Hawk fashion returns to high school

Fairfield Ludlowe High School will host its Falcon Fashion fundraiser, formerly called “Project Runway,” at 1 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium at 785 Unquowa Road.

Tickets are $10 in advance for adults or $15 at the door and $5 in advance for students or $10 at the door.

Buy your tickets online at https://fairfieldludlowepta.membershiptoolkit.com/store/8507.

The show is the largest fundraiser for the Fairfield Ludlowe High School Parent Teacher Association and benefits both PTA events and upper class activities.


More than 80 seniors, faculty and staff will take part in the show, modeling fashion items from local stores.

Organizers are delighted to bring back the fundraising event after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Principal Greg Hatzis will lead the event and the school’s a capella group, Close Harmony, will perform.

There will also be raffle baskets containing local items and gift cards.

Fairfield Warde will have a ball

The Fairfield Warde High School class of 2023 is having their prom on Saturday at Vazzano’s Four Seasons Banquet Hall.

The theme will be “An enchanted evening”.

Stop & Shop unveils new renovated store in Fairfield

Stop & Shop unveiled its renovated store at 763 Villa Ave. in Fairfield during a recent grand reopening.

Store features include: a new look, improved produce and bakery department, deli and take-out food options, including fresh sushi and flatbread pizza.

Customers who recently visited the revamped store also had the opportunity to enjoy free gifts, product samples or a slice of celebratory cake while shopping. There were also special activities and Mother’s Day giveaways while supplies lasted.

Visit https://stopandshop.com for more information.

Easton Memorial Day Parade is a go

The town of Easton has scheduled its Memorial Day Parade for May 30.

Participants must arrive at the Easton Fire Station by 9 a.m. that day, with a 9:30 a.m. departure.

The route will be the same as in previous years, following Center Road to City Hall at 225 Center Road.

There will also be a ceremony honoring those who have given their lives to defend the United States once all attendees have arrived. The focus of the 2022 ceremony is a tribute to Vietnam veterans.

The speaker will be Tony Unger, a Vietnam veteran who is also a former commander of the Charles L. Ruman Post 160 Easton American Legion. Rev. Amanda Ostrove of the Easton Congregational Church will deliver the opening invocation. Father George Coca of St. Dimitrie Orthodox Church will give the final blessing.

The ceremony will also include remarks from distinguished guests, a flag raising and a rifle salute.

Members of Post 160 will then travel to two Easton cemeteries to perform short honor ceremonies. Members of the public will also be welcome.

Contact Commander Don Rodgerson at 203 209-1402, or email [email protected] Post 160 also has a website, www.eastonamericanlegion.org.

Choir program to organize auditions for children

The Fairfield County Children’s Choir is holding auditions for the 2022 performance season. Auditions are held in May and June, but fill up quickly. Anyone interested should contact the program as soon as possible.

The Community Choral Program has four choirs for youth in grades 4 through 12.

The program provides musical training and the opportunity to perform in the community and around the world.

Auditions are by appointment only. Email [email protected]g for audition slots.

Visit singfccc.org, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram for more information about the choir, auditions, or to hear choir members sing.

Senior Pet Program Expands to Fairfield

Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary recently expanded its Senior Paw Project to support owners of older pets in the towns of Fairfield, Wilton, Norwalk, Bethel, Greenwich, Danbury, Sherman, Brookfield, Newtown, Sandy Hook and Monroe.

This program, which now serves 24 cities, meets the critical and growing needs of aging Americans who are unable to keep or care for their dogs or cats.

The Senior Paw Project provides pet food, veterinary assistance, and foster/respite care to senior pet owners who are struggling to keep or care for their pets. The Senior Paw Project is a referral-based program, in partnership with municipal housing authorities, non-profit senior housing providers, food pantries and veterinarians.

Over the past three years, the program has provided ongoing support for over 300 older adult pets and over 325,000 pet food meals.

Jennifer Hubbard, executive director of the sanctuary, is impressed with the impact of these services in the state and looks forward to reaching other cities like Fairfield.

For many senior pet owners living on a fixed income, the financial needs of four-legged family members can add to emotional and physical stress for both owners and pets. Often, these animals end up in shelters across the country, adding to the nearly 7 million animals abandoned each year. By removing the economic barriers to owning a dog or cat, the Senior Paw Project prevents new animals from entering shelters while keeping furry companions with their loving caregivers.

To learn more about the Senior Paw Project, visit cvhfoundation.org or email [email protected] for more information.

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