Published 5:28 pm, Wednesday, September 16, 2009
-Curves of Kent will celebrate Women's Health and Fitness Day Sept. 30 will offer a special diet plan program for women interested in weight loss.
For more information, call Curves at 860-927-0927.
Goodfellow Ashmore CORFAC International in Danbury is the largest and oldest commercial realty firm in northern Fairfield County and western Connecticut.
Mr. Payne's grandfather, co-founder Robert Goodfellow, joked at a July 10 anniversary celebration, "Harry Ashmore and I formed the company on July 3rd so we could take the next day off."
At age 96, Robert Goodfellow recalled that he and Mr. Ashmore formed The Goodfellow Ashmore Agency as a real estate and insurance company in 1934. Harry Ashmore died in 2008.
After founding Goodfellow Ashmore in 1934, Robert Goodfellow was instrumental over the following 60 years in bringing much of the manufacturing base to the Greater Danbury region that still exists today.
Some of the companies he brought to the Danbury area included Barden, Eagle Pencil, Commerce Park, Davis and Geck and Grolier.
-Branagan Communications Consultants LLC in New Milford, a public relations, publicity placement and marketing communications consulting agency owned and directed by Barbara Branagan-Mitchell, has been named the Agency-of-Record for Goodfellow Ashmore CORFAC International in Danbury.
The largest and oldest commercial real estate firm in the western Connecticut, northern Fairfield and Litchfield County region, Goodfellow Ashmore CORFAC International is a full-service real estate firm specializing in commercial, industrial, office, retail, investment, real estate consulting, business brokerage and land development.
-Shari Barron, owner of J&J Printing in New Milford, has announced the business has moved to a new location.
J&J Printing, formerly of 87 Danbury Road (Route 7), is now located at 11 Howland Road, next to Murph's Tire.
For more information, call J&J at 860-355-9535.
-Rich Pomerantz Photography in New Milford is offering residents an opportunity to have their photograph taken, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Family Birthing Center at New Milford Hospital.
A reduced sitting fee is available through Dec. 31.
For information or to schedule an appointment, call Rich Pomerantz Photography at 860-355-3356 or visit www.richportraits.com.
The USCA Best of Local Business"Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their business category and that have "enhanced the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community," according to the USCA's website.
The U.S. Commerce Association (USCA), based in Washington, D.C., works with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, and chambers of commerce to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.
-Greyledge Farm, a sustainable family farm in Roxbury, has announced it will extend its annual summer farm stand hours to the public through Nov. 1.
The farm specializes in premium all-natural Black Angus beef.
The farm, located at 17 Berry Road, will be open Fridays through Sundays from 2 to 6 p.m. through Nov. 1.
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