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The Sister’s Project, Providing Financial Support For Those Affected By Cancer

  The Sisters’ Project is an organization of 11 people who have been touched by cancer in one way or another, and they are going out of their way to makes things a little brighter for individuals and families who are affected by the dreaded disease. At this writing, the non-profit based in Wallingford, Connecticut, Read more…

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The Empty Spaces Project In Putnam, Connecticut Brings Art To Life

Paul Toussaint had an idea…fill an empty space on Main Street in Putnam, Connecticut, with art and people will come see it and that will create vibrancy. Toussaint, who grew up in Danielson, calls his idea The Empty Spaces Project and it is a non-profit. His place is in an area known as the “quiet Read more…

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Veteran Angler Charters For Veterans

Kathy Granfield is giving back to the men and women who serve our country in her own way…with fishing trips. She heard about the high suicide rate among those in the military and knew she needed to do something so she started Veteran Angler Charters in 2009. She takes them out for free on her boat Read more…

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“Horns 4 Kids” Provides Musical Instruments For Kids In Connecticut

The organization “Horns-4-Kids” is changing lives. For kids who want to play a musical instrument, but can’t afford it, this group is there for them. Since 2003, nearly one-thousand instruments have been given away in more than 400 schools in nearly 200 towns in Connecticut. The demand for all types of musical instruments continues to grow and the Read more…

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Devyn’s Charm~ Raising Money For Military Families In Need

Amanda and Mark Phelps have taken it upon themselves to raise money for military families in need after they needed help themselves. They have founded Devyn’s Charm. Mark is a submariner onboard the U.S.S.Dallas based in Groton, Connecticut, his wife, Amanda is keeping the home fires burning while he’s away with their three daughters, aged Read more…

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Celebrate Our Veterans On November 10th!

So this is Network Connecticut’s coming out party we aim to help all kinds of folks move forward in the state of Connecticut. Here’s the deal, this is a day, it’s a family friendly event, that will bring together Veterans and the general public so that we may tell those who put their lives on Read more…

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Stunning Art Deco Warner Theatre

Warner Theatre in Torrington, Connecticut, figure out a date and go see it. This is a 1,700 seat stunner, reminds me of Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Built in 1931 by Warner Brothers, it first opened as a movie palace. Some who have written about it thru the years called it “Connecticut’s Read more…

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Connecticut’s Gem of a Place With a Movie Star Name

The clock outside the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center says it’s nearly time for a show. I spend a lot of time at The Kate because I’m a true believer in the arts. The world is a better place with theater and music and art and dance, and children’s shows and all need to be Read more…

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