Cops to host 5K to benefit Women’s Center Nov. 4

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association will host a race titled, “Cops and Robbers 5K” that benefits the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury Sunday, Nov. 4. All participating runners all get a head start in the race, which is set to start at 7:30 at the Ridgefield Playhouse. After the runners go, Ridgefield police officers will “give chase” trying to catch … read more

Women's Center 'Safe Walk' set for Oct. 1 at Danbury Mall

The Women’s Center of Greater Danbury will host its annual Safe Walk at the Danbury Fair Mall Sunday, Oct. 1. The event, which raises awareness about domestic violence, will include participation from several Ridgefield-based groups, including Jesse Lee Church and the Ridgefield High School football team. Attendees are asked to register at 8:30 the morning of the event. There will … read more

Ridgefield High student to discuss gender roles at library June 13

Fighting Gender Roles: A Panel Discussion at Ridgefield Library on Tuesday, June 13, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. will be hosted by Ridgefield High School senior Cara MacKenzie. MacKenzie is currently interning at The Women’s Center in Danbury. The panel, which will include fellow RHS senior Helen Redmond, West Conn professor Darla Shaw and Johanna DeBari of the Women’s Center, … read more

Giving Thanks: Women’s Center thanks law enforcement — and others

To the Editor: We thank the town of Ridgefield for their generous support of the Women’s Center Gala, which honored local law enforcement for their partnership with us to end the violence. Over 325 guests gave a standing ovation to the police chiefs for the 13 towns that the Women’s Center serves, on April 7, 2017. Special thank-yous go out … read more

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