 AM

Grammy Award Winner to Open Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival Entertainment
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The Norwalk Seaport Association welcomes Grammy award winner Scott Stapp of Creed to the main stage as headline entertainment on Friday night of the 2014 Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival, September 5th. The act will be the opening night entertainment for the weekend-long event held this year September 5-7 in Norwalk, Connecticut. The musical entertainment continues on Saturday night with the rock and roll talent of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.
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Jul 25, 2014 - 5:44:25 AM

New Orleans party band to play at Ferguson Library's summer reading club finale
Stamford's Ferguson Library's Adult Summer Reading Club Finale will feature the music of Swamp Gumbo, a New Orleans-style party band, on Wednesday, August 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Library's Harry Bennett Branch. (Special reception for members with invitation at 6:30 p.m.)
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Jul 24, 2014 - 5:32:16 PM

Wyman: $400K for Tollan County mutual fire service on state Bond Commission agenda
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman on Wednesday announced that the State Bond Commission, chaired by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, is expected to support a $400,000 bond item for the Tolland County Mutual Aid Fire Service to upgrade their radio dispatch system.
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