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Bernard Shaw

Community Advisor

Ben is a retired Supt of Recreation and Park, Chappaqua, N.Y. He now has many part time jobs and is an active volunteer at Weir Farm National Historic Site, Appalachian Service Project, CERTS Emergency Preparedness Program, Play for Purpose Hockey Fund Raiser, Founder's Hall Senior Center, and the Old Timer's Athletic Club in Ridgefield. Ben is also an avid bicyclist, rower, skier, and plays on several hockey teams, in the 70 and over division. With his wife, Darla, he travels to third world countries to do humanitarian work.

Bernard Shaw's Contributions

  1. Need To Read? Ridgefield Library Hosts Two Fall Book Sales

    Need To Read? Ridgefield Library Hosts Two Fall Book Sales

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — The Ridgefield Library will be abuzz with people coming out of the fall book sale with boxes and bags of items geared just for kids on Oct. 16, 17 and 18. The sale will take place on the lower library level at 472 Main St., Ridgefield. The special Children's Book Sale begins at 10 a.m. Friday, with admission costing $10 until noon, or free for Friends members. It ...

  2. Methodist Church In Ridgefield Plans Fall Clothing Sale

    Methodist Church In Ridgefield Plans Fall Clothing Sale

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Jesse Lee's Methodist Church in Ridgefield will holding its annual fall clothing sale Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will be held in the Martin's Hall part of the church on Main Street. The price of the gently used clothing ranges from $1 to $5.Proceeds will go toward causes supported by Jesse Lee's Methodist Church. 

  3. Ridgefield Historical Society Seeks New Volunteers

    Ridgefield Historical Society Seeks New Volunteers

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield Historical Society is looking for residents interested in discovering the roots of the town founded in 1709.Newcomers are encouraged to attend the society’s annual meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Scott House, 4 Sunset Lane, Ridgefield. The society is looking for those interested in working on the group’s numerous local projects. More information on ...

  4. Ridgefield Library Hosts Trip To Alice In Wonderland Exhibit

    Ridgefield Library Hosts Trip To Alice In Wonderland Exhibit

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield Library will host a trip Wednesday to the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City to see the Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland exhibit. The trip will depart Ridgefield Library at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are $40 and include a curator led tour of the exhibit and time to spend in the city. To purchase tickets, visit ridgefieldlibrary.org.

  5. Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Opens With Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony

    Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra Opens With Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra will open its season Saturday with Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony.Later on in the year, it will feature works by Mozart, Wagner, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mahler and more. The RSO is the largest classical orchestra in Fairfield County and is known as the best orchestra outside New York City, according to a press release.For tickets or ...

  6. Ridgefield Library Offering Theater Presentation On Early Stage Dementia

    Ridgefield Library Offering Theater Presentation On Early Stage Dementia

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield Library will host a program on early stage dementia on Sunday, Oct. 4."To Whom I May Concern" will feature Alzheimer's patients telling their stories using a reader's theater format. Living with the complexities of advanced Alzheimer’s and dementia-related illnesses is difficult for families. Dealing with the earliest stages of dementia ...

  7. Ridgefield Women's Club Hosts Open House, Welcomes Legislator

    Ridgefield Women's Club Hosts Open House, Welcomes Legislator

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn., -- The Ridgefield Women's Club will host an open house at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 for residents interested in becoming more involved in the community. Members of the club work in several areas of the community including arts, family enrichment, gardening and conservation, education, international outreach and public issues. Members choose the projects or events that reflect ...

  8. Ridgefield Republicans Have Meet And Greet

    Ridgefield Republicans Have Meet And Greet

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn., -- The Ridgefield Republican Party will host a Candidate Meet and Greet event Sunday for residents to discuss local concerns and meet the candidates.The event will be from 2-5 p.m. at the home of Nina and Andrew Bodner, 18 Ivy Hill Road.Local Republican candidates from the Board of Selectmen, Board of Finance, Board of Education, Planning and Zoning and Zoning Board ...

  9. Winner Repeats At Ridgefield's Annual Pumpkin Weigh-In

    Winner Repeats At Ridgefield's Annual Pumpkin Weigh-In

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Annual Ridgefield Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off held annually at Ballard Park attracted growers from around the state who showed off their giant gourds for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights. Everyone was trying to beat last year's winner Nicholas Huydic, a backyard grower from Fairfield, whose pumpkin weighed in at a 1,625.5 pounds. He even topped his ...

  10. Ridgefield's Prospector Theater Raises Money With Flea Market

    Ridgefield's Prospector Theater Raises Money With Flea Market

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Prospector Theater in Ridgefield had its first ever flea market Saturday to raise money for the theater. 

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