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Posted on 05/08/2017 - 14:33 by kseaward

This past year, Putnam Plastics teamed up with Bryant University’s International Business program. The goal of this project was to help support student experiential learning. Involvement in this program enabled us to partner with a Bryant student consulting team consisting of senior year BSIB students. Led by Bryant University faculty, and coordinated and managed by staff from John H. Chafee Center for International Business, students researched and formulated a targeted business practicum capstone course project.

 

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Posted on 05/02/2017 - 14:33 by kseaward

Putnam is a proud sponsor of the United Services of Connecticut's 11th Annual Particle Accelerator: A Day of Music and Hope held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 on Main Street in downtown Putnam. This is a FREE, all day music festival that features 20 bands playing music of all genres and for all ages. This event begins at noon and will continue until 9 p.m. 

This event's goal is "to raise funds and awareness to support Mental Health First Aid Training, a United Services public education initiative that helps the public identify people in the midst of a mental health crisis more readily and get them the resources and professional help they need before they harm themselves or others."

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Posted on 03/24/2017 - 10:24 by kseaward

Have you been to the new Hale YMCA Youth and Family Center in Putnam yet? It’s incredible! This new center serves local communities, offering an abundance of wellness options including a lap pool, fitness center, gym, steam room, and endless group exercise classes. As a company that strongly encourages and supports health and wellness initiatives for their employees, Putnam Plastics also supports many local programs, including the YMCA. Founder and CEO, Jim Dandeneau has been a longtime supporter of the Y, sitting on the board and donating thousands to their Capital Campaign. If you haven’t had a chance yet, stop by for a tour and be sure to check out Putnam Plastics Health and Wellness Center.

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Posted on 01/03/2017 - 17:53 by admin

During our annual holiday raffle, we raised over $1,200, along with boxes upon boxes of canned goods, and hats & gloves! All proceeds will be donated to our local food pantry, the American Heart Association in memory of Putnam Plastics' employee Bob Danna who lost his life recently to a heart attack, and to help cover funeral expenses for Putnam employee, Anthony Laurenzo's son, Dylan who recently passed. Thank you to everyone that participated- we’re grateful to have raised funds for these great people and causes!

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Posted on 03/30/2015 - 11:05 by kseaward

Putnam Plastics kicked off this year's running season with the Courthouse O'Putnam 5K. This St. Paddy's Day themed race was a great way to support our health and wellness initiatives, as well as our local commiunity. Thanks to the support of the Putnam Plastics Wellness Program, fourteen team members were able to enter and successfully complete the race. A special thanks to our wonderful wellness coordinator, Sara Gustavesen, who coordinated the event, offered training assistance, and cheered the team along the whole way. Good work and congratulations to everyone who participated! Photo (left to right): Paul Combs, Brian Beshaw, Kate Seaward, Brad Rabitor, Hannah Bosma, Frank Bosma, Eric Bellisario.

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