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Thursday, November 20, 2014

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... including the Eastern Woodlands and Southwest, as well as answer questions. Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive, Greenwich. Family Day, Sunday, Nov. 23, 1 to 4 p.m. The Redhawk Dance Troupe will perform 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Suitable for ages 5 and up. ...

http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Pottery-puts-focus-on-native-traditions-5906905.php

Greenwich Catholic School Embarks on $2.5 Million Capital Campaign

Greenwich Catholic School has announced the kickoff of the Imagine capital campaign to raise $2.5 million to renovate and expand the Upper School building. Principal Patrice Kopas said the goal of the initiative - the first capital campaign in the school's 44-year history - is to renovate and expand GCS' Upper School building, which serves Grades 6 through 8. "The Upper School may look fine to the naked eye, but the truth is that with our positive enrollment numbers comes a burden: the need to create additional space," Kopas said in a statement.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwich-catholic-school-embarks-25-million-capital-campaign-0?

Connecticut Holiday House Tours

... for one-day only during house tours to benefit local organizations. Tours in the towns of Woodbury, Westport and Greenwich will offer a rare chance to see exceptional residences dressed in their holiday best. One of the most popular tours will mark ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/westport/connecticut-holiday-house-tours-0?

Pottery puts focus on native traditions

Dancers with the New York City-based Redhawk Native American Arts Council, such as the one pictured, will be at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 for Family Day activities that will celebrate Native American Heritage Month. Photo: Contributed Photo A black storage jar, which will be on display at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., from Nov. 22, 2014 to March 29, 2015, was created by Maria and Santana Martinez about 60 years ago.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Pottery-puts-focus-on-native-traditions-5906905.php

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There is always something on the line when the Staples and Greenwich football teams hook up on Thanksgiving morning. While there is nothing tangible at stake for the men from Westport, they would like nothing more than to dash the Cardinals' healthy Class LL playoff spots.

http://m.westport-news.com/sports/article/Staples-football-gearing-up-for-Greenwich-showdown-5906764.php

IRS Warns Greenwich Residents Of Phone Scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning residents of Fairfield County to beware of a new telephone scam demanding money or bank information from taxpayers. Scammers have been contacting taxpayers nationwide providing bogus badge numbers, fake names and are able to alter information on caller IDs.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/fairfield-county-residents-are-warned-taxpayer-phone-scam

Crafty Cos Cobber Creates A Lighthouse Island

A clever crocheted lighthouse made by a Greenwich woman is vying for the $1,500 grand prize in The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk's 13th annual "Festival of Lighthouses Contest," opening Nov. 22. "Lighthouse Island" by Margaret Phillips of Cos Cob is among the 24 creative handmade entries in the holiday display, which will be open daily through Jan. 19 in the popular Connecticut family attraction. The lighthouse contest works like a juried art show except that you and thousands of other Maritime Aquarium visitors are the jury.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/crafty-cos-cobber-creates-lighthouse-island-0?

Growing Greenwich's Culinary Landscape

... into "one of the top food destinations in Manhattan and the Hamptons," according to the company's website. The Greenwich location will be the first Connecticut operation for the company that has three stores in Manhattan and three in the Hamptons. ...

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/growing-greenwichs-culinary-landscape-0?

Ludlowe freshman Sarah Grinalds made a big splash

... event tying New Canaan's Katie Colwell during the during the FCIAC Girls High School Swimming Championship at Greenwich High School, Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Darien won the meet taking the championship over New Canaan, the second ...

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/highschool/article/Ludlowe-freshman-Sarah-Grinalds-made-a-big-splash-5906733.php

Jesuits still have good chance to make CIAC playoffs

... at Ken Strong Stadium on Thanksgiving morning -- Prep sits in the No. 8 spot in the rankings, two points ahead of Greenwich in the latest CIAC computer rankings. "It seems like it," said Prep coach Tom Shea regarding the fact that the Jesuits hold ...

http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/highschool/article/Jesuits-still-have-good-chance-to-make-CIAC-5906729.php

It's FastPay's turn to get paid $15 million

... platform has raised $15 million from Oak HC/FT, marking the first financial technology investment from the Greenwich, Conn., firm's recently launched $500 million growth-equity fund. FastPay will use the money to expand the company, develop ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/news/2014/11/20/it-s-fastpay-s-turn-to-get-paid-15-million.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_2+%28Commercial+Banking+Industry+News%29

The Connecticut Giant Pumpkin Growers Club holds their annual Giant...

... County communities that ranked among the state's 10 safest -- including Darien, Wilton, Redding, New Canaan and Greenwich. "We've always fared well when it comes to safety, and I think it has a lot to do with the sense of community that we have and ...

http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Website-Ridgefield-ranks-highest-on-state-safety-5904582.php

Cecile F. Rubin, 85, Of Stamford

Rubin is survived by her daughters, Karen Elizabeth Rubin, of Greenwich and Faith Victoria Rubin, of Washington; sister, Janet Frankel Goldberg of Toronto; numerous cousins; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, James Elwood Rubin; daughter, Amy Helene Rubin; and brother, David Lewis Frankel.

http://stamford.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/cecile-f-rubin-85-stamford

Oasis Outsourcing acquired by private equity firm

... organization (PEO) in the country, agreed to be acquired by a private equity firm. Stone Point Capital, of Greenwich, Conn., didn't disclose the terms of its deal for the West Palm Beach-based company. Oasis Outsourcing was founded in 1996 as a ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2014/11/20/oasis-outsourcing-acquired-by-private-equity-firm.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_southflorida+%28South+Florida+Business+Journal%29

Oasis Outsourcing acquired by private equity firm

Oasis Outsourcing , the largest professional employer organization in the country, agreed to be acquired by a private equity firm. Stone Point Capital, of Greenwich, Conn., didn't disclose the terms of its deal for the West Palm Beach-based company.

http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2014/11/20/oasis-outsourcing-acquired-by-private-equity-firm.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_17+%28Human+Resources+Industry+News%29

Blind Greenwich Woman Says Uber Driver Left Her Stranded with Seeing-Eye Dog

Amy Dixon, with about 1 percent of her vision left in one eye, has struggled at times to get transportation from Darien, where she's worked, back to her home in Greenwich. She's taken the train, but it can be uncomfortable walking to and from train stations, in the cold and crossing downtown streets in both Darien and New Canaan.

http://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/blind-woman-says-uber-driver-leaves-her-stranded-seeing-eye-dog-0?

Blind Woman Says Uber Driver Leaves Her Stranded with Seeing-Eye Dog

Amy Dixon, with about 1 percent of her vision left in one eye, has struggled at times to get transportation from Darien, where she's worked, back to her home in Greenwich. She's taken the train, but it can be uncomfortable walking to and from train stations, in the cold and crossing downtown streets in both Darien and New Canaan.

http://patch.com/connecticut/darien/blind-woman-says-uber-driver-leaves-her-stranded-seeing-eye-dog-0?

Stone Point Capital to acquire Oasis Outsourcing

... About Stone Point Capital Stone Point Capital LLC is a financial services-focused private equity firm based in Greenwich, CT. The firm has raised six private equity funds-the Trident Funds-with aggregate committed capital of approximately $13 ...

https://www.pehub.com/2014/11/stone-point-capital-to-acquire-oasis-outsourcing/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+pehub%2Fblog+%28PE+HUB+Blog%29

Geoffrey Zakarian's My Perfect Pantry is Bringing Cooking Back to Basics

... to expand one of his existing concepts, The National, in the coming years. He has a new location on the books for Greenwich, Connecticut, and although he won't divulge specifics, the chef is planning on opening a third location somewhere in Florida ...

http://blogs.villagevoice.com/forkintheroad/2014/11/geoffrey_zakarian.php

Horace C. Walton, 96, Of Greenwich, Retired Personal Financial Consultant

... General Time, AMF, and King Industries. He retired as a personal financial consultant. He was a member of Greenwich Country Club and Dingletown Community Church. Walton is survived by his sister, Dona M. Greco of Palm Harbor, Fla.; many nieces and ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/horace-c-walton-96-greenwich-retired-personal-financial-consultant

Robert A. Callahan, 91, Of Greenwich, Founded Callahan Associates

... Company. In 1972 he founded Callahan Associates, a pulp and paper brokerage consulting business with offices at Greenwich Plaza and One Landmark Square in Stamford. He was a member at St. Michael the Archangel church. Callahan is survived by his ...

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/robert-callahan-91-greenwich-founded-callahan-associates

Equity director accused of date rape

a who was fired from his senior position at Tower Three Partners in Greenwich, Conn., a after the firm caught wind of his arrest - a brought the victim to his luxury a apartment at 60 W. 14th St., court papers state. "The defendant laid informant on ...

http://nypost.com/2014/11/20/equity-director-accused-of-date-rape/

Campaign contributions: Live together, vote together

... the mid-terms campaign, and three-quarters of the total went to Democrats. Conversely, the residents of wealthy Greenwich, Connecticut gave 14 times more per head than New Yorkers, with nearly two-thirds of their cash going to Republicans. Americans ...

http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21633962-cosy-political-leanings-city-residents-and-firms-employees-live-together-vote?fsrc=rss|ust

Marie Lynn Leo, 87, Longtime Resident Of Norwalk

Leo was born Feb. 17, 1927, in Greenwich, to Sylvio and Lucy DePaso Pitasi, and has lived in Norwalk for the past 46 years. She was the former owner of Professional Telephone Service in Stamford and also danced at the Arthur Murray Studio in Stamford for many years.

http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/marie-lynn-leo-87-longtime-resident-norwalk

Easton Girl Dances Role Of Snow Queen In 'Nutcracker'

The Greenwich Ballet Academy will perform the "Nutcracker" at the White Plains Performing Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6. The Greenwich Ballet Academy's entire cast is comprised of students, including performers from Stamford, Easton and Rye, N.Y. "The school's outstanding reputation has spread and now we have students commuting from far and wide to come to us," Marisol Rivera Thurman, president and chairman of the board for Greenwich Ballet Academy, said in a statement. "As enrollment surpassed 100 students this year we decided it was time to present our wonderful production of the 'Nutcracker' in a venue that is convenient for the broader community.

http://weston.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-ballet-academy-performs-nutcracker-white-plains

Bedford's Martha Stewart, MakerBot Team Up For 3D Printing

... Lemon Drop, Robin's Egg and Jadeite, are currently available at MakerBot Retail Stores in New York, Boston and Greenwich, Connecticut, and online at store.makerbot.com/pla-filament. The first Martha Stewart for MakerBot Digital Store collection, the ...

http://bedford.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/bedfords-martha-stewart-makerbot-team-3d-printing

Greenwich Hosts Gateway Gobbler Race On Thanksgiving Day

From Greenwich to Ridgefield, Fairfield County runners will have a chance to stretch their legs and burn off calories before their Thanksgiving meals. The first race of the week is a 5K in New Canaan on Sunday, Nov. 23. Races in Greenwich, Southport, Redding and Ridgefield on Thursday, Nov. 27, invite runners for a holiday jaunt before carving the turkey.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/runners-invited-step-fairfield-county-turkey-trots

Greenwich Academy's Luchsinger Gallery Claire Corey Exhibit Continues

GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich Academy's Luchsinger Gallery exhibit featuring the works of Brooklyn-based artist Claire Corey continues until Dec. 2. Corey is known for blending graphic design software and traditional mediums.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-academy-s-luchsinger-gallery-claire-corey-exhibit-continues

Greenwich Ballet Academy Performs 'Nutcracker' In White Plains

The Greenwich Ballet Academy will perform the "Nutcracker" at the White Plains Performing Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6. The Greenwich Ballet Academy's entire cast is comprised of students, including performers from Stamford, Easton and Rye, N.Y. "The school's outstanding reputation has spread and now we have students commuting from far and wide to come to us," Marisol Rivera Thurman, president and chairman of the board for Greenwich Ballet Academy, said in a statement. "As enrollment surpassed 100 students this year we decided it was time to present our wonderful production of the 'Nutcracker' in a venue that is convenient for the broader community.

http://portchester.dailyvoice.com/neighbors/greenwich-ballet-academy-performs-nutcracker-white-plains

Greenwich's Bruce Museum Displays Native American Pottery Collection

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich will display its collection of Native American pottery, including pieces created by the legendary potter Maria Martinez and her family, starting Saturday, Nov. 22. The Native American Pottery show will explore the process of creating pottery, from the gathering of clay from the earth through careful firing of the final product. The highlight will be the stunning black-on-black vessels made by Martinez, often referred to as the matriarch of Native American pottery, and her family members from the San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico.

http://harrison.dailyvoice.com/events/greenwichs-bruce-museum-displays-native-american-pottery-collection

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