Category Archives: AmeriCorps

Happy #Ameriday

Friday, October 16, 2015, was a memorable day across America. It was a day of pride and honor as 75,000 men and women raised their right hands and recited a pledge to “get things done for America—to make our people … Continue reading

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Norwalk Health & Wellness Fair on May 27th

Last Wednesday, May 27th, our Norwalk and Stamford staff hosted the first-ever Health & Wellness Fair at the Day Street clinic for families in the community. The event had representation from all disciplines – Behavioral Health, Medical, Dental, Nutrition and … Continue reading

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Remembering Our Soldiers on Memorial Day

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“Passing sweet hours, immortal and mystic hours with you dearest comrade – not a tear, not a word, Vigil of silence, love and death, vigil for you my son and my Soldier” – Walt Whitmam   Thousands gathered around Main … Continue reading

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Connecticut Mission of Mercy 2015, a look back on last weekend’s clinic

CT Mission of Mercy 2015:   by Julia Sisson Every year, dental care providers throughout Connecticut gather at the Mission of Mercy, a free clinic offering services to patients both insured and uninsured. The event is only two days long, but patients … Continue reading

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Service with Habitat for Humanity to finish Americorps Week!

For the fifth and final day of Americorps Week 2015, our group traveled to a construction site in New Haven to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven. 603 Sherman Parkway is Habitat for Humanity’s 11th build and … Continue reading

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The Third Day of AmeriCorps Week – Serving at Master’s Manna

During our week of service, the AmeriCorps members of the Community Health Center took some time to help both medical and non-medical services throughout the state. We spent time honing our less-used skills of light construction, furniture moving, and even … Continue reading

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The Second Day of AmeriCorps Week, Serving Meals in New London!

For the second day of AmeriCorps Week the CHC HealthCorps members and I took a trip down to shore where we spent the day to volunteering at the New London Community Meal Center. The Meal center was established in 1985 … Continue reading

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A Point In Time to Recognize the Homeless Population

On February 18th, myself and two other AmeriCorps members grabbed our flashlights, put on some extra layers, and stayed out late to participate in the annual Point in Time Count in New Britain. Point in Time, a national initiative from … Continue reading

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Introducing a 10th Americorps Member!

This week we are pleased to introduce Kelly Ann! She joined CHC as an Americorps member this fall and is serving with the Diabetic Retinopathy program, but also active in other Americorps projects including Recess Rocks. Read her introduction below: … Continue reading

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Give Kids a Smile Kick Off 2015

The American Dental Association began the Give Kids a Smile Day (GKAS) program in 2002 during the month of February, which is National Children’s Dental Health Movement. Beth Kilian the Program Manager of Mobile Dental Services stressed the Community Health … Continue reading

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