Fairfield's 375th Anniversary
April 26-27, 2014
Please join in celebrating Fairfield’s 375th anniversary with our historic town- wide food drive at Fairfield-Ludlowe H. S. the weekend of April 26 and 27.
Our efforts will stock the pantries of Fairfield’s Operation Hope, the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, the Thomas Merton House, which together feed hundreds of families in Fairfield and our neighboring communities each week, and A Project from the Heart which sends care packages to our troops fighting overseas.
Our churches, synagogues, clubs, our universities, public, private and parochial schools, as well as the business community will be conducting subsidiary drives, and will deliver their collections to Ludlowe that weekend.
You can help right now to SPREAD THE WORD by liking us on Facebook: “Fairfield 375 Food Drive”;
Visit our website: ffldfooddrive375.org;
VOLUNTEER through our sign up page at VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/bKzNPL, enter your email address, and sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. It’s that easy! Or work with your church, synagogue, club, school or business.
Contribute in advance through our website, with the added advantage that ShopRite and Stop and Shop will give our food banks at a 10% discount.
BRING your non-perishables to Ludlowe that weekend.
Town of Fairfield's 31st Annual Holocaust Commemoration
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
A thought provoking and educational evening of remembrance, with the key note delivered by Shiri B. Sandler, the granddaughter of a survivor who serves as the U.S. Director of the Auschwitz Jewish Center, a museum and study center in Auschwitz , Poland. In her capacity as U.S. Director of the Center, Shiri runs the Center’s American Service Academies Program a unique educational two-week program in which a select group of cadets and midshipmen from the United States military academies travel to Poland and face the reality of genocide along with the ethical and moral questions they may face as military officers.
There will be a short presentation by Ms. Sandler, musical selections by Fairfield County Children’s Choir and Fairfield Warde High School Ensemble, a candle lighting ceremony and a reception.
The event will be held at First Church Congregational, 148 Beach Road, Fairfield at 7:30pm.
Admission is free, contributions are welcomed,
100% to benefit The Auschwitz Jewish Center, Auschwitz, Poland
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