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 Fairfield Chamber of Commerce was established in 1946 by a handful of business owners and now has more than 450…More retail, service and professional members.
The Chamber exists to promote a climate for business that enhances the economic vitality and quality of life in Fairfield.
The Chamber holds monthly business after-hours meetings and seasonal events designed to promote shopping in the town's business districts, such as Trick or Treat on Safety Street, Sidewalk Sales Days and an Arts & Craft Show and Farmer's Market.
The Chamber of Commerce's CEO and president is Patricia Ritchie.