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We are so lucky to live, work and play in our beautiful two-state region and most of all, we are so lucky to have YOU, readers of the Good News. Thank you for expressing your appreciation for the bright and cheery Resident that Rocks Southeastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island. Now, on page 13, we present to you, Rear Admiral Sandra Stosz, Superintendent of the Coast Guard Academy and now a member of the Homeland Security Council…And, this week, named One of the 150 Women Who Shake the World by Newsweek Magazine. It was indeed a lucky day when Admiral Stosz became a member of our region.
The lucky lad, Bill Turner, External Affairs Executive,
AT&T, is this year’s awardee, scheduled to have the Community Impact Award of the Bethsaida Community bestowed upon him. Bill’s years of support for the housing and educational needs of homeless and at-risk women will
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be honored at Bethsaida Community’s Fourth Annual Gala on April 12. Go to page 11 for details on tickets. Meet Maggie Jones, executive director, Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, and join in her celebration of 20-year career at the Center, on page 10. Mark your calendar for April 1st….There will be a Concert for Conservation at the Union Baptist Church, Mystic with a performance by Hillary Castle and pianist Raymond Wong. Tip your hat to Warren Scholl, president/ceo,
CorePlus Federal Credit Union for helping its members to borrow at “Load Zones”—A new fast, effi cient, no-hassle environment on page 6. Thanks for reading the
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ShopRite, Dan Rubin of Preston has many responsibilities. What means the most to him, though, is making his customers happy, and keeping them that way.
“Customers have choices,” Dan says, “but
ShopRite offers great value and prices along with customer service. For example, we have one very good promotion—if you spend $300, you are eligible for a free ham or turkey.” “Baby Bucks is another terrific program,” Dan adds. “If you spend $100 on participating baby items such as formula, wipes, diapers, and baby food, you receive $10 off a future order.” Dan has worked at ShopRite for 18 years and started out as a bagger. “As Assistant Manager I have many responsibilities. I open and close the store, oversee the cashiers and the courtesy-desk employees, and write the work schedules.”
Helping his customers brings Dan the greatest satisfaction. He continues that, “Our customers get excellent service. Customers can place orders at shoprite.com
to either pick up their order or have it delivered” and reflects that “Our customers have different needs...but we do our best to ensure they all leave happy.” Community service is a big part of the work, he says. “I love the fact that ShopRite supports the community so much with
the Partners In Caring Program that donates to local food shelters. Each year we also take collections for Tommy Toys and Toys For Tots so that all kids can have a Christmas regardless of their situations.”
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Our Customers and Our Community As Assistant Store Manager of the Norwich
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