Letter: Supporting A Nonprofit With Your Retirement Account Is A Win-Win

by Michael Gulish | Letter to the Editor | Oct 23, 2018 11:53 am

In recent weeks there has been a local effort from the Valley Gives Back, a local planning initiative, encouraging people to name a nonprofit as a beneficiary on their retirement account. As a financial consultant for more than thirty years, I can say that this is a great way to both remember a charitable organization and save your heirs some taxes. But, make sure you understand how it works.

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Oct. 27 Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

by Press Release | Oct 23, 2018 11:05 am

After collecting a total of more than 9.9 million pounds (nearly 5,000 tons) of expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications during 15 previous events over the past eight years, the Drug Enforcement Administration expects to reach a total of 10 million pounds collected following the upcoming fall 2018 Take back event.

DEA and its national, tribal and community partners will hold the 16th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day across the country on Saturday, October 27. The service is free and anonymous.

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Calling All Singers!

by Press Release | Oct 9, 2018 8:58 am

Griffin Hospital is seeking singers of all skill levels to help bring a little holiday “soul” to the Naugatuck Valley this winter.

Coming off the success of last year’s Valley Soul Holiday Concert, Griffin Hospital is once again assembling a gospel choir of volunteer singers from throughout the Valley under the direction of Angela Clemmons, a professional singer for more than 35 years and director of the acclaimed “Shoreline Soul” performances in Madison.

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