by Alexis Ann
photo by Jessica Warzeniak
As we transition into autumn, the days are growing shorter and the trees are putting on their best colors. Some of our local residents are showing their best colors, as well.
First, the final number of blankets collected and distributed at the Leffingwell House Museum by the members of the Society of the Founders of Norwich is 868 blankets! Drum roll! Here.
Gary Poe, founder and executive director, Windows-On-Our-Waters, is teaching students how to help control the pollution of our waters. Meet Gary here.
Glenn Hansen, New London, is a bandleader and founder of the Glenn Hansen Orchestra. What’s extraordinary about Glenn is his story of using music therapy to help heal a traumatic brain injury suffered from a plane crash. Meet the once ‘youngest pilot in Connecticut’ here.
Over 430 people participated in the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation Walk raising $1.1M since 2006 for cancer research. Details are here.
The Groton and Willimantic Elks teamed up to gift eight new computers and two printers to the Adult Computer Learning Center at the Groton Senior Center. Meet the Elks here.
Habitat for Humanity of SE CT kicks off a very special initiative, its first “Green Build” in Connecticut. The Habitat home will be built in Lyme, made possible by The Lyme Compact. More here.
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