Posts Tagged ‘ Make-A-Wish ’

Daniela’s headed to Disney

April 6, 2016
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Daniela Ciriello, center, poses with her parents Dan and Nicole after having her wish granted by the Connecticut Make-a-Wish foundation. On April 12, the Ciriello family, including Daniela’s two older siblings, will travel to Orlando for a six-day vacation at the Disney theme parks, along with trips to Universal Studios and Sea World. Photo by…

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When you Make-A-Wish upon a star

October 1, 2015
Daniela Ciriello is all dressed up and ready to go on a Disney Cruise. The Southington princess was presented a family trip by Make-A-Wish.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER When it came time to interview 3-year-old Daniela Ciriello, she pulled up a chair and said “Now, let me tell you all about Mickey Mouse.” Dressed in a floor length Little Mermaid gown and a three-tiered tiara, the wide-eyed brunette danced with excitement around the room as her parents answered questions for…

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Local boy has his wish granted

May 9, 2014
By Lisa Capobianco
Numerous friends and family were on hand to see nine-year-old Andrew Hedberg presented with his dream room.

Nine-year-old Andrew Hedberg of Southington, walked downstairs with his eyes closed in anticipation of seeing his newly renovated room. With friends and family by his side, Andrew opened his eyes in excitement during the unveiling of a nautical themed room, equipped with a foosball table, a flat screen TV, a popcorn machine and a pool…

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Youth donates money to Make-A-Wish Foundation

December 9, 2012
By Tammi Naudus
Derynoski School student Olivia Genovese was honored at the school last week by Make-A-Wish Development Director Kim Smith.

By Ed Harris Editor A Derynoski School student has helped raise over $900 dollars for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, bringing her two year total to close to $1,700. Olivia Genovese, 10, was honored at the school last week by Kim Smith, development director for Make-A- Wish. Olivia was given a t-shirt and a special certificate. This…

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