Jessie Bennett

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MOMTOURAGE: Lessons Your Dog Can Teach You This Holiday Season

“Dogs seem to have an innate understanding of what life is really about, and when I looked back and realized what I had learned from Spencer, it was apparent to me that they were valuable rules to live by and worthy of sharing.” – Lauren Hagerty, Momtourage Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: PTAC Essence Awards Ceremony Recognizes Countless Hours of Volunteering

On Thursday morning 11 recipients of this year’s PTAC Essence Awards were honored at Havemeyer. In attendance were interim Superintendent Ralph Mayo, GHS interim headmaster Rick Piotrowski and Executive Director oft he Greenwich Alliance for Education Julie Faryniarz. The Essence Awards were created to pay homage to some of the district’s most valued volunteers. “No one who is present here today does their PTA work for selfish reasons or bragging rights,” said Essence Award Committee co-chair Kara Mendelsohn, who said recipients were chosen for theirĀ  selflessness, ongoing involvement, and willingness to be team members and motivators. The recipients also exemplify the PTA values of collaboration, commitment, respect and integrity. Continue Reading →

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