Then and now pg 2 8-16-18



Then
In 2008 the farmer's market pavilion on Kennedy Drive in Putnam only existed on paper. Putnam Town Crier file photos.

& Now
This is how the farmer's market building looks today.

Honored pg 5 8-16-18


Honored
BEVERLY, Mass. — Two local students were named to the Endicott College dean’s list students for the spring: Julia Gilloran of Pomfret Center, senior, liberal studies/education, daughter of James Gilloran and Elizabeth Gilloran;  Cassidy Thorpe of Woodstock, freshman, psychology, daughter of Jeffrey Thorpe and Jennifer Thorpe.
 

Honored pg 6 8-16-18


Honored
DAYVILLE — Vicki Ericson from Brooklyn was named Westview Health Care Center’s Employee of the Month for July. She has been employed at Westview since February 2014 as the facility’s assistant director of Therapeutic Recreation.
Ericson is a 2003 graduate of ECSU where she double majored in psychology and education. She most recently received her Therapeutic Recreation certification at Manchester Community College in 2016.
When she isn’t entirely consumed with being the best sports mom possible to her two sons, Brady (11) and Colin (7), she can be found happily spending time gardening or watching a Red Sox or a Patriots game. She also enjoys reading, cooking nonstop for her growing boys and, as anybody who knows her can attest, making others laugh.  “Vicki’s energetic disposition and her propensity for humor creates a revitalizing atmosphere that is paramount to the folks here at Westview,” said David T. Panteleakos, administrator. “Vicki lights up a room with her infectious enthusiasm for the well-being and comfort of our residents and patients and we are extremely proud to award her with this accolade.” “I am fortunate to work with some of the best caregivers in the business,” said Ericson. “So to be chosen as Employee of the Month is quite an honor to say the least. I can only hope that my role at Westview touches the lives of all those I care for as much as they have blessed mine."
Doing what I do is truly that which I was meant to do, and I’m humbled to receive this acknowledgment.”

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events pg 5 8-16-18



Events planned
POMFRET — The Pomfret Recreation department is planning several events. You do not need to live in Pomfret to participate in most Town Rec. programs.
Questions: 860-974-1423 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Positively Pomfret Day: Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual event is held at the town Recreation Park on Rt. 97 in Pomfret. The day consists of a live band, many inflatable rides, games, food booths, crafters, demonstrations, several contests and much more. Vendors sought: Visit www.pomfretct.gov/recreation for a form.
Cooking Class:  Learn how to make a Noodle Bowl with either Chicken, Beef or Tofu Sate. 10:30 a.m. Sept. 29 at the Senior Center in Pomfret.  Fee: $10 per person.
Cooking Class:  Learn how to make Won Ton Soup! 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at the Pomfret Senior Center. Fee:  $10 per person.
 

Donation pg 6 8-16-18


Donation
John Miller, left, president of the Putnam Rotary Club, thanks Rotarians Richard and Kathy Naumann of the Inn at Woodstock Hill, for the $3,000 donation to the Putnam Rotary Club. Each year the Inn at Woodstock Hill donates a portion of funds raised by its annual Lobster Fest. Linda Lemmon photo.

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