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Women and Diabetes Event, New Canaan Connecticut

https://womenanddiabetes.eventbrite.com

Join us and fellow women who deal with diabetes every day. We created this event to help women empower themselves and share how one can live one’s life as someone who has diabetes or is caring for someone with diabetes but is not defined by it.    


Our powerful and uplifting speakers for the day will be:

Karin Hehenberger, MD, Ph.D. Founder of Lyfebulb 

Diane Sheehan, APRN, Bridgeport Hospital

Liz Sacco – Creator of Diabetic Dabs and mother of child with diabetes

Stronger than Diabetes Panel speaking about Diabetes and Exercise

We will be serving a delicious catered lunch, participating in a GlucoseZone guided exercise session lead by Charles O’Connell, networking over cocktails, mocktails and cheese and everyone who attends will receive a free subscription to the GLUCOSEZONE app exercise guidance specifically designed for people with diabetes and a beautiful “Stronger Than Diabetes” T-shirt.

Wear comfortable exercise clothing and bring your glucometer. Water and snacks will be available throughout the day. 

Women & Diabetes by Fitscript is dedicated to building connections among supportive individuals and celebrating the drive that will reshape the future of diabetes. We hope you’ll join us. Register now!

WHEN

Sat, April 8, 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm

WHERE

Halo Studios,

45 Grove

St, New Canaan, CT 06840


The Role of Ergonomics on Workplace Musculoskeletal Conditions, a Community Education program

Join us for a FREE lecture!

What is ergonomics? How can it play a role in addressing the aches and pains I feel in my bones and muscles? A strong link has been found between workplace physical exposures and work-related musculoskeletal conditions.

Join us to learn how ergonomic principles can help reduce stress and prevent workplace injuries associated with the overuse of muscles, bad posture and repeated tasks.

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

WHERE: HSS Stamford Outpatient Center, 1 Blachley Road, Stamford, CT, 06902

SPEAKER:  Sarah Schlosser Giacalone, OTR/L, CHT,  Occupational Therapist, HSS Sports Rehab

Space is limited, register early!

To register or for more information, please contact Pamela Villagomez at 203.705.2956 or email at villagomezp@hss.edu.


CHT Preschool Spring Open House on March 23, 2017 at 10 am in Branson Hall, Christ & Holy Trinity Church, Church Lane, Westport, CT



Tapped

By 2030, the UN estimates two-thirds of the world will lack access to clean drinking water. Tapped illustrates the impact of the global water crisis on American and what we can do as individuals to enact change sooner rather than later. Thursday March 2 at 7PM watch the movie TAPPED with us, followed by an expert panel discussion. Panelists are Gail Lavielle, George Logan, Alicia Mozian and Isabelle Amlicke. This event is free. For Addition Information: Visit www.earthplace.org or call 203-557-4400




Join us for a FREE lecture on Nutrition for Healthy Bones

Nutrition plays a role in keeping our bones healthy at all stages of life.  We know how important Calcium and Vitamin D are, but are there other nutrients we should focus on as well?   Join us to learn about the fundamental elements of eating healthy to build and maintain healthy bones!

WHEN:  Wednesday, March8, 2017, 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

WHERE: HSS Stamford Outpatient Center, 1 Blachley Road, Stamford, CT, 06902

SPEAKER:  Dana Pitman, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist, Hospital for Special Surgery

Space is limited, register early! 
To register or for more information, please contact Pamela Villagomez at 203.705.2956 or email at villagomezp@hss.edu.


Last Week of the Curio Cottage Clearance Sale

This is the last week of the Curio Cottage Thrift Shop at the Westport Woman's Club, 44 Imperial Avenue, Westport is having a huge winter clearance sale. EVERYTHING IS HALF PRICE! New arrivals are continually coming. Check it out!

Hours are Monday, 1-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00-3:00 and Saturday, 11-3:00.


Join the Save the Children Fairfield Leadership Council for thier First Annual Fundraising Luncheon and Discussion on the Importance of Early Childhood Education in Rural America

Join the Save the Children Fairfield Leadership Council for their first annual fundraising luncheon and inspiring discussion on the Importance of Early Childhood Education in Rural America. 

Friday, March 31, 2017

12:00-2:00pm

Aspetuck Valley Country Club, Weston

Proceeds from this event will support Save the Children's mission to give every child the chance for a brighter future.




WESTPORT WOMAN’S CLUB ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR 2017 RUEGG GRANT

The Westport Woman’s Club announces that proposals are now being accepted for its annual $5,000 Ruegg Grant. Local non-profit organizations are invited to submit their grant requests for projects in a letter that will demonstrate making a continuing difference in our community.

This grant, established in 1995 by an endowment left to the club by former member Lea Ruegg, is given each year to deserving organizations in the arts, education endeavors, and health and safety-related areas. Past beneficiaries include Project Return, Earthplace, Wakeman Town Farm, and the Westport-Weston YMCA.
Community Groups with impactful and meaningful projects for this year should submit their proposal letters by February 28, 2017 to the Westport Woman’s Club Ruegg Grant Committee, 44 Imperial Avenue, Westport, CT 06880.
For further information, please contact Sarah Menchaca at sarahdmenchaca@gmail.com and visit westportwomansclub.org 

The Westport Woman’s Club celebrates their 110th Anniversary - 1907 - 2017


WWC Soliciting Applications for Adult Woman Scholarship Award

The Westport Woman's Club is offering a Schlolarship to an outstanding woman enrolled in a post-secondary educational program. The award will be based on financial need and applicant goals upon program completion. Applications are due by April 10, 2017. Additional information and an application are available on our website at www.westportwomansclub.org.  Please call the Westport Woman's Club at 203-227-4240 if you have any quesitons.

The Westport Woman's Club is a non-profit, philanthropic organization dedicated to volunteerism and the raising of funds in support of the charitable, educational, cultural and public health services in Westport and surrounding towns.


Sex in the Sea @ The Discovery Museum

Come hear a FREE presentation by Staples graduate Dr. Marah J. Hardt about her new book, Sex in the Sea. Dr. Hardt is the Director of Future of Fish, a nonprofit research institute located in Boulder, Colorado. Her new book, Sex in the Sea, explores “the staggering ways that life begets life beneath the waves.”

The presentation and book signing begins at 6 PM on Friday, February 10, at The Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. Refreshments will be available.

RSVP: 203-372-3521 x143 or cannon@discoverymuseum.org