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Sandra Prendergast

Community Advisor

Sandra Prendergast holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and is a longtime resident of Danbury. She is a recent graduate of the Parent Leadership Training Institute, a program established by the Connecticut Commission on Children, training parents to become advocates and leaders in their communities. Currently, she serves as a member of the design team. Prendergast has been a member of the Filipino American Association of Western Connecticut for the past sixteen years. She has been involved in publicity for Fairy Tale Theater, a summer theater for young people by young people under Musicals at Richter & the Richter Arts Association. Prendergast started her career working in public relations & marketing for a luxury group of hotels in Asia and was a contributor for a daily newspaper in Indonesia. She was employed in the risk management field for The Equitable Financial Group and was involved in health care recruitment for hospitals in New York City. She was the Administrative & Fundraising Director for Target Autism Genome, Inc. Prendergast produced an anti-bullying video for children and is passionate about social issues, education and the arts. She believes that parent leadership is crucial in raising children to become outstanding citizens in their communities, in order to inspire them to make a difference in society.

Sandra Prendergast's Contributions

  1. Danbury High School Inducts Members Into Key Club

    Danbury High School Inducts Members Into Key Club

    DANBURY, Conn. -- The Danbury High School Key Club had its induction ceremony for 2015-16 Oct. 7 at the school's auditorium.Guests and speakers included state Sen. Michael McLachlan, Mayor Mark Boughton, Principal Gary Boccacio, Director of Finance for the Danbury Board of Education Joe Martino, Kiwanis Adviser Bob Budnick and Club Adviser Carol Glintenkamp.Lieutenant Governor of Key ...

  2. Party In Pink As Danbury Zumbathon Raises Awareness For Breast Cancer

    Party In Pink As Danbury Zumbathon Raises Awareness For Breast Cancer

    DANBURY, Conn. -- It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month and that means it’s Time to Party In Pink in Danbury to raise awareness and money for this important cause.A Party in Pink Zumbathon event, will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zumba Get Fit at Vitti’s Dance Studio, 10 Precision Road, Danbury. Proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.Wear something pink or purchase ...

  3. Knights Of Rizal Welcomes New Danbury Member

    Knights Of Rizal Welcomes New Danbury Member

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A Danbury resident is among the new members of a more than century-old Filipino civic and cultural organization.They were inducted during the organization's Commander's Ball in North Haven and include Gareth Cometa, of Milford, Kerlen Michael Lim, of Danbury, Raymond Cayabyab, of Watertown, Grant Cometa, of Milford, Ernest De Borja, of Sandy Hook, and Jeffrey Labrador, ...

  4. Ann's Place Hosts Autumn Celebration In Danbury

    Ann's Place Hosts Autumn Celebration In Danbury

    DANBURY, Conn. — Ann’s Place, a cancer support organization in Danbury, celebrated the turn of the season Friday with an event to honor the community.An Autumn Evening featured live music and entertainment from Kathy Kruze and friends on the grounds of Ann’s Place. Event sponsors included Macerich, Danbury Fair Mall and Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Ridgefield. 

  5. Danbury Woman Cycling 2,100 Miles To Help Best Friend With Cancer

    Danbury Woman Cycling 2,100 Miles To Help Best Friend With Cancer

    DANBURY, Conn. — Jennifer Lynch of Danbury has launched a fundraising campaign and cycling marathon called Cycle My Heart Out – New England, to help a childhood friend who is stricken with breast cancer.Lynch, 37, plans to criss-cross New England as she bikes 2,100 miles in 30 days to raise funds to benefit her best friend, Ericka Onorato, and Ericka's family as well as Ann’s Place, a ...

  6. Polynesian Dance Troupe From Danbury Entertains Seniors

    Polynesian Dance Troupe From Danbury Entertains Seniors

    DANBURY Conn. — The Connecticut Tiare and Keiki Polynesian Dance Troupe from Danbury recently entertained the residents, their families and the staff of Maplewood Senior Living at Stony Hill in Bethel. The dancers ranged in age from 5 to adult. The performance included Tahitian, hula and Hawaiian love songs.

  7. Danbury Schools Race To Get Ready For First Day Of Classes

    Danbury Schools Race To Get Ready For First Day Of Classes

    DANBURY, Conn. — As kids in the Danbury Public Schools prepare for the first day of classes, the teachers and even some construction workers are racing to have the buildings ready when the doors open on Monday, Aug. 24.  At South Street School, students and parents will be greeted by a familiar face: Principal Heather Pellicone is returning. She was once known as Miss Coladarci and ...

  8. Danbury High School Key Club To Have Blood Drive

    Danbury High School Key Club To Have Blood Drive

    DANBURY, Conn. -- The Danbury High School Key Club, a Kiwanis organization, and the American Red Cross is sponsoring a blood drive from 1-6:15 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn, 80 Newtown Road, Danbury. Blood is especially needed this time of the year, according to a press release. Please schedule your donation by calling 1-800-733-2767 or here.

  9. Danbury Teen Addresses American Legion Convention About Girl's State

    Danbury Teen Addresses American Legion Convention About Girl's State

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Two Fairfield County girls recently attended the American Legion, Department of Connecticut and the American Legion Auxiliary’s 97th Annual Convention at the Trumbull Marriott Hotel. Alexandra Prendergast of Danbury and Kate Lindenburg of Ridgefield each spoke in Trumbull regarding their experiences at Laurel Girl’s State at Eastern Connecticut State ...

  10. Danbury Teen Selected To Visit D.C., Meet With President Obama

    Danbury Teen Selected To Visit D.C., Meet With President Obama

    DANBURY, Conn. – Danbury High School student Lexie Prendergast got a chance to see how government operates when she worked as a U.S. Senate page last fall, but this summer she will get to meet President Barack Obama and try her hand at legislating through the Girls Nation program. Girls Nation is a program sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary that brings 98 girls from across the ...

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