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Naugatuck resident Dean Lebreiro, an athlete with the International Natural Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, placed fourth in the Master’s Men over 40 class and fifth in the Open Light Heavyweight class at the Fulton Fitness Natural Connecticut Bodybuilding Championship June 14 in New Haven. –CONTRIBUTED

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The Camille B. Perugini Charitable Trust awarded seven scholarships totaling $10,000 this year to Wolcott High School graduate Ersilda Ajce, Woodland Regional High School graduate Casey Rae Stevens, Naugatuck High School graduate Katarina Gullotta, Naugatuck High School graduate Amanda Gelada, Wolcott High School graduate Rachel Langley, Woodland Regional High School graduate Angeline Rosato and Sacred Heart High School graduate Alexander Rinaldi. The scholarship was created in memory of the late Camille B. Perugini, who was able to attend Boston College and achieve her goals of becoming a teacher because of the scholarships she received as a Wolcott High School graduate. More than $188,000 has been awarded since the scholarship’s inception in 1998. Pictured, from left, Ajce, Stevens, Langley, Rosato, Gelada, attorney Carla M. Perugini-Erickson, Gullotta and Rinaldi. –CONTRIBUTED

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Krystie Seese of Naugatuck was awarded a full tuition scholarship to any online graduate degree program offered by Post University through the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Corporation at the organization’s annual awards brunch June 29. Seese, who is the current Miss Greater Watertown title holder, was selected the winner of the scholarship by a pageant committee based on her work experience, college transcript, resume and essay creation. Seese has completed two bachelor’s degrees in four years at Southern Connecticut State University and served as an intern teacher in Middlebury. –CONTRIBUTED

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Arthur Anderson, left, and his wife Lynn fill dental kits July 16 at the Naugatuck Senior Center. The seniors filled over 2,000 kits with a toothbrush, a travel size tube of toothpaste and floss. Once they were filled the kits were distributed to expecting mothers by the Connecticut Dental Health Partnership. The seniors volunteer to fill these kits once a month. For more information, call the senior center at (203) 720-7069. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Margo Scott fills a dental kit July 16 at the Naugatuck Senior Center. The seniors filled over 2,000 kits with a toothbrush, a travel size tube of toothpaste and floss. Once they were filled the kits were distributed to expecting mothers by the Connecticut Dental Health Partnership. The seniors volunteer to fill these kits once a month. For more information, call the senior center at (203) 720-7069. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Brayden Curtin of Prospect tosses a football to former NFL quarterback Daunte Culpepper during the Bags All-Star Football Camp hosted by the Woodland Jr. Hawks July 19 at Caplan Park in Prospect. Culpepper, who played 11 seasons in the NFL, worked with campers on proper stances and on how to throw a pass. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Former NFL quarterback Daunte Culpepper provides some tips as he runs a drill during the Bags All-Star Football Camp hosted by the Woodland Jr. Hawks July 19 at Caplan Park in Prospect. Culpepper, who played 11 seasons in the NFL, worked with campers on proper stances and on how to throw a pass. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Former NFL quarterback Daunte Culpepper gives advice to Nick Cilfone of Watertown during the Bags All-Star Football Camp hosted by the Woodland Jr. Hawks July 19 at Caplan Park in Prospect. Culpepper, who played 11 seasons in the NFL, worked with campers on proper stances and on how to throw a pass. –LUKE MARSHALL

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Young hoopsters play basketball July 18 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls during the half-day Hawks Hoops Basketball Clinic for children ages 5 to 8. The clinic was sponsored by the Prospect Parks and Recreation Department and ran for the entire week. A full-day basketball clinic was the week of July 7 for children ages 8 to 14. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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Young hoopsters play basketball July 18 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls during the half-day Hawks Hoops Basketball Clinic for children ages 5 to 8. The clinic was sponsored by the Prospect Parks and Recreation Department and ran for the entire week. A full-day basketball clinic was the week of July 7 for children ages 8 to 14. –ELIO GUGLIOTTI

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A half-day basketball clinic was the week of July 14 for children ages 5 to 8 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls. –CONTRIBUTED

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A full-day basketball clinic was the week of July 7 for children ages 8 to 14 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls. –CONTRIBUTED

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Naugatuck resident Dean Lebreiro, an athlete with the International Natural Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, placed fourth in the Master’s Men over 40 class and fifth in the Open Light Heavyweight class at the Fulton Fitness Natural Connecticut Bodybuilding Championship June 14 in New Haven. –CONTRIBUTEDThe Camille B. Perugini Charitable Trust awarded seven scholarships totaling $10,000 this year to Wolcott High School graduate Ersilda Ajce, Woodland Regional High School graduate Casey Rae Stevens, Naugatuck High School graduate Katarina Gullotta, Naugatuck High School graduate Amanda Gelada, Wolcott High School graduate Rachel Langley, Woodland Regional High School graduate Angeline Rosato and Sacred Heart High School graduate Alexander Rinaldi. The scholarship was created in memory of the late Camille B. Perugini, who was able to attend Boston College and achieve her goals of becoming a teacher because of the scholarships she received as a Wolcott High School graduate. More than $188,000 has been awarded since the scholarship’s inception in 1998. Pictured, from left, Ajce, Stevens, Langley, Rosato, Gelada, attorney Carla M. Perugini-Erickson, Gullotta and Rinaldi. –CONTRIBUTEDKrystie Seese of Naugatuck was awarded a full tuition scholarship to any online graduate degree program offered by Post University through the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Corporation at the organization’s annual awards brunch June 29. Seese, who is the current Miss Greater Watertown title holder, was selected the winner of the scholarship by a pageant committee based on her work experience, college transcript, resume and essay creation. Seese has completed two bachelor’s degrees in four years at Southern Connecticut State University and served as an intern teacher in Middlebury.  –CONTRIBUTEDArthur Anderson, left, and his wife Lynn fill dental kits July 16 at the Naugatuck Senior Center. The seniors filled over 2,000 kits with a toothbrush, a travel size tube of toothpaste and floss. Once they were filled the kits were distributed to expecting mothers by the Connecticut Dental Health Partnership. The seniors volunteer to fill these kits once a month. For more information, call the senior center at (203) 720-7069. –LUKE MARSHALLMargo Scott fills a dental kit July 16 at the Naugatuck Senior Center. The seniors filled over 2,000 kits with a toothbrush, a travel size tube of toothpaste and floss. Once they were filled the kits were distributed to expecting mothers by the Connecticut Dental Health Partnership. The seniors volunteer to fill these kits once a month. For more information, call the senior center at (203) 720-7069. –LUKE MARSHALLBrayden Curtin of Prospect tosses a football to former NFL quarterback Daunte Culpepper during the Bags All-Star Football Camp hosted by the Woodland Jr. Hawks July 19 at Caplan Park in Prospect. Culpepper, who played 11 seasons in the NFL, worked with campers on proper stances and on how to throw a pass. –LUKE MARSHALLFormer NFL quarterback Daunte Culpepper provides some tips as he runs a drill during the Bags All-Star Football Camp hosted by the Woodland Jr. Hawks July 19 at Caplan Park in Prospect. Culpepper, who played 11 seasons in the NFL, worked with campers on proper stances and on how to throw a pass. –LUKE MARSHALLFormer NFL quarterback Daunte Culpepper gives advice to Nick Cilfone of Watertown during the Bags All-Star Football Camp hosted by the Woodland Jr. Hawks July 19 at Caplan Park in Prospect. Culpepper, who played 11 seasons in the NFL, worked with campers on proper stances and on how to throw a pass. –LUKE MARSHALLYoung hoopsters play basketball July 18 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls during the half-day Hawks Hoops Basketball Clinic for children ages 5 to 8. The clinic was sponsored by the Prospect Parks and Recreation Department and ran for the entire week. A full-day basketball clinic was the week of July 7 for children ages 8 to 14. –ELIO GUGLIOTTIYoung hoopsters play basketball July 18 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls during the half-day Hawks Hoops Basketball Clinic for children ages 5 to 8. The clinic was sponsored by the Prospect Parks and Recreation Department and ran for the entire week. A full-day basketball clinic was the week of July 7 for children ages 8 to 14. –ELIO GUGLIOTTIA half-day basketball clinic was the week of July 14 for children ages 5 to 8 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls. –CONTRIBUTEDA full-day basketball clinic was the week of July 7 for children ages 8 to 14 at Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls. –CONTRIBUTEDFEAT_NEWS_DentalKits1
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