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  • Blue Island, Robbins selected for United Way support

    Robbins and Blue Island stand to benefit from a program designed to improve education and health care while also creating more financially stable households in communities where there is need. The two Southland towns recently were selected to receive...
  • 12/23: People on move

    12/23: People on move
    E. Ann McGee, Seminole State College, was appointed chair, and David Fuller, SunTrust Bank Central Florida, was appointed vice chair of the Heart of Florida United Way Orlando board of directors. Sean DeMartino, Balfour Beatty Construction, joined the...
  • Webster Bank Names New Regional Presidents For Hartford, Waterbury

    Webster Bank Names New Regional Presidents For Hartford, Waterbury
    Webster Bank named two new regional presidents Monday for the Hartford and Waterbury areas, both now leading business banking units at the Waterbury-based lender. Timothy Bergstrom, 46, will assume the role of regional president for the Hartford area....
  • Help for those trying to make ends meet: My Word

    Help for those trying to make ends meet: My Word
    Have you met ALICE? He's the cashier at your favorite clothing store. She's the waitress who served you lunch. They're the nursing assistants who care for your aging parents. It's the voice on the other end of the line when you call the office. You...
  • Sandy Hook Two Years Later: Where Is The Aid Going?

    Sandy Hook Two Years Later: Where Is The Aid Going?
    At a recent meeting of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, the mother of one of the 20 children killed two years ago said trying to get help has been at best confusing, and at worst impossible, for many families. "It is absolutely...
  • Parade, giant LED snowflakes help Light a Light of Love raise $100,000 for youth shelter

    Parade, giant LED snowflakes help Light a Light of Love raise $100,000 for youth shelter
    Huntington Beach's 18th Light a Light of Love holiday festival brought about 4,000 people to Main Street on Sunday and raised $100,000 for Community Service Programs' Huntington Beach Youth Shelter to help the shelter cope with recent losses of grant...
  • In the Pipeline: Youth shelter needs our help

    In the Pipeline: Youth shelter needs our help
    I know many of you attended the snowflake lighting at the Light a Light of Love on Sunday evening near the pier. It was a wonderful event as usual, and I wondered while looking over the huge crowd how many people knew that the spectacle was to benefit...
  • Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year

    Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year
    At McCormick & Co.'s "innovation" center in Hunt Valley, where consumers give feedback on flavors, restaurants get help with menus and company chefs experiment with sauces, Alan D. Wilson headed to the studio to film a video. It would be shown at...
  • More Residents Needed To Donate Gifts For Neighbors In Newington

    More Residents Needed To Donate Gifts For Neighbors In Newington
    NEWINGTON -- The town Human Services Department is looking for about 100 more residents to take part in its gift-matching program. Under the program, a donor is matched with an anonymous eligible resident and told what holiday presents that person would...
  • Health briefs for Dec. 3

    Healthy heart diet class Porter Health Care System will offer a free class on healthy heart diets on Dec. 16, according to a release from the health care provider. The class will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and choose heart-...
  • Orlando-area United Way aims to raise $18.8 million

    Orlando-area United Way aims to raise $18.8 million
    Amid signs of a rebounding economy, the Heart of Florida United Way has set an "optimistic" goal of raising $18.8 million from the community in the coming year, the charity announced Tuesday. "We see some bright spots in the overall financial picture,...