Tag: Southington Community Services

Town groups prepare for holiday giving

Holiday drives are already underway. Above, Isabella Council 15 of the Knights of Columbus (KOC) and its members delivered 60 winter coats to Southington Community Services in October for distribution to children in need in Southington. The drive is part of their Coats for Kids drive. From left, KOC member Bill Shatas, Southington Community Services director Janet Mellon, and KOC member Richard Pillar.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The upcoming holidays have various town organizations finalizing efforts to give back to those in need. Whether it’s clothing, food or toys, there’s plenty of ways to help out in the community this season. Southington…

Dancing at the Calendar House

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The United Way of Southington and Southington Community Services (SCS), hosted their annual senior luncheon at the Calendar House on June 2. The event, organized by David Harrington and Bob Verderame from the Calendar House, along with Janet Mellon and…

Rotary donates to SCS

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On March 3, Southington Rotary Club president Steve Giudice presented a $3,000 grant to Janet Mellon and John Fazzolari of Southington Commuinity Services. From left, Fazzolari, Victoria Triano, Joanne Alfieri, Mellon, and Giudice.

UNICO supports SCS food pantry

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Southington UNICO donated a $1,000 check during the holiday season to Southington Community Services. Pictured, from left to right, are UNICO members Ron Ingriselli, Rep. Dave Zoni, President Antonio Cusano, Southington Community Services Assistant Director and UNICO member Mark Fazzolari,…

Letter: SCS thanks JFK teachers

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To the editor: Southington Community Services would like to thank the eighth grade teachers at John F. Kennedy Middle School for their donation of $630 raised during their ugly sweater contest. The eighth grade students voted for the winner by…

SVMFL collects over a ton of food for SCS


Southington Valley Midget Football League’s third annual food drive collected 2,669 items, weighing 2,246 pounds, which will benefit the Southington Community Services food pantry. The drive, led by Shari Kohl and her son Dillon, above, ran from Sept. 7 through…

Letter: SCS thanks ESPN volunteers

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To the editor: Southington Community Services would like to thank Don Brooks and his team of ESPN volunteers. For over 10 years, ESPN has helped Southington Community Services hand out turkeys and food bags to Southington residents. This year over…

7th annual police department gift drive

Police Department Gift Drive

The Southington Police Department will be holding their 7th annual gift drive on Saturday, Dec. 19 at the Southington Walmart on Queen Street. From 10 a.m. through 2 p.m., police will collect gifts and donations to support local families. All…