Ollie’s Pizza of LitchfieldownerDimitri Karouta (left), also the owner of Rowley Grill and Tap in Winsted, catered 10 pizzas for the Feb. 19 meeting of the Litchfield Area Business Associates at the Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield. The pizzas included cheese, onions and peppers, pepperoni and gluten-free. LABA meets the third Tuesday of each month at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center. With Karouta are, from left, Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center Executive Director Deborah Kelly, Michele Eiger of Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center, and LABA President Paul McLaughlin Jr., executive vice president and chief operating officer of Litchfield Bancorp in Litchfield. Contributed photo
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Murphy appointed to executive committee
Ted Murphy of E.J. Murphy Realty in Litchfield has been appointed as the 2019 executive committee adviser for the Connecticut REALTORS®. Murphy has been an active member of both Connecticut REALTORS and the Litchfield County Board of REALTORS® (LCBR) since he started in real estate in 1979.
Murphy serves as a CTR director and sits on the executive, political fundraising and finance committees. He also serves on the National Association of REALTORS® Resort & Second Home Real Estate Committee.
Locally, Murphy served as president of the LCBR in 2006. He was local REALTOR® of the Year for LCBR in 2007 and 2008. Murphy resides in Litchfield where he is active in the Rotary Club and the Litchfield Area Business Association. He is also a member of the Northwest Connecticut Economic Development Commission and the Greenway Committee. Murphy commenced his term on January 1, 2019.
Litchfield Bancorp Continues Local Cash Mobs in 2019
To be held at The Spa at Litchfield Hills in Litchfield, CT
Litchfield Bancorp is starting 2019 off with continued support of local businesses via their ongoing series of local Cash Mob events. The newest Mob will be held at The Spa at Litchfield Hills in Litchfield, Connecticut. During each event, one local business will be “mobbed” by Litchfield Bancorp employees in an effort to show their support of local businesses by shopping local. The event is open to the public and customers are encouraged to mention that they are “Cash Mobsters” to obtain a special offer from Litchfield Bancorp as well.
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