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OGS Students Donate to Greenwich Hospital

Every year, the 5th Grade students at Old Greenwich School make a class gift to their school. This typically pays for an item to improve the school – perhaps a new bench, playground game, or a mural. This year, the children voted to donate their collection to a local organization working to help people affected by the coronavirus instead. The students chose Greenwich Hospital to be the recipient of this gift. read more...

RISE Delivers Care Packages to Healthcare Workers

Amidst the global pandemic, Greenwich-based RISE Brewing Co. the nitro cold brew coffee company, aims to show the company’s appreciation for their local healthcare and emergency responses workers by initiating a buy RISE, give RISE program in which for every can sold on their website, RISE will donate one can to healthcare workers on the front lines. read more...

Garden Catering Donates Meals to First Responders

Garden Catering is giving back to the many healthcare providers who have stayed the course through the Covid-19 outbreak. The family-owned chain is committed to providing 10,000 meals over the next two months, by donating 15% of proceeds of their top selling item, The Special. All 8 stores located across Westchester, Fairfield and New Haven Counties will participate in the give-back initiative, called “Nugs Not Hugs,” as the program is driven by sales of their famous chicken nuggets in a bag during a time of social distancing. Frank Carpenteri Jr., who owns the business with his father Frank Sr., and sister Tina said, “We’ve seen the outpouring of support for first responders over the past few weeks, and have been glad to help facilitate the delivery of donated food from our customers. But we felt called to do more.” Tina Carpenteri, who directs catering operations, agrees. “People want to help, and we all should where we can. It’s nice to have a tangible way to contribute, and it gives all of our customers the chance to participate in the giving.” read more...

150 Connecticut National Guard Soldiers Were Called up to State Active Duty Today

150 Connecticut National Guard Soldiers, including the Sentinel’s own Peter Negrea and others from Greenwich, were called up to state active duty to assist with the COVID-19 response. Today, they “in-processed” and starting tomorrow, they will begin helping build medical surge facilities around the state. read more...

Wash Your Hands to These Songs (or Speeches)

You’ve heard it before – the right amount of time to wash your hands to is to sing your ABC’s, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, or Happy Birthday. Those options may get a little repetative these days. If you’re rocking out in front of the sink as many times as you should be, you need some variety in your 20 second concert repertoire. Here are a couple of options to add to your set list. Reminder that regardless of singing or speaking, the correct amount of time to be washing your hands is 20 seconds with warm or hot water. read more...

DIY Disinfectants

While the best choice may be cleaners recommended by the CDC, if stores are out of disinfectant wipes, sprays, and Purell, there are other ways you can disinfect your home and hands without using name-brand products.
*Note on Safety First: Never mix bleach with anything other than water. You may create a poisonous gas that is significantly more likely to kill you or leave long-term damage than COVID-19. read more...