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SAVE THE DATE - FEBRUARY 11, 2020
Pulitzer Prize Winners Nicholas Kristof and
Sheryl WuDunn to Headline Titan Series Breakfast
On Tuesday, February 11 at 7:30 a.m., Family Centers welcomes New York Times columnists and Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as the latest speakers in its popular Titans Series. The event will be held at the Stamford Sheraton, located at 700 East Main Street.

The husband-and-wife duo were the first married couple to win a Pulitzer in journalism and have written a series of best-selling books together. Their latest book, Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope, will be released in early 2020.
Hearst Connecticut Media Announces Top Workplaces

Family Centers has been named a “Top Workplace” based on the results of an independent employee survey sponsored by Hearst Connecticut Media .

For the 7th time, the agency ranked among the top 50 employers in Western Connecticut.

The anonymous survey measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection. Employees were also asked to assess the organization’s values and leaders; how the organization communicates its goals; opportunities for training and progression; assessment of the workplace atmosphere and environment; quality of management; and pay and benefits.
Family First in Education Expands in New School Year

Family First in Education has expanded to accommodate an additional 20 students during the 2019-2020 school year. 

In its first three years, the program has consistently grown to meet the needs of Greenwich families qualifying for the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch program. This most recent expansion boosts the number families served to 80.

Family First in Education is a collaboration between Family Centers, the Greenwich YMCA, the Per and Astrid Heidenreich Family Foundation and Greenwich Public Schools aimed to overcome the Achievement Gap.

Both after school enrichment and family support are offered at no cost.
October is National Dental Hygiene Month

In order to maintain good dental health and avoid long-term issues, Family Centers Health Care urges all residents to visit a dentist twice each year.

Family Centers Health Care is currently accepting new dental patients. Staffed by licensed dentists and hygienists, Family Centers Health Care offers preventative and restorative services at its 111 Wilbur Peck Court location in Greenwich.

Family Centers Health Care serves all patients regardless of their ability to pay. Most insurance plans, including Medicaid and HUSKY, are accepted.

Call 203-717-1760 to schedule
an appointment.
Guidestar Awards Family Centers Platinum Seal of Transparency

 Family Centers has earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidestar , the world’s largest source of nonprofit information.

The Platinum Seal is Guidestar's highest recognition, and reassures donors that Family Centers maximizes each philanthropic dollar to its fullest potential. It also reinforces Family Centers' commitment to transparency.

In order to attain Platinum status, Family Centers added extensive information to its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile, including in-depth financial information, outcome data and strategic plans.