Monday, January 14, 2019
New Fund at Community Foundation of Greater New Britain to Honor Long-Time New Britain Dentist Dr. Walter R. Fletcher, Jr. and Family

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- For nearly 40 years, Dr. Walter Fletcher tended to the oral health needs of countless children and families from New Britain and beyond at his 55 West Main Street dental practice in Downtown New Britain. When the beloved Dr. Fletcher’s life was unexpectedly cut short in 1982 at age 60 following a heart attack, a seed was planted to one day honor the legacy of a man who cared deeply for his hometown and the people who lived here.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
The Broad View Fund Awards Grant to Innovative Collaboration

BRISTOL, CT -- On November 28, a $13,525 grant from The Broad View Fund at Main Street Community Foundation was awarded to support a collaborative exchange between Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, the Bristol Preschool Child Care Center, and the Talcott Center for Child Development. Together, they will be launching an innovative curriculum called Bristol=Resilient Children.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The NEA Foundation Names Sara Sneed New President and CEO

WASHINGTON, DC -- On the cusp of its 50th anniversary in 2019, the NEA Foundation, a public charity founded by educators for educators, today announced that Sara Sneed, a nationally recognized champion of public education, will succeed Harriet Sanford as president and CEO of the NEA Foundation on March 1, 2019.