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HAVEN receives $49,000 healthcare grant

April 26, 2015
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Health Assistance Intervention Education Network, Inc. (Haven), based in Southington, received a grant of more than $49,000 from Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance. HAVEN is a non-profit organization providing confidential assistance to healthcare professionals facing the challenges of chemical dependency, emotional or behavioral disorders, or physical or mental illness. HAVEN is…

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Bread for Life receives $725,000 grant for new facility

March 19, 2015
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From left, Bread for Life (BFL) Vice Chair Bill McDougall, BFL Treasurer Dave Donnelly, House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz, BFL Executive Director Eldon Hafford,  BFL Chair Mike Soltys, and State Rep. David Zoni at the Capitol in Hartford, where the Bond Commission approved a $725,000 grant-in-aid to Bread for Life to assist with construction of a new 3,200 square foot building on Vermont Street.

HARTFORD—House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D – Southington, Berlin) and State Rep. David Zoni (D – Southington) announced that the State Bond Commission has approved a $725,000 grant-in-aid to Bread For Life, Inc. to assist with construction of a new 3,200 square foot building on Vermont Street. The new facility will be used to consolidate…

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Barnes Trust funds dementia care program at Alzheimer’s Center

March 12, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Main Street Community Foundation (MSCF) presented the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville with a $75,000 grant. The funds were grnated by the Bradley Henry Barnes and Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust at a ceremony on Monday, March 9 to fund a dementia care program called Hope Full Lives. “We’re thrilled…

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Council to make Open Space a priority

March 6, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Town Council unanimously approved a resolution to allow the Open Space Committee to apply for an open space grant. “The town has been successful in the past with open space grants,” said Town Attorney Mark Sciota. “We’re able to get up to 75 percent of the…

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SEF awards $2,500 grant to SHS book club

February 26, 2015
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Taryn Meenan performs a back flip on the beam during a recent varsity competition.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER A group of Southington High School students who participate in book clubs shared their experiences with Southington Education Foundation (SEF) board members during a reception to celebrate a $2,500 SEF grant for the book club programs. “My guidance counselor recommended me to join book club to increase my reading and to…

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ECCS receives $4500 grant from Main Street Foundation

February 9, 2015
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ECCS accepts a $4,500 grant from the Main Street Community Foundation on Jan. 8. From left, Susan Dantino, Women and Girls' Fund Advisory Board Member; Dr. Mary Yuskis, Director, ECCS; and Jeanine Audette, Women and Girls' Fund Chairperson.

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) was recently awarded a grant of $4,500 from the Women and Girls’ Fund of the Main Street Community Foundation. The grant will be used to support five Southington family childcare providers in their pursuit of family childcare accreditation from the National Association of Family Child Care (NAFCC). To…

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State provides $1 million to expand, renovate library

November 28, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Town councilor and chairman of the state Library Board John Barry announced that the State Library has awarded Southington Public Library with a construction grant for $1 million to expand and renovate the library. “As many of you know, the grant application can be very competitive and challenging,” said Barry,…

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Grant helps St. Thomas get new technology

September 13, 2014
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Students use the new Smart Table at St. Thomas School. Eight students can use the table at the same time.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer St. Thomas Catholic School recently used a $25,000 grant from the Hoffman Foundation to purchase a Smart Table to use with pre-k through third grade classes and also installed new Smart Board projectors into the classrooms that did not have the technology. Students and teachers at the school are excited…

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Library to apply for grant that could help with renovations

August 22, 2014
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Potential renovations at the Southington Library would double the size of the building.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Southington Library was recently granted permission by the Town Council to apply for a grant that could help fund an expansion project at the library. Though the expansion is not set to begin until 2017, Library Director Susan Smayda described moving the grant application forward as an important first…

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Elementary guidance grant helps parents, students and teachers

June 27, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Managing anger, learning to listen, being assertive and showing compassion are just four of many guidance lessons the Southington school district has been able to implement with the help of a federal grant. During the beginning of the school year, Southington received an Elementary Guidance Grant from the U.S. Department…

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