Cars & Coffee Toy Drive Fills Hummer

It’s almost the season to gather with your family and friends to celebrate and give thanks for what we are fortunate enough to have. Holidays can be tough for some families, so what better way to show thanks than giving a helping hand to those in need.    On November 3rd, the Farmington Polo Grounds held … Continue reading Cars & Coffee Toy Drive Fills Hummer

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Hero Boxes Continue to Help Overseas Service Members

Karen Cote, of Berlin Connecticut is doing a remarkable gesture this Holiday season. Most of us are fortunate enough to get to spend the Holidays with our family and friends in our own homes. Most have the luxury of being able to enjoy delicious food, tasty desserts, and maybe even exchange a small gift or … Continue reading Hero Boxes Continue to Help Overseas Service Members

Brian’s Angels Receives Donation from Community Group

The Women & Girls’ Fund at Main Street Community Foundation recently awarded Brian’s Angels Homeless Outreach a $1,000 grant to purchase winter boots and other winter items for women and girls. However, the Advisory Board decided to go a step further and run an internal collection for winter items (scarves, hats, gloves, coats, etc) as … Continue reading Brian’s Angels Receives Donation from Community Group

Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed

Matching Gift Campaign, Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed,to Honor Retired Wheeler President and CEO, Susan Walkama, LCSW The career and contributions of retired Wheeler President and Chief Executive Officer, Susan Walkama, LCSW, are being marked through a matching gift campaign to raise support for nutrition programming, and renaming the organization’s community health center in … Continue reading Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed

The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) celebrated donors, supporters and outstanding individuals who support their mission of “advocating personal growth and community inclusion for all we serve” at their 9th annual gala “A Night For Our Stars To Shine” recently.  Among the honorees were the Bristol Development Authority (BDA) and The Shaffer Company who were … Continue reading The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

Dental Group Swaps 155 Pounds Of Sweets For The Soldiers

Patriotic children sold back more than 155 pounds of their Halloween treats to Elmwood Dental Group in West Hartford to benefit U.S. soldiers overseas. The practice hosted their first annual Halloween Candy Buy Back program from November 1-4, 2019 for Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to deployed troops and their families. … Continue reading Dental Group Swaps 155 Pounds Of Sweets For The Soldiers

Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All Star Award

The Connecticut Association of Prevention Professionals (CAPP) presented Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu with the Government Sector All Star Award during their annual meeting on October 25, 2019. CAPP is a statewide network of prevention advocates that identifies and spreads awareness of behavioral health trends and provides resources across the state. Mayor Zoppo-Sassu was recognized for her … Continue reading Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All Star Award

Voters Asked to Support the City’s Most Vulnerable Populations on Election Day

The City of Bristol is hoping voters will again participate with the City's Stock Our Shelters initiative on Election Day, November 5th to support the winter operations for the city's most vulnerable populations. The Mayor and City Council have been working with the various social service agencies to ensure that needs are met. "The City … Continue reading Voters Asked to Support the City’s Most Vulnerable Populations on Election Day