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Monday, April 16, 2018
As they have for decades, members of the Ridgefield Thrift Shop once again demonstrated their support of Housatonic Habitat for Humanity with a donation toward its affordable housing mission.  According to Mary Ellen Loncto, Ridgefield Thrift Shop’s President, “The Ridgefield Thrift Shop is thankful for Housatonic Habitat’s mission of building homes for qualified working families, which in turn ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
Friday, April 13, 2018
Housatonic Habitat for Humanity will celebrate Earth Day from April 17-21, with special events and 20%-25% savings on re-purposed household goods at its ReStore, at 51 Austin Street in Danbury.  Among the activities:A Realtor ‘Lunch and Learn’ session will be held Thursday focusing on ways to declutter a house before a sale. The speaker will be decluttering expert, Matt Baier, owner of Matt Baier ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, April 13, 2018
More than 20 students from Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) will participate in a “Western Day of Service” at Housatonic Habitat for Humanity on Friday, April 20 as part of an Earth Week celebration.  “Students will be coming by the bus-loads,” said Housatonic Habitat Executive Fran Normann, “to work on our two new Habitat homes in New Milford, and at our ReStore thrift warehouse.  It ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Welcome Wagon is back! One of the oldest and most recognized names throughout time is "Welcome Wagon" .  Danbury has had Welcome Wagon in the past, but the program never really had an opportunity to grow, until NOW! Welcome Wagon is one of the leading "support local" initiatives there is.  Local businesses who participate reach out to new movers through a process of "feel good" marketing pieces ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 09, 2018
Ridgefield resident Kent Rohrer was recently elected president of Housatonic Habitat for Humanity’s Board of Directors.  Rohrer, a former executive of IBM, joined the Housatonic Habitat organization in its construction operations and finance committee in 2013.  He currently manages the construction program in the 16 towns served by Housatonic Habitat for Humanity in the greater Danbury area.  He ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Friday, March 30, 2018
Housatonic Habitat for Humanity has raised more than $10,000 through the Cars for Homes donation program over the last year.  According to Executive Director Fran Normann, “Vehicle donations are another way for the community to building work-force housing for families in greater Danbury.”   Donations are tax deductible.   To ensure that donations support the local affiliate, designate Housatonic ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
DANBURY, (February 14, 2018) – The Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter J. Prunty as the CEO/President of the Chamber effective March 5, 2018.  In his role P.J. will provide leadership, vision, guidance and strategic direction to the Chamber. Additionally, he will lead the organization to its goals of championing business concerns and improving the ...read more
Categories: Chamber