PORTLAND — Cheryl Zalewski announced today that she has joined eXp Realty, the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America. Zalewski focuses on Portland and surrounding communities, and has 26 years of experience. She has earned her ABR-Accredited Buyer Representative, CRS-Certified Residential Specialist and GRI-Graduate Realtor Institute.
eXp Realty provides 24/7 access to collaborative tools, training and socialization for real estate brokers and agents through its fully-immersive, virtual campus environment. As a public company subsidiary, eXp Realty uniquely offers real estate professionals within its ranks opportunities to earn company stock for production and contributions to overall company growth. eXp Realty is one of the fastest growing real estate brokerages in the United States with more than 13,000 agents in 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, according to Zalewski.
Zalewski has been in real estate since 1993 and has a five star rating from her past clients. She can be reached at 860-930-9506. She is an independent contractor of eXp Realty.
Bell Ringer Program enrolling students
EAST HAMPTON — The East Hampton High School’s Beginner Bellringer Preschool Program is now taking applications for the spring session. Parents may have a preschool application sent to them by contacting Kasey Carta at 860-365-4030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be received by Nov. 30.
The program will operate sessions of preschool with a maximum of 12 preschool students: Three afternoons per week, Wednesdays, 12:30-2:10 p.m. and Thursdays and Fridays, 11:30-2:10. Sessions are open to 3 – 5 year olds as of Jan. 1, 2019. The preschool program will begin in early January 2019 and end in early June 2019. The cost is $100 per student. Enrollment is limited. Applications will be selected this year on a first come first serve basis. All children must be potty trained. Further information may be obtained by contacting Kasey Carta via telephone or email.
All preschoolers must present completed documentation of a current physical and adequate immunizations before the start of the program. A religious exemption form is available upon request.
Goodspeed Musicals holding food drive
EAST HADDAM — Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its annual food drive to benefit the East Haddam Food Bank on Monday, Nov. 19. Goodspeed will collect donations during Thanksgiving week in the hopes that they will have another record-breaking year for participation. The need is even greater this year as the number of households served by the East Haddam Food Bank has grown once again to record levels, according to a press release.
Goodspeed Musicals is offering a special buy one ticket, get one free to patrons who bring a generous donation of non-perishable foods to the Nov. 19, 2 p.m. matinee or the 7:30 p.m. performance of “The Drowsy Chaperone” at The Goodspeed in East Haddam .
The East Haddam Food Bank is in need of many non-perishable food items, especially “the basics” such as soups, pastas, canned fruits and vegetables, and cereals, as well as paper goods and personal toiletries.
“The Goodspeed family acknowledges the tremendous need right here in our community,” said Executive Director Michael Gennaro, in a statement. “We encourage all of our visitors to participate in this marvelous opportunity to share with our neighbors in the spirit of giving.”
During Thanksgiving week, performances of “The Drowsy Chaperone” are Monday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m and 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 24, at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Donations will be accepted in the lobby of The Goodspeed Nov. 19 through Nov. 25 which will mark the final performance of “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Tickets are available through the Goodspeed Box Office at 860.873.8668 or at www.goodspeed.org. Advance reservations are recommended. This offer is subject to availability, with no adjustments for prior sale.
Recovery support group meets in Middletown
MIDDLETOWN — New Life Journey is a faith based recovery support community, comprised of people from all walks of life who recognize that although experiences shape and mold them, they are not limited to or defined by their stories. The group meets on Fridays from 7-8:30 p.m. at First Church, 190 Court Street, Middletown. For more information, email Admin@NewLifeJourneyCT.com.
Young widows, widowers can attend support group
MIDDLETOWN — Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center and Middlesex Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care are holding a support group for young widows and widowers. Meetings will be held at the Middlesex Hospital Outpatient Center. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. To register, contact Doreen Gagnon at 860-358-2053 or email@example.com, or Sherry Russenberger at 860-358-6091 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult education offers free classes
MIDDLETOWN — Adult education offers free classes for area residents ready to earn their high school diploma. High school completion options include online classes and GED.
English classes for non-English speaking residents are also available for all proficiency levels. Enrollment is ongoing and there is never a charge for area residents. Day and evening classes are available at 398 Main Street, Middletown. Call or stop by for more information, 860-343-6044.Mercy High to hold open house
Mercy High to hold entrance exam
MIDDLETOWN — Mercy High School, 1740 Randolph Road Middletown, will hold an entrance exam for the class of 2023 on Saturday, Nov. and Saturday, Nov. 17, 8-11:15 a.m. at the school.
Pre-register at www.mercyhigh.com
Free GED instruction offered
MIDDLETOWN — Free GED tutoring is available days & evenings at 398 Main Street Middletown to help residents get their GED. There is no charge for area residents. Call 860-343-6044 for more information.