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The Right to Protest: A Powerful Signal

John Lewis, the famous civil rights leader and U.S. representative, was recently featured in the latest mural installation on the exterior of Mahoney Center and Leisure Labs. The larger-than-life portrait of Lewis displays his strength and the power of his determination to make change.

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LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resources

Pride Month is officially here and communities across the country are coming together to celebrate and recognize the resilience of LGBTQIA+ individuals historically and to this day. Pride Month takes place in June to honor the Stonewall Uprising of June 1969 in New York, NY.

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Looking Ahead to Summer

As of April, around 40% of Connecticut’s population has received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine, with a total of 2.5 million doses administered. This impressive number marks a hopeful turning point and many are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel of this unprecedented past year. Surviving such a difficult year and reaching this point is cause for all of us to reflect on just how far we’ve come.

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Together We Tee Program Aims to Increase Inclusivity in Golf

This upcoming summer, the Manchester Country Club in collaboration with the Town of Manchester’s Department of Leisure, Family, and Recreation will be offering a new opportunity for local parents or guardians and their children to learn golf while relationship-building and establishing a life-long activity they can share together.

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Manchester Seeks Community Input on RiseUP’s Next Civil Rights Legends Project

The Town’s most recent mural installation at Mahoney Center pays homage to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a large scale, multi-color portrait of the historic leader of the civil rights movement. Since the mural’s completion on MLK Jr. Day this past January, there has been a great outpouring of public support for the art piece and a call for additional art murals in town.

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