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  1. Immigrant Center continues Stamford Public Schools partnership for Summer Reading ProgramRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | StamfordPlus.com

    This month, Building One Community - The Center for Immigrant Opportunity, began its 5th annual Summer Reading Program for children and parents in the Stamford Public Schools system. The program, a joint collaboration with Stamford Public Schools, reduces the achievement gap and "summer slide" experienced by Hispanic children in the Stamford Public Schools.

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  2. Stamford's Back to School Shop-- Third Annual EventRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | StamfordPlus.com

    Stamford, CT - Remember how much fun it was to shop for your back to school supplies? Well, imagine the excitement of 250 economically disadvantaged elementary school students who get to select their own brand new school items in a one day pop-up "department store" where everything is free! The Back To School Shop, a community event organized to provide new school clothes and supplies to economically disadvantaged elementary school children, will have its 3rd annual event on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Davenport Ridge Elementary School in Stamford.

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  3. Pacific House Receives A $12,000 Grant From The New Canaan Community FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Pacific House Director of Development and Communication Andrew Barer poses with Lauren Patterson, President & CEO of the New Canaan Community Foundation upon receiving a generous $12,000 grant from the foundation to support meals at Pacific House shelter. STAMFORD, CT - At a ceremony held on May 23rd at Norwalk Community College, Pacific House received a grant from the New Canaan Community Foundation in the amount of $12,000.

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  4. Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to present talk on food in American weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    On Sunday, June 11, 2017, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, Food Historian Sarah Wassberg will discuss food and its relation to wedding traditions. In her talk, she will illustrate how American weddings went from families in the parlor to today's lavish dinners with dancing.

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  5. Sharon Prince, Grace Farms Foundation President awarded by NOMI Network and Auburn SeminaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Grace Farms Foundation President Sharon Prince recently received honors from NOMI Network and Auburn Seminary recognizing her vision for Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut and the Foundation's contributions to justice, faith, community, and architecture. She was recognized among leaders including the designer Eileen Fisher, Wendy Savage of Patagonia, actress Julia Ormond, and Dr. Debbie Almontaser of Bridging Cultures Group Inc. On April 27, Auburn Seminary honored Prince as a Lives of Commitment 2017 Honoree, granted to leaders who work to bridge divides, build community, pursue justice, and inspire positive change in the world.

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  6. Highlight: New Canaan, a special, limited-engagement exhibition of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Artists, gallerists, and art luminaries from the New York, Connecticut, and Northeast regional art worlds packed Silvermine's historic galleries for the opening of Highlight: New Canaan. The reception on the evening of April 22nd garnered impressive sales as well as widespread support from the community.

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  7. Electric Cars - and Bikes - at 5th Annual Westport Electric Car Club EV Road RallyRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Westport Electric Car Club will be holding its 5th annual Electric Car Rally, a 35-40 mile event, on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Past rallies have seen many of the newer EVs, such as last year with the Tesla Model X and the second generation Chevrolet Volt.

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  8. It was a night to remember at The Ridgefield Playhouse Valentine's Day GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Valentine's Day Gala at The Ridgefield Playhouse was a date night to remember, including champagne, tasty desserts, and fantastic live music from Motown legends, The Commodores. Sponsored by Lori and John Berisford-with support from Adam Broderick Salon & Spa, BMW of Ridgefield, and Craig's Fine Jewelry-the evening began with mingling in the lobby, toasting the evening with prosecco from Chloe Wine Collection and enjoying treats from Deborah Ann's Sweet Shoppe, Elizabella's Bake Shop, The Cake Box, and Whistle Stop Bakery.

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  9. First County Bank Richard E. Taber Citizenship AwardRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The 2017 First County Bank Richard E. Taber Citizenship Award application is now available online. High school seniors can see the information required and apply at www.firstcountybank.com/scholarship.

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  10. Grace Community Church Hosts Hundreds of Guests and Volunteers at Tim Tebow "Night to Shine"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Tim Tebow Foundation was formed to show God's love to children around the world. Grace Community Church was one of the 380 locations worldwide to simultaneously host an unforgettable prom night on February 10th.

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  11. Malloy announces launch of public-private partnership to help...Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday announced that the State of Connecticut, in partnership with certain private organizations, has teamed up to provide a series of training programs for employees in the state's hospitality industry that will help them identify possible warning signs of human trafficking in their establishments and how to respond if they are concerned a person may be trafficked. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers compel victims to engage in commercial sex acts or labor services against their will.

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  12. Grace Community Church Hosts Tim Tebow "Night to Shine"Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    The Tim Tebow Foundation has selected Grace Community Church in New Canaan, partnering with STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way, to be one of the 350 locations to host an unforgettable prom night for young adults with disabilities and their "buddy" peers. This exciting event will be held simultaneously worldwide on Friday evening February 10th.

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  13. Stamford EMS Hosts Volunteer Appreciation EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | StamfordPlus.com

    Stamford EMS , the community's award-winning nonprofit EMS provider, recognized 23 volunteers Monday night at a volunteer service appreciation dinner held at Zody's at Sterling in Stamford. SEMS Executive Director Patricia Squires and Volunteer Coordinator Captain Malcom Dean presented challenge coins to all volunteers in recognition of their service, as well as special awards to five exceptional volunteers.

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  14. KHK Spreads Holiday Cheer Through the Gift of GivingRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2016 | StamfordPlus.com

    During the most wonderful time of the year, Kids Helping Kids is once again spreading their holiday cheer. In their fourth annual "Gift of Giving" project, Kids Helping Kids will be creating a holiday shopping mall of over 5,000 donated items for shoppers to choose from.

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  15. An Imaginative Reading, an Exciting Dance Recital, an Enchanting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | StamfordPlus.com

    On Sunday, December 11, 2016, 12-4 p.m. at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will collaborate with the Norwalk Public Library, New Canaan Dance Academy, Matthew Surapine Studio, and North Pole's Santa Claus to create a festive event and several hours of entertainment for people of all ages. Visitors will have an opportunity to view the exhibit, Holiday Splendor at the Mansion: Christmas and New Year's Celebrations, enjoy music and dance surrounded by the glittering lights and beautiful displays throughout the first floor, and stop by the Mansion's Cafe, featuring complimentary refreshments served by the Mansion's costumed interpreters courtesy of Stew Leonard's.

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  16. Treetops Chamber Music Society kicks off 2017 with JACK Quartet concert on January 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | StamfordPlus.com

    Treetops Chamber Music Society is kicking off the new year in style with the JACK Quartet, the American "rock star" new music string quartet. The evening's program begins the organization's 2017 series of diverse musical explorations into American music and Beethoven's late string quartets.

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  17. Andrew Stefanou Salon & Spa of Darien Donates Personal Image Sessions to Ladies with DisabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | StamfordPlus.com

    Seven ladies with intellectual and developmental disabilities from STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way recently completed a series of personal image sessions courtesy of Andrew Stefanou Salon & Spa of Darien. The ladies received haircuts and styling, facial treatments, manicures and professional make-up applications from the salon during "beauty retreats" that were scheduled once a week over the past four weeks.

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