Bobby Walker Jr.

Historical Society Panel on Immigration Support

Executives from organizations in Greenwich that have active support programs for refugees and immigrants will lead a panel discussion on how to assist new members of the community in making smooth and successful transitions. Open to the public, the forum takes place Nov. 20, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Greenwich Historical Society’s Vanderbilt Education Center. Historical Society members: $10, Non-members: $15. For more information and reservations, visit greenwichhistory.org/event/community-panel-creating-home-nonprofits-supporting-settlement-in-greenwich/ read more...

United Way Promotes Financial Literacy with New Program 

Greenwich United Way launched a financial literacy program, a six-week pilot course called Finance Champions at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich on Nov. 1. The program is modeled after the Greenwich United Way Reading Champions reading fluency program and aims to provide local youth with the required education on personal finance. Finance Champions is sponsored in part by U.S. Trust and targets a pre-teen audience. Students for the pilot were selected by the Boys & Girls Club based on need and interest. read more...