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Do You Know a Local Hero?

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Do you want to surprise them with a Home Makeover? A  casting assistant for HGTV’s Cousins Undercover (a series where neighborhood heroes receive surprise home makeovers) contacted me.  They are  looking for nominations within the tri-state area. For Details CLICK HERE     [Read More]
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How Do You Get Through Life’s Problems?

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Get some easy pointers from the group of experts with The Life Solution Center of Darien.  They work with people who: have lost jobs, are looking for jobs, have family problems, have just lost a loved one, are dealing with addictions, are getting ready for a new chapter in their life, or just people who […] [Read More]
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Cash Mob Supports Koenig Art

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Friends of Shirley and Jim from Darien and Beyond JOIN THE CASH MOB to support KOENIG ART EMPORIUM’S Going Out of Business Sale & Party Wednesday Dec. 18th 4pm  Please join us with Jim and Shirley Baker at Koenig’s Art Emporium to celebrate their 31 years in Darien and all the artistic endeavors they have […] [Read More]
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Darien Holiday Magic

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The 4th Annual Chamber of Commerce “Holiday Magic in Darien” truly was magical for kids of all ages.  How could we see Santa up by the roof one minute….. “And then, in a twinkling, I heard on the roof, The prancing and pawing of each little hoof” then “As I drew in my head, and […] [Read More]
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Darien Board of Realtors~Star Sponsor of Darien Holiday Lights

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The Darien Board of Realtors is the Star Sponsor for the 2013 Darien Holiday Lights. Over the years, the Darien Chamber has struggled to organize and fund the Darien Holiday Lighting and scholarship programs.  To better facilitate these programs and have a positive effect on the quality of life in Darien, the Darien Chamber Charitable […] [Read More]
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BEWARE local business #scam

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The Darien Police Department has received reports of a telemarketing scam soliciting sponsors for Darien High School athletics. The callers may use the name “End Zone Athletics”, or claim to be a marketing company doing pro bono work for the high school. These calls are coming from Texas and may display a (214) area code […] [Read More]
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Winners of the Annual Darien Chamber Awards

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Laurie Griffith was awarded Volunteer Member of the Year and Callari Auto Group/BMW of Darien was awarded Business of the Year at the Darien Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting at The Waters Edge at Giovanni’s.   Both winners were honored with a Town Proclamation delivered by First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, an Assembly Citation presented by […] [Read More]
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Ride The Animals-Darien Holiday Magic

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Darien Holiday Magic is a Darien Chamber of Commerce community event on Dec 7th.  Children and adults may ride the furry friends from 4pm to 6:45pm as the sound of the carols and holiday music give a merry vibe to the festivities.  The waiting line for Santa opens at 4:15.  There will also be a […] [Read More]
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Darien Connecticut DAR Welcomes Wreaths Across America

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Darien, CT Daughters of the American Revolution members, Karen K. Polett (center) and Katherine Love (right)  joined Wreaths Across America owner, Karen Worcester at the Exit 40 Pilot Truckstop in Milford, CT where the Worcesters were distributing wreaths to all truckers who passed through this busy stop on November 26. The wreaths were affixed to […] [Read More]
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Folly is Open for the Holidays

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The Darien Chamber and local dignitaries supported a “Welcome to Darien” ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Folly at 1082 Post Road in Darien. Owner Lynn Hamlen says a folly “lies in the eyes of the beholder”.  Over the past six months she has traveled New England in search of one-of-a-kind items designed to […] [Read More]
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