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Community Bulletin Board
The Waterbury Youth Health Service Corps is hosting a community “Health and Wellness Fair” run by the High School members of the YHSC. Volunteers from the Stone Academy will also be contributing services. This fair is geared toward the youth of Waterbury and is free for all. There will be games, prizes and health information for all who come. The event will take place Monday, January 21, 2013 at Waterbury Baptist Ministries located on 222 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702. The fair will run from 2:30-4:00 pm.
The Granville Academy of Waterbury is hosting an event on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 to expose youth to the world of physics. Guest speaker, Bryan Kent Wallace, Director of Physics Laboratories at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee will share his experience in the field of science including a question and answer session. This free event will take place at the Waterbury Arts Magnet School from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sponsored by American Savings Foundation, The Connecticut Light & Power, Yankee Gas, and Leever Foundation. Visit www.granvillewtby.org for more details or call Maurice Mosley at 203-756-3879.
Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe Owners – Marco and Diane Nardelli, operators of the Naugatuck shoppe, and Tony Nardelli, operator of the Plank Road location in Waterbury.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury (LVGW) is now accepting registrations for its winter session of volunteer orientations. Individuals who are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities in adult literacy are encouraged to attend one of the following orientations:
• Monday, January 7, 11:30 a.m., Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main Street, Cheshire
The Police Activity League of Waterbury, Inc. and the Waterbury Police Department is holding a Tip-A-Cop event on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the Chili’s of Waterbury from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Chili’s is located in the Brass Mill Commons at 205 Union St. Officers will be on hand to help serve the public and to educate patrons about the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Patrons are asked to “Tip a Cop” as a donation to Special Olympics Connecticut. For more information please call Lieutenant Daniel Lauer at 203-346-3971 .
The Annual Fulton Park Fall Clean-Up was held on October 20-21 from 11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. both days. Two Hundred and fifty-five volunteers worked for 4 hours each day to clear brush and overgrowth from the last 50 years. The volunteers came from the Yeshiva, the Church of Latter Day Saints, the Young Marines, the Waterbury Americare, the community clubs which surround Fulton Park and residents of Overlook, Upper Fulton, Crown-Brook, Hillside and Willow-Plaza. Private companies, like Cotter Construction and Landscaping, LLC also volunteered their equipment and workers. The Fulton Park employees were there to hall the brush away. PAL provided the work gloves. All did a magnificent job. All worked The clean-up is hosted by the Historic Overlook Community Club. HOCC provided lunch to the volunteers.
New Opportunities, Inc. is in need of a truck and driver for approximately 1 - 1.5 hours on Wednesdays, to voluntarily pick up 2-3 pallets of pet food from Bozzuto’s in Cheshire and deliver it to NOI headquarters in Waterbury. Many of the homebound seniors who depend on the nutritious meals provided by Meals on Wheels have household pets dependent on pet food from Bozzuto’s. In an effort to keep these pets well-nourished, Animeals, a pet food delivery service launched by New Opportunities, Inc.
Naugatuck Valley Community College will officially welcome its first Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence, Pascal Meccariello, in conjunction with the bi-semester presentation of Confluencia, a multicultural literary gathering, in the NVCC Playbox Theater on Wednesday, October 24 beginning at 5 p.m.
The new NVCC Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center provides students with hands-on access to state-of-the-art manufacturing technology in preparation for employment. NVCC successfully enrolled 57 candidates in August, 2012 and is committed to placing 85% of the graduates in jobs in the region's manufacturing companies. The 6,400-square-foot center, which occupies most of the fourth floor of NVCC's Technology Hall, was dedicated last week in a ceremony attended by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy. Photographs by Saranda Belica
Naugatuck Valley Community College will host a series of manufacturing panels on Fri., Oct. 12 to discuss manufacturing trends for education and job training and placement in Connecticut. The event, “Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center: Perspectives of Possibilities and Promise,” is an effort to raise awareness of recent and future manufacturing initiatives during October, which has been declared by Governor Dannel P. Malloy as “Connecticut. Dream It. Do It.” Manufacturing Month.