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StayWell, has changed their look. They have been the Greater Waterbury area's community health center for 40 years, and recently refreshed their logo.
StayWell serves over 20,500 unduplicated patients, with over 83,000 annual visits. They provide primary care for all ages, dental care, women's health services, adult behavioral health, specialty care services, and community programs. StayWell is proud to meet and exceed national community health center clinical quality measures. They express hope that their new polished appearance will remind the community of the amount of professionalism and care that they put into everything they do.
The Connecticut Community Foundation (CCF) believes that there is significant value in the use of the arts as a tool for youth and community development.
In an effort to complement existing arts education programs offered in schools, CCF is excited to offer a new grant opportunity, "Living Art", for arts, youth, and community agencies to work together to bring interactive arts programming to under served populations in Waterbury that also allow opportunities for community engagement and revitalization.
Funding also is available to organizations located outside of Waterbury as long as their program will be offered in Waterbury.
Next Steps/Timeline: Review Community Arts RFP guidelines to determine your nonprofit's eligibility. Submit initial concept letter that outlines the general nature of the work you are considering, potential partners, etc. Deadline is November 2, 2012. Please submit letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed our general application form designating the lead organizations and possible expanded partnerships clearly outlining commitments and support to the program. Please submit your application via e-mail to email@example.com by January 4, 2013.
The CCF Grants Committee will review requests and subsequent recommendations will be presented to the CCF Board for a final decision in February/March 2013
The red tape holding up the design and construction of a greenway along the Naugatuck River in Waterbury has finally - after 21 months - been hurdled, Millions of federal transportation dollars earmarked for the project were tangled up in a contracts and tedious oversight by the Connecticut Department of Transportation, city engineers in Waterbury, and RBA, the New York based design company.
Last night the Board of Aldermen approved the contract between the City of Waterbury and the Greenway Design Consultant RBA. The contract is now on it way to Mayor Neil O'Leary's desk, and as soon as he signs it, RBA can begin was is expected to be a year-long design the design. The construction phase, and then community enjoyment of the greenway will follow the design.
The Gregory T. Spagnoletti Memorial Foundation announced today they are donating funds towards the construction of a concession stand at the new PAL Park on Division St. Greg Spagnoletti lost his life on 9-11-2001 and the foundation was formed in his memory. The mission of the foundation is to provide financial support to organizations, programs and individuals whose ideals are consistent with the character, values and core beliefs displayed throughout Greg’s life. Those ideals include education, youth athletic programs and community/charitable needs.
On Thursday, Sept. 6, at 10:30 am, the Mayor's Office, WATR, and The Committee for a New Waterbury will announce an initiative to recognize Waterbury's unsung heroes leading up to the Annual Spirit Fest and Mardi Gross on October 27, 2012.
The Waterbury Regional Chamber announced that Fritz Blasius, owner of Blasius Chevrolet Cadillac, is recipient of their highly-prestigious 2012 Malcolm Baldrige Community Award. Mary Rosengrant-Chiappalone with Biondi & Rosengrant is recipient of the Chamber’s 2012 Leadership Award, and John Famiglietti of Drubner Commercial is recipient of the Chamber’s 2012 Volunteer of the Year Award. All 2012 winners will receive their awards during the 18th Annual Malcolm Baldrige Chamber Awards banquet on Tuesday, September 18 from 5:30 to 9:00 PM at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT coordinated by event co-chairs Carmen Anthony Vacalebre, chairman of Carmen Anthony Restaurant Group, and Jaci Carroll, founder of Jaci Carroll Staffing Services Inc. The evening will include a silent auction to raise funds for the economic development efforts of the not-for-profit Waterbury Regional Chamber.
This week, the City of Waterbury installed twenty-four recycling bins designed specifically for placement throughout the downtown business district. The recycling bins are thanks to a grant made possible by The Coca-Cola Foundation and Keep America Beautiful. The City has been awarded forty-eight of the recycling bins and the remaining bins will be installed soon.
Saint Mary’s Hospital Foundation will honor the Honorable Neil M. O’Leary, Mayor of the City of Waterbury, as the 2012 Saint Mary’s Hospital Champion. The award is presented at the annual Saint Mary’s Champion Dinner, which this year is on Monday, September 10, 2012, at the CoCo Key Water Resort Hotel and Convention Center in Waterbury.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Washington, Conn., will host an “Art for Haiti” event the weekend of September 9-11 that will raise funds to rebuild the Holy Trinity Cathedral complex in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Main Street Waterbury presents the Sixth Annual Brass City Brew Fest on Saturday September 10, 2011 from 1-5PM. Featuring one of the largest selections of micro brewed and craft beers for sampling in New England. With Beer 101 seminars, the famous Belgian Tent, great area restaurants, local and regional bands, t-shirts and related beer souvenirs for sale, tasting surveys, and more. Once again this year there will be a Very Intimate Preview (VIP) tasting session from 12-1PM. A new addition to this year’s event will be a Craft Brewers Showcase that will feature beers from up to a dozen regional brewers.