Sunday, September 13, 2015

TEAM Inc. in Derby marks 50th year helping others with needs

TEAM, Inc.

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent

DERBY >> Since 1965, TEAM Inc. has been making a difference in the lives of thousands of disadvantaged families and individuals struggling to make ends meet.

Whether it’s providing diapers for babies, delivering hot and nourishing meals to senior citizens in their homes, sending toddlers to pre-school, putting toys under needy kids’ Christmas trees or helping heat homes in the winter, the nonprofit agency has helped countless people in the lower Naugatuck Valley and beyond, ensuring their basic needs are meet. Not only that, but the services provided by TEAM are geared to help impact and improve the prospects for long-term survival and success for its many clients.

To commemorate its five decades of service, TEAM is holding a 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration next month, according to Executive Vice President Diane Stroman.

The event has been scheduled for 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Race Brook Country Club, 246 Derby Ave., located in Orange. Ticket price is $100 per person, and includes Hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing to The Bernadettes, agency highlights and the presentation of Golden Heritage Awards to William Bassett, The Hewitt Foundation and Pitney Bowes Corp.
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