Program on “Women in Afghanistan” March 4

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The World Affairs Forum will hold a breakfast program called, “Women in Afghanistan:  Challenges and Opportunities Post-2014” 7:15 a.m. March 4 at the Stamford Yacht Club, 97 Ocean Drive West. Charlotte “Charlie” Ponticelli,  program director and advisor of American Committees on Foreign Relations, will speak. Admission is free for ambassadors’ roundtable members, $30 for forum […] [Read More]
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Senior Center trip to Botanical Gardens March 9

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The Stamford Senior Center will offer a trip to see the Orchid Show at the Botanical Gardens in New York on March 9. Cost is $45 per person for  members and $50 for nonmembers. Fee will cover round trip transportation  and admission to the exhibit. There will be time for lunch in their cafeteria or […] [Read More]
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Church of Christ the Healer to offer retreat on aging March 7

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The Church of Christ the Healer at 20 Brookdale Road will hold its “Spa for the Spirit” from  8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 7. This retreat will include meditation, discussion and personal reflection about growing older. Rev. ReBecca Sala, manager of pastoral care at Stamford Hospital, will lead the retreat. All are welcome, from […] [Read More]
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St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 7

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The 20th anniversary St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Stamford will kick off at noon on March 7.  The parade will have 80 marching units including bagpipers, Irish step dancers and floats, will start at Columbus Park and proceed north up Atlantic and Bedford streets. This year, the parade will offer a special children’s activity center […] [Read More]
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AmeriCares honors Heart Month with $3.5 million donation

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Stamford-based AmeriCares announced today that it is providing $3.5 million worth of medication for 60,000 uninsured Americans suffering from cardiovascular disease. The donation, which in honor of American Heart Month, will be distributed to free clinics and other safety net providers nationwide participating in AmeriCares U.S. Medical Assistance Program. Patients will receive one month of […] [Read More]
Categories: Health, Nonprofit

Stamford budget season is 11 days away

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Mayor David Martin will present his proposed budget to the Board of Finance on Monday, March 9, kicking off a two-month deliberation process before the city can settle on a tax rate for the next fiscal year. The Board of Finance has scheduled more than a dozen meetings between Martin’s presentation and the day they […] [Read More]
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Lifetime Learners Institute to offer spring courses March 15

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Lifetime Learners Institute at Norwalk Community College is offering more than 40 courses for people over age 50, beginning March 15. These two-hour classes on a variety of interesting subjects  will be scheduled for four, six or eight weeks. For membership information and a free spring course catalog, call 203-857-3330 or visit www.lifetimelearners.org. [Read More]
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Mayor’s Multicultural Council’s ‘All About Education Day’ Feb.28

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The Mayor’s Multicultural Council of Stamford will host “All About Education Day” from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Stamford Innovation Center, 175 Atlantic St. More than 25 educational resource organizations have confirmed to participate, ranging from the Animal Embassy to Stamford Dollars for Scholars to the Waterside School. The event will include a […] [Read More]
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