The Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home in Fairfield recently held a yoga event on Jennings Beach with instructor Elaina Weiser in aid of the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Center in Bridgeport.
The Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home employees were able to raise money to donate to the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Center and support the mission of educating and treating breast cancer patients in the community.
The Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home was established in 1952, has been awarded the National Funeral Director Association Pursuit of Excellence Award ten times and has been a member of the Hall of Excellence. The awards are earned through dedicated service to the community and families of Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in which an undisclosed amount of money was donated.
Trinity Church Hosting’Children at war: An event to remember’
The Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport will hold its annual Veterans Day Remembrance event on November 14 at 5pm, featuring a multicultural event honoring the role children have played in wars from World War I to today.
The event is titled, “Children at War: An Event to Remember:” and features accounts from around the world with historical sound effects, lights, and memoirs.
The event will also shed light on past sacrifices and lessons for today.
Educational stories about the real lives of children caught in the throes of war, events such as the London explosion, the French Resistance, the Hitler Youth, the plight of Jewish children and contributions from American children who fooled recruiters to join the armed fighters. armed forces during World War II, will also be told.
The free event is open to all people regardless of their religious views and no church membership is required.
It will take 45 minutes. A reception will follow at the Parish Hall of Trinity Episcopal Church, at 651 Pequot Ave., on Center Street in Southport.
The event is designed to coincide each year with Veterans Day, which is celebrated on November 11 each year, in recognition of the signing of the Armistice, and the end of World War I, when all hostilities ceased at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.
Call Trinity Episcopal Church at 203-255-0454 with any questions.
According to information from the Church, more than 13 million children died in World War II alone.
Fairfield commemorates World Remembrance Day
The Fairfield Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee commemorates World Day of Remembrance for Victims of Traffic Violence in Fairfield’s Sherman Green, November 21 at 1:00 PM.
Committee members hope people can join them for an afternoon of reflection, tribute and advocacy, honoring the loved ones lost and the lives forever changed by traffic violence.
This will be the city’s first year to officially participate in the global event.
The event commemorates the millions of people who have been killed and seriously injured on the roads of the world, and recognizes the suffering of all affected victims, families and communities, according to information from the City of Fairfield. Millions are added every year.
The World Remembrance for Victims of Traffic Violence has become a resource for governments and all people concerned with accident prevention or responding to the aftermath of accidents as it provides an opportunity to demonstrate the magnitude and impact of road deaths and – injured, calls for an end to the response to road deaths and injuries, and calls for action to stop the problems.
On World Day of Remembrance for Victims of Traffic Violence, members of the Town of Fairfield Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee also pay tribute to emergency services, police and medical professionals who deal with the aftermath of road accidents.
The Fairfield Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee encourages safe walking and cycling as a way to enjoy the beauty of Fairfield.
Bruce S. Kershner Art Galley Reopens
The Bruce S. Kershner Art Gallery in the main library of the Fairfield Public Library has reopened. The current exhibit, “Behind the Scenes: Art by the Curators,” is on view through November 27 during regular library hours.
Regular library hours are 9am to 5pm, Mondays 9am to 7pm, Tuesdays 9am to 5pm on Wednesdays, 9am to 7pm on Thursdays, 9am to 5pm on Fridays, 1pm to 5pm 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m., according to fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.
The exhibition started on October 2. Bruce S. Kershner was director of the Fairfield Library.
The main location of the Fairfield Public Library is at 1080 Old Post Road in Fairfield.
Hole in One Fore Hunger Event Happens
Organized by the Fairfield Parks and Recreation Department, A Hole in One Fore Hunger takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Carl J. Dickman Par 3 Golf Course, 70 Old Road in Fairfield.
The event is for the non-profit organization Operation Hope. Non-perishable food donations will be collected.
Visit fairfieldct.org/fairfieldrecreation/ for more information.