by Alexis Ann
First up-On behalf of the Resident Good News Team, we are wishing you warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a very Happy and Prosperous New Year! Let’s make 2010 a TEN Year for health, happiness and prosperity!
A big thank you goes out to artist Peter Barrett, whom I met at a Chamber event last summer. We’re pleased that Peter generously shared his beautiful art work with the Resident so YOU could enjoy. Read about this talented Coast Guard Officer (ret) from East Haddam here.
Speaking of prosperity…Dime Bank introduced its own small business stimulus program during a press conference on the 10th. Jim Cronin, president, put together a “$10M loan pool” to help local small businesses and non-profits in need of financing. The program is targeted toward credit-worthy businesses in need of funding for working capital, expansion, to upgrade or replace equipment or for those that would benefit by restructuring existing debt with more favorable terms.-Merry Christmas to you, too, Jim!
A final Salute to Civil Air Patrol’s most famous World War II “subchasers”, honored for heroism by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Colonel Edmond I. “Eddie” Edwards passed on December 5th. He was 96. Read the story here.
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