Sunday, October 02, 2005
8 a.m. - Sherwood Island State Park - 18th annual Cystic Fibrosis Bike Tour
10 a.m. - Colonial Green - Westport Historical Society Outdoor Antiques Show & Sale
11:30 a..m. - 90 Turkey Hill Road South - League of Women Voters Annual Fall Brunch
2 p.m. - Westport Town Hall - 12th Annual Westport Arts Awards
3 p.m. - Westport Arts Center - Walk and Talk “In Situ: An Exhibition of Installation Art”
Saturday, October 01, 2005
Westport’s Compo Beach welcomed back dogs today at the end of the summer season. Southport’s County Veterinary Hospital provided dog treats and giveaways to mark the occasion. The pet-friendly fund-raiser supported the Connecticut Humane Society’s disaster relief campaign to rescue pets affected by Hurricane Katrina. Among those joining the celebration were (l-r) Rob Peschko and Kate Linderman of Wilton and their dog Charlie. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo
Senior Bryan Wrapp scampers in to score the first Staples touchdown today in the Wreckers’ 41-7 home victory over Bridgeport Harding. It was the first of two for Wrapp. Staples is now 3-0 on the season. Details here. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo
The Staples boys soccer team appeared to have weathered the first-half New Canaan storm, but the Rams netted three goals in the first 15 minutes of the second half today to take a 3-0 victory at Albie Loeffler Field.
The visitors raised their record to 5-1-1, while the Wreckers fell to 3-2-2. Staples hosts Wilton on Thursday (4:15 p.m.).
Hundreds of Westporters and residents from surrounding towns took part in today’s household hazardous waste collection day at the Westport Weston Health District on Bayberry Lane. The operation was overseen by Westport Fire Marshall Fred S. Baker. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo
Wins award: An ad for a Norwalk business won a design award for Westport’s Ruzow Graphics. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo
Westport’s Ruzow Graphics, Inc. has won a 2005 American Graphic Design Award for its design of an advertisement for SuccessWaves personal life coaching of Norwalk.
Judges selected 10 percent of the 10,000 entries to receive awards. Graphic Design USA, a monthly business-to-business publication for graphic designers, established the awards more than 20 years ago to recognize the talents of creative professionals.
This is the ninth American Graphic Design Award awarded to Ruzow Graphics.
Ruzow Graphics is celebrating its 20th year in business, designing corporate and promotional literature, advertisements, and publications, for clients that include Pepsi, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Financial Engineering News, Ibisco Clothing Rosco Laboratories, and others.