Community snapshots

The Bulls and the Celtics from the Beacon Falls Basketball League’s 8 to 9 year old division played at halftime of the Southern Connecticut State University mens basketball game Feb. 2 to promote Project Purple, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds towards a cure for pancreatic cancer founded by Dino Verrelli of Beacon Falls. Over 150 people from the basketball league came down to support Project Purple Feb. 2. Pictured members of the Bulls and Celtics with their coaches, from left, Tara Rindos, Bill Brooks, Tom Deegan, Chris Anderson, Jim Dawes and Verrelli. -CONTRIBUTED

The Bulls and the Celtics from the Beacon Falls Basketball League’s 8 to 9 year old division played at halftime of the Southern Connecticut State University mens basketball game Feb. 2 to promote Project Purple, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds towards a cure for pancreatic cancer founded by Dino Verrelli of Beacon Falls. Over 150 people from the basketball league came down to support Project Purple Feb. 2. Pictured members of the Bulls and Celtics with their coaches, from left, Tara Rindos, Bill Brooks, Tom Deegan, Chris Anderson, Jim Dawes and Verrelli. -CONTRIBUTED