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In This Issue
Be A VITA Volunteer
FTC's FREE Screenings
How to Help Sandy Hook
March for Change
Be a VITA Volunteer!

with Burroughs Community Center's Volunteer Income Tax Assitance Program

Click  here for more details!

Community Cinema Series!

Free monthly screenings of the award-winning PBS series, Independent Lens -  featuring cutting edge content on important social issues!

"Soul Food Junkies"
Jan 29th
6:30 Doors Open
7:00 Show


We hope this newsletter finds you safe, warm and enjoying your winter season!

In this edition, you will find information on how to help the Sandy Hook community, how to get involved in reasonable gun law changes, additional volunteer opportunities and new monthly free screenings of an award-winning PBS series at FTC!

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The tragedy in Newtown sparked a nation-wide and even global outpouring of compassion and support.
Now as the community moves forward, the best way to help them to heal is prayers, kind thoughts and, if desired, donations to funds that have been established.
  • Town of Newtown
  • First Responders
  • Affected Families
  • Memorial Funds
  • Funds in Memoriam
Here Is How You Can Make a Difference
  • Register your name at
  • March on February 14th 11am-1pm in Hartford
  • Encourage your agencies, friends, businesses, & family to join the movement
  • Be Vocal! Tell your legislators that you support a ban on military style weapons and ammunition
  • Attend the Public Hearings of the Gun Violence Task Force - 1/28 in Harford, 1/30 in Newtown
If you would like to arrange transportation for yourself, sign up for a bus seat by clicking here .
If financial assistance is needed, let the organizers know - All who want to join should!
Mentoring opportunities include, in person, via email, during school hours and/or on the weekends. 

As always, thanks for reading, sharing, and participating! 
 - Gen, Nina and Tanya