#Stratford CT-- The Stratford Library has announced that teen volunteers, Avanti Prabakaran, Grace Molina, Candice Northrup and Kaylyn Shoy have received The President's Volunteer Service Award from this past year. Molina, Northrup and Shoy received the Gold Award and Prabakaran received the Bronze.  In 2003, the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation founded the President’s Volunteer Service Award to recognize the important role of volunteers in America’s strength and national identity. This award honors individuals whose service positively impacts communities in every corner of the nation and inspires those around them to take action, too.

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Saving at the Supermarket

The Stratford Library has announced that it will host a virtual, live program about the spiraling costs of food shopping,  “Saving at the Supermarket!”,with guest speaker Jill Patterson, RDN,is scheduled for Tuesday, October 4 from 12-1 pm.  The program, available on the Library’s Zoom platform, is free and open to the public. Everyone is noticing and talking about skyrocketing grocery prices.  The Stratford Library’s informative and engaging workshop will explain strategies to slash grocery bills while eating nutritiously.  Get ready to feel energized with healthy nutrient rich foods and saving money!  Specific action strategies, interactive game questions and recipe resources will be included.  As a registered dietitian and nutrition expert, Jill Patterson also brings her background of menu planning on a budget for school…

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Stratford Health Department to Offer Flu and Covid-19 Vaccines. 

Stratford, Connecticut (September 20th, 2022) – The Stratford Health Department is hosting a series of vaccination clinics for Stratford residents in September and October. The clinics will be offered, by appointment only, at the Birdseye Municipal Complex, located at 468 Birdseye Street in Stratford.   Dates:  Wednesday, September 28th        3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Flu and Covid-19 shots) Wednesday, October 5th                10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Flu and Covid-19 shots) Wednesday, October 12th              3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Flu vaccine only).  This is a Minions-themed clinic so please bring your children for flu shots and free giveaways.  Wednesday, October 26th              3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Flu and Covid-19 shots)  The CDC urges every the public keep up-to-date with routine vaccinations. “Keeping up with vaccinations against these viruses is the best…

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