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HISTORY

9/1/1999
First meeting held
9/22/1999
Mission and name suggested and approved
11/23/1999
First fund-raiser held (holiday cookie swap)
4/5/2000
First reception held for the first three recipients of wishes
10/11/2000
First annual meeting
3/20/2001
Grant of $3000 received from the United Way of Milford
5/3/2001
Date of incorporation
6/14/2001
Sponsor of Flag Day Ceremony at Milford Senior Center (annual event)
7/11/2001
Grant of $1500 received from the Human Resource Development Agency
7/18/2001
Application from Hamden group approved
10/25/2001
Federal income tax number received
11/1/2001
Grant of $3000 received from Schick/Wilkinson Sword
4/11/2002
Federal tax exemption status received
5/1/2002
Second grant of $3000 from the Milford United Way
6/6/2002
First annual fund raiser- Pamper Me Night
10/12/2002
First annual Chowder Fest - fundraiser sponsored by Laurel Gardens
12/11/2002
Second grant of $3000 from Schick Wilkinson
1/16/2003
Dedicated phone line installed
4/1/2003
Brochures designed & printed (levels of sponsors identified)
5/1/2003
Fundraiser - Subway Orchestra presented "An Afternoon with Mozart"
9/1/2003
Grant of $1000 from Schick
9/18/2003
First meeting of the Hamden Wish Society
9/30/2003
Total of 151 wishes granted
10/21/2003
By-laws revised to include the town of Orange
 

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