Pet food drive another success

Salmon Brook Veterinary Hospital’s seventh annual pet food drive was a huge success. Thanks to community generosity, it collected 2,859.7 lbs. of dry cat and dog food along with 2,323 cans.

UNICO donates to Food Bank

At its annual holiday party in January, members of the Granby UNICO Club arrived with donations of canned food, paper products and other items needed by the Granby Food Bank.

Share your talents with the VNA

It’s the little things we do that can make the biggest impact on the lives of others. If you are looking to bring new meaning to your free time, you can make a difference by volunteering at the Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association.

Taking care of your pet’s teeth

February is National Pet Health Dental Month, which helps raise awareness that the number one health issue in our pets is periodontal disease. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats will develop dental disease by the age of three.

Land Trust adds beauty to the Dewey-Granby Oak property

Granby Land Trust board member Eric Lukingbeal was particularly taken by the naturalized fields of daffodils in various places as he passed through Litchfield and West Granby last spring. It occurred to him that a field of flowers might be just the ticket to brighten up and add interest to the Land Trust’s Dewey-Granby Oak property, and he set a plan in motion.

South Church announces Hopeful Living workshop

Buddhist teacher Pema Chodrin writes, “Things come together, things fall apart.” Many of us discover that our effort is to maintain a sense of self as we move through the “coming togethers” and the “falling aparts” of our lives. What part does hope play in this quest?

McLean Home Care & Hospice named to Top 500 of 2019 HomeCare Elite

McLean Home Care & Hospice announced that it has been named to the Top 500 of the 2019 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.