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Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive on May 9

April 28, 2015
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  The National Association of Letter Carriers and United Way of Southington are sponsoring the annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive on Saturday, May 9. This is one of the major food collections for Southington residents in need. Food Items needed include peanut butter, jelly, macaroni & cheese, tuna fish, canned soups, canned fruits and vegetables,…

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Festival Chorale spring concert on May 3 at the First Lutheran Church

April 27, 2015
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The Southington Festival Chorale at an early rehearsal in January. The spring concert is scheduled for May 3 at the First Lutheran Church in Southington.

The Southington Festival Chorale will present their annual Spring concert on Sunday, May 3 at 3 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St., Southington. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Cost is $10 ($7 for seniors and children). For a family of four or more, the cost is $20. For more information, please call…

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Neurosurgeon to discuss lumbar spinal stenosis at Southington Library on April 28

April 26, 2015
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Neurosurgeon to discuss lumbar spinal stenosis at Southington Library on April 28

Dr. Ahmed Khan, who heads The Hospital of Central Connecticut Division of Neurosurgery, will present a lecture on lumbar spinal stenosis at the community room of the Southington Public Library on Tuesday, April 28. The discussion will run from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Spinal stenosis is a common condition that causes back pain, sciatica,…

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SPDI donates to the Wounded Warrior Project

April 23, 2015
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Superior Products Distributors, Inc. (SPDI) presented a $3,000 check to the Wounded Warrior Project. The funds were raised through sales of embroidered knit caps customized with the Superior Warrior logo. These caps were sold in each of Superior’s retail showrooms beginning in December, and the efforts continued through March. One hundred percent of the sales…

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Giving Back Girls raise funds for The Arc of Southington

April 22, 2015
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Giving Back Girls raise funds for The Arc of Southington

The Giving Back Girls put on a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s on Saturday, April 19, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. All the proceeds from the event were donated to The Arc of Southington to help individuals with special needs.

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Arc of Southington Community ‘Shred-It Day’ fundraiser on May 2

April 21, 2015
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Arc of Southington Community ‘Shred-It Day’ fundraiser on May 2

The Arc of Southington will be holding their annual Shred-It Day fundraiser on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to noon, at The Arc of Southington, 201 West Main St., Plantsville. For a donation, participants can shred up to four boxes of documents (three-ring binders are not eligible for shredding). Participants are asked to remove…

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Arc of Southington is accepting applications for respite grants

April 20, 2015
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The Arc of Southington

The Arc of Southington is offering a limited number of respite grants to caregivers who have a family member living at home with an intellectual or developmental disability in the greater Southington area. Grants can be for amounts up to $250 per family. For information on becoming a member of The Arc of Southington or…

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YMCA Camp Sloper open house on April 25

April 19, 2015
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  YMCA Camp Sloper Outdoor Center will hold their first open house of the season on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for those who are interested in meeting the camp staff, taking a tour of the facility, asking questions, or registerting for the upcoming camp season. All children who attend will…

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Weight loss is topic of WomenHeart of Central CT April 21 meeting

April 19, 2015
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NEW BRITAIN—Dr. Thomas J. Lane, medical director of the hospital’s Weigh Your Options Clinical Weight Loss Center, will present Taking Steps Toward Weight Loss at the April 21 WomenHeart of Central Connecticut support network meeting at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain General campus, 100 Grand St. The meeting will run from 5:30 p.m.…

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Village Green Nursery School is accepting registrations for 3-year olds

April 19, 2015
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Village Green Nursery School, located in the First Congregational Church, 37 Main Street, Southington, is now accepting registrations for their 3 year old program that begins in September 2015. For more information about the program, visit their website at www.vgns.org or call Nan Sheridan, (860) 628-6958. Parents can also schedule appointments to visit the classroom and observe the…

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