The Social Justice Newsletter:
On Tuesday January 22nd: Middlesex United Way Young Leaders Society "Learn With Leaders" with Dr. Pat Charles, hosted by Middletown Public Schools Central Office, 311 Hunting Hill Avenue, Middletown at 8-9:30 a.m. Dr. Pat Charles, superintendent of Middletown Public Schools, will discuss the characteristics she looks for in successful young leaders, followed by a Q&A session. A light breakfast will be served. To learn more, visit www.middlesexunitedway.org/YLS. Suggested donation of $5.
January 23th: Women's Networking Breakfast, hosted by the United Way Women’s Initiative Wednesday, 8-9 a.m. Water’s Edge Center for Health & Rehabilitation, 111 Church Street, Middletown. Please join them for a light breakfast, hear from a guest speaker, and connect with other women. At this month’s networking breakfast, you will hear from Kaitlyne McNamara, a champion of disability awareness and self-advocacy and a consumer at MARC: Community Resources. Learn more at www.middlesexunitedway.org/WI. Suggested donation of $5. All proceeds benefit the work of the Women’s Initiative. RSVP to United Way at (860) 346-8695
January, 29th: Middlesex United Way Annual Meeting: We hope you will join us so we can say 'thank you,' celebrate the year, and honor people and organizations who are doing something BIG for Middlesex County. Please join us as we honor: Wilfredo Nieves , Community Service Award, Joan Youngs, Community Leadership Award, Welles and Lillian Guilmartin, Tocqueville Society Philanthropy Award, Even Start Family Literacy program/Middletown Adult Education, Community Impact Award, Middlesex United Way is a locally based organization dedicated to strengthening lives, helping people, and improving community conditions in the fifteen towns in Middlesex County. The cost is $20 per person. Kindly RSVP by January 18 to www.middlesexunitedway.org/annualmeeting or (860) 346-8695. 8 a.m. Breakfast; 8:30 a.m. Program The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station, Haddam, CT
In Meriden January 17th: "Blessings of Laughter...Why Humor Is Good For The Body, Mind, and Soul" Join them on Thursday, January 17, as they begin the new year with the next series of the program, Thursdays at Ten. Dr. Thomas Finn, clinical psychologist on staff at the Franciscan Life Center, San Damiano Seminar Room 275 Finch Ave. Meriden, will explore the topic of humor and how it effects body, mind, and soul. Presentation begins at 10 a.m. in the San Damiano Seminar Room and is open and free to the public. Refreshments will be served.
January 19th: WINTER FEAST OF SAINT SEBASTIAN: St Sebastion Church of Middletown will heve the Unveiling of Statue, at 5:00 PM, Sunday, January 20th, 10:00 AM Solemn Feast Mass & The Story of St. Sebastian by First Communion Children. Sunday, January 27th , 2:00 PM Auction (Please bring food items & come join the festivities.) Sunday, January 27th, 5:00 PM Closing of Statue at Mass.
January 12th: Troop 16 Boy Scouts of America to host fundraiser in Middletown: Troop 16 of Boy Scouts of America will be putting on a ham dinner at the Third Congregational Church, Miner Street, on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. The dinner is sponsored by the PFS of the Third Church, to benefit the troop. Proceeds will be used to help those Scouts in need of camperships to go to Scout camp this summer, also to raise funds to send troop members to the National Jamboree in 2013. The cost of the dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 9 years old. Take-outs are available. Dinner menu is ham, scalloped potato, sweet potato, vegetable, rolls, ice cream and cookies. Members of troop will also be selling tickets, but walk-ins are welcome. In addition, the troops will be having Scout displays and a silent auction. For details, call Bob Olenick at (860) 347-4208
For these and other Events around our community visit: January's Social Justice Newsletter!