Kennedy Center awards dinner and annual meeting to feature John D. Kemp, Esq., renowned global speaker

The Power of Purpose will be the focus of The Kennedy Center’s 68th annual awards dinner and annual meeting on Thursday, April 4, at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn. The social hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner, annual meeting, and awards at 7 p.m. John D. Kemp, Esq. of Long Island, a renowned global advocate, will be the … read more

Silk scarves — New community art workshop for adults

Adult artists of all abilities are welcome to come experience diverse workshops led by several Kennedy Center Expressive Arts Therapists and Facilitators and local Bridgeport artists. Silk scarves will be the focus of the next workshop taking place on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m-1 p.m. at the Maggie Daly Arts Cooperative (MDAC), 160 John St., Bridgeport. Due to the … read more

Open your home, change a life as a Community Companion Home provider

The Kennedy Center is accepting applications from individuals and families interested in becoming a Community Companion Home (CCH) licensee through the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS). CCH is a residential program connecting individuals with intellectual disabilities to families interested in opening their homes and their lives. The Kennedy Center matches licensees and individuals, based on lifestyle, preferences and needs. … read more

Schwartz named 2019 Barnum fest ringmaster

Martin D. Schwartz of Fairfield, the retired president and CEO of The Kennedy Center and a long-time community leader and advocate, has been announced as  the 71st ringmaster of The Barnum Festival, one of the region’s best-loved annual traditions. “We are happy to have Martin Schwartz as the 2019 Barnum Festival ringmaster,” said Armando Goncalves, market president of People’s United … read more