Community Bulletin Board
- UNICO Scholarship Awards Dinner, May 28
- Post University partners with Masonicare
- Crosby H.S. in CT Innovation Exposition
- Award Winning Musical, Jersey Boys, at Palace
- CT Law Firm Joins Driver Safety Campaign
- Farm Viability Grant for Brass City Harvest
- State Grant to Revitalize Vacant Parcels
- Gallery Tour at Museum~ April 23
- Palace Theater Announces May Line-Up
- Rep. Cuevas appointed to M.O.R.E. Committee
- Annual Arts Show in Naugatuck
- Fulton Park Clean-up And Restoration April 21
Community Bulletin Board
Connecticut Main Street Center (CMSC) has announced that Main Street Waterbury has been accredited as 2011 National Main Street Programs for meeting organizational performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center. Main Street Waterbury has been recognized for outstanding accomplishments toward the goal of revitalizing its historic main street district following the Main Street methodology.
Best Web Design Award
CT Web Factory, LLC, of Wolcott, had its web design services recognized by the Connecticut Law Tribune for the third consecutive year. As the highest ranked recipient for the 2010 "Best of" award in the Web Design category, owner, Dave Grant, says, "It's an honor to win three years in a row, our focus on Connecticut law firms has been a success for us, as well as, our clients."
Each year, the Board of Trustees of Community-Technical Colleges invites presidents to nominate individuals who have advanced the community college mission through their exemplary service. This year, Naugatuck Valley Community College recognized longtime Waterbury activist Mary Rosengrant-Chiappalone with the Board of Trustees’ Merit Award.
Rosengrant-Chiappalone is a board member of the NVCC Foundation and serves on its Executive Committee. She has been a frequent volunteer actor in the Foundation’s annual Mystery Dinner Theater and also chairs the College’s facilities naming advisory committee.
“When I arrived on campus, Mary reached out to me and has been a source of counsel and support,” said Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D., president of Naugatuck Valley Community College. “She is a very generous colleague and community supporter. She is hardworking, kind and compassionate, characteristics that are vital to the advancement of our institution in the community. We are very lucky to have such a wonderful advocate for our students and our College on the Foundation.”
Windows to the Soul
Danielle Way of Waterbury, founder of Rogue Studio in Waterbury, was named the winner of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra’s (WSO) “Windows to the Soul” artistic competition held on Saturday, May 14. All the artwork submitted for the WSO competition was visual in nature, inspired by a particular Waterbury area church, of literal or abstract interpretation.
For The Children
State Senator Joan V. Hartley (D-Waterbury) today described compelling features of and underscored the pressing need for a bill she co-sponsored this year to require the state’s disaster response plans to consider and include the needs of children in times of crisis. SB983 has already received unanimous approval from two legislative committees; the bill now awaits consideration and further action by the entire Senate.
The 64th Annual Open House Day Tour of Litchfield to benefit the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) will be held Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, rain or shine. Conducted by the Litchfield Aid of CJR, an auxiliary, volunteer organization, the 2011 event features six well-appointed homes and historic buildings, many of which are within walking distance to the center of town and Litchfield’s famous historic district. Additional historic points of interest are also included in the Tour. The 2011 event celebrates the Centennial of the Litchfield Aid which was established in 1911, for the sole purpose of supporting the Connecticut Junior Republic.
Naugatuck Valley Community College will be offering another instructional “Green Technology Homeowners Series” beginning in June. A variety of industry representatives and experts from around the state will be guest speakers and instructors. The series will be offered in six parts from June – August. Courses include:
Block Party In Naugatuck
A Block Party on Saturday, May 28, 3 pm - 9 p.m, featuring the blues/ funk sounds of Rubber City Blues Band, The St. Hedwig-St. Francis School Block Party offers a family fun day that everyone can be excited about! FREE Admission, located on the field of St. Francis School, 294 Church St, Naugatuck.