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  • Ben’s Bells Project Spreading Kindness Throughout Connecticut

    Jeannette Maré’s visit to Newtown the week of July 20 was three-fold.

  • Ben’s Bells: Ringing Out The Old, Ringing In The New

    This story has been amended to reflect the correct spelling of the Ben's Bells founder's last name, which is Maré, not Maté.

    Wednesday, July 29, will be the final workshop at the 17 Church Hill Road Ben’s Bells Newtown Studio. The doors will not be closing permanently, however, on the program that has issued thousands of the handcrafted ceramic bead and bell ornaments to the Newtown community, and many other communities in need of an act of kindness.

  • June 7 At Dickinson Park: Ben’s Bells Planning Celebration Of Kindness

    Ben’s Bells Project will present Celebration of Kindness — a free family event that will take place at Dickinson Park — on Sunday, June 7, from noon until 4 pm.

    The mission of Ben’s Bells is to “inspire, educate, and motivate people to realize the impact of intentional kindness, and to empower individuals to act according to that awareness, thereby strengthening ourselves, our relationships, and our communities.”

  • Ben’s Bells Newtown Offering Volunteer Orientation Sessions

    Who is Ben? What is a Ben’s Bell? Where are Ben’s Bells hung? How are Ben’s Bells made? What is the Be Kind mission all about?

    Area residents who are interested in learning the who, what, where, how, and why of the Ben’s Bells Project have two opportunities to attend an Advanced Volunteer Orientation this month.

    The Ben’s Bells Newtown studio, at 17 Church Hill Road, will offer 60-minute presentations on Tuesday, April 28. Sessions will begin at noon and 6:30 pm.

  • Ben’s Bells Newtown Administrator Finds Managing Kindness A Pleasure

    Tricia Guiry of Bethel started her new position as studio and community relations manager at Ben’s Bells Newtown in November, and has tackled the job with enthusiasm, and a determination to match the dedication of the dozens of volunteers at the 17 Church Hill Road studio, she said.

  • Spreading Kindness Beyond Newtown

    Members of the Ben’s Bells Newtown (BBN) team visited Pequenakonck Elementary School in North Salem, N.Y., recently.