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Connecticut Residents Affected by Alzheimer’s Invited to Free Virtual Educational Conference on Tuesday, November 17th Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

                                                                                        The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will host a free virtual educational conference as part of its national Educating America Tour to help Connecticut residents affected by Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers, and anyone who wants to

Our Resilient Students

The skills our children learn during the health crisis presented by COVID-19, not just in school, but about themselves and their ability to persevere, are going to be incredibly important and will serve them well through their academic journey and into the future. Read on for a few ways that we, as caretakers, can help foster resilience and adaptability in our children.

You Can Be a Community Builder

Leading an organization that supports families in our community during this health crisis has been a privilege and an honor. Despite current constraints, I have seen the incredible way our kids have stepped up and done their part and become community builders over the past seven months.

Courage

To the editor: “Courage”, the ability to do something that frightens one or is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty or intimidation. This word can be found on the yard signs of Senator

If only…

If you’re finding yourself thinking at times that if only things had been different we might have avoided a lot of suffering in the pandemic, you’re in good company. Even the people of God complained that if only they had known how hard their journeys would be. What if instead of complaining, we decided to start a transformation?

VIP Access for All

In a year that offered many of us the chance to notice our natural world at a slower pace, this autumn presents us with another special opportunity to experience the beauty of nature through new eyes. Everyone deserves access to the Very Important Places near them, and we are all responsible for reducing barriers if we have the power to do so.

A Letter to My Colleagues: Prioritize Self-Care

In October, we celebrate National Principals Month. However, during this celebration, we must also recognize the ongoing challenges of these relentless times that has required principals to be nimble and flexible enough to respond to urgent, novel and evolving matters thereby expanding the traditional role and responsibilities of the principal. Therefore, it is paramount that educational leaders practice self-care to enable them to maintain a pace that will help them to thrive and meet the mercurial demands of the position.

Breast Cancer Alliance Kicks-Off Awareness Month With Flag Raising

Last Thursday, the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA), a Greenwich-based nonprofit, held a flag raising ceremony at Greenwich Town Hall to kick-off Breast Cancer Awareness Month for October.

The BCA’s mission, according to their website, is to improve the survival rate and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure.

Wesskum Wood Road Bridge Replacement

Last week, the Greenwich Department of Public Works, along with Stantec Consulting Services, held a virtual public information meeting on the replacement of the Wesskum Wood Road bridge over Binney Park Brook in Old Greenwich.

The project is in the early design process, and the meeting served as a way to get feedback and input from the community.