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Arnold Pearlstone, eye doctor and humanitarian, dies at 90

Pearlstone was a medical officer in the U.S. Navy during the early 1960s.

Christine Squires named president and CEO of Americares

Squires will succeed Michael J. Nyenhuis, who is leaving the Stamford-based organization in March to become president and CEO of UNICEF USA.

First aid kits for Americares

Volunteers from Nestlé Waters North America assembled 1,000 first aid kits at the company’s Stamford headquarters Aug. 2 in recognition of Nestlé Cares Day, a national day of service that brings together thousands of Nestlé employees at community service events.

Doctors of Distinction honors best in Fairfield County medicine

The awards, presented to 10 doctors and a future urologist, were co-sponsored by Westfair, publisher of the Fairfield County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal and WAG magazine; Stamford Health; Yale New Haven Health; St. Vincent’s Medical Center; business management consultancy Sandler Training; The Bristal assisted living centers; Corporate Audiovisual Services; and Val’s Putnam Wine & Liquors.

Volunteers make first-aid kits

Americares keeps the kits in its Stamford warehouse for distribution to families displaced by emergencies.

Julie Varughese named chief medical officer at Americares

Last year, Varughese received the No Land Too Far Award in Westfair Communications’ Doctors of Distinction ceremony and was also honored in the company's 40 Under Forty tribute to Fairfield County’s young professionals.

New office and new effort at Americares

Americares has announced the promotion of Lindsay O’Brien to vice president of U.S. programs and partnerships.

$500K in new Americares hurricane grants

The organization has given new grants to five nonprofit organizations in southeast Texas providing health services to Hurricane Harvey survivors.

A mobile clinic for hurricane relief

A 40-foot converted school bus was in the spotlight for a sendoff ceremony at the headquarters of the nonprofit Americares.

Fairfield County CFOs of the Year tell what keeps them...

The question “What keeps you up at night?” was the central theme of the acceptance speeches at the 2017 Fairfield CFO of the Year Awards, which was held on Oct. 17 at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich.

Americares honors George H.W. and Barbara Bush

They received Americares’ Bob and Leila Macauely Humanitarian Spirit Award in recognition of their continued support.

Free flu shots

Americares has announced that free flu shots are again available on selected dates.

Americares responds to hurricanes

Emergency response experts have been working to rush aid to victims of Hurricane Maria.

Americares honors Endo

The company provides pharmaceuticals to help Americares’ emergency response work and ongoing health programs.

Doctors of Distinction ceremony serves up praise and laughs

Dr. Patricia Calayag of Greenwich Hospital scored the evening’s strongest laugh when accepting her Caring for All Award.