Stories

Circle of Care & Wilton Go Green Team Up for Community Shred Day on May 18

<p><strong>Circle of Care and Wilton Go Green are co-hosting a community shred day!</strong></p><p>Once tax season is over, start gathering all of your sensitive documents and bring them down to our shredding event. A secure shred truck will be on site for the event. Attendees will park and bring their items over to the shred truck where you can also learn more about Circle of Care and Wilton Go Green as well as enter a raffle!</p><p>Volunteers will be on hand for anyone who needs assistance.</p><p>Suggested donation of $20 per bag/box to support the work of Circle of Care and Wilton Go Green. Limit of 5 boxes per guest.</p><p>Location: 190 Old Ridgefield Road</p><p>Fairfield County Bank parking lot</p><p>Shred truck generously hosted by Fairfield County Bank and sponsored by John Schiaroli of William Pitt Sotheby’s.</p><p>Circle of Care is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting childhood cancer patients and their families for their entire experience, from day of diagnosis to wherever the journey leads. It vows to continue until no parent has to hear the words, “your child has cancer.”</p><p>To learn more about Circle of Care, visit the organization’s website: <a href="https://thecircleofcare.org" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://thecircleofcare.org/</a></p>

Read More
Fairfield County Bank Joins CT Bankers Association at Meet the Bankers Event 5/8

<p><span style="color: rgb(13, 13, 13); background-color: transparent;">Fairfield County Bank is excited to join the Connecticut Bankers Association's Meet the Bankers event on Wednesday, May 8 at CT State Community College in Bridgeport. The event will be attended by Mayor Ned Lamont and other esteemed guests.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(13, 13, 13); background-color: transparent;">Join Fairfield County Bank President Dan Berta, along with Walter Romero, AVP, Branch Manager of our Bridgeport office, and Paul Lutsky, VP, Commercial Lender, as they connect with bankers from across the state.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(13, 13, 13); background-color: transparent;">This free, in-person networking opportunity offers a chance to engage with numerous bankers and community lenders. Discover available bank products and financing options tailored for small businesses like yours. Don't miss this opportunity to introduce yourself to lenders and establish connections that can help your business thrive.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent;">Learn more and register:&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="https://members.ctbank.com/events/Details/meet-the-bankers-bridgeport-1049709?sourceTypeId=Website" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent;">https://members.ctbank.com/events/Details/meet-the-bankers-bridgeport-1049709?sourceTypeId=Website</a></p><p><br></p>

Read More
Southern Connecticut College Career Fair April 30 in Bridgeport

<p><a href="https://www.ctcollegefair.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85);">The Southern Connecticut College Career Fair</a>&nbsp;is Tuesday, April 30, 2024 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater in Bridgeport, CT. Head to&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ctcollegefair.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85);">CTCollegeFair.com</a>&nbsp;to get information on colleges, universities, and businesses attending from all over the U.S. and abroad.</p><p>Designed for high school students and their families, the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ctcollegefair.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85);">Southern Connecticut College &amp; Career Fair</a>&nbsp;is the largest college &amp; career fair in the area. Meet with over 175 colleges, universities, gap year programs, and businesses.</p><p>FREE event and open to all high school students.</p><p><em>For more information or questions, email&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:Andy.Alcosser@ConnoisseurCT.com" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(85, 85, 85);"><em>Andy.Alcosser@ConnoisseurCT.com</em></a></p>

Read More
Wilton Works Exhibit Opening and Panel Discussion on April 18

<p><strong>WLA/WHS Scholarly Series Special Event - Wilton Works: Exhibit Opening and Panel Discussion on Thursday, April 18 @6pm at Wilton Historical Society</strong></p><p>To conclude the 2024 Scholarly Series collaboration between Wilton Library and the Wilton Historical Society, the Society will host <a href="https://meoe7sn6.cc.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001dSeOrOOplS5Lf4w9DS7CQyozVy2S9WZr_6EKWFawqSIcW11a8KA8gR4MReTgycpDWBWPdJnG7Iyxz0Nx-8chjeO2VjQurD4vs6QFq3VnHHYF3oEPYU4eMEpO8PjWIihUAUqZsaQxpA-TKHfhphn-M7Ggu0aJdqY3cnuYKa5zF61WA319ucxH4MuZ8XxODxtDD6Ev9YgV1PJKvCwFr2gjIc7Q92wrnmLO&amp;c=06xuKLkrxtGCqLgYan4DYd7K_LNKYDLWni_K40wgzonxmdSi7jehIg==&amp;ch=APmsSg12LpJ5Lw0wtNA2nvzI3jqC-Nr-TGzb-rCDLr0spCIwl9MKUQ==" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(70, 126, 246);">a panel discussion&nbsp;</a> to celebrate the opening of the new exhibition "Wilton Works." The exhibition explores the evolving nature of the jobs and workers responsible for building and changing our town.</p><p>The panel of Chris Bishop, former IBM Corporate Internet Programs team member, Dr. Kathleen Lavorgna, Chair of Surgery at Norwalk Hospital, and Kevin Meehan, Program Director at Ambler Farm will be moderated by Wilton Historical Society Director and Wilton Works curator Nick Foster, and will discuss how three different professions have shifted over time - especially under the influence of rapidly advancing technology – and what impact that has on all of us for the future.</p><p>The Panel will be held at 6pm on Thursday, April 18th, with opening reception for "Wilton Works" to follow. Free and open to the public. No registration required.</p>

Read More
Minks to Sinks returns to Wilton May 4-6, donations accepted April 30-May 2

<p><span style="color: rgb(115, 115, 115);">Time to start cleaning out your closets, garages, crawl spaces and ever where else you store your "stuff!"&nbsp;Minks to Sinks is back in Wilton (</span>395 Danbury Road.</p><p><strong>Sale Dates</strong></p><p>Saturday, May 4 | 9am - 5pm</p><p>Sunday, May 5 | 12pm - 4pm</p><p>(Bargain Day - everything half off!)</p><p>Monday, May 6 | 9am - 11am</p><p>(Bargain Day - fill a bag for $10!)</p><p><strong>Consigning &amp; Donating</strong></p><p>Tuesday, April 30 | 10am - 2pm</p><p>Wednesday, May 1 | 10am - 2pm &amp; 4pm - 6:30pm</p><p>Thursday, May 2 | 10am - 2pm (Donations only)</p><p><span style="color: rgb(115, 115, 115);">Minks to Sinks raises funds to support the Family &amp; Children's Agency, Inc., a voluntary not-for-profit, non-sectarian family service agency based in Norwalk, CT.&nbsp;&nbsp;Since 1942 FCA has been offering help and hope to individuals and families dealing with life's transitions and crises.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(115, 115, 115);">Learn more </span><a href="https://www.familyandchildrensagency.org/minks-to-sinks" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.familyandchildrensagency.org/minks-to-sinks/</a></p>

Read More
Wilton Conservation Commission Hosts A Successful 2024 Townwide Clean Up Day

<p>The Wilton Conservation Commission held&nbsp;another&nbsp;successful Townwide Clean Up&nbsp;Day this past Saturday,&nbsp;April&nbsp;6, 2024&nbsp;with approximately 150hard working&nbsp;volunteers&nbsp;who&nbsp;collaborated to&nbsp;collect <a href="1.28" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">1.28</a> tons&nbsp;of&nbsp;litter(2,560&nbsp;pounds)&nbsp;along Wilton’s roads and the banks of the Norwalk River.</p><p>This year’s success was&nbsp;made&nbsp;possible with help from the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Wilton Kiwanis,&nbsp;the&nbsp;Riverbrook&nbsp;YMCA,&nbsp;Hope Church,&nbsp;Wilton High School, and many dedicated families and neighbors.&nbsp;Volunteers met at the gazebo on Saturday&nbsp;morning&nbsp;where the Conservation Commission handed out garbage bags and work gloves.&nbsp;Volunteers&nbsp;then&nbsp;spread out around town&nbsp;to pick up litter and to help make Wilton a more beautiful place.&nbsp;</p><p>To top off the event, the Commission raffled off gift certificates provided by Wilton Hardware&nbsp;and&nbsp;Wilton Kiwanis.&nbsp;The&nbsp;lucky volunteers won prizes that included&nbsp;gift cards to&nbsp;local businesses.&nbsp;Pinocchio’s Pizza again supported the event by offering free pizza for the participants, a welcome treat after a day of work.</p><p>The Conservation Commission would like to thank all of the hard-working volunteers who came out to participate in Townwide Clean Up Day!&nbsp;The&nbsp;hard work made an incredible impact in cleaning up the town but there is still more work to be done. The Commission is asking residents to take a garbage bag with them on their spring walks and pick up litter in their own neighborhoods. Free garbage bags, litter grabbers&nbsp;and work gloves are&nbsp;available&nbsp;at&nbsp;the&nbsp;Environmental Affairs&nbsp;Department&nbsp;at&nbsp;Wilton&nbsp;Town Hall Annex, 238 Danbury Road, Wilton.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>*Image courtesy Wilton Conservation Commission Facebook <a href="https://www.facebook.com/wiltonconservationcommission" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/wiltonconservationcommission</a></p>

Read More
Wilton Singers presents A Night at the Movies! Tickets on sale this Saturday!

<p class="ql-align-center"><em>You're invited to the Wilton Singers premiere of </em>A Night at the Movies</p><p class="ql-align-center">&nbsp;Friday &amp; Saturday</p><p class="ql-align-center">May 3rd &amp; 4th @ 8 p.m.</p><p class="ql-align-center"><strong>Tickets on Sale Saturday April 13th at 9 a.m.</strong></p><p class="ql-align-center">&nbsp;Featuring popular and award-winning songs from iconic Hollywood films such as <em>The Greatest Showman, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Slumdog Millionaire, Moulin Rouge</em>, plus pop favorites from <em>Pitch Perfect</em> and the new <em>Barbie</em> movie!</p><p class="ql-align-center">&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(97, 52, 1);">Click Here to Subscribe to the </span><a href="https://www.wiltonsingers.org/so/f5Ox8uvKA/c?w=1VgLjTdAFVOy46bFaf7-5bwDHk2sbDqbCkdeUQZy4DQ.eyJ1IjoiaHR0cHM6Ly93d3cud2lsdG9uc2luZ2Vycy5vcmcvc28vOGRPa0R6UnoxL2M_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" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(97, 52, 1);">Official Wilton Singers Calendar</a><strong style="color: rgb(97, 52, 1);">&nbsp;</strong></p><p class="ql-align-center">&nbsp;<em>Guests are encouraged to bring their own food and beverages to this "cabaret" style concert and we'll provide popcorn and candy to make your movie experience complete!&nbsp;</em></p><p class="ql-align-center">Tickets go on sale April 13th at 9 A.M. for $40 and can be purchased online only at&nbsp;<a href="https://www.wiltonsingers.org" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.wiltonsingers.org/</a></p><p class="ql-align-center">Doors open at 7:15 P.M. Concert begins at 8 P.M.</p><p class="ql-align-center"><em style="color: rgb(97, 53, 3);">Have you entered the Wilton Singers Sweepstakes?! </em>Follow us on Instagram and guess which songs we’ll be singing for a chance to win an AMC gift card!*</p>

Read More