Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

Good corporate citizen

The 11th annual Evening of Hope Gala, sponsored by and to benefit Operation Hope of Fairfield, will take place at 6:30 p.m. May 17 at the Patterson Club and will honor Cindi Bigelow, the president of
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A call to march

Without a doubt, Fairfield has the best Memorial Day parade in Fairfield County. One of the largest, the parade features school and area bands and fife and drum corps, Boy and Girl Scouts, Police and
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The best of the best

Maybe it’s because I’m a gardener, but my favorite program in town is the Pride in Our Homes Contest, sponsored by the Greater Fairfield Board of Realtors. The board is accepting nominations for its
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Setting sail

I remember when Community Sailing of Fairfield was first proposed. Some people were skeptical. So was I. But it has turned out to be one of our town’s finer features. Community Sailing of Fairfield is
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Earth Day celebration in the works

Mark your calendars now for the 14th annual Fairfield Earth Day Celebration, which takes place on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fairfield Warde High School. Admission is free. The organizers have
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An interesting question

The Connecticut Audubon Society will conduct a community forum from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight, April 12, at Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., to answer the question “Where Is
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Mama Jeanne

On Saturday at Greenfield Hill Congregational Church, I bid farewell to “Mama Jeanne,” who died April 2 at the age of 80. Mama Jeanne was Jeanne Elsasser, one of the nicest people I have ever met in
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An Easter treat

For a number of Easter holidays now, I have been asked to make lasagna. I’ve made it for Christmas too. Holidays are the only time of the year that I endeavor this. It is a time-consuming task and
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Up close and personal

Near & Far Aid’s annual Designer House Tour is slated for May 4. I know it’s a little early to promote it here in this space but it is an event that you really should try to attend. The all-volunteer
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