Honor can mean integrity, to hold in high respect, or to bestow distinction. Our first man of honor is William B. Stanley, author and Norwich historian, 80, who died Sunday, April 18th at Hartford Hospital. “Bill Stanley was a great friend to my family and to generations of residents in Norwich who were touched by his generosity, his humor, and his kindness,” said Senator Chris Dodd. The Resident honors his legacy here.
Here, Senator Chris Dodd is honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from Childhelp, a leading national child abuse prevention organization, in recognition of his 36 years in Congress advocating on behalf of children.
A final salute. In Voluntown, hundreds pulled together for the return of fallen Marine Lance Corporal Tyler Owen Griffin. Tyler, 19, was killed in action on the front lines of Afghanistan. The community honored his sacrifice with three days of remembrances. Visit here for photos of his homecoming.
The Legends of Hollywood series of stamps is honoring film legend, Katharine Hepburn with an issuance of a commemorative stamp on her birthday, May 12. Be the first to get yours at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, at 11am. Visit here for more about the legacy of the famous redhead.
Do you know someone who deserves to be honored for his/her commitment to making our community a better place to live and work? Groton Utilities is now accepting nominations for its Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award. Residents of Greater Groton are eligible. Get the details here.
Please join us 5:00pm, May 2nd at The Fisherman Restaurant in Noank to raise money for Heather Steel St. Louis! See you there!
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