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News Jun 19, 2014 - 11:46:48 AM

STAR’s Programs for Infants with Developmental Disabilities To Benefit from First County Bank’s $5,000 Grant

By STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way

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Norwalk, CT - First County Bank employees David Van Buskirk, AVP Business Development and Wendy Macedo, Asst VP and Branch Manager in Norwalk, visited STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way to award the agency a $5,000 grant to enhance its early intervention and birth to three programs for young children with developmental delays and autism.

Katie Banzhaf, Executive Director of STAR said, “ STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is pleased to be the recipient of this grant award from First County Bank , and we are very grateful for their support, outreach and community-orientation.”

David Van Buskirk, Business Development Officer, and Wendy Macedo, Asst. Vice President and Norwalk Branch Manager toured the STAR facility and one of the group homes and talked to House Manager Sharon Williams about day-to-day activities.

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is a not–for-profit organization serving individuals of all ages who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as providing support services to their families. They create opportunities for individuals to live full lives with independence, freedom of choice and personal growth by providing support, services and advocacy. They inform and encourage the community to recognize and appreciate the value of all individuals. For more information about STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way please visit their website www.starct.org.

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