Friday, November 16, 2018

Festival of Trees Nov. 17 & 18 in Shelton


SHELTON - TEAM Inc's 15th annual Festival of Trees will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 17 and Sunday Nov. 18 at the Shelton Senior Center, 81 Wheeler St.
 
The event will features raffles of decorated trees, wreaths and baskets, along with craft vendors, pictures with Santa and kids' holiday crafts.See the source image
 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Making Thanksgiving Brighter for Families in Need

SHELTON - Dr. Bruce Sofferman of Smile Dental Center, along with his family and a turkey mascot held their 32nd annual Thanksgiving food drive Wednesday, Nov. 14 to benefit the Spooner House and its Food Bank. Donations of frozen turkeys and non-perishable food items can be dropped off at Smile Dental Center, 1000 Bridgeport Ave., anytime through the holidays, for a chance to win several prizes.








Monday, November 12, 2018

THC to Hold Veterans' Benefit

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DERBY - The Hops Company, Connecticut’s only authentic beer garden, will host its 3rd annual “Road Home for the Holidays” charitable event from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 30. 
 
Partnering with Two Roads Brewery for the third year, the event will be a memorable night filled with fun, food, great beer, games, raffles and contests including ugly holiday sweater contest to benefit military service men and women. 
 
The Hops Company and Two Roads will donate $1 from the sale of each Two Roads pint of beer to the Fisher House Foundation.  The Fisher House Foundation reunites families of injured veterans while they’re in the hospital. It uses donations to build large, multi-family homes where loved ones can stay without charge while their heroes heal. For more details, please check out: www.fisherhouse.org.
 
Bobby Wheeler will be playing live music from 9 p.m. until midnight.
 
THC is located at 77 Sodom Lane. Additional parking is available at 43 Marshall Lane.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Derby Mayor to Deliver Meals to Seniors


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Who?          TEAM’s Meals one Wheels program delivered more than 40,000 meals to 260 elderly living in Derby and the surrounding Valley communities.

 

What?         Derby Mayor Richard Dziekan will be delivering meals door-to-door in Derby as part of TEAM’s Meals on Wheels program.

 

When?        On November 14 beginning at approximately 9:45am – then traveling door-to-door to the homes of Derby seniors for approximately an hour.

 

Where?       Mayor Dziekan will meet TEAM’s Meals on Wheels truck & staff at the Valley Diner on Route 34 and then be traveling door-to-door delivering meals to Derby seniors for approximately an hour. Serving in twelve communities, TEAM’s central offices are located at 30 Elizabeth Street in Derby, CT.

 

Why?          Mayor Dziekan is volunteering his time to demonstrate awareness and increase support for this essential TEAM Meals on Wheels program that helps so many of our Valley’s homebound and often isolated older residents. The majority of TEAM’s Meals on Wheels recipients live in isolation, one in two are low income, and almost one out of every three is aged 90 years or more. TEAM’s Meals on Wheels program delivers daily nutritious meals, friendly social visits, and safety checks to enrolled seniors all year long.

 (this is a press release from Team)
 

Festival of Trees Nov. 17 & 18 in Shelton

SHELTON - TEAM Inc's 15th annual Festival of Trees will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 17 and Sunday Nov. 18 at the Shel...