AmeriCares, a nonprofit organization based in Stamford, is donating 1,200 birth kits to a community outreach program run by Afshar Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, to help ensure patients experience safe, hygienic home births. AmeriCares has been delivering medical and disaster aid to Afghanistan since 1988, supporting health care providers with medicines and supplies for primary care, trauma care and maternal and child health programs.
BELIMO America, a Danbury-based manufacturer of damper actuators and control valves used in heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems, recently donated $20,000 to the United Way Sandy Hook School Support Fund. The donation will provide support and resources where and when they become identified and needed. BELIMO has 260 employees based in Danbury, many of whom live or have friends or family in Newtown.
Kai Alexis Smith, a staff member at Pequot Library in Southport, was recently named as one of 10 recipients of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Career Enhancement Program 2013. The program gives master of library and information science (MLIS) students from underrepresented groups the opportunity to jump-start their careers in research libraries by providing a robust fellowship experience that includes an internship in an ARL member library.
Silver Golub & Teitell L.L.P. in Stamford recently announced eight of its attorneys were selected for inclusion in 2012 Connecticut Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers list was published in New England Super Lawyers magazine in November.
Partners Richard A. Silver, David S. Golub, Ernest F. Teitell, Paul A. Slager, Angelo A. Ziotas, Jonathan M. Levine and Peter M. Dreyer were named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list and partner Craig N. Yankwitt was included in Connecticut Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Edition 2012.