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Friday, March 27, 2015

Ansonia club’s gift to TEAM Inc. will help Valley seniors

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent
DERBY >> TEAM Inc., which provides more than 840 Valley senior citizens with assistance ranging from daily meals to transportation to doctor’s appointments and shopping, got a financial boost from the Ansonia Rod & Gun Club.
Club members recently gave TEAM officials a $5,000 donation to support ongoing programs for seniors, many who are homebound.
“We are extremely appreciative of this special gift from the members of the Ansonia Rod & Gun Club,” said TEAM Executive Vice President Diane Stroman. “Their support of programs such as Meals on Wheels, which provides one meal a day to the home of a homebound senior, helps ensure that our elderly are not only eating, but eating food that meets the nutritional standards necessary to keep them healthy and active. In addition, the program provides a daily social contact, something that is essential to older adults living alone.”

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