Elks Give Computers to Seniors
On October 1st, the Groton and Willimantic Elks, gifted eight computers, and two laser printers to the Adult Computer Learning Center at the Groton Senior Center, temporarily housed at the Noank School. Computer classes are offered to seniors, so updated machines are greatly appreciated to further knowledge. To date, the joint venture between Willimantic and Groton Lodges has also donated over 60 computers to local police and fire departments. (l-r) Patricia Beetham, computer center supervisor, Richard Kozek, District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler and Groton Lodge Computer Committee, Michael McHugh, Exalted Ruler, Groton Lodge, Mary Jo Riley, Director, Groton Senior Center, Patrick Christadore, PER, Willimantic Lodge, and Ronald Coleman,Computer Committee, Willimantic Lodge.
Walk for a Cure for Breast Cancer
On Saturday, October 3, 430 people participated in the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation (TBBCF) Walk or Run fundraiser for breast cancer research. Pam’s Pink Posse was among the many teams who walked the full marathon distance. (l-r) Members of Pams Pink Posse: Donna Ruggleri, Kim Hoffa, Dennaye Garbati, Patty Fraser, Cindy Shea, Pam Watt, Nancy Shepard, Judy Teel, Abby Shepard.
Thames Club Presents New Façade
(l-r) Frank McLaughlin, House Committee Chairman, Thames Club, Michael Satti, President, Thames Club, Barun Basu, Barun Basu Associates, Penny Parsekian, CEO, New London Main Street, Mark Stapleton, Stapleton Steel, Inc, Ted Mish, T.M. Builders LLC, Ned Hammond, New London Council and Tony Sheridan, president, Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, cut the ribbon at the new façade of the Thames Club on October 5th.
Dime Bank Opens in Stonington Borough
During Dime Bank’s grand opening celebration, they served hundreds of hot dogs, ice cream cones, and soda pop. (l-r) Nicholas Caplanson, Senior Vice President, CFO & Treasurer, Lynn Wallace, Stonington Teller, Jim Cronin, President & CEO, Tony Antoch, Vice President Commercial Lending, Laraine Celluci, Stonington Branch Manager, Sandy Blanchard, Stonington Head Teller.
October 28, 2009
NFL Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Patriots all-pro receiver Randy Moss covered his great pair of hands with some pink gloves in support of breast cancer awareness at the game on October 4th. In addition to players wearing pink accessories, the team festooned Gillette Stadium with colorful pink, including the padding on the goal posts.
Putnam Bank Cuts the Ribbon at New Norwich Branch
On October 14th, Tom Borner, Chairman & CEO, Putnam Bank, cut the ribbon at the Putnam Bank Grand Opening of their new Norwich Branch. (behind, l-r) Kimberly Manavas, Norwich Branch Manager, Robert Halloran, President & CFO, Tony Sheridan, president, Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, Scott Belleville and Scott Merchant, representatives from the Norwich Fire Department, Alan Bergren, Norwich City Manager, Mark Bettencourt, Norwich City Councilman, Brian Curtin, Norwich City Treasurer, and Bob Reed, president, Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce.
Ledyard Center School is 60!
(l-r) The Ledyard Center School celebrated its 60th birthday, on Friday, October 16th, with yellow and orange cupcakes in the shape of a”60.” Tiffany Hui, chooses a cupcake, while Nina Costales, and Christina Dio wait to pick one.