1. celebrates their 158 birthday this week.
“There aren’t many people that have the opportunity to celebrate a 158th birthday,” President and CEO Michael Rauh said. “We’re all very excited about the event and looking forward to sharing this milestone with our customers. We’re just as focused today on doing what’s right for our customers and the communities we serve as our founders were back in 1854. A lot has changed in the world since then, but at Chelsea Groton we’re as committed to our core values as we ever were.”
Chelsea Groton Bank was established in 1854 in Mystic. Today, Chelsea Groton has 14 branches in southeastern Connecticut
2. Celebrate the Fourth of July with . Located in the , Cornerstone Playhouse will celebrate the Fourth with Dick Campo’s BIG band orchestra on July 3, 2012 at 4 p.m. The band features three saxophones, one trombone, one trumpet, keyboard, bass, drums and a female vocalist. In addition to the concert, a picnic box lunch will be served to all attendees. Tickets are $30.00
3. The honored several Mystic resident care professionals at their Annual Resident Service Awards Program. Mary Lynn Graham, LPN, at and Austin Mayer, R.A./C.N.A., at The Cottage at were honored as best resident care professionals in the state and honorable mentions went to Linda Ozga, program assistant, and Cindy Tuttle, resident care associate at Academy Point.
“Connecticut is fortunate to have so many caring and truly dedicated workers in all levels of the assisted living field,” said Christopher Carter, CALA president. “This is a great asset to the families in our state who rely on this level of care for their loved ones. CALA’s annual awards event celebrates the quality of life older adults enjoy in assisted living communities, thanks to the exceptional care provided by our award winners.”
4. The Second Continental Congress voted for independence from Great Britain on July 2, 1776. Representatives from New York abstained from the vote, which was otherwise unanimous.
5. Today's thought: "The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one." —Elbert Hubbard