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
The Nutmeg Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 12 at 6 pm at Roma Restaurant in Oakville.Guest speaker will be Dr. Nancy Cappello, founder of "Are you Dense". For reservations and meal choices please call Lori Greene by Sept. 6 at 203-217-0374 or Ann Drost at 203-753-5343.
The Waterbury Regional Chamber has announced that Peter Baker, president and CEO of Crystal Rock Water Company/Vermont Pure Holdings with national headquarters in Watertown, Connecticut, is the winner of their highly-prestigious 2011 Malcolm Baldrige Community Award. Richard DuPont, president of Resource Development Associates in Watertown, is winner of the Chamber’s 2011 Leadership Award. Francine Nido, assistant to the president/CEO of New Opportunities, Inc. in Waterbury, is winner of the Chamber’s 2011 Volunteer of the Year Award. All 2011 winners will receive their awards during the 17th Annual Malcolm Baldrige Chamber Awards banquet on Tuesday, September 20th at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT coordinated by event co-chairs Carmen Anthony Vacalebre, chairman of Carmen Anthony Restaurant Group, and Jaci Carroll, founder of Jaci Carroll Staffing Services Inc.
The middle class gets hit – again
By Senator Joe Markley
On August 1, our taxes went up again.
This time, it’s not the sales tax—that increased July 1. Now it’s our income tax rates which have been raised. You can thank years of overspending by both parties, and the refusal this year of the governor and the Democratic legislative majority to cut state spending.
AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED FOR DRINKING HABITS by Tom Smith
Saturday, August 13, 2011 from 3:00-5:00pm
Sunday, August 14, 2011 from 7:00-9:00pm
Auditions will be held at Phoenix Stage Company, 686 Rubber Avenue, Naugatuck, CT
October 14-22, 2011
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sundays at 2:00pm
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical SOUTH PACIFIC will premiere its new production at the Palace Theater in Waterbury for four performances, September 23 – 25, before setting sail on its 2011-2012 National Tour. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by phone at 203-346-2000, online at www.palacetheaterct.org, or in person at the Palace Theater Box Office, 100 East Main Street in Waterbury.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Girls Varsity Softball Team won the Parochial City Tournament Championship for the fourth year in a row by defeating Blessed Sacrament 8-2. The team had a perfect season (17 and 0) and has won the City Championship for three years in a row.
On Tuesday, August 16, 2011, the Carmen Anthony Fishhouse of Woodbury will host their summer wine dinner featuring the wines of Chateau Ste. Michelle winery. The wine dinner will feature 5 wines from the popular and best-selling winery in Washington State.
On Saturday August 6, 2011, Starving Artists will perform a concert as part of the Seymour Culture and Arts Commissions’ summer concert series. The well-known performing group will play hits from the 50’s,60’s,and 70’s. The concert is part of Seymour’s First Saturday event and will be held at the corners of First and Bank Streets in downtown Seymour from 6-8 p.m. There is no rain date or location for the concert and please bring your own chairs. For more information contact Kim Osgood – 203-888-7880.
“The course of true love never did run smooth.” But professional companies, community theatre, regional artists, musicians and many more are working together to make it so, as Festival! Stratford returns for a 6th year August 11-14 and 18-21. The 11 day festival will be held rain or shine on the grounds of The American Shakespeare Festival Theatre at 1850 Elm Street in Stratford.
The Mattatuck Museum will feature the talented jazz group, The Soul Jazz Project at the First Thursday event on August 4, 2011 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. All are invited to come and enjoy a lovely evening of Jazz in the Courtyard of the Mattatuck.