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The One Year Old “Prospector Theater” In Ridgefield Goes To The White House

I have been following this theater since it’s infancy…when it was just in Valerie Jensen’s head. She had a vision and look what happened, she is now being spotlighted for what she and others have built! The White House wants to know all about what could and should be a model for the rest of Read more…

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Have You Been To The Amazing Prospector Theater In Ridgefield? Go!

There is nothing like this wonderful theater on the planet, but we have it here in Connecticut, in Ridgefield. In one year, The Prospector Theater has had more than 100,000 people have purchased tickets to see the movies there. That is more than 100,000 people introduced to Prospects’ fantastic Usher speeches, and their homemade, delicious Read more…

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The Ridgefield Playhouse

Have you been to the Ridgefield Playhouse lately in Ridgefield, Connecticut. We are pleased to announce that they have just come on to the Network Connecticut Business Directory. I’m telling you your heads spins when you look at their line up. See for yourself and then check your calendars. Graham Parker and The Rumour Tuesday, Read more…

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Dear Taylor Swift, This Connecticut 14 Year Old Needs Your Help!

Dear Taylor Swift, you’re needed on this! Zoe Butchen of Ridgefield, Connecticut is trying to raise money for Parkinson’s Research for the Michael J. Fox Foundation and she has chosen your “Shake It Off” song to help her do that. She is a huge fan of yours and her idea us that your song will Read more…

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Go Ahead And…”Shake It Off!”

Do you know someone with Parkinson’s Disease, I do, and I’m sure you do too. This is a fun event that was spurred on by the Butchen family in Ridgefield. Jeff Butchen was diagnosed with the disease about a year ago and he and his family are not standing still and are raising money for Read more…

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Go Ahead “Shake It Off” For Parkinson’s

Zoe Butchen, who is a freshman at Ridgefield High School, is trying to help her Dad, Jeff, and everyone else who is afflicted with Parkinson’s Disease and so she is “Shaking It Off” with the help of Taylor Swift’s mega hit song. Her dad was diagnosed at age 51 with Parkinson’s disease a year and Read more…

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The Prospector Theater, A Very Special Movie Theater

  The Prospector Theater, a first of its kind movie house in the U.S., is opening for business in November of 2014. It’s in downtown Ridgefield. It’s the brain child of Valerie Jensen whose sister has Down Syndrome. Valerie wants people like her sister and others with disabilities to feel wanted and needed. Over four years Jensen Read more…

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Ridgefield, Connecticut Is A Top Small Town

Parade Magazine held a contest and had folks submit their favorite small towns across America, and there were 2,000 entries. Parade then narrowed it down and Ridgefield, Connecticut in Fairfield County was one of the finalists. Have you been there? It’s pretty adorable and it’s Main Street is vibrant which of course is what all Read more…

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“A Mother’s Life”

I could have talked to Nina Mohadjer of Ridgefield, Connecticut for hours, as it was, our very first conversation lasted about three at a Starbuck’s in Milford. We have tried to get together a few times but a little thing called tropical Storm Irene got in the way, and there was flooding at her house, Read more…

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The Force Behind Ridgefield Playhouse

Meet Allison Stockel, the Executive Director of the Ridgefield Playhouse, yes, in Ridgefield, Connecticut. The venue is the former Ridgefield High School. It underwent a huge renovation and reopened in 2000. Since Stockel has been at the helm, the place has been rocking, literally. You can’t believe the number of bands and singers that have Read more…

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