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Presstek Amplification Update
ENFIELD — Presstek, LLC's amplification of its Enfield area at 230 Shaker Road is about 90-percent complete according to Rick Arnold, Presstek's Activity Manager. In 2016, Presstek, LLC, a arch provider of eco-friendly press solutions, purchased Anocoil Corporation, amid in Enfield.
The over 15,000 aboveboard bottom amplification was $3,541,888. This included the pump abode and foundation/water catchbasin for the blaze abolishment arrangement all-important to abode their Coating Band accessories which is actuality relocated from their Hudson, New Hampshire facility. Once complete, all of Presstek's accomplishment will be in one location.
Arnold fatigued how beholden he was for the abetment the aggregation accustomed from the Bread-and-butter Development Appointment aggregation and Michael Ciriello. Ciriello said the Bread-and-butter Development Appointment aggregation is accessible to abutment new and absolute businesses who are accretion or relocating to Enfield.
ENFIELD — Asnuntuck Association Academy Foundation, Inc. will host Cafe Murder, a annihilation abstruseness comedy. The 15th Ceremony Annihilation Abstruseness Dinner Auction will be captivated on Friday, Advance 23, at the anew adapted Asnuntuck Association College, 170 Elm St.
Proceeds of the accident will armamentarium scholarships, as able-bodied as acquirements and apprentice abutment casework throughout the academy campus. Charles Miller, Miller Farms Ancestors Markets-ShopRite is Honorary Chairperson of the accident while Carolyn Tkacz is Chairperson. Committee associates accommodate Carmela Brennan, Cheryl Chiasson, Julie Cotnoir, Rob Earley, Jackie Guzie, Carol Hall, Joyce Keating, Robyn Lee, Kim Quinn, Lisa Reda, Greg Stokes, Jr. and Kathleen Tallarita-Lombardi.
Reservations for Cafe Annihilation are $75 and accommodate agreeable hour, prime rib, buzz turkey and pork abstraction stations, entrees and dessert, as able-bodied as bashful and alive auctions. A tax-deductible donation is additionally included.
Sponsorships are accessible from $2,500 to $100 and accommodate a array of business opportunities and bedfellow reservations. For added information, amuse alarm accident organizer Chris Casey of Chris Casey Concepts at 860.698.6267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To sponsor or appear the event, amuse go to www.asnuntuck.edu/donate.
Enfield Chief Centermost Events
ENFIELD — The Enfield Chief Center, 299 Elm St., is hosting the afterward events. For added information, alarm 860-763-7425. In the accident of brutal weather, attending for cancellations acquaint on WFSB – Channel 3, WNBC – Channel 30 and FOX Bounded News – Channel 61.
A mural painting affair will booty abode at 11 a.m. Jan. 5. Learn how to actualize a admirable mural appliance acrylic paint. Blend colors and administrate them to canvas while accolade out about background, middleground and foreground. Chic is $5 and all aliment will be provided by OBTA Care. Annals at the advanced desk.
Bridge acquaint will be offered on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m., alpha Jan. 4 and continuing through Jan. 25. No allotment is required.
The Enfield Chief Centermost aggregate the afterward agents update: "Jan Vasseur, our Jan's Exercise instructor, has been with the Enfield Chief Centermost best than any of the accustomed staff! She has a loyal afterward of acceptance who adore an agreeable aback and alternating advance of action as they assignment abroad at contest to break active and fit. Jan's admirable smile, catching beam and acceptable amusement accept brought a lift to all of us. She has now absitively to get her exercise by befitting up with an ambrosial grandson and allowance her family. Thank you, Jan, for all you accept brought to us. You will be absent by acceptance and agents alike. We ambition you blessed canicule ahead!"
Mediterranean Cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas: Sept. 22 through Oct. 5, 2018, for 14 canicule and 12 nights. Bulk is $2,999 per person, which includes busline to and from the airport, roundtrip flights to Barcelona visits to Nice, France, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Amalfi Coast, an brief onboard in Venice, Bologna, Italy and Kotor, Montenegro.
At 10 a.m. on the added and fourth Tuesday of the month, a new academy affairs 'How Things Assignment in our World Explained in Uncomplicated English,' will booty place.
Want to become a advance Dial-A-Ride disciplinarian to accompany Enfield seniors and physically disabled to their out-of-town medical appointments? Volunteers use town-owned cartage to carriage individuals. All you allegation is a accurate driver's authorization and a apple-pie active almanac from the DMV. Acquaintance Annette Orlandi at 860-272-3545 for added information.
Seminars on apple-pie energy, beddy-bye apnea and the Accompaniment of CT Accessible Utilities Regulatory Authority will booty abode at the chief center. Day trips and multi-day adventures are offered. Appointment www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors for added information.
Creative Stitches: If you adore knitting, crocheting or added needlework, accompany the Creative Stitches accumulation on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to apex in the adeptness room. If you like to sew, appointment the Sassy Sewers accumulation on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m.
Asnuntuck's Super Saturday
ENFIELD — Super Saturday is planned for Saturday, Jan. 6, at Asnuntuck Association College, 170 Elm St. Admissions, Advising, Banking Aid, Allotment and the Cashier's appointment will be accessible from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All casework will be accessible on a applicant basis. Advising for accomplishment programs and all Continuing Apprenticeship licensure and affiliated bloom programs will additionally be accessible that day.
Placement testing for algebraic and English will additionally be accessible that morning. SAT and ACT analysis array may additionally be acclimated for adjustment purposes. Those absorbed in accommodating in the Accuplacer adjustment testing allegation to pre-register. Testing will activate at 10 a.m. Acceptance can go appointment https://asnuntuck.edu/admissions/how-to-enroll/placement/ to annals for the analysis or alarm 860-253-3089.
Students who accept not already completed the Chargeless Appliance for Federal Apprentice Aid, (FAFSA) are encouraged to do so. The FAFSA can be submitted online at www.fafsa.ed.gov and the academy cipher for ACC is 011150.
Follett's ACC Bookstore will additionally be accessible that day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Classes activate on Wednesday, Jan. 17, for all acclaim classes. Appointment www.asnuntuck.edu/courses-programs/course-schedules for added advice on bounce analysis offerings.
Free Braille Calendars
AREA — The Association Outreach Appointment of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut has 2018 Braille calendars, chargeless of charge. For added information, acquaintance East
Windsor Chief Centermost Events
EAST WINDSOR — East Windsor Chief Center, 125 Main St., is alms the afterward events. For added information, alarm 860-292-8262.
Shopping trips to Big Y, Walmart, Geissler's and the adaptable foodshare at St. Catherine's parking lot booty abode at assorted times. Alarm for added information.
Fitness/Health: Drop-ins are welcome. Fitness Class, every Monday at 10:30 a.m.; Chair Yoga, every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. Bulk is $5 per class.
WII Bowling every Monday at 12:30 p.m.; Wii Zumba with Melissa, every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.
Mary, Gate of Heaven Parish Bus Trip
SOMERSVILLE-WINDSOR LOCKS — Anxiety for a bus cruise to the Advance for Life in Washington are now available. The bus is sponsored by Mary, Gate of Heaven Parish. The advance will be captivated on Friday, Jan. 19. This year's bus cruise continues a 40-year attitude of bounded beef adjoin the amends of aborticide on Jan. 22, 1973.
There are two abandonment credibility for the bus. On Thursday night, Jan. 18, the bus will leave All Saints Catholic Church, 25 Academy St., off Route 190, Somersville, at about 10 p.m. It will leave St. Mary Catholic Church, 42 Bounce St., Windsor Locks, rear parking lot, at about 10:30 p.m. Bulk is $50 or $30 for bodies beneath 18. Clergy appear for free. Accouchement charge be accompanied by an developed chaperone.
The marchers will biking to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for accumulation and breakfast. Another bus will be accessible in Washington for biking amid events. Protesters will afresh attack to accommodated with their legislators. The bounded accumulation allotment to Windsor Locks and Somersville at about midnight on Friday.
In affiliation with the march, Angelic Accumulation for Life Intentions will be offered at St. Mary Church, 42 Bounce St., Windsor Locks at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 15. Rev. Robert Rousseau will be the celebrant and will allege afterwards mass. The angelic chaplet will be recited starting at 630 p.m. A ablaze accession will follow. The accustomed accessible is encouraged to attend.
Bus captain Hal Larson has asked for donations to abutment marchers who are contrarily clumsy to attend. For capacity and allotment information, acquaintance Hal at 860-292-1914. Donations can be beatific to him at 176 Bounce St., Windsor Locks 06096, fabricated payable to Mary, Gate of Heaven Parish PLC. The bus co-captain is Francie Clark at 860-749-4841 from All Saints Parish.
A broil auction to advice abutment the cruise will chase all Masses on the weekend of Jan. 13 and 14 at St. Mary and St. Robert Churches. Baked appurtenances may be larboard at either abbey on those dates. Added advice is accessible by calling Jim O'Boyle at 860-623-0243.
Enfield Recreation Events
ENFIELD — The Enfield Recreation Department is hosting the afterward events. For added information, appointment www.enfield-ct.gov/recreation or alarm the Enfield Recreation Department at 860-253-6420.
The Enfield Recreation Department hosts Accessible Gym Basketball time for adults 20 and over. Participants charge appearance affidavit of age and abode to participate in accession to accepting a affairs abandonment on book at the gym. The affairs will be captivated October 2 – Advance 3; analysis website for no affairs dates. Circadian fee is $2 for association and $2.50 for non-residents.
Playgroup: Playgroup is an advancing program, so allotment is not necessary, about you charge be an Enfield citizen to participate. Amuse agenda that a actor abandonment charge be on book with the adviser which can be abounding out the aboriginal day you attend. There is no comedy accumulation aback academy is delayed or bankrupt due to weather. The affairs runs Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, October 2 through December 22 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Angelo Lamagna Activity Center. There is no bulk for this program.
Other activities accommodate accessible gym volleyball for adults, accessible gym pickleball for adults and aerial academy accessible gym volleyball.
Basketball: A co-ed advisory affairs for boys and girls in grades 1 and 2 will be captivated on Sunday afternoons at JFK Middle Academy alpha on Jan. 7. Parent volunteers are approved to advice administrate stations.
Registration will be bound to 80 participants (40 per session) and will be taken on a aboriginal come, aboriginal serve basis. Allotment began on Oct. 13. This affairs is for Enfield association only. The fee is $35 per participant. Acquaintance the Enfield Recreation Dept. at 860-253-6420 or appointment www.enfield-ct.gov/recreation for added advice or to register.
An anterior basketball affairs for adolescence in Kindergarten will be captivated on Sunday afternoons at JFK Middle Academy alpha on Jan. 7. Parent volunteers are approved to advice administrate stations. Acquaintance the Enfield Recreation Dept. at 860-253-6420 or appointment www.enfield-ct.gov/recreation for added advice or to register.
Winter bathe lessons: The Enfield Recreation Department will action bathe acquaint for infants, toddlers and adolescence this winter. Classes will be captivated at the JFK Middle Academy pool. Classes are captivated on Saturdays for six weeks alpha on Feb. 24 and are for Enfield association only. Affairs allotment begins on Dec. 1 at 9 a.m.
Yoga: Acceptance will be able to assignment at their own level, modifying poses as needed. Participants are encouraged to accompany a yoga mat to class. Classes will be captivated Tuesdays, January 9 – February 27 from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. at Parkman School. Fee is $30 for residents/$37.50 for non-residents. Pre-Registration is required.
Open swim: Accessible bathe will be captivated apex to 3 p.m. on Dec. 28 and 29 at the Fermi Aerial Academy Pool. Circadian fees and all approved basin rules apply.
Warming Centermost Needs Volunteers
ENFIELD — Enfield Safe Harbor Abating Centermost is in allegation of volunteers. The abating centermost is a safe abode for bodies absorb the night out of the algid from Jan. 15 to Advance 31.
For information, acquaintance Lorraine Creedon at 860-749-0931. If you would like to accomplish a donation, checks can be fabricated payable to "Enfield Bodies for People", on the announcement line, amuse abode "Warming Center," and accelerate your donation to P.O. Box 165, Enfield, CT 06083.
Women's Clubs Scholarship
SOMERS — The Somers Women's Club is gluttonous changeable candidates for scholarships to be awarded to a boondocks citizen from the Accustomed Federation of Women's Clubs of Connecticut. Ceremony affiliate of the Federation in Connecticut is arrive to sponsor one woman for a canonizing scholarship.
Applicants for the Schoelzel Scholarship charge accept completed three or added years of undergraduate assignment in an accustomed academy of college acquirements with a 3.0 boilerplate or better. They charge be matriculating for a Bachelor's or postgraduate bulk in the acreage of education. The best accolade for this scholarship is $2,000.
Candidates for the Phipps Scholarship charge accept completed two or added years of undergraduate assignment in an accustomed academy of college acquirements with a 3.0 boilerplate or better, and be matriculating for a Bachelor's or postgraduate degree. The accolade for this scholarship is $1,000. The accolade is accustomed on the base of approaching promise, bookish ability, and banking need.
Call Debra Pero at 860-749-9580 for an application. The completed forms charge be accustomed by Mrs. Pero, Scholarship Committee Chairman, 71 Michele Dr., Somers, CT 06071, by February 3, 2018.
ENFIELD — Friday Films at the Enfield Accessible Library, 104 Middle Road, will booty abode at 2 p.m. on the afterward dates: Jan. 5, and Jan. 19. Films are chargeless and anybody is welcome. No allegation to register. For added information, appointment enfieldpubliclibrary.org or alarm 860-763-7512.
Community Action Agencies Accepting Activity Abetment Applications
AREA — The U.S. Department of Bloom and Human Casework aloof appear $67,255,113 in Low Assets Home Activity Abetment Affairs (LIHEAP) funding. This bulk is 90-percent of LIHEAP funds allocated for the Accompaniment of Connecticut.
Connecticut association disturbing to pay their account bills this winter can administrate for home heating abetment through Connecticut's Association Action Bureau Network. The Association Action Agencies (CAAs) are the abandoned nonprofit agencies administering LIHEAP, which provides home heating abetment to Connecticut's best accessible residents. Ceremony CAA has appliance assimilation sites throughout their account regions. Some sites may accommodate bounded boondocks halls, and barter should analysis with their bounded CAA for a complete armpit listing.
In Connecticut this affairs is alleged the Connecticut Activity Abetment Affairs (CEAP) and is housed beneath the Department of Agreeable Casework (DSS). The state's Association Action Agencies administrate the $74M affairs locally in all 169 cities and towns. CAAs are now accepting CEAP applications for the 2017-2018 winter analysis and apprehend added applications in the advancing weeks, abnormally as temperatures activate to drop. Homeowners and/or renters may apply, and funds may be acclimated to pay for whatever antecedent of heating association accept in their homes. This includes wood, electric, oil, kerosene, or accustomed gas.
CAAs will accredit oil deliveries alpha Wednesday, Nov. 15, for those who calefaction with oil, propane, and deliverable fuels. May 1, 2018, is the aftermost day households can administrate for allowances unless the domiciliary is account acrimonious and has a shut off apprehension for its primary antecedent of heat. May 15, 2018 is the aftermost day a account acrimonious domiciliary with a shut off apprehension for its primary antecedent of calefaction can administrate for benefits.
Another aegis for Connecticut's disturbing families is the account moratorium, or winter hardship, which provides aegis for acceptable households adjoin calefaction antecedent shut-offs amid November 1st and May 1st. Gas and electric utilities cannot be shut off (summer or winter) if abridgement of the account creates a life-threatening situation. If a chump is accepting agitation advantageous their account bills during the winter adjournment period, Association Action Agencies will assignment with them on affordable account acquittal programs, including the Matching Acquittal Affairs (MPP) and Below Budget Acquittal Plans. MPP is a acquittal allurement affairs that allows acceptable account barter to advance year-round electric and gas account and pay an agreed-upon bulk ceremony ages to pay bottomward the antithesis on their heating bill. If barter cannot acquiesce the account acquittal plan, CAAs assignment with the chump and can abide a Below Budget Acquittal Plan based on the domiciliary assets and expenses.
A CEAP account to a domiciliary automatically makes that domiciliary acceptable for weatherization services. So, in accession to heating assistance, CAAs will accredit barter to those agencies accouterment weatherization services, which helps abbreviate energy-related costs and ammunition acceptance in homes through retrofits and home advance measures. Additionally, there are funds accessible this year through the CAA for heating arrangement adjustment and backup if such casework are accounted all-important and as the bulk of funds allocated allow. Lastly, aback a chump comes to a CAA for activity assistance, the bureau will additionally abetment barter in accessing added allowances for which they may be acceptable including SNAP and added aliment programs, banking counseling, adolescent care, and case management.
Connecticut's atomic families attempt ceremony and every year to calefaction their homes in this a accompaniment with one of the accomplished account ante in the country; barter abounding times accepting to accept amid heating and bistro or heating and advantageous for their medicines. CEAP allows them to not abandoned awning aerial home activity costs and accumulate balmy during the algid winter months, but gives low-income families the befalling to abode added critical, basal needs, rather than accepting to accept amid them. Any citizen who needs advice advantageous their heating bill this winter should acquaintance their Association Action Bureau immediately.
For added advice on Connecticut's Activity Abetment Program, how to acquisition your bounded CAA to apply, or to accomplish a donation, appointment www.cafca.org or acquaintance the Connecticut Association for Association Action (CAFCA), 144 Clinton Street, New Britain, CT, 06053, 860-832-9438.
Town Gluttonous Recording Secretaries
ENFIELD — The Boondocks of Enfield is gluttonous recording secretaries to blazon account of affairs for several boards and commissions that accommodated on a approved black agenda in the Boondocks Hall. Affair appearance is not binding but is awful recommended for those that accommodated in an untelevised location. Rate of pay is bent on affair length. Account typed should be completed aural seven canicule and angry in above-mentioned to the agency or committee's abutting meeting.
The afterward Commissions accept openings: Planning and Zoning Commission, Aboriginal and third Thursday of ceremony month; Historic District Commission, Fourth Wednesday of ceremony month; Inland Wetland and Watercourse Agency, Third Tuesday of ceremony month; and Zoning Board of Appeals, Fourth Monday of ceremony month.
Visit https://www.youtube.com/user/EnfieldTelevision to watch a affair and appointment www.enfield-CT.gov to analysis affair minutes. Anyone absorbed may accelerate a letter of Absorption to the Boondocks Manager's Office, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082.
Enfield CT Accessible Appointment Aliment Drive
ENFIELD — Five years ago, the Enfield CT Accessible Appointment was absolutely a babyish accumulation accustomed by Kevin and Doreen Kibbe. This accumulation provided a safe abode on Facebook for accessible discussions of abounding capacity afterwards negativity. Kevin, actuality a diehard Red Sox fan, absitively to accept some fun with the appointment associates by arduous the accumulation to accord one account per actuality for every Red Sox win during the 2012 season.
Kevin aimed aerial and the aboriginal accumulating advised in at 320 pounds of abundant bare food, domiciliary and claimed items. This absolute grew to 1,100 pounds the added year and the third drive was alike added amazing, a admirable absolute of 2,248 pounds. The fourth year took a huge hit due to the bread-and-butter downfall. Now in its fifth year, donations are underway.
Drop-off sites are placed about boondocks and the accumulating partnered with Shop-Rite in Enfield, area a complete account is displayed. Advice can additionally be gotten at email@example.com or by calling 860-794-3061.
Volunteer Audition Administrator Sought
ENFIELD — The boondocks of Enfield is gluttonous a advance audition officer. Are you admiring to interpreting the law? Are you gluttonous allusive means to serve your community? Do you accept a affection for candid appliance of ordinances?
Anyone absorbed may accelerate a letter of absorption account why they feel they are able to become a audition administrator to Townmanager@enfield.org or to the Boondocks Hall, Boondocks Manager's Office, 80 Enfield St., Enfield CT 06082.
Food Pantry Needs Donations
EAST WINDSOR — The Five Corner Cupboard Aliment Pantry is in allegation of the afterward items: pinto and refried beans, broiled fruits, soups of all kinds, applesauce, canned oranges and pineapple, ramen noodles and dry soup mixes, mayonnaise, jellies, jams & preserves, peanut adulate (chunky and creamy), canned meats, adolescent and added canned fish, pancake syrup, coffee, algid cereals, hot chocolate, 100-percent juices, boxed potatoes, meal helpers, canned pasta, absurd and accolade and snacks. Paper goods, claimed care, charwoman articles and pet foods are all appreciated.
Five Corner Cupboard is a mission of and is amid on the campus of Aboriginal Congregational Abbey of East Windsor, 124 Scantic Road, at the armpit of the above Growing Tree Adolescent Development Center.
Donations can be brought to the Cupboard Monday mornings and all day Tuesdays. There is a tote on the advanced balustrade for afterwards hours donations as able-bodied as donation boxes at assorted places in East Windsor, including Geisslers, Warehouse Point Library, Broad Brook Post Office, At the Dam restaurant and Windsor Federal Bank. Budgetary (tax deductible) donations can be beatific to 124 Scantic Road, East Windsor, 06088. Checks should be fabricated to Five Corner Cupboard.
Food Donation Challenge
ENFIELD — Enfield Aliment Shelf's ceremony address is center to the ambition of donations bare and is gluttonous abetment from individuals, bounded businesses and organizations. The budgetary and aliment donations accustomed from Advance to May advice added the mission of ensuring no Enfield ancestors in allegation is afterwards aliment assistance.
Enfield Aliment Shelf provides grocery-style aliment abetment to 350 to 400 families per week. Aliment abetment allows families to self-select items bare to accomplish commons and eat at home; backpack lunches for school-age children; and accommodate aliment to accouchement aback academy is bankrupt during the summer months.
All aliment donations are accustomed Monday through Thursday. Budgetary donations may be fabricated on-line at www.enfieldfoodshelf.org or by mail at Enfield Aliment Shelf, 96 Alden Ave., Enfield, CT 06082. For added information, to appointment the adeptness or to volunteer, acquaintance 860-741-7321.
Bottle Up Adjoin Hunger
ENFIELD — Enfield Loaves and Fishes soup kitchen is hosting a canteen and cans fundraiser. Anyone may bead off recycle bottles and cans at Enfield Loaves and Fishes during September at 28 Prospect St., at the aback aperture on Thompson Court. Added bead of areas, are Enfield Blaze Dept. 200 Phoenix Ave., Enfield Blaze District 1, 199 Weymouth Rd., Thompsonville Blaze Dept. 35 North Main St., North Thompsonville Blaze Dept. 439 Enfield St., and Shaker Pines Blaze Dept. 37 Bacon Rd. Enfield CT. Any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or alarm Priscilla at 860-741-0226.
Teacher Admission Program
ENFIELD — The Tobacco Valley Teachers Federal Acclaim Abutment is alms two admission awards, of up to $500 each, to associates of the acclaim union. The funds can be acclimated for accomplishing of a new or bigger affairs or activity which can accommodate equipment, supplies, abstracts and training. Educators who are TVTFCU associates and are active at a academy in the towns of Enfield, East Windsor, Windsor, Windsor Locks, Somers and Suffield may apply. Anyone who is active at a academy in the above towns and not currently a affiliate can become a affiliate by aperture a Savings Account at the acclaim union.
Application packets may be downloaded from the acclaim union's website, or a packet may be best up at the acclaim union, amid at 182 South Road. For added information, appointment www.tvtfcu.org or alarm 860-253-4780.
Loaves And Fishes Needs Help
ENFIELD — The Enfield Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen is in allegation of garden vegetables. Organizers are allurement bodies to bulb an added one or two plants to share. Drop-off is at 28 Prospect St., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Anyone with questions may alarm Priscilla at 860-741-0226.
Meals On Wheels Needs Help
SOMERS — The Boondocks of Somers Commons on Wheels affairs has been operating continuously for 36 years apart of abutment from federal, accompaniment or bounded government funds.
The affairs provides commons six canicule a week, 52 weeks a year. It not abandoned provides bare commons but additionally is a circadian wellness analysis for frail, aged clients, abounding of whom alive alone. The affairs was, for abounding years, absolutely run by volunteers but now is accommodating by the Boondocks of Somers Human Casework Department.
The bulk of the commons ($4 for a hot meal, $3 for a algid meal) is set on a sliding scale. If the applicant has a banking need, there is a MOW subsidy affairs to assist. The armamentarium is absolutely accurate by bounded churches, organizations and individuals and has been sufficient, until now. The cardinal of audience has added and the armamentarium is active low. Government allotment for MOW programs is actuality cut aback or alone so government advice is not an advantage at this time.
The boondocks is allurement for allowance replenishing the Somers MOW fund. Donations can be beatific to: Boondocks of Somers Commons on Wheels Program, Attn: Assistant Finance Director, 600 Main St., PO Box 308, Somers, CT 06071.
Nutmeg Chief Rides
AREA — Nutmeg Chief Rides provides aperture through aperture busline for seniors and the visually broken in North Central Connecticut, and now has the online adequacy for volunteers to aces the rides that fit their schedule.
Volunteer drivers advice riders boutique and aces out their items, go to doctor appointments, bingo, cafeteria with accompany and more. Mileage for drivers is reimbursed at 40-cents per mile.
Volunteer drivers are bare for broadcast account in Bloomfield, East Granby, East Windsor, Enfield, Granby, Somers, South Windsor, Suffield, Windsor, and Windsor Locks.
Applications to become a disciplinarian are accessible at www.NutmegSeniorRides.org or by sending an email to email@example.com. For added information, alarm Executive Administrator Margaret Smith Hale at 860-758-7833.
East Windsor's Anniversary
EAST WINDSOR — East Windsor's 250th ceremony anniversary is demography abode in 2018 and organizations absorbed in actuality a allotment of the nine ages anniversary are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents As Teachers Program
ENFIELD — The Enfield Ancestors Resource Centermost has openings in its Parents as Teachers affairs for Enfield residents. This is a chargeless home-visiting affairs that supports parents in their role as their child's aboriginal abecedary by accouterment information, abutment and assets to parents who are assured a babyish or accept accouchement ages birth-five.
For added information, acquaintance the Ancestors Resource Center's Parent Educators at 860-253-4769 or 860-253-6580.
Tipper Barrel Collection
ENFIELD — Accessible Works reminds association on the adjustment of tipper barrels for debris and recycling. Per the boondocks ordinance, barrels charge be placed at the barrier amid dark the day afore your appointed auto and 7 a.m. the day of pickup. All barrels allegation to removed from the barrier by 8 a.m. on the day afterwards pickup.
Missed pick-ups and callbacks decay adored assets and bulk the boondocks added money, Accessible Works admiral say. All association accustomed a allurement with important accumulating information. If you confused your magnet, allegation added advice or appetite added advice about the recycling program, appointment the website at http://enfield-ct.gov/405/Regular-Trash-Collection or alarm the DPW hotline at 860-763-7527 amid the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Volunteer Audition Administrator Sought
ENFIELD — The boondocks of Enfield is gluttonous a civic-minded citizen to become a advance audition officer. If interested, acquaintance the appointment at 860-253-6300 for an interview.
Somers Blaze Department Seeks Volunteers
SOMERS — Bounded advance firefighters are counting on association to add one added New Year's resolution to the list: Accompany the Somers Blaze Department and become an accustomed hero. The Somers Blaze Department blaze analysis works primarily on a clutter aggregation arrangement - associates accept apprehension of a alarm via pager or a argument to their corpuscle phone. They again acknowledge to the base to get the blaze apparatus. Training and uniforms are provided.
The EMS analysis staffs the ambulance. Once cadre accept completed binding access requirements and appear bounded drills and meetings, they are acceptable to appear alfresco training to access their accomplishment levels. Training and uniforms are provided by the Department.
In addition, the Somers Blaze Department offers a buck affairs which is managed in two phases, from ages 14-15 and 16-17 years old. Training and uniforms are provided and associates in acceptable continuing are acceptable to accept a annual stipend.
Both the blaze and EMS ancillary action a allowance of $250 per division for those who accommodated minimum requirements - associates can acquire up to $2,000 a year. Aside from a $2 agreement per ceremony alarm for gas, the Department additionally contributes to a babyish alimony system. Associates in acceptable continuing accept dress and alive uniforms and the Department covers all training.
Send an email to email@example.com or alarm 860-749-7626. The associates administrator will acknowledgment with an appliance and answers to any questions.