Posts Tagged ‘ club ’

Politicians keep tradition alive at Crocodile Club Dinner

September 14, 2014
By Tammi Naudus
Southington Town Council Chairman Michael Riccio, right, talks with  Gov. Dannel Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman during the Crocodile Club Dinner last week.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer For 133 years now, a multitude of individuals have gathered at Lake Compounce to put aside their political differences over a traditional dinner of lamb and corn with all the trimmings. Last Friday, local and state officials did just that in the amusement park’s ballroom to celebrate the history of…

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Garden club announces fairy house competition

July 27, 2014
An example of a fairy house constructed by one of the Orchard Valley Garden Club members. Residents will have a chance to build their own this year, just in time for the Apple Harvest Festival.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer For the third year, the fairy godmothers of the Orchard Valley Garden Club in Southington will host the fairy festival at the Apple Harvest Festival. However, this year, the club is hosting a competition for the public. The public will receive ballets to vote on the best houses and there…

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The first lady; Wrinn raises the bar for rugby

May 19, 2013
By John Goralski
Rachel Wrinn signs her letter of intent to play rugby next year at Quinnipiac University. On Tuesday, May 2, Wrinn became the first Lady Knight to earn a rugby scholarship.

By John Groalski Sports Writer Rugby coaches humored Rachel Wrinn when she approached them in the spring of her sophomore year. Wrinn wanted to add a girls team to the burgeoning boys program, and coaches agreed to consider it if she could round up any interest. They had no idea the fire that they had…

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WISE makes plaques for Newtown

May 17, 2013
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Southington High School WISE Club member Megan Steele works on a memorial plaque for the victims of the Newtown tragedy.

by Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) club at Southington High School is about to complete an ambitious effort to create memorial plaques for the victims of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. “They wanted to do a meaningful hands-on project for the people in Newtown who went through…

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