Cummings Park/West Beach master planning hearing on Tuesday

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The city will hold the first of three planned public hearings Tuesday night to get input on potential changes to Cummings Park and West Beach. Input at the meetings will be added to a master plan for the 79 acre Cummings Park and 26-acre West Beach which are close by each other. In addition to […] [Read More]
AmeriCares Medical Director Dr. Frank Bia screens a patient for diabetes.
AmeriCares and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation are collaborating on a new program to improve the health of hundreds of adults in northwestern Peru who are at increased risk of diabetes. The project recently began in the rural farming communities of the Piura department with diabetes testing for 730 banana farmers and their families.

Stamford’s AmeriCares gets new CEO

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Stamford, Conn. – Jan. 6, 2014 – Michael J. Nyenhuis will succeed Curt Welling as President and Chief Executive Officer of AmeriCares on January 27. Nyenhuis, the current President and Chief Executive Officer of MAP International, was selected as the result of an international search launched in April after Welling announced plans to step down after 11 years […] [Read More]

Stamford-based AmeriCares delivering vaccines to tornado survivors in Illinois

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Stamford’s own AmeriCares is sending hundreds of doses of vaccines to tornado survivors and volunteers who faced the Nov. 17 storm that swirled through Washington, Ill. last Sunday. From AmeriCares: Stamford, Conn. – Nov. 26, 2013 – AmeriCares is delivering 300 doses of Tdap vaccine to help protect tornado survivors and volunteers clearing debris in […] [Read More]