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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS American Cancer Society The Southern New England Region of the ACS serves all of Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven Counties from its office at 38 Richards Avenue, Norwalk CT 06854. ACS provides educational programs and information on cancer and cancer prevention; offers support services for persons who have cancer; and raises money for research and other programs relating to cancer. Call 203-563-0740; toll-free information line, 800-ACS-2345 (800-227-2345; 24 hours).

PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES of Western Connecticut

Specializing in Medical Care of

Specializing in Medical Care of Infants * Children * Adolescents

Infants * Children Adolescents

John E. Ertl, MD • Leon A. Baczeski, Jr. MD

David B. Gropper, MD • Bruce W. Cohen, MD

American Heart Association The American Heart Association has offices at 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford CT 06492. The group provides educational programs throughout the state, and supports nationwide programs of medical training and research, with the mission to reduce disability and death from heart disease and stroke. AHA is the nation’s largest nonprofit, voluntary health organization fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases. The association offers a memorial program for those who have died of heart disease and stroke. Call 203-303-3300, Dina Plapler, executive director, or 800-AHA-USA1, or visit www.americanheart.org. American Legion, The George A. Powell, Sr, Post 202 Commander, Billy Saren; adjutant, Boyd Saxton. The post meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm in Veterans Hall, 18 Tinkerfield Road. American Legion members are wartime veterans “getting involved” in people helping people, veterans working together for their country, community, youth programs, and veteran affairs. Legion Auxiliary Unit: President, Alice Saxton. American Red Cross, Connecticut Region Office is at 7 Parklawn Drive in Berkshire Corporate Park, Bethel CT 06801. Chairman, Patrick O’Donnell; CEO, Mario Bruno. This nonprofit organization relies on volunteers. It conducts blood drives in the area, including in Newtown at local businesses, churches, and Newtown High School. Other services include disaster relief, health, first aid, CPR, water safety, life guarding, HIV/AIDS education, service to military families, the Lifeline personal emergency response system, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), a motor vehicle donation program, and the Wheels transportation program. To make appointments to donate blood, to volunteer, or for information, call the Western Connecticut chapter office at 203-7928200 or visit www.ctredcross.org. The Animal Center Since 2004, The Animal Center has been rescuing, adopting, and spay/neutering as many homeless companion animals as its foster network can support in order to reduce the number of animals entering shelters. It is a no-kill, grassroots, volunteer-staffed rescue group (there is no shelter) that believes all animals deserve a second chance. In the past 11 years, thanks to the amazing support of the community, The Animal Center has saved the lives of more than 2,200 companion animals. The Animal Center is a 501(c)(3) publicly supported charity and relies heavily on the support of the public and volunteers. For more information, or to join their volunteer team, contact Monica Roberto at info@theanimalcenter.org or visit www.theanimalcenter.org. Ann’s Place In 2016, Ann’s Place celebrates 25 years of providing comfort and support to people and their loved ones living with cancer. Currently clinical social workers, facilitators, and wellness experts provide a wide range of services to more than 1,050 active clients. All services continue to be offered free of charge. Ann’s Place hosts an open house the first Thursday of every month, from 2 to 3:30 pm. For more information, call 203-790-6568 or visit www.annsplace.org. Ann’s Place is at 80 Saw Mill Road, Danbury. (continued on page 34)

Leon A. Baczeski, Jr. MD David B.P.A.-C Gropper, MD Andrea M. Fedor, Bruce W. Cohen, MD Hours: Monday-Friday 9am -5pm Rachel R.(Urgent Rothschild, MD Available Evenings & Weekends Care Only) Jamie L. Alon, MD Free Group Prenatals Leah A. Sterry, D.O. 203-744-1680 Aaron M. Slaiby, D.O. 41 Germantown Road, Danbury, CT Most MajorJosé Insurances F.Accepted Arraiano, P.A.-C. Andrea M. Fedor, P.A.-C

Rachel R. Rothschild, MD • Kevin F. Ferguson, MD Jamie L. Alon, MD • Jose F. Arraiano, P.A.-C.

Caring for the Children of Danbury and Surrounding Towns for Over 50 Years! We Would Like to Introduce Our Newest Pediatrician! Dr. Aaron M. Slaiby graduated from University of Connecticut and received his Medical Degree from The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, CT.

Dr. Slaiby is now accepting patients.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm Urgent Care Appointments Monday - Thursday Until 9 pm Weekends and Holidays 8 am - Noon Free Group Prenatals

203-744-1680

41 Germantown Road, Danbury, CT Most Major Insurances Accepted

www.pediatricassociatesct.com


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