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Bammy Gesell logo                                                      For Immediate Release
Contact: Peg Oliveira
Email: peg@gesellinstitute.org
Phone: (203) 777-3481

Big Y Supermarket Presents Gesell Institute with $3,500 Donation

New Haven, CT (July 13, 2016) - The Gesell Institute of Child Development is proud to announce that it was awarded a $3,500 check by Big Y Supermarket on Wednesday morning. The check was presented at 10:00 am at Big Y's Branford, CT location, at 1025 West Main Street. Big Y made the donation through the proceeds from the 35th Annual Paul and Gerald D’Amour Memorial Golf Outing, which took place on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Interim executive director of the Institute Peg Oliveira was present to pick up the check, and take a picture.

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The Gesell Institute is one of over 300 recipients of the Paul and Gerald D’Amour Founders' Scholarships for Academic Excellence, a scholarship program established by Big Y in 1981. The program receives more than 2,500 applications each year, singling out the Institute for the important work they do in early childhood advocacy and education. 

About Gesell Institute

Gesell Institute of Child Development is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to promote the principles of child development as the basis for all decision making about young children. Our work is based on the original work of Dr. Arnold Gesell (1880-1961). The Institute has been a leader in understanding how children learn and grow since 1950. Gesell programs, publications, and research help parents, educators, psychologists, social workers, and medical professionals worldwide in becoming familiar with the ages and stages of childhood.



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