Month: May 2021

Mary E Woolley – activist, educator & president of Mount Holyoke College – Brought to Life During Upcoming Virtual Presentation

NORWALK, CT – Join the Norwalk Historical Society on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 5:30pm via Zoom for “A Virtual Chat with Mary E. Woolley – Activist & Educator” with guest presenter, Dr. Darla Shaw – professor emeritus of education and women’s studies at WCSU. Dr. Shaw, who is known for taking on the roles…

Impact Fairfield County awards $248,000 in grants to local nonprofits

GREENWICH, CT – Impact Fairfield County (Impact FFC), the area’s premiere women’s collective giving circle, awarded two $100,000 Core Mission Grants to Hall Neighborhood House (Bridgeport) and INTEMPO (Stamford). Impact FFC also awarded three $16,000 unrestricted general operating grants to Catholic Charities of Fairfield County (Bridgeport), Person-to-Person (Darien), and Women’s Mentoring Network (Stamford). The winners…

CTDPH releases data on COVID vaccine “breakthrough” cases, highlighting the vaccine’s effectiveness

Cases of fully vaccinated residents contracting virus “very rare” HARTFORD, CT – As Connecticut surpasses the 50% mark for Connecticut residents ages 16 and over who are now fully vaccinated, the Department of Public Health last week released data on vaccine breakthrough cases, which clearly show that the COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective at fighting…