Sports Calendar for April 24

April 22, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS SHS RUGBY TEAM CAR WASH—Sunday, April 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Southington Auto Wash on Queen Street. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the SHS club. PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High…

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Obituaries for April 24

April 22, 2015
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Ralph J. Campochiaro, Jr., 75, of Southington, and The Villages Florida, son of the late Ralph and Nellie Campochiaro, died on April 7, 2015 at The Villages Florida, after a long battle with heart disease.…

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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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Kennedy Middle School announced March students of the month

April 20, 2015
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Schools - Kennedy March students of the month

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its March students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Noah Barbour, Allison Carr, Jenna Lucian, and Isabella Rivera. A pleasure to have…

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DePaolo Middle School announced March students of the month

April 20, 2015
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Schools - DePaolo students of April

Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School recently announced the names of its March students of the month. In sixth grade Julia Panarella, Erin Klem, and Sebastian Maslinski were selected by their teams. Julia is the daughter of Sherri and Craig Panarella and received the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence in 2014. She is a volunteer at Calendar…

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YMCA Camp Sloper open house on April 25

April 19, 2015
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Comm - ASAP - Sloper Open House April 25

  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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