CANCER AWARENESS EVENT SCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEKEND
New London — A free Breast Cancer Awareness event sponsored by The Pink Team will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Shiloh Family Life Center at 3 Garvin St.
Breast cancer screenings, survival testimonies and information about surgical reconstruction options are among the topics that will be discussed. A light lunch will be served, so attendees are asked to RSVP by Oct. 18 by calling Annita Harris at 860-460-6179, Lisa Carbone at 860-884-8060 or by emailing email@example.com.
50 Shades of Pink is a nonprofit amed at supporting families as members are undergoing cancer treatments.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page. to benefit the St. Francis House library.
The library, open to the public on 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays or by appointment, offers a unique collection of books on theology, social justice, biography and women’s issues, along with poetry and more.
The sale will take place at the non-profit, located at 30 Broad Street in New London. Books in the sale will include children’s books and poetry as well as fiction, spirituality, philosophy and social justice.
A catalog of the library’s collections may be viewed at www.stfrancishouseNL.org. To schedule a time to visit the library, or for more information on the book sale, contact: stfrancishouseNL@att.net, or 860-437-8890. increased activity at the station over the past several weeks in preparation for the operation. They planned to take Unit 3 offline Thursday for a regularly scheduled refueling.
According to Dominion, more than 900 supplemental staffers will assist the plant’s 1,100 full-time personnel to perform maintenance and prepare the unit for its next 18 months of operation.
Officials reminded residents that taking a unit offline can be a noisy process, as it requires the venting of steam. They expect the maintenance will take about a month.
Anyone with questions can contact Ken Holt, manager of Millstone’s nuclear communications, at (860) 440-0132. New London site and the city’s first responders.
The funding was announced during a ceremony Thursday at the New London Fire Department Headquarters at 289 Bank St.
Natchaug Hospital will use the funds to purchase Naloxone kits, known commercially as Narcan, for family members of clients who have been treated for opioid addiction and/or overdose, and also will distribute them to New London first responders who will carry them for emergency response.
Narcan prevents opiate overdose death by quickly reversing the effects of the drug. While pharmacies in Connecticut can now prescribe and distribute Narcan and the accompanying kit over the counter, it is expensive and not covered by insurance.
Natchaug Hospital is a member of the Hartford Healthcare Behavioral Health Network.