Grace Farms at night

Innovations in Education: A Panel Discussion Sept 29 at Grace Farms

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Grace Farms is hosting an hourlong public conversation Thursday evening, Sept. 29, about how innovative leaders in education are transforming our systems to be more inclusive, globally competitive, and aligned with a changing world.
The panel includes the president of Williams College, the CEO of the College Board (which administers SATs and AP exams) and an education research director at Stanford University.

Denise Cesareo ElderHouse in Norwalk

ElderHouse Norwalk Executive Director Retires After 30 Years

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ElderHouse Executive Director Denise Cesareo has announced that she will retire at the end of the year. Ms. Cesareo has led the Norwalk-based nonprofit organization which provides services to older adults and their family caregivers since 1992.

Sustainable Fashion Show part of poster 2022 DCA Thrift Shop

New Date for DCA’s Sustainable Designer Fashion Show and Sale: Sept 14

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With the environmental toll of the apparel industry becoming an increasing concern as a key contributor to the rise in global warming, the hottest trend in fashion is not skirt length or the color of the season.

It’s sustainability and resale, with vintage, consignment and online services like The Real Real and Poshmark booming.

In Darien, the DCA Thrift Shop on the Post Road has been in on that trend for over 90 years and has become a local hub for in-the-know fashionistas to scoop up premium and contemporary designer goods at thrift shop prices.