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Speakers in DCA Series include JetBlue CEO, Oxford Health Founder, NFL Exec

Steve Wiggins Oxford Health Remedy Partners EW Healthcare
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Three executives of major companies who happen to live in Darien are speaking as part of a monthly series organized by the Darien Community Association. The “Darien Neighbors, Global Players” series takes place once a month on Tuesday evenings in March, April and May, and tickets are now on sale. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Valerie Simpson, Paul Shaffer and Darlene Love Headline Concert for Children’s Learning Centers

Valerie Simpson contributed photo publicity 12-22-17
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Valerie Simpson will take the stage to benefit Stamford nonprofit preschool provider Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County at Stamford’s Palace Theatre on Saturday, April 28. Paul Shaffer will make a special appearance with Simpson, and Darlene Love will also perform.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tree Conservancy of Darien Has Now Planted 600 Trees in Town, Gets New Board Members

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Tree Conservancy of Darien celebrated the significant milestone of installing over 600 trees in town at its year-end Board of Directors meeting on Dec. 5. In addition to reviewing agenda and budget items for the coming year, the local nonprofit also welcomed two new members to its board: Jimmy Ma and Sara Zagrodzky, both of Darien (more…) Continue Reading →

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Presentation on Community Efforts — Here — to Deal With, Prevent Sexual Assault

The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education
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Does sexual assault happen here in Darien? Yes, it happens everywhere. You can learn more about what’s being done locally and in our area to deal with and reduce sexual assault at a presentation on Jan. 3 about the Center, the only agency in lower Fairfield County providing free and confidential services to victims of sexual assault. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Save Your Corks — 100,000 of Them — for the Darien Nature Center

Darien Nature Center corks 12-17-17
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As the season of entertaining ramps up, the Darien Nature Center is asking community members and businesses to save their bottle corks during the holidays. Why? Not only is it your gift to the environment, it will also help raise funds for the ongoing care of more than 40 resident animals at the Nature Center. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Person-to-Person Is Looking for Donations Through Impact Vine

Person-to-Person Holiday Toy Store 2017
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The holidays are right around the corner … remember the excitement and fun of opening presents with your family? We want to make sure every child has this same wonderful experience this year so we’re raising money to purchase two dozen more children’s toys for Person to Person’s Holiday Toy Store. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For Christmas, Consider a Family Membership at Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk

Stress Free Santa Stepping Stones 12-09-17
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Instead of another shiny toy that will quickly lose its luster, parents can wrap up a year of amazing explorations with a membership to Stepping Stones Museum for Children. From engaging exhibits to daily classes and performances, there is always something new to discover at the award-winning, wonder-filled place created just for kids. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Speaks Thursday, Nov 30 to DHS Students, Parents

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Former NBA player Chris Herren is coming to Darien High School on Thursday, Nov. 30 to speak about addiction and recovery. Herren will speak to students during the day and, starting at 7 p.m., to parents at the high school Auditorium. (more…) Continue Reading →

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