Tag: Rotary Club

Reaping the harvest

The Rotary clubs of Southington, Bristol and Plainville joined forces Saturday, March 30 for the Harvest Pack event. Over 15,000 meals were packed and will be sent to Haiti. Officials thanked the Harvest Pack team for their guidance, along with…

Obituary: Carl J. Sokolowski, 89

Carl J. Sokolowski, 89, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, December, 6, 2018. Carl Sokolowski was born to first generation Polish immigrants Carl W. Sokolowski and Agnes (Lewandowski) Sokolowski in Albion, NY. When Carl was four years old,…

Rotary donates three trees to local parks

Earlier this spring, members from the Southington Rotary Club planted trees in local parks in Southington as part of the rotary’s world-wide environmental sustainability initiative. Two trees were planted at Recreation Park and another one was planted at Panthorn Park.

Celebrating Earth Day 2018

Earth Day drew volunteers in swarms to Novick’s Orchards and the town green last weekend for organized cleanups throughout the town. Above, a group of volunteers (and Bradley Mountain Farm goats) join town officials, boy scouts, and Southington Land Trust…

Rotary Club to host Earth Day clean-up

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington Rotary Club will host an Earth Day clean-up activity and invites the community to partake in a town-wide initiative. On Saturday, April 21, Rotarians will be joining volunteers at the Town Green for…

2018 Sloper Plunge: Go jump in a lake

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Saturday’s temperatures climbed to 48 degrees, but the water at YMCA Camp Sloper hovered just one degree above freezing as 175 people “took the plunge” to raise money for the YMCA’s 13th annual Sloper Plunge.…