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Fairfield Center Jewelers
Fine jewelry is a time honored gift that has marked special occasions and become the family heirloom that passes down the generations. Quality and style are the most important factors in choosing fine diamonds, gemstones and jewelry. Quality is also important when you're choosing a jeweler to educate and advise you.
At Fairfield Center Jewelers, we're proud to be members of the American Gem Society (AGS), the jewelry industry's watchdog organization insofar as ethics, integrity, and general business practices are concerned. The American Gem Society's membership roster includes only 3-4% of all the jewelers in America. We are a highly regarded group whose credentials are evaluated and tested every year. Each member store and individual is required to conduct themselves with the highest levels of professionalism, never misrepresenting their products or their gemological skills -- all to bring the highest levels of product quality, value and service to each customer experience.
We invite you to visit our store, experience our wide selection of the finest diamonds, gemstones, jewelry, timepieces and giftware from around the world. Our proudly displayed AGS logo is your assurance that you are dealing with experienced professionals and a store that is committed to ongoing improvement of product knowledge, consumer service of the highest caliber, and above all, integrity.
Fairfield Center Jewelers has deep roots in the greater Fairfield community dating back to 1933. Founded by Louis Sussman, the business has passed down to his sons Harvey and Jerome. Harvey still maintains a strong presence as the family tradition continues with his son, Robert Sussman, and Jerry's son-in-law, Howard Diamond. We are Fairfield's longest established family owned and operated jeweler. We are so very proud of our 79-year commitment to our customers and their families. We also pride ourselves on having the finest quality products at values that every member of our community would want to wear.
Our on-the-premises workshop allows us to better serve you in servicing your jewelry. Expert appraisal, remounting, sizing, stringing, watch repair and refurbishing complete our list of services. Knowing where your jewelry is while it's being repaired has been a long-time tradition here at Fairfield Center Jewelers. Please allow our workshop and qualified staff to create that special item for your occasion -- one that will surely become tomorrow's treasured family heirloom. Feel free to call us at 259-5693, or visit our web site: www.fairfieldcenterjewelers.com.
Fairfield Citizen
Roger Ludlow had it right, when in 1639, he settled what became the Connecticut Colony's fourth town and named it "Fairfield."
But while Ludlow never succeeded in his goal of creating a Greater Fairfield, he may have contributed something even more longlasting to the town: a bold, confident, entrepreneurial spirit and a dynamism that has extended into the 21st century, and upon which the Fairfield Citizen-News and its predecessors have reported for more than 130 years.
Today's Fairfield is a thriving economic, social, educational and cultural community whose influence resonates beyond southwestern Connecticut and continues to delight current residents and attract new ones.
Though itself only 33 years old, the Fairfield Citizen-News nonetheless can claim a journalistic heritage of serving this tradition-proud but forward-looking community for 135 years because, when in October 1970, resident Peter Ball launched the Fairfield Citizen and Chronicle, he linked his new paper's present and future to the Southport Chronicle. The Chronicle was founded in 1867, remained in print until 1901, was revived in 1947 and ran until 1952. When Ball began his own paper, he was given permission to add "Chronicle" to its name.
When B.V. Brooks purchased the Fairfield Citizen in 1973, he pledged that "it will continue as Fairfield's community newspaper," but only better and with "more comprehensive coverage of news, features, sports and all of the things always looked for in a community paper."
In 1974, the newspaper added "News" to its title and on Oct. 2, 1981, added a Friday edition. In 2000, MediaNews Group, the seventh largest newspaper publishing company in the United States, purchased the Fairfield Citizen-News and its sister papers.
Although the issues deemed important to a community change over time, and despite the presence of a daily and weekly newspaper that also serve the town, the Fairfield Citizen-News has remained the definitive voice of Fairfield, a fact that has been recognized by its readers and by its professional peers.
Much of the Fairfield Citizen-News' critical success -- the paper has received more than 130 awards in its existence -- is attributable to a dedicated and long-serving staff that is intimately attuned to events in the town.
Of the Fairfield Citizen-News' staff, Editor Patricia Hines has been at her post since November 1986, while Sports Editor Todd Burger has covered Fairfield since October 1987, and Managing Editor Rachel Sadlowski is in her eighth year with the paper. Living section editor Michele Herrmann has been with the newspaper since November 2000 and staff reporter Marc van der Pol since October 2000. Newcomers Alexis Harrison and Jessica Papini began their reporting jobs in fall 2002. The editorial staff is complemented by advertising representatives Pamela Clark, Maria Casale and Nancy Roberts.
As the Fairfield Citizen-News looks forward to another decade of serving Fairfield -- a service, which has also included sponsorship, promotion or direct involvement in charitable projects -- the newspaper continues to be guided by the mission statement first published in the Nov. 21, 1973, issue: "a voice for and of all citizens, all readers."
The Fairfield Citizen-News editorial office can be contacted by calling 255-4561 and advertising at 849-1600. Visit the Web site at www.fairfieldcitizen-news.com.
Fairfield University
Fairfield University is a Jesuit and Catholic University that was established in 1942 and is rooted in one of the world's oldest intellectual and spiritual traditions.  Fairfield prepares students for leadership and service in a constantly changing world through broad intellectual inquiry, the pursuit of social justice, and cultivation of the whole person: body, mind, and spirit.  Located in the coastal town of Fairfield, Connecticut, the university's 200-acre campus is just one hour outside New York City, in the heart of a region with the largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the nation.
Fairfield has a total of approximately 5,000 students, 3,880 undergraduates, and 1,120 graduate students.  Students represent 34 states and 44 countries and are enrolled in the University's five schools: College of Arts & Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Engineering, Charles F. Dolan School of Business, and Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions.  With a comprehensive core curriculum, over 40 undergraduate majors, 16 interdisciplinary minors, 41 graduate programs, 20 Division I athletic teams, and more than 80 student clubs and organizations, Fairfield offers a wide range of opportunities for research, internships, service, civic engagement, and personal enrichment.
A significant achievement for Fairfield University is that 63 graduates have been tapped as prestigious Fulbright scholars since 1993.  In addition to a four year honors program, five-year combined degree programs, and part-time study opportunities, Fairfield offers its own study abroad programs in seven different countries and is affiliated with more than 100 other study abroad programs in 40 countries around the globe.
When considering an applicant for admission, Fairfield looks at measures of academic achievement, students' curricular and extracurricular activities, their life skills and accomplishments, and the degree to which they have an appreciation for Fairfield's mission and outlook.  Students are challenged to be creative and active members of a community in which diversity is encouraged and honored.
Fairfield University has developed a unique educational model to ensure that students receive the motivating guidance they need to reach their fullest potential.  The integration of living and learning is at the heart of a Fairfield education.  Students learn what it means to be a fully engaged member of the campus community by participating in a living and learning community based on their interests.  Students have ample opportunities for vocational exploration when their studies begin to focus around the questions, "What really interests me? What do I really feel drawn to?"  Students are encouraged to explore civic engagement and their own role in the larger world, applying what has been learned and "giving back."  Finally, full integration of all learning opportunities begins to occur as they discern how they want to put their gifts and education to work in the world.
With an impressive 11:1 student to faculty ratio, Fairfield's faculty get to know their students as individuals and encourage them to develop and follow their passion through internships, research opportunities, and a course of study that deepens and expands their knowledge.  As a result of this holistic model of education and focus on career-oriented activities and internships, Fairfield University graduates have been highly successful in gaining admission to selective graduate schools, while others go on to achieving successful and satisfying careers.
Hudson Valley Bank
Hudson Valley Bank Brings Strong Community Banking to Fairfield
Hudson Valley Bank specializes in providing a full range of high quality financial services for businesses, professional service firms, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Operating under the "Total Commitment To Our Customers" philosophy has allowed us to grow to nearly 30 branches and over $2.5 billion in assets since first opening our doors in 1972.
Local ownership and management give Hudson Valley Bank the flexibility to tailor our services to the needs of customers and to make decisions quickly. The Bank prides itself on personal contact, responsiveness, innovative thinking and uncommon dedication to the banking needs of their customers.
For more than 35 years Hudson Valley Bank has developed long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with clients ranging from attorneys and law firms, municipalities, real estate developers, property managers, and construction companies to hospitals and religious institutions. From deposits and financing to trusts and leasing, Hudson Valley Bank has the products, services and resources to help businesses and individuals achieve their financial goals.
Fast Facts on HVB

    • A history of strength, safety and soundness. HVB regularly earns high marks for its financial strength and the highest regulatory classification for its capital position. The bank was never involved in any sub-prime lending or investments
    • Exceptional personal service, flexibility and responsiveness
    • Committed to remaining independent
    • Access to local decision makers
    • An expanding network of branches in Westchester, Rockland, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and Fairfield County, CT
    • Specializes in banking for businesses, professional services firms, not-for-profit organizations and individuals
    • A respected corporate citizen

 
For more information about Hudson Valley Bank, please stop by our full-service Fairfield office featuring a 24-hour ATM and drive up window located at:
2000 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
M–F 8:30 am–4:30 pm

203-274-8480
www.hudsonvalleybank.com
 
Infinite Web Designs, LLC
Infinite Web Designs, LLC, a full service web site and graphic design shop, understands that whether you're an established business owner or a newly self-employed entrepreneur, a web site — done right — is a marketing tool that can drive sales, grow your business and position your company above the competition.
Infinite Web Designs will make sure your business' web site, whether a new creation or a redesign, is done right by providing highly customized, cutting-edge and affordable web sites that are easy to navigate and utilize SEO strategies for higher search engine rankings by Google, Yahoo, Bing and AOL.
There are four components that the Infinite Web Designs team utilizes in developing or re-designing a web site:

    • Customized and eye-catching design
    • Professionally written copy
    • Ease of use for functionality
    • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

 
Each component works in concert with the others to give your business' web site the competitive edge. These four components also set Infinite Web Designs apart from our competitors.
Although Infinite Web Designs specializes in web site design and Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Infinite Web Designs is also a full service graphic design shop. Services provided by the Infinite Web Designs team — consisting of professional designers, copywriters, web programmers and optimization specialists — include:

    • Custom web site design
    • Web site redesign
    • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
    • Affordable web site hosting
    • Copy writing / content editing
    • Print media design
    • Logo design
    • Brand identity

 
Based in Fairfield, Connecticut, and founded by Amy DeLardi in 2001, Infinite Web Designs serves all of Fairfield County, New Haven County, Westchester County, New York and New Jersey.
Please visit Infinite Web Designs on the web at www.infinitewebdesigns.com or call 203-510-3134 for more information.
 
The Inn at Fairfield Beach
The Inn at Fairfield Beach (formerly known as The Seagrape), family owned and operated since 1995, offers a refreshing change from conventional hotel rooms, conveniently located by the beach.
Each newly renovated room has its own cable TV and kitchenette stocked with bottled water, muffins and juice along with a coffee maker for tea and coffee and its amenities. Some rooms have fireplaces or balconies, and each room has been individually decorated to reflect a different theme. Spacious, immaculate rooms, warm hospitality, attentive service and guest comfort are of the utmost importance to us.
The Inn at Fairfield Beach has fourteen delightful rooms, excellent for small groups, the business traveler, long-term specially discounted stays, families or individuals and has different types of accommodations to suit all special needs. Whether it be a two bedroom suite with two bathrooms and a common living room and dining area, a room with two queen size beds that accommodate four people, or a smaller suite with a balcony, living room, and separated bedroom, The Inn at Fairfield Beach wants to be your home away from home in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.
Our guests can enjoy in-house spa services, Wi-Fi internet connections, and a stroll on the beach where we have a convenient access. The Seagrape Café located right next door offers a full menu of delicious appetizers, over 30 beers from all over the world, a large wine list and specialty drinks. The enjoyable entrees include juicy steaks, fantastic ribs, burgers and lobsters to name a few. The Café is the perfect, casual spot for guests to please their palate. Room service to the Inn is also available.
Special event weekends, such as graduation or Parents Weekend at Fairfield and Sacred Heart universities, have filled our Inn for many years past and will continue to do so for many years to come. Weddings and bridal parties with out-of-town guests have been a large part of our small-group business because of our special, tranquil accommodations. Some small groups have chartered all fourteen rooms at special rates for corporate meetings or personal events.
Reunions and family parties at Penfield or the Burr Mansion have chosen the The Inn at Fairfield Beach because of our convenient location, and we are open 365 days a year. Military, AAA, AARP and national corporate discounts are now offered. The Inn has special package rates for different seasons, and the Fairfield County Visitors and Convention Bureau offers a 10% coupon. Call the reservation desk at 203-255-6808 for details.
The personal, attentive service from our friendly and enthusiastic staff will ensure your stay at The Inn at Fairfield Beach is an enjoyable one along the beautiful Connecticut shoreline. Visit us at our website or online reservation service at www.innatfairfieldbeach.com.
Massage Envy
A massage relaxes muscles, easing and soothing your aches and pains. It rejuvenates — restoring balance to our body and being, making us better for all the things life throws our way. Massage Envy believes every body deserves a great customized massage, so we've made relaxation convenient. We offer flexible appointment times to fit the busiest of schedules, hundreds of locations nationwide and professional Massage Therapists to customize the perfect massage designed to fit your life.
Massage Envy offers many different types of massage to choose from: Swedish massage for overall body relaxation. Deep tissue massage to loosen those stubborn knots that keep your muscles tied up and tense. Sports massage to stretch marathon runners and weekend warriors alike. Pre-Natal massage for soon-to-be moms and reflexology for you new parents who forget to take care of yourselves. Think you don't have time? We're even open when little ones are tucked in for the night, and walk-ins are always welcome so you can make it to paradise and back, in about an hour.
Whether you're looking to relieve stress, lower your blood pressure, or you're interested in getting some much needed relaxation, Massage Envy's convenient locations, flexible scheduling, and affordable prices make enjoying a little slice of heaven easy any time you like! Visit once in a while, once a week or once a month — learn more about our wellness benefits program and how you can enjoy a great customized massage as often as you'd like with a Massage Envy membership.
Explore the benefits to unlocking a healthier, energetic, and stress-free lifestyle. Massage Envy makes it easy.
Professional

    • Our experienced Massage Therapists meet or exceed all local certification and licensing requirements so you're always in good hands.
    • Our clinics offer guests a clean, safe and comfortable Environment.
    • Caring and friendly staff are always at the ready to offer you excellent care and exceptional service.

 
Convenient

    • Open 7 Days, with convenient hours including late nights and even weekends, our clinics have thousands of appointment times available each month — so there's always time for you at Massage Envy.
    • Make Time for You. We will, with standing appointments to meet the demands of your busy schedule.

 
Affordable

    • We offer a reasonably priced membership program
    • The cost of additional massages is a fraction of what you'll find elsewhere

 
More Benefits

    • Family add-On
    • Guest passes
    • Retail discounts
    • Nationwide reciprocal benefits*

 
* Rates may vary with location.
 
 
Healing Fairfield One Massage at a Time
2279 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-333-ENVY (333-3689)
In the Black Rock Shopping Center across from Pier 1 Imports & Trader Joe's
www.massageenvy.com/clinics/CT/Fairfield.aspx
 
OptiCare
OptiCare has been Connecticut's leading eye care provider for more than 20 years, with 18 locations throughout the state. A comprehensive eye examination is critical to assuring healthy eyes and good vision. Dr. Peter A. Silver has 28 years of clinical experience in all phases of eye care. At OptiCare, every eye examination includes:
Discussion of your history:

    • Occupational and recreational visual needs assessment
    • Current health and medications
    • Allergies to environment and medications
    • Personal and family eye and health history

 
Precise measurement of your current vision and determination of the most accurate prescription
Complete health assessment of the eye:

    • Screening for common disorders and diseases such as dry eyes, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration
    • Use of diagnostic eye drops to dilate your pupils and measure your intraocular eye pressure
    • Detailed examination of your external and internal eye health

 
Here at OptiCare, our goal is to provide you with the utmost care to ensure good health of vision. We are committed to providing you this care in a professional and friendly environment. In addition, we offer the following professional services:

    • Ocular disease diagnosis, treatment and management
    • Urgent care for eye injuries, infections, and inflammations
    • Contact lens evaluation/fitting/follow-up
    • Corneal Refractive Therapy
    • Co-management of Refractive Surgery (LASIK)

 
Also available is a complete optical dispensary with state-of-the-art lenses and over 1000 frames to choose from, plus a wide array of technically advanced contact lenses for same-day fitting.
We offer convenient hours and are located in downtown Fairfield at 1482 Post Road, phone 203-254-0055. Most insurance plans are accepted.
Our staff would welcome you for comprehensive eye care for the whole family!

Peter A. Silver, OD
Nicole Ouellette
Nancy Martinez
Danielle Larregui

Optometrist
Office Manager
Optical Technician
Receptionist

 
Outdoor Design, LLC
Outdoor Design is a full-service landscape design, construction and maintenance company serving the Fairfield County area since 1985.
We create beautiful, comfortable and useful outdoor environments that enable residential and commercial property owners to realize the full value and potential of their properties.
Our distinctive designs capture each client's personality, complementing interior and exterior style, as well as its neighborhood setting.
Our team of seasoned designers and our experienced crews have a precise attention to detail to ensure the highest quality workmanship through every phase of the project.
We also provide ongoing maintenance services so clients don't have to worry about sustaining the beauty and health of their lawns, gardens and plantings through the changing seasons.
Services include:

    • Landscape design
    • Plantings
    • Masonry
    • Stone walls, patios, walks, steps, fire pits, outdoor fireplaces, kitchens, indoor fireplaces
    • Lawn and property maintenance
    • Landscape lighting
    • Irrigation
    • Brush clearing
    • Tree removal

 
Visit us online at www.outdoordesign.com to tour our online portfolio of past projects and to imagine how Outdoor Design can transform your property.
Contact Outdoor Design for ideas and insight on any project you have outdoors:
Christopher Palmer
Outdoor Design LLC
P.O. Box 706
Southport, CT 06890
203-259-9630
www.outdoordesign.com
 
Preneta Physical Therapy
Preneta Physical Therapy provides outpatient orthopedic and neurological physical therapy for a variety of injuries and age groups. Richard Preneta, PT, clinical director and owner of Preneta PT, has been serving the physical therapy needs of the Fairfield community since 1996.
Utilizing customized, functional treatment programs designed for each patient, we are able to make a real difference in the lives of those who come to us for help. Directed by Richard Preneta, PT, our fully licensed, experienced physical therapy staff uses a hands-on manual approach to therapy, taking advantage of experience, current trends and state-of-the-art equipment.
The Preneta Physical Therapy team includes five highly experienced physical therapists — each with more than 10 years experience — athletic trainers, personal trainers, and full support staff, all trained in one-on-one patient care. In addition to physical therapy services, the group also offers a very popular One on One Full Body Stretching program, personal training, yoga therapy, nutrition consulting and athletic training services.
Conveniently located on the Post Road in Fairfield, CT, we are a physical therapist-owned, private orthopedic practice, committed to meeting the unique physical therapy needs of our physicians, patients, and the community.
Preneta Physical Therapy
2119 Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
p 203.259.7177
f 203.256.9217
www.PrenetaPT.com
 
Pro-Health Chiropractic
"Your back ... In balance," is the motto used at Pro-Health Chiropractic to summarize its mission of helping patients reach their health goals through personalized, quality care in a technologically advanced atmosphere.
Owned by Dr. Robert W. Kipp, Pro-Health Chiropractic is located at 2600 Post Road, Suite L2 in Southport. The office utilizes traditional chiropractic practices side-by-side with digital x-rays and other cutting-edge technology in an effort to relieve pain, correct problems, and help patients feel and function their best.
Dr. Kipp explains, "Chiropractic focuses on improving the communication between the brain and the rest of the body so that aches and pains go away. Once that happens, we then focus on correcting the issue that caused the pain in the first place."
From treatment of neck and back pain to stress, headaches, posture, spinal decay, and other health problems, patients can expect nothing less than the highest quality care in the office. The state-of-the-art technology only adds to the experience that a patient can expect to encounter. The office's digital x-ray system allows patients to receive a copy of their x-rays on computer CD in case there is a need for follow-up elsewhere.
Communicating with the patient's primary physician is also easy and fast thanks to Pro-Health Chiropractic's completely electronic patient file system. Sending patient records and notes to another doctor is always "just a couple of clicks away," remarks Dr. Kipp.
"Our commitment to customer service is what makes us stand out above the rest," says Dr. Kipp. "We keep our appointments on time, our office spotlessly clean, and we never have a bad day." All staff members, including the doctor, are required to go through weekly in-office training as well as attend several continuing education seminars throughout the year in order to ensure that they are at "100%."
Chiropractic care treatment programs at the office can include different types of chiropractic adjustments, electrical muscle stimulation, and custom exercise programs based on the individual case. Dr. Kipp states, "We pride ourselves on a complete and custom approach that gets our patients involved in their own care and gets results."
Pro-Health Chiropractic also offers special services to businesses such as posture screenings for employees and workshops that are tailored to different business types. "We need to show people that there are options, and the way to do that is through education," says Dr. Kipp.
For more information, call (203) 333-2700 or visit Pro-Health Chiropractic on the web at www.yourprohealth.com.
 
Sacred Heart University
Sacred Heart University, the second-largest Catholic university in New England, offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. Approximately 5,800 students attend the University’s four colleges: Arts & Sciences; Education & Health Professions; University College; and the AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its “Best 366 Colleges: 2008,” U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2007” ranks SHU in the top tier of Master’s Universities in the North, and Intel rates it #11 among the nation’s most “unwired” campuses. SHU fields 32 division I athletic teams, and has an award-winning program of community service.
Founded in 1963 by the Most Reverend Walter W. Curtis, Bishop of Bridgeport, SHU was the first Catholic university in America to be led and staffed by lay people. Today, the University’s enrollment includes approximately 3,400 full-time undergraduates, 800 part-time undergraduates and 1,600 graduate students.

    • The top four states that incoming freshmen come from are New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Massachusetts.
    •  Nearly 50% of incoming freshmen rank in the top 25% of their graduating high school class.

 
Alumni

    • More than 27,000 degrees have been awarded to over 24,000 alumni.
    • SHU alumni can be found in nearly every state in the U.S.

 
Faculty

    • Nearly 80% of the University's full-time faculty have the highest degrees in their field.
    • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 12-to-1.

 
Academics

    • The University is comprised of four distinct colleges: Arts & Sciences; Education & Health Professions; University College; and the AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business, committed to educating students in the leadership tradition and legacy of Jack Welch.
    • The University offers 43 degree programs on the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.
    • SHU's Doctor of Physical Therapy program, launched in September 2004, is the first doctorate in the University's history and the first such curriculum in the state of Connecticut.

 
Technology

    • All full-time undergraduates receive a laptop computer, which is replaced after two years. Students keep their laptop upon graduation.
    • The University is fully wireless—indoors and out—ranking 11th in the nation on Intel's "Most Unwired College Campuses."

 
Athletics

    • Nearly 800 students participate in the University's 32 Division I athletic teams.

 
Financial Aid

    • Nearly 90% of all full-time undergraduates receive financial aid, representing a University commitment of more than $18 million annually.

 
Community Service

    • More than 1,200 students and members of the faculty and staff volunteer in excess of 31,000 hours each year, largely within the City of Bridgeport.
    • For an unprecedented 12 years in a row, Sacred Heart University earned recognition from the state of Connecticut for its volunteer service efforts.

 
Campus Housing

    • Seventy percent of full-time undergraduates reside in campus housing.
    • The University has 10 on-campus residence halls.

 
The Campus

    • SHU is set on 65 acres in suburban Fairfield, Connecticut, and adjacent Bridgeport. It is 90 minutes from Manhattan and 150 minutes from Boston.
    • The University maintains branch operations for working adults in Stamford, Derby and Griswold, Connecticut.

 
SHU Abroad

    • SHU has the only American-accredited MBA program in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and a residential program in the Irish-speaking community of Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland.
    • International experiences are available to SHU students through our varied study-abroad programs located at the American University of Rome, in Italy, the University of Notre Dame in Fremantle, Australia, and the University of Granada, in Spain.

 
www.sacredheart.edu
 
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home
There is a difference in funeral homes ... the details make the difference.
 
Shaughnessey Funeral Home

Earning your trust and confidence every day.
 

    • We are family owned and operated.
    • We serve all faiths and ethnicities with respect.
    • We treat you with compassion, warmth and sensitivity.

 
 
OUR FACILITY

Our warm and elegant interior provides a comfortable setting that puts families at ease.
 

    • Two tastefully decorated visitation/gathering rooms
    • Family lounge
    • Children's activity room
    • Handicapped accessible
    • Musical accompaniment

 

FUNERAL OPTIONS

Individualized services are carefully designed to meet the needs of each family.
 

    • Traditional funerals
    • Cremation services
    • Memorial services (funeral home or church)
    • Grave-side services
    • Out-of-town arrangements

 

 

MERCHANDISE & SERVICES

An on-site display room with a large and varied selection of items.
 

    • Experienced staff of professionals
    • Memorial packages
    • Customized video and photos tributes
    • Obituary research and writing assistance
    • Concierge services

 

 
PRE-ARRANGEMENTS

Assisting you in making arrangements in advance of need is an important aspect of our services.
 

    • Complimentary consultation to discuss all options available
    • Preplanning and personal profile materials

 
 
PRE-FUNDING

We will assist you in setting aside funds in an account today to ensure funds necessary for tomorrow.
 

    • Title XIX counseling
    • Irrevocable and Revocable Trust Accounts

 
 
AFTER-CARE

We believe in providing service to you after the funeral is over ... the hardest time for the family.
 

    • Individual support and referral
    • Bereavement lending library (books & videos)
    • Memorial programs

 
 
OUR PRIORITY

We stand behind every service we offer.
 

    • Accommodate each family's requests and needs
    • Available to serve you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
    • Guaranteed satisfaction

 
 
OUR COMMUNITY

The hallmark of any firm is one that gives back to the community it serves.
 

    • Excellent relationships with churches of all denominations
    • Members of Rotary & Kiwanis Club
    • Community supporters of Operation Hope, Christmas Tree Festival, Cancercare, Merton House, Caroline House, MADD, Hospice, Fairfield Police and Fire Departments
    • Sponsor of Fairfield Little League Program

 
 
LEADERSHIP & AWARDS
 
We are closely involved in both industry and community organizations. We are always striving to be the best.
 
PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE AWARD 2001 & 2004
 
As a leader in the funeral industry we received national recognition as one of the 245 recipients out of approximately 12,500 members of the National Funeral Directors Association. A premier program honoring professional integrity, outstanding community service, and high ethical standards in funeral services.
 
PAMALA SHAUGHNESSEY-BANKS
 
The President of Shaughnessey Funeral Home in Fairfield, CT and a licensed funeral director since 1978, Pam is an expert in talking about funeral issues. She is the Past President of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association, a board member of the Fairfield County Funeral Directors Association and the coordinator for the past six years of a national widowed support Group. Pam has established relationships with Hospice, Cancercare, MADD, convalescent homes, and support facilitators to ensure that those who have lost a loved one receive the best possible assistance.
Shaughnessey Funeral Home
50 Reef Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-1031
www.shaughnesseyfuneralhome.com
 
ShredStation Express
Identity theft and personal privacy invasion are at all time highs. We live in a society where the careless disposal of sensitive information can lead to a world of trouble. Simply putting documents in the trash could not only cost you your identity and ruin your credit, but if you are a business, you could be breaking the law and risking thousands of dollars in fines.
ShredStation Express™ is a locally owned and operated document destruction service that helps protect you from ID theft and privacy invasion. We come to your home or small business and pick up and destroy your documents for you. Document destruction and Paper Shredding made easy.
The service is ideal for customers that have several boxes full of information — entirely too much to destroy using a home shredder. There is no limit to the number of boxes ShredStation Express will pick up and we even destroy old computers and other e-media including cell phones and PDAs.
Customers can place an order by either calling our number (203-256-8022) or by logging on to www.ShredStationCT.com. You pick a day and time that are convenient for you and one of our ShredStation vans will come to your location, take your material and destroy it to professional standards. Additionally, you get a Certificate of Destruction as proof that the information has been destroyed.
All material is recycled to preserve the environment, so you can take comfort in the fact that you aren't adding to landfills and polluting the environment. For more information about ShredStation Express please visit www.Shredstationct.com or call our local office at 203-256-8022.
ShredStation serves all of Fairfield County CT and Westchester County NY including:
Bethel • Bridgeport • Byram • Cos Cob • Danbury • Darien • Easton • East Chester • Fairfield • Greenwich • Harrison • Larchmont • Mamaroneck • Monroe • Mount Vernon • New Canaan • New Fairfield • New Rochelle • Newtown • Noroton • Norwalk • Portchester • Redding • Ridgefield • Rye • Shelton • Southport • Stamford • Stratford • Tuckahoe • Weston • Westport • White Plains • Wilton
ShredStation Express — "Because your home shredder just won't cut it"
 
Splash Hand Wash

An ad in the Sunday New York Times in the spring of 1981 led to over two decades of car washing and the creation of one of the largest car wash operations in the country. What was supposed to be a simple, turnkey business, morphed into a major operation employing more than 250 people and washing over one million cars per year. What caused the meteoric growth of over 1000% in the past six years is what Splash has coined 'The Great Differentiation.' Take a car-care need, and convert it to a car-care experience.
Splash Car Wash is the 18th largest car-care company in the country and has become a leader in the car wash industry. In 1999 Splash became the only car wash company to have employees win both the 'Most Valuable Car Washer' and 'Car Wash Manager of the Year' awards in the same year. Splash has been voted #1 Car Wash of Fairfield and Westchester Counties for five consecutive years and was a finalist for the prestigious American Business Awards. It uses the latest technologies and the most highly trained employees to get your vehicle clean. It even created Splash University to train its employees to deliver an exceptional customer experience. The response was overwhelming and resulted in the opening of similar operations in Darien, Norwalk, Wilton, and Fairfield, Connecticut and Bedford Hills, New York.
Contact
Bill Trabulsy
Splash Hand Wash
1400 Kings Highway Cutoff
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-9209
 
Town Planner Calendar
Effective advertising is much simpler to achieve than most businesspeople believe. Create an effective message and repeat, repeat, repeat!
One of the best known ways to deliver effective advertising is with a calendar, historically given away by businesses to their customers to develop and maintain loyalty. Because of high cost, this is now done infrequently, and no business could ever afford to give calendars away to prospects.
Now there is the Town Planner Community Calendar. Created to share the costs among non-competitive sponsors, Town Planner is delivered free of charge by mail to over 120,000 Fairfield County households for less than the cost of a first-class stamp. And over 9 out of 10 families that receive it keep it and use it 30 days a month.
Why do families keep it? It is designed perfectly. Town Planner is a wall calendar, the number-one used format, with big boxes for writing the family's activities plus preprinted local school schedules and community activities as well as phone numbers and recycling information. It makes a practical calendar local, informative and useful.
Your business can be on display every day inside the homes of your target community with a message that repeats, repeats, repeats. Call Chuck Sussman at 203-656-3667 or email fairfieldcty@townplanner.com for more information.
 
Worthington Cosmetic Dentistry
Worthington Cosmetic Dentistry has been a member of the Fairfield community since 2000, when Dr. Joseph Worthington relocated his cosmetic and implant practice from Manhattan where he had been creating and perfecting smiles since 1983.
A graduate of the Columbia University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Worthington has built a state-of-the-art dental facility that offers the highest level of cosmetic, implant and general dentistry available today. He also directs the Fairfield Oral Systemic Evaluation Center, where diagnosis and treatment of gum disease minimizes the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
Worthington Cosmetic Dentistry
The Brick Walk
1305 Post Rd.
Suite 104
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 256-8073

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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