Bristol Strives to End Homelessness

The City of Bristol will mark End Homelessness Week from November 24-30 to raise awareness of local needs. Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu stated that she and members of the City Council are working with the local social service agencies including United Way of West Central Connecticut, Brian’s Angels, The Agape House, Salvation Army, Bristol PD and … Continue reading Bristol Strives to End Homelessness

Nearly a dozen cats in need of homes after being left in foreclosed Bristol home

Eighteen cats were found to have been left in a foreclosed home in Bristol, Connecticut. The Friends of the Bristol CT Animal Shelter posted to social media that it had a sudden “cat emergency.” While they were able to get eight to other homes, 10 remain in need of being adopted. The shelter asked that … Continue reading Nearly a dozen cats in need of homes after being left in foreclosed Bristol home

Hero Boxes Continue to Help Overseas Service Members

Karen Cote, of Berlin Connecticut is doing a remarkable gesture this holiday season. Most of us are fortunate enough to get to spend the holidays with our family and friends in our own homes. Most have the luxury of being able to enjoy delicious food, tasty desserts, and maybe even exchange a small gift or … Continue reading Hero Boxes Continue to Help Overseas Service Members

Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed

Matching Gift Campaign, Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed,to Honor Retired Wheeler President and CEO, Susan Walkama, LCSW The career and contributions of retired Wheeler President and Chief Executive Officer, Susan Walkama, LCSW, are being marked through a matching gift campaign to raise support for nutrition programming, and renaming the organization’s community health center in … Continue reading Community Health Center in Hartford Renamed

The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) celebrated donors, supporters and outstanding individuals who support their mission of “advocating personal growth and community inclusion for all we serve” at their 9th annual gala “A Night For Our Stars To Shine” recently.  Among the honorees were the Bristol Development Authority (BDA) and The Shaffer Company who were … Continue reading The ARC of Bristol Thanks the City of Bristol & The Shaffer Company With Project of the Year Award

Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All Star Award

The Connecticut Association of Prevention Professionals (CAPP) presented Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu with the Government Sector All Star Award during their annual meeting on October 25, 2019. CAPP is a statewide network of prevention advocates that identifies and spreads awareness of behavioral health trends and provides resources across the state. Mayor Zoppo-Sassu was recognized for her … Continue reading Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All Star Award