Tag: veterans

Veterans selected for makeovers

Elnora Cochran, left, Mary Clark, and Krystal Rayner pose after their free makeovers at Studio 466 Salon and Spa, courtesy of Save-A-Suit and the salon.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Save-A-Suit, partnered with Studio 466 Salon & Spa to award three female veterans with a complete make-over. Located at 466 East St. in Plainville, the salon is usually closed on Sundays and Mondays, but owner…

American Legion honored with awards

Photo by Linsday Carey
Robert Abbot receives an award.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, Southington was honored at the American Legion 96th Department of Connecticut Convention with nine awards for their outstanding efforts in community service, leadership, youth outreach and membership. Post 72…

The Summit honors veterans

By Tammi Naudus
Veteran Don Demattis at the recent Wall of Honor unveiling at The Summit.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Summit at Plantsville recently recognized its veterans for their service with a wall of honor. The Summit honored its residents along with Vitas Innovative Hospice Care. More than 30 veterans were honored during last…

Gov. looks to end veterans’ homelessness

 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, veterans, veterans’ advocates and local, state and federal officials, today laid out several of his proposals aimed at combatting veterans’ homelessness and unemployment in Connecticut, a press release from his…