Giving Thanks: Ridgefield Thrift Shop supports Daily Bread Food Pantry

To the Editor: Daily Bread Food Pantry in Danbury is thrilled and honored to be included among the Ridgefield Thrift Shop’s many 2019 grant recipients. RTS’ wonderful generosity will allow the pantry to purchase new commercial-grade shelving and refrigeration units to better serve thousands of hungry families from the greater Danbury area including Ridgefield. The pantry is deeply grateful to … read more

Giving Thanks: ROAR gala

To the Editor: On behalf of the Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue (ROAR), we would like to express our gratitude to our guests, local business contributors, annual sponsors, and volunteers for making our annual gala a tremendous success. Held at Le Chateau, our event celebrated recent accomplishments in finding forever homes for rescue cats and dogs, and helped raise funds … read more

Ridgefield Thrift Shop grant check paves way for Ridgefield Housing Authority’s outdoor pavilion

To the Editor: It is with heartfelt and the utmost gratitude that we at the Ridgefield Housing Authority express our thanks to the Ridgefield Thrift Shop for their grant to build an outdoor pavilion for the community of residents of the Housing Authority. This grant will address a Quality of Life issue for our residents giving them an ADA-compliant protected … read more

League of Women Voters preserves, replicates 1911 ‘Votes for Women’ banner

To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Ridgefield would like to thank the members of the Advisory Committee of the Lewis Fund for awarding a Lewis Grant to the league for the preservation, replication and display of the League’s 1911 “Votes for Women” banner (12’x4’).  This banner is a visible symbol of the suffrage movement in our state.  … read more

ACT of CT to give Thrift Shop ‘fitting’ recognition following dressing room grant

To the Editor: ACT of Connecticut (A Contemporary Theatre) is extremely thankful for the Ridgefield Thrift Shop’s exceptionally generous grant award, which exceeded our wildest dreams.  Still in our first full season, we are very grateful for the Ridgefield Thrift Shop’s support of our mission to bring Broadway-caliber theatre and educational programs to Ridgefield and the surrounding communities. Gifts like … read more

Giving Thanks: Ridgefield Recreation Center

To the Editor: Farmingville Elementary School artists love Wednesdays. When the school day is over and all buses leave, they come down the quiet corridors into the art room, and become Super Art Team! This winter session, the after-school program — in collaboration with Flowers of the Future Children’s Art Studio — gave the students the opportunity to bring their … read more

Giving Thanks: Taste of Ridgefield 

To the Editor: Thank you all who attended and helped make this year’s Taste of Ridgefield a resounding success, by all measures. The event was very well attended with over 30 establishments participating. The proceeds for the event exceeded $30,000. In its 20th year the Taste of Ridgefield continues to be a premier event. The proceeds of this event are … read more

Giving Thanks: Special Olympics Ridgefield receives the gift of dance and more

To the Editor: On behalf of Special Olympics Ridgefield and our athletes, a sincere thank you goes out to Jean Cobelli, the Enchanted Garden Studios and her incredible talented dancers. We appreciate your generosity of the Gift of Dance and choosing Special Olympics Ridgefield as the recipient of all proceeds and sponsorships from the 17th annual December performance of the “Nuts about … read more

Letter: RHS girls soccer captains thank the community for their support

To the Editor: On behalf of the RHS Girls Soccer program, we wanted to thank the Ridgefield community for their support. We had a historic season this year with winning both the 2018 FCAIC and Class LL State Championships, a program first. First, a thank you to Dane Street, Anthony Cataldo, Scott Glucksman and the entire Athletic Dept. for their … read more

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