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Here’s Why These Eight People Are Being Honored at the Darien Old Timers Annual Dinner

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The Darien Old Timers Athletic Association on Monday, Nov. 12 will recognize the accomplishments of Darien athletes, coaches, and other individuals “who support the opportunity for athletics to be part of the educational and community experience in Darien.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Person-to-Person Needs Thanksgiving Food Donations — Most Darien Supermarkets Have Bins

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Person-to-Person is asking schools and businesses to help gather Thanksgiving food items to help families in need on the holiday. You can help individually by buying some of the items at a Darien supermarket (Palmer’s Market or either of the two Stop and Shops) and dropping it off in a Person-to-Person bin near the exit. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Americares Opens Temporary Medical Clinic in Hurricane-Devastated Panama City, FL

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Americares has opened a temporary medical clinic in Panama City, Florida, to ensure access to care for Hurricane Michael survivors. The clinic, located in county Health Department parking lot in Panama City, provides free primary care services for children and adults, including prescription medication, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., seven days a week. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Music, Dancing, Food, Drink and a Silent Auction at Darien Nature Center’s ‘Fireside’ Fundraiser Saturday, Oct 20

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Join Darien Nature Center at its annual fundraising event, “Fireside,” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m. under the stars. A bonfire will be glowing to warm the nip in an October evening as our guests enjoy live music, dancing, great food and drink, and a silent auction of wondrous items, gifts, and getaways. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Inner City Foundation Benefit Oct 27 Honors Scott and Icy Frantz and Terry O’Connor

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The Inner-City Foundation of Charity & Education will honor Greenwich’s state Sen. Scott Frantz and his wife Icy Frantz at its 27th annual Autumn Gala next month for their local philanthropy. The benefit, to be held on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, will also honor Terry O’Connor, executive director of the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Tiny Miracles Foundation Benefit on Nov 3 Features Billy Joel Band Member, Supports Families of Premies

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Recording artist Mike DelGuidice, a Billy Joel band member, will be entertaining the crowd at the Tiny Miracles Foundation’s Nov. 3 “Journey Through a Miracle” gala, co-chaired by Ashley Dineen of Darien and PJ Marcella of New Canaan. The foundation encourages you to help the smallest members of our community by sponsoring or attending the event.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Smart Walk’ on Sunday, Oct 21 to Benefit Westport-Based Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

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Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, the Westport-based nonprofit, will hold its First Annual Smart Walk for Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Sunday, Oct. 21 with registration starting at 12 noon at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Person-to-Person Celebrates Golden Anniversary with ‘Transforming Lives’ Gala on Nov 17

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To commemorate “50 years of Transforming Lives,” Person-to-Person will celebrate its golden anniversary with the “Transforming Lives” gala on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Old Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Harvest Table’ Event Nov 8 Benefits New Covenant Center’s 600,000 Meals, Services in Area

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New Covenant Center, which runs one of the largest soup kitchens in the state, will hold its signature fundraiser of the year, “Harvest Table,” from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8. at the Italian Center in Stamford. The 8th annual event will feature a cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres from vendors, a silent auction and a harvest dinner with a presentation about the organization’s 40 years of service. (more…) Continue Reading →

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