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Charity

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  • Wallingford Girl Being Honored

    Wallingford Girl Being Honored
    Chelsea Fitzgerald of Wallingford is having a good week. She's turning 10 this Saturday and has a little something extra to celebrate when she blows out the candles. Read To Grow, a Branford organization that encourages early childhood literacy, is...
  • #GivingTuesday

    #GivingTuesday
    Following the commercialism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the true spirit of the holiday season today: #GivingTuesday. The online movement, now in it's third year, encourages philanthropy. The 92nd Street Y in New York founded the day to bring...
  • Time To Organize

    The big day may be over, but there’s still all that stuff! Programs, favors, gifts, cards, the dress – while your wedding day was wonderful, you don’t want to relive it via all the extra items in your home. In lieu of getting buried in...
  • Car Show for a Cause

    A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
  • Delightful Designs

    Delightful Designs
    Wedding and bridesmaid dresses can be stressful. Bridesmaid dresses often have a one-and-done lifespan. Wedding-dress shopping can require designated shopping trips by appointment only. If only you could turn that horrific bridesmaid dress into a...
  • Local Auto Dealership Information

    De Cormier Nissan George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass.  He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High.  He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade.  They were married just after World War II...
  • South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive

    South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive
      Hundreds of families find themselves without food throughout the winter. South Windsor High School students are taking steps to help those in need during the holiday season. Associate Principal Tiffany Violette says that by participating in the...
  • Around Crofton: Crofton teacher gives up bachelorette party in favor giving to charity

    For many brides, the bachelorette night or weekend is almost as important as the shower or other wedding traditions. But Crofton Woods Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Sarah Pedley is putting a new twist ahead of her July nuptials. Rather than...
  • Ravens executive O.J. Brigance honored by Baltimore Warhawks semipro football team

    Ravens executive O.J. Brigance honored by Baltimore Warhawks semipro football team
    The Baltimore Warhawks, a semipro football team of police officers and firefighters, honored Ravens senior advisor of player development O.J. Brigance on Saturday. A former Ravens linebacker who won a Super Bowl with the team during the 2000 NFL season,...
  • Schuh fund gave $184K to nonprofits

    Schuh fund gave $184K to nonprofits
    Spending thousands of dollars of his own money while running for county executive didn't bring Steve Schuh's charitable giving to a halt last year. During the months leading up to the 2014 election, he gave away over $184,000. Checks went to a variety...
  • $10,000 award from IKEA will help make over Costa Mesa soup kitchen

    $10,000 award from IKEA will help make over Costa Mesa soup kitchen
    A line of people eager for a hot lunch began forming outside a nondescript building in Costa Mesa shortly after 11 a.m. Friday. The visitors knew the doors wouldn't open for an hour, but they wanted to grab a spot at one of the long lunchroom-style...