Monthly Archives: November 2015

Valley Council 2015 Annual Meeting

The Valley Council for Health and Human Services held its Annual Breakfast Meeting & Community Awards Presentation Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at the Brownson Country Club, Shelton, CT

Alice graphicRichardPorth, President of United way of Connecticut gave an update on the A.L.I.C.E. Report and introduced Maura Cook of United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut who lead an interactive simulation about life as A.L.I.C.E. entitled “Making Choices”

An exercise that helps individuals relate to what it is like to be “A.L.I.C.E. Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed, represents the men and women in Connecticut who work hard but who aren’t sure if they will be able to make ends meet.

v_logoCouncil Chair, Diane Stroman thanked all those who helped support the Valley Council through sponsorships, donations and volunteer work.The breakfast meeting and awards presentation was sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation.

Annl-Meet-2015-001Diane Stroman & Co Chair Patricia Tarasovich, presented awards honoring Masters Table Community Meals, Harry Burlakoff, and Nick Gentile. Click here to read about our winners.

Jimmy Tickey, Campain Manager for Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro, representing the Third District of CT.  recognized the award receipients  and presented them with a special citation.