Posts Tagged ‘ fundraiser ’

Music to our ears; Derynoski donates to vets

December 23, 2015
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Derynosky- Hailey Zaczynski and Aiden Rand with the 20  ipods

Derynosky students raised $300 through a collection of spare change spearheaded by Aiden Rand and Hailey Zaczynski, above, during a recent school fundraiser, and American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 matched those funds. Together, they were able to purchase 20 iPod shuffles to be used in the music and memory program at the Rocky Hill veterans…

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Local girl holds toy driver for CCMC on Nov. 28

November 24, 2015
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CT Childrens Medical Center

A Southington High School ninth-grader will dedicate another holiday season to helping those in need. Reilley Walden, 13, will be hosting her sixth annual toy drive for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC). Walden began the tradition at age 7, after being diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Idiopathic Arthritis. For six-years she has been fulfilling her goal…

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Southington Care Center hosting Thanksgiving pie sale

November 6, 2015
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Apple pie

A Thanksgiving pie sale is being held at Southington Care Center to support its Sunshine Club. The 10-inch pies, which include apple, apple caramel walnut, blueberry, fruits of the forest, pecan and pumpkin, are $10 each. Pies are frozen and ready to bake. Instructions will be included. Pies will be available for pick-up on Monday,…

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Fundraiser for Southington school bus driver

November 4, 2015
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Friends of a Southington school bus driver, Ronni Killam Dunagan, are hosting a benefit in her honor. The local driver suffering a stroke last month, which forced her to take a leave from her job with New Britain Transportation. On Friday, Nov. 6, supporters will hold a pasta dinner at the First Lutheran Church, 232…

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Police embrace beards to benefit cancer research

November 2, 2015
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Police - No shave November

Employees of the Southington Police Department will be participating in a “No Shave November” event to benefit cancer research. Police employees who donate $100 to the Saint Francis Foundation care of the Curtis D Robinson Center for health Equity, will be allowed to forgo the department’s no beard grooming policy from Nov. 1 through Nov.…

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Community Cookout to benefit SCS food pantry

August 20, 2015
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Southington Community Services
91 Norton St, Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-3761

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A community cookout will provide an afternoon of healthy grilling, live music, and entertainment for all in support of Southington Community Services. Sponsored by FitLife 24/7, the Aug. 22 fundraiser will bring the community together around a good cause, raising funds for the many services provided by SCS. The event will feature…

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No warning, and a happily ever after delayed

July 23, 2015
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No warning, and a happily ever after delayed

BY LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Becky Houle Apuzzo is described by those who know her as an energetic and healthy individual. Not only does she work out regularly and eat well, but she also does not smoke or drink. But since early June 2015, Becky has been hospitalized for something she did not expect to…

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A tasty scoop for Relay for Life

April 24, 2015
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Ice Cream Fund Raiser-Ms Sgnt. Amy Wernicki and Konner Boudoin

On Thursday, April 16, Pat’s Main Street Ice Cream welcomed the arrival of spring with a celebrity fundraiser. Owner Pat D’Agostino welcomed a small army of celebrity scoopers, including Ms. Southington Amy Wernicki, Little Mr. Southington Konner Boudoin, Miss Southington Valerie Voccio, Miss Plantsville’s Outstanding Teen  Christina Judd, and Southington Observer editor John Goralski. Proceeds…

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Pasta dinner for inspiring lymphoma survivor

January 16, 2015
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Brittany Montague

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER One business is going out of its way to support an employee and lifelong Southington resident and her battle with stage 3B Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. REACT Physical Therapy is holding a Pasta Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 18 at the Waterbury ELKS Lodge from 12 to 5:30 p.m. in honor of Brittany…

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Local teen creates holiday light show

December 17, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A Southington High School student is putting his love for Christmas on display by putting on a holiday light show for the first time after being inspired by other light shows like the one on Lovely Lane. With the help of the audio technician and projectionist for Music on the…

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