Giving Thanks: Graveyard Restoration Committee

To the Editor: Hats off to the hardy souls who braved Saturday’s wind to walk the “Rebels and Loyalists 1777” Graveyard Tour. Graves of 27 fascinating Revolution era Ridgefielders were visited. Members of the Ridgefield Graveyard Restoration Committee, and a loyal spouse, culled the history books to tell the tales of the town’s participation in the area’s battles for freedom. … read more

Giving Thanks: Home after nine months

  To the Editor: One year ago, I, Brad Owens and my wife, Wendy, lost our mobile home in Danbury because of the macro burst on May 15, 2018. What could have been a horrible, traumatic time was nine months of blessings thanks to many wonderful people, loving friends of Jesse Lee United Methodist Church and the blessed leaders at … read more

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

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