Category: Connecticut Plus featured

Impact FFC Hosts “Storytelling for Advocacy” Workshop with Everwell; Announces Fall Kickoff on November 17

DARIEN, CT – Impact Fairfield County (Impact FFC) held its first Impactful Conversation of the 2021/2022 grant year on the topic of “Storytelling for Advocacy – How to Advocate for Causes Through Storytelling,” in partnership with Everwell in Darien. Impact FFC members and guests gathered for the in-person workshop at Everwell, led by Professional Storytelling…

CSFA convention recognizes newly elected officers and honors Reps. Borer and Rochelle for advocacy

The Connecticut State Firefighters Association (CSFA) held their 138th Annual Convention last week to honor several newly elected officers. Ed Waidio, President of the CSFA, Glenn Clark, 1st Vice President of the CSFA, and Ken Mitchell, 2nd Vice President of the CSFA were all recognized for their new roles. Additionally, the ceremony presented Reps. Borer…

Stamford Symphony Announces Partnership with Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras

Stamford, CT – Stamford Symphony is proud to announce a new partnership with Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras (GCTYO) to launch a chamber music training program for both beginner and intermediate level students. The program is available to current GCTYO students. Starting in October, students will audition to form string quartets and receive weekly private instruction…

Governor Lamont issues call for CT General Assembly to meet in a limited special session on the COVID-19 public health and civil preparedness emergencies

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has issued a proclamation calling the Connecticut General Assembly to meet in a limited special session beginning Monday, September 27, 2021, for the sole purpose of approving a renewal of the declaration of public health and civil preparedness emergencies that were issued in response to…

On the stage of your house!

As seen in Stamford Plus magazine, Summer 2021 Lights… camera… sale! Selling your home is a complex and important deal and one of the crucial elements of getting the best offer is presentation. So, here are some expert home staging tips and essential steps you might want to take to get the best possible offers,…

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2022 Season

Westport Country Playhouse announces its upcoming 92nd Season, from April to November 2022, featuring five productions, staged before a live audience, under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos. “The season will make you feel, think, and spark conversation,” said Lamos. “Some amazing artists have been assembled to deliver great theater experiences,” said Lamos. “Choreographer Camille…

Alumna gifts great-great-grandfather’s Civil War letters to WCSU

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University recently received a donation of about 130 letters written as correspondence during the American Civil War. WCSU alumna Carol Lieto ’99, donated the letters, which were penned by her great-great-grandfather Joseph Dobbs Bishop. Bishop was a Danbury soldier during the American Civil War, serving as the chief musician…