A Message from Shannon Cobb, President and CEO
Meet Shannon Cobb, the new President and CEO at Ann's Place, as she shares her experiences and impressions after her first few weeks at the helm.
Visit the Ann's Place Gift Boutique for Your
Make sure to include \Ann's Place at 80 Saw Mill Road in Danbury on your stops for shopping, and peruse beautiful craft items and holiday gifts! The boutique is open 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Proceeds support Ann's Place services.
Cancer and the Holidays:
Keeping It Simple, Keeping It Real
Ready or not, the holidays--Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Years--are just around the corner. Even the healthiest people can feel overwhelmed or overstimulated by the frantic pace, unrealistically high expectations, and the sensory overload of holiday music, advertisements, food and drink, decorations and displays, and social obligations.
People affected by cancer experience the holidays differently. Some glide through the season with ease and a feeling of joy; for others it a hard slog to be endured. One of the most common reactions is ambivalence.
Trailer Box Project Holiday Extravaganza
to Benefit Ann's Place!
Trailer Box Project will present the "Trailer Box Project Holiday Extravaganza," an exhibition of artist-made ornaments displayed within an immersive installation. The exhibit opens on December 3rd, and will close with a holiday party on December 11th. One hundred percent of the proceeds of the Holiday Extravaganza will be donated to Ann's Place in Danbury, Connecticut.
"Trailer Box Project selected Ann's Place as their mission is dear to our hearts," explains Dana Walker, Director of Trailer Box Project. "Trailer Box Project believes that the assistance that Ann's Place offers to individuals and families dealing with cancer are an enormous service to the community, and we are honored to support them."
Members of the general public are invited to attend the opening reception on Saturday, December 3rd from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Trailer Box Project, 15 Great Pasture Rd, Unit 15 in Danbury, 203.797.0230.
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Festival of Trees!
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