Naugatuck Mayor Bob Mezzo, left, hands Tim Andrew a check for the Robert D. Veillette Special Needs Trust with Bob Veillette at Veillette’s home in Naugatuck June 5. Andrew will be running the Mount Washington Road Race June 16 to raise money for the trust in honor of Gabby Steele, an 11 year old Prospect girl who passed away two months ago. The trust helps pay for Veillette’s care. Veillette suffered a stroke in 2006. To donate, checks for the Robert D. Veillette Special Needs Trust can be sent to attn: Brian DeVito at the Naugatuck Saving Bank, 251 Church St., Naugatuck, CT 06770, with a note in the memo line related to the race.
USA Martial Arts in Naugatuck held gradings for 38 junior members May 31. Abhishek Singh and Noah Santora, pictured with Grand Master Robert Cheezic, were promoted to apprentice Black Belt in Cheezic Tang Soo Do Karate.