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Entries for May 2019

Catholic Charities' 2019 Family Champions Honored at Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies Awards
Press Release New Haven, CT, May 23, 2019:  The Connecticut Council of Family Services Agencies (CCFSA) honored Dr. Steven M. Coan of Stonington, CT, and Ms. Kim Quinn of Griswold, CT as true champions for CT’s children and families at their annual award ceremony, May 22, 2019 at the New Haven Lawn Club in New Haven. Dr. Steven M. Coan received the 2019 Family Champion Award for his outstanding volunteer service to children and families as a Board Member of Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich, Inc. Ms. Kim Quinn received the 2019 Family Champion Award ...

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Catholic Charities Announces Employee of the Year 2019!
Susan Connelly, Employee of the Year 2019! Susan Connelly, Finance Director for Catholic Charities, was recently identified by her colleagues as 2019 Employee of the Year.  Ed Tessman, Executive Director, stated, “Susan’s many contributions and involvement in our program services made her an easy choice for her peers.  She embodies the work and goes above and beyond for those we serve.  I am grateful that she is part of the Catholic Charities’ team.”

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St. Agustine & St. John Ladies Guild Baby Shower & Tea to Benefit Catholic Charities
The St. Augustine’s Ladies Guild met on Sunday April 28th in the afternoon for tea and a baby shower.  A baby shower for the pregnant mothers and clients with young children of Catholic Charities. The guild met at St. Augustine in the Church Hall where Ed Tessman, Executive Director of Catholic Charities, thanked them for their help and support.  Not only did the guild present Ed with a table full of basic needs and essentials for any new mother, they presented Catholic Charities with a check for $500 to continue the good work that the Catholic Charities ...

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Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women help support Catholic Charities
WILLIMANTIC – The Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women gathered at St. Joseph Church in Willimantic Sunday April 28th in the afternoon for a luncheon and to present staff of Catholic Charities with items collected throughout the Diocese for their Annual Layette Program. Every year, through the Council’s Layette Program, the women of the council actively collect baby clothes, diapers, baby wipes, and blankets.  These items are presented to Catholic Charities at a luncheon.  Edward J. Tessman, Executive Director of Catholic Charities and Miriam ...

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