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Letter: Consider Giving Stock To Your Favorite Charity

by John J. Zaprzalka | Letter to the Editor | Dec 12, 2017 8:53 am | Comments (0)

As 2017 begins to conclude and we come into the holiday season, the topic of year end giving comes up from both the clients I work with as a CPA and the nonprofits I am involved with in the Valley.

For some individuals, there is a way to make a meaningful difference without writing a check, which is often a win-win scenario.

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‘CARES’ Helps Families Struggling With Addiction

by STAFF | Dec 11, 2017 2:29 pm | Comments (0)

This week’s podcast features Donna DeLuca and her son, Matt, the founders of The CARES Group, a support group for families dealing with addiction.

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Tutors Needed At Literacy Volunteers

by Press Release | Dec 8, 2017 12:32 pm | Comments (0)

January 2018 is Literacy Volunteers’ next Tutor Training. We are looking for Valley people interested in becoming Volunteer Tutors for Adults in our community towns of Ansonia, Shelton, Derby and Seymour, who want to improve their English Language skills; reading, writing, speaking and listening.

We are also looking for persons interested in working with Special Needs adults.  To take our training and Tutor 3 area Special Needs Adults in improving their Literacy skills.  We currently have 3 adults who we need to placed with a Tutor. 

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‘Valley Sports Rewind’ Recalls The Kasden Softball Team

by STAFF | Dec 7, 2017 11:45 am | Comments (0)

On the latest episode of ‘Valley Sports Rewind,’ host Mike Cannici sits down to talk old-school softball with Jack Walsh and Dave Barone.

Both men played for the Kasden softball team, a venerable team that powered through through leagues and tournaments from 1969 until 1984, winning more than 1,000 games.

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‘Navel Gazing’ With Jim Gildea And Rick Dunne

by Eugene Driscoll | Dec 4, 2017 11:03 pm | Comments (0)

Rick Dunne is the executive director of the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments.

Jim Gildea is the chairman of the CT Commuter Rail Council, and the new chairman of the Derby Board of Education.

In this very special episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” the two Derby titans talk transportation, from the Route 34 widening in Derby to a series of public forums that have been happening around the Valley.

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Valley Soul Choir Concert Dec. 14 In Ansonia

by Press Release | Dec 4, 2017 4:56 pm | Comments (0)

Griffin Hospital invites the community to a free holiday concert on Thurs., Dec. 14 at Assumption Church, 61 North Cliff St., Ansonia.

The Griffin Hospital Annual Holiday Concert will feature Valley Soul, a choir of volunteer singers under the direction of recording artist and music industry veteran Angela Clemmons.

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Wonderland Of Trees Dec. 21 To Benefit Spooner House

by Press Release | Dec 4, 2017 4:52 pm | Comments (0)

Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, is holding its Annual Holiday Wonderland of Trees fundraiser to support Spooner House until Dec. 21.

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Great Oak Middle School Cheer Holding A Dave Reilly Fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 2

by Press Release | Dec 1, 2017 10:28 am | Comments (0)

Come spend a night at the Colonial Tavern with funny man Dave Reilly while supporting the Great Oak Cheerleaders. Get there early to enjoy some drinks and food. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m.

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Holiday Events From The Greater Valley Chamber Of Commerce

by Press Release | Dec 1, 2017 10:06 am | Comments (0)

Some holiday event info from The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce:

Our Jingle & Mingle Holiday Gathering will be hosted by our friends at the Hilton Garden Inn, Shelton on Wednesday, December 6th from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Please join us for an evening of fellowship in this beautifully renovated hotel located at 25 Old Stratford Road, just off Route 8 at exit 12.

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Look Cool While Supporting Local News

by Eugene Driscoll | Nov 30, 2017 8:48 pm | Comments (0)

For just the second time since we launched in 2009, The Valley Indy is selling T-Shirts to raise money for the site and spread the word about what we do.

The shirts are $20. Larger sizes are a few bucks extra. Shipping is about five bucks.

Click here to order.

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