Press Release 3/9/19

(Kent, Connecticut) –The Kent Memorial Library and the Kent Community Fund are excited to co-sponsor an informative program about Fraud Prevention. Presented by the New Milford VNA, this program will feature guest presenter, Kent’s own State Trooper, Andrew Fisher. You will learn how to be more cautious when it comes to protecting yourself from identity theft and about the many ways your privacy can be compromised. This workshop will help you be aware of the many types of fraud and how you can be more vigilant.

The Senior Center Shuttle will offer service from the Kent Senior Center following lunch on Monday, March 25. The workshop is from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the Reading Room, Kent Memorial Library. This event is free and open to the public. Please register. For more information, call 860-927-3761 or go to our online calendar at

The Kent Community Fund is a non-profit organization established in 2006 “to help individuals living in Kent meet emergency needs and to support community charitable programs serving Kent residents.” The Fund provides grants for the emergency needs of individuals and families in Kent, which are paid directly to service providers or vendors – fuel companies, utility companies, etc. The Fund is available after other sources such as fuel banks, government entitlements and special programs are utilized.

The New Milford Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, established in 1918 during the worldwide flu epidemic, is a non-profit health care agency dedicated to providing quality home care, Hospice and public health services. The home care and Hospice programs are Medicare Certified and State of Connecticut licensed. They accept Medicare, Medicare, private insurance and direct payment for services. The New Milford VNA serves Danbury, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Fairfield, New Milford, Roxbury, Sherman, Southbury, Warren, Washington, and Woodbury.

The Kent Memorial Library’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals and the community by providing materials, programs, and services to encourage reading, learning and imagination. The Kent Memorial Library is located at 32 North Main Street, Kent, Connecticut.