The Kennedy Center’s 66th annual Awards Dinner and Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 20, at the Holiday Inn, 1070 Main Street, Bridgeport. The social hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner, annual meeting, and community, consumer and employer awards at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Empowerment: The Power of Your Voice.”
Gian-Carl Casa, the first president and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, will be the keynote speaker.
The Corporate VIP (Very Important Partner) award will be presented to Pullman & Comley LLC in recognition for ongoing support and commitment to the Kennedy Center and to the individuals with disabilities they serve. Tickets for the annual awards dinner are $50. Register online at thekennedycenterinc.org or call 203-365-8522, ext. 213.
Fire Company open house
Easton Volunteer Fire Company along with 60 volunteer fire departments throughout the state will celebrate the start of National Volunteer Week, April 23-29, by holding open houses on Sunday, April 23. The Easton Volunteer Fire Company will open the doors to its firehouse at 1 Center Road in Easton from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors to the fire house will be able to talk with volunteer firefighters about the work they do, explore fire apparatus and turnout gear, get a tour of the fire house, and fill out an application.
Lions Club marks 50 years
The Lions Club of Easton was chartered on April 19, 1967 and will celebrate with a dinner at Roberto’s Restaurant in Monroe on Tuesday, April 25, at 7 p.m. The Easton Lions Club meets twice a month for dinner on the second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Roberto’s. New members and guests are welcome. Interested Easton residents should contact membership chairman, Todd Bires, or any Easton Lions Club member.