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WEF Welcomes New Board Members

The Windsor Education Foundation would like to congratulate the following newly elected board members: Maureen Sullivan, Tricia Lee, Christina Hurley and Richard Knickerbocker and to thank the full board for their service including Maureen Parker (President), Heidi Sirota (VP), Ruth Jefferis (VP), Robin Myers (Treasurer) and Anita Mips (Secretary), Florence Barlow, Lori Hartmann, Paula Pierce, and George Zern.
 

WWII Veteran's Personal Reflections on Liberating Dachau

A greater Hartford synagogue invites the public to hear personal reflections about liberating Dachau concentration camp from Jewish war veteran and West Hartford resident Ben Cooper. Cooper’s presentation will be part of a special Selichot evening on Saturday, September 20 at 7:35 p.m. at congregation beth ahm on 362 Palisado Avenue (route 159) in Windsor. The evening also will include desserts, followed by a religious service.
 
Photo caption: Bruce showing the backpack's contents, to the ladies.

Windsor Woman's Club - Weekend Wheels Speaker

  The Windsor Woman’s Club’s club year began with pizza, socializing, and an informative talk by Bruce Buchan, a volunteer coordinator for the Weekend Wheels program. The volunteers who work with Bruce, fill backpacks every week, for those children in Windsor that qualify for the program. The packers do not know which children
 

Chili Cooks Sought To "Spice Up" Windsor

Local businesses, civic groups and creative cooks are encouraged to register now for this year’s chili challenge on the Windsor Town Green to determine who has the right “hot stuff.” This year’s Windsor Chamber of Commerce Chili Challenge is proudly sponsored by Windsor Federal Savings and scheduled for Saturday, October 11th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
 

Windsor Woman's Club - Post Mums Sale

The Windsor Woman’s Club’s annual mums’ sale was extremely successful; thank you to everyone that placed an order or made a purchase. Thanks also to those who helped set up and “man” the sale areas Friday and Saturday. Last but not least, a special thank you goes out to
 

5th Annual Farms-to-Fork Dinner

The 5th annual "Farms To Fork" fundraiser dinner for the Windsor Education Foundation will take place on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Northwest Park starting at 5:30 pm.  Enjoy a fresh-from-the-farm meal in support of Windsor Education Foundation's teacher grants.  This year's menu offers a delectable selection of foods enjoyed by our colonial ancestors, as researched by WEF board member, Chef George Zern, with the help of the experts at the Windsor Historical Society.
 

Windsor Woman's Club - October Speaker

On October 14, 2014, members of the Windsor Woman's Club will learn about the GFWC/CT state project for 2014-2016; Manes in Motions,a therapeutic riding center in Middletown, CT.    The club meeting begins at 6:30pm in the cafeteria at the L.P. Wilson Community Center on Matianuck Avenue.    Any and all new club members will be installed at this meeting.   The Windsor Woman’s Club is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. The GFWC, started in New York in 1890, is an organization dedicated to community improvement through volunteering.
  The club meets the second Tuesday of the month, except June,
 

GFWC Windsor Woman's Club - Fall Membership Open House

The GFWC Windsor Woman’s Club will hold a Membership Open House on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at the Windsor Public Library’s main branch, (323 Broad Street) from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Any woman interested in making new friends, learning new things and being involved in serving our community, is invited to attend.   Please call 860-219-1185 or 860-688-8444 for further information.   The GFWC Windsor Woman’s Club is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. GFWC (General Federation of
 

Sidewalk Sale Winner

Coleen Olson was the winner of this year's Windsor Chamber of Commerce & First Town Downtown Sidewalk Sale raffle. Each August the two non-profit organizations put together a town-wide Sidewalk Sale with local businesses. Shoppers can fill out one free raffle entry at each Sidewalk Sale location.  Coleen filled out the winning entry at Geissler's and won a $250 Geisslers Gift Card generously donated by Windsor Federal Savings.  Jane Garibay, Executive Director of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce presents Coleen Olson with her Gift Card.
 

GFWC Windsor Woman's Club - Annual Mums Sale

Last Chance this year, to purchase GFWC Windsor Woman’s Club Mums!   The GFWC Windsor Woman’s Club is part of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. The GFWC, started in New York in 1890, is an organization dedicated to community improvement through volunteering.   We will be on the town green, selling our Flower Power mums,
 

Blue Lobster Festival a great success!

On Saturday, Augst 16, the Washington Lodge #70 A. F. & A. M. organized a Blue Lobster Festival to benefit the group's many charities. The event was very successful, and hundreds of Windsorites and their friends came to the green to taste the succulent lobster, and enjoy the bands that performed all day long.
 

Courtyard Hartford Windsor Adds Style And Sophistication

Travelers seeking the comforts of home combined with the beauty of a modern hotel are in luck. The Courtyard Hartford Windsor has just unveiled its reimagined guest rooms after a major renovation project breathed new life into the hotel near the University of Hartford. Guests will feel the difference the moment they step foot into one of the Windsor, CT, hotel’s modern rooms with tone-on-tone décor seamlessly incorporating subtle color accents to delineate sleeping and living areas. The sculptural design of the lounge-around sofa and comfy chairs add to the aesthetic that lacks the clutter of traditional artwork. New lighting enhances the architecture and design of each room.
 

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