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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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

Bristol Resident Appointed Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Quinnipiac University

Jill Bassett of Bristol has been appointed assistant dean of student affairs at Quinnipiac University. "I am excited, both personally and professionally, to join the Quinnipiac community," Bassett said. "As a Connecticut native, I have always been impressed with Quinnipiac's academic programs and the positive impact that the students have on our larger community. I am … Continue reading Bristol Resident Appointed Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Quinnipiac University

Bristol Receives Prestigious Financial Award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Bristol by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and … Continue reading Bristol Receives Prestigious Financial Award