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Happy Birthday to…the SCS food pantry

July 7, 2015
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Comm - Madison Hendricks donates to SCS pantry

Madison Hendricks recently celebrated her 10th birthday, but instead of getting gifts from family and friends, she requested boxes of cereal and granola bars. Madison was able to donate 150 boxes of cereal and 35 boxes of granola bars to the Southington Community Services food pantry. The pantry, located at 91 Norton St in Plantsville…

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Early Bird registration for Sept. 25 SEF gala

July 7, 2015
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The Southington Education Foundation’s (SEF) 7th Annual Fan of the Foundation Gala will be held on Friday, Sept. 25th from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. This year the SEF is offering Early Bird Registration for their major fundraiser. Through Tuesday, Sept. 1, ticket prices will be reduced from $75…

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Library hosts Wheeler senior outreach coordinator

July 6, 2015
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Wheeler Clinic and the Southington Library and Museum have collaborated to make behavioral health information and community resources more accessible to individuals and families in Southington and the surrounding communities. Starting July 1, Justine Micalizzi, Wheeler Clinic’s senior community health outreach coordinator, will be on site at the Southington Library at 255 Main Street, on…

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Torone, Turner engagement

July 6, 2015
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Igino Torone and Sarah Turner plan to wed in 2016.

Ralph and Leslie Torone of Plantsville are honored to announce the engagement of Sarah Turner of Manchester and Igino Torone of Southington. Sarah is the daughter Donald Turner and Janice Andrews. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University, and she works in nursing. Igino is the son of Ralph and Leslie…

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Cozzolino, Annis engagement

July 5, 2015
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Eric Annis and Jenifer Lyn Cozzolino with their dog, Peyton. The couple will be married in October 2015.

Patricia Ardolino of Southington is honored to announce the engagement of Jenifer Lyn Cozzolino of Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of William Cozzolino and Patricia Ardolino to Eric Annis of Jersey City, N.J, son of Judy Donovan of Pittsford, N.Y. Jenifer graduated from the Art Institute in 2012 with a degree in graphic design. She…

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“Fantasy within Toy Theaters” at the Library Gallery

July 1, 2015
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As a past collector of 19th century toy theaters Sandra Winter still has a passion for the art and craft. Ms. Winter has designed and created a version of theatrical scenes combined with a story theme to complete the illusion for her “Fantasy within Toy Theaters” exhibit. Toy theaters were a popular form of drawing…

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Library announces summer programs for July

July 1, 2015
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DAUGHTERS, DADS, AND THE PATH THROUGH GRIEF

The Southington Library has announced a number of summer programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ Here are some upcoming events: DAUGHTERS, DADS, AND THE PATH THROUGH GRIEF: TALES FROM ITALIAN AMERICA. Monday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m. Donna H. DiCello, Psy.D.,…

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Candlelight vigil on Friday for victims of South Carolina shooting

July 1, 2015
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A candlelight vigil will be held on Friday, July 3 to honor the nine victims of the Charleston, S.C. shooting. The event, sponsored by the Connecticut Sikh Association at Guru Nanak Darbar, is being held on their grounds at 1610 West St. in Southington. The vigil is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. The shooting occurred on…

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Luke Florian joins Acts 4 Ministry board

June 30, 2015
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Luke Florian of Southington, an entrepreneur, author and real estate investor in the Connecticut tri-state area and Florida, has been named to the board of directors of the non-denominational, non-profit Acts 4 Ministry, Inc. in Waterbury.

WATERBURY—The board of directors of Acts 4 Ministry, Inc., a non-denominational, non-profit charitable organization serving the Greater Waterbury region, has welcomed a new member, Luke Florian of Southington, an entrepreneur, author and real estate investor in the Connecticut tri-state area and Florida. “As the owner of Freedom Enterprise Holdings LLC, which purchases apartment buildings and…

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Italian Fest announces homemade wine contest registration

June 30, 2015
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Registration is underway for the eight annual Homemade Wine Contest. The annual contest his held as part of the Southington Italian-American Festival sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO. The festival will take place July 24 to July 26 on the lower portion of Center Street, and the wine contest will take place…

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