Fairfield Country Day School, a private day school for boys in kindergarten through ninth-grade, is located on a…More 25-acre campus in Fairfield's Greenfield Hill neighborhood.
FCDS was founded in 1936 and originally was located on Unquowa Road in downtown Fairfield. In 1949, FCDS needed more space and acquired the Bronson estate on Bronson Road, which is the current home of the school. The school's historic main building was originally the home of Timothy Dwight, who was a minister at Greenfield Hill Congregational Church and then president of Yale University. A public elementary school in Greenfield Hill that was built in 1962 is named after Timothy Dwight.
Fairfield Country Day School is incorporated in the state of Connecticut and is governed by a 22-member board of trustees. Tuition at the school, in 2009-10 was $28,200 a year for kindergarten through third-graders, $29,000 a year for fourth- through sixth-graders, and $30,200 a year for seventh- through ninth-graders. Financial aid is available.
The Stewart B. McKinney Foundation, established in 1987 after the death of U.S. Congressman Stewart B. McKinney, R-4,…More is dedicated to providing funds to care for people with HIV disease who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The foundation states that the estimated number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States is about 1.1 million and that more than 16,150 men, women and children in Connecticut are infected with HIV/AIDS.
The foundation states that it has been able to maximize services for people afflicted with AIDS through strategic grant making and credits the success of its housing, educational, emergency and supportive options to generous contributions received from corporations and individuals.
The foundation's mailing address is: The Stewart B. McKinney Foundation, P.O. Box 338, Fairfield CT 06824.
The Stratfield Volunteer Fire Department, established in 1920, operates out of Fire Station 3 at 400 Jackman Ave.,…More which is also staffed by career firefighters.
The Stratfield Volunteer Fire Department has a total of 80 active and social members. Active members man the department's rescue truck, Rescue #15, seven nights a week beginning at 6 p.m.
Active members attend ongoing training and drills and are required to have: The minimum certification of State of Connecticut Firefighter 1, a current healthcare provider CPR certification, annual bloodborne pathogens training, annual hazardous materials operational level certification, documentation from a personal physician stating they are are fit to perform the duties of a firefighter, documentation that they have successfully passed a spirometry test and PPD test and immunization against Hepatitis B.
The Stratfield Volunteer Fire Department, which provides First Aid and other services at townwide functions that include half-marathons, carnivals and fairs, is open to men and women who are at least 18 years old, and annual dues are $15.