Posters on entrance doors to our local CVS
urging quitting smoking
1. CVS has dropped the sale of cigarettes from all their stores and began to promote in store health promotions such as flu tests, etc The sale of cigarettes generated tens of Millions of dollars in sales.
Hats off to the CVS stores.
2. Connecticut backs Pre-Kindergarten schooling. On May 5, 2014, Governor Malloy praised the Connecticut General Assembly on their passage of final legislation to establish the Office of Early Childhood. This is a major step in moving our state towards universal access to pre-kindergarten.
from the stamfordhospitalfoundation.org
5. Kudos to the Stamford Advocate which has just turned 185. The paper began as the Stamford Intelligencer in 1829 and closed down after a few months for lack of funds. It reopened as the Sentinel and has been publishing continuously since it first appeared on February 16, 1830.