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The Salty Dog Grooming Shoppe opens in Fairfield


The Salty Dog Grooming Shoppe held a grand opening on August 24 at 475 Kings Highway East in Fairfield.

Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda L. Kupchick presided over the ceremony.

Guests were also able to learn about the company’s pet fostering services and why the company is special.

The owner of the business is third-generation Fairfield resident and third-generation groomer Melissa Small.

Small’s grandmother, Doris Hyde, founded Dove-Cote Kennels in 1969 and was one of the founding members of the Bichon Frize Club of southern New England. The breed required diligent grooming and the family learned alongside him.

Small has over 54 years of expertise and 23 years of personal professional experience.

Contact melissa@thesaltydoggroomer.com for more information.

Golf event to raise funds for the zoo

Brooklawn Country Club, 500 Algonquin Road in Fairfield, will be the site of Connecticut Beardsley Zoo’s 16th Annual Outing and Golf Tournament on September 12.

The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

People can register as a team of four or as individual golfers.

Fee of $500 for individual golfers or corporate sponsorship of $2,500 includes one round of golf, corporate promotion on zoo website, email newsletter and social media, and food and drinks.

Each golfer receives a free bag and a Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo golf shirt.

Attendees will also enjoy an open bar, cigar rolling and silent auction.

Visit https://www.beardsleyzoo.org/golf-tournament.html to register online.

Contact Ashley Volkens at avolkens@beardsleyzoo.org or 203-394-5522 to register a team or become a sponsor.

Vendors wanted for the next Harvest Market

The Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications from vendors for its annual Fairfield Harvest Market, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 15.

The annual event is free and open to the public. It will take place rain or shine on the Old Town Green, located at the corner of Old Post Road and Beach Road.

The chamber encourages vendors to reach out as soon as possible as spaces fill up quickly.

The 2021 event brought together over 60 well-known and unique retail vendors, a farmers’ market, a parade of Halloween costumed dogs, and a variety of food trucks.

Email michele@fairfieldctchamber.com, visit https://fairfieldctchamber.com or call 203-255-1011 for more information.

Fairfield-based wine importer launches first book

Fairfield-based Sandra Guibord, CEO and Founder of Sandra’s Wine Life, has announced the publication of her first book, “Find Your Wine Identity”.

Guibord, who is also a wine importer, will organize a book tour of the North East which will include wine tastings and key tips from the book.

The book offers suggestions for beginners and wine connoisseurs by season, sharing unique wine choices, recipes for perfect wine pairings, and entertaining tips. It was published by the creative publishing solutions company.

Visit https://www.sandraswinelife.com to learn more about Sandra’s Wine Life.