Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Community Services ’

Mohawk Northeast adopts a shelf at SCS pantry

March 9, 2015
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Mohawk Northeast donated 571 boxes of cereal to the Southington Community Services food pantry in Plantsville, and that’s just the start. Mohawk Northeast has committed to adopt a shelf in the food pantry and will continue to donate 50 boxes of cereal every week for the next year to help the SCS food pantry deliver…

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Easter basket program registration at Southington Community Services

March 2, 2015
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Southington Community Services is accepting sign-ups for the annual Easter basket program. The program is open to children from birth through high school. Southington residents can sign up to receive an Easter basket for each child in the household. Proof of residency and income verification is required. No appointment is necessary. Interested parties can visit…

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2014 Apple Harvest Festival generated $5,000 for SCS

February 25, 2015
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After another successful Apple Harvest Festival, members of the Festival Supervisory Committee voted unanimously to donate $5,000 to Southington Community Services. Front, from left, Melissa Ericksen, Victoria Triano, and Denise Lewicki. Back, Dave Lapreay, Tom Lombardi, SCS Director Janet Mellon, Chris Palmieri, Mark Sciota, Judy Miceli.

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A disco-themed, big-hair party at the Aqua Turf to benefit SCS

February 5, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A group of friends is hosting a collective 50th birthday bash for anyone 50 and over at the Aqua Turf club on Saturday, Feb. 21. Mary Dowler, D’Agostino and Kathy Fuley decided to celebrate this milestone with others in their age group, and a disco party seemed appropriate. “We’re all…

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Cops give toys for Southington tots

December 21, 2014
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There are 600 families that will have toys under their tree as a result of the Southington Police Department’s Stuff a Cruiser Toy Drive. Southington Community Services said, in a press release, that the event was the most successful toy drive to date. From left, Master Stt. Kahn, Officer Gorr, Ben Gorr, Officer Gallo, and…

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Community Services is seeking food donations

August 25, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer September is Hunger Action Month and Southington Community Services is seeking donations. “You know, everyone’s giving in December and that’s wonderful, but we need the whole year round because the summer’s the toughest time,” said Dave Harrington from Southington Community Services. Mark Fazzolari, who also works for the Southington Community…

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Nancy Nurtures donates 1,000 pounds of food to Community Services

April 17, 2014
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By Ed Harris Editor Local community group Nancy Nurtures recently donated 1,000 pounds of food to the Southington Community Services food pantry. “This is the second year that Nancy Nurtures had a food drive for the Southington Community Services food pantry,” said Mark Fazzolari, assistant director for Community Services. “Nancy Nurtures and Tops have been…

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Local girls lend over a dozen hands to those in need

August 12, 2013
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The Giving Back Girls at a recent event at Walmart.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer About 50 families in need walk through the doors of Southington Community Services on a daily basis to receive bags of food and other donations, according to Assistant Mark Fasarrelli. In response to this growing need, The Giving Back Girls, a local community involvement group, decided to lend more than…

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Kristen’s Kloset returns

February 16, 2013
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By Ed Harris Editor The town will host the Kristen’s Kloset seasonal prom shop this year for the first time. The program, run by Southington Youth Services, is named after 13-year-old Kristen Warner, an honor roll student and gymnast, who died in an automobile accident in 2004. Kristen’s Kloset provides Prom essentials for students with…

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Home Depot helps to spruce up Community Services

February 6, 2013
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Mark Fazzolari and Janet Mellon from Community Services watch the work being done at the department’s headquarters.

by Rob Glidden Staff Writer Volunteers from Home Depot launched a large-scale project to renovate the Community Services headquarters on Norton Street, with a plan to rework the former firehouse into a space that offered more possibilities to the department. There are two branches in Home Depot within in Southington – this one is on…

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