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Project Purple picks up the pace

BEACON FALLS — A local man is going the extra mile to raise money for his nonprofit organization this year. Dino Verrelli, a Beacon Falls resident and founder and CEO…

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Project Purple awards grant

BEACON FALLS — Project Purple announced a grant award to the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Dr. Michael Hollingsworth for $150,000 to further the university’s research into finding a…

Project Purple creates Jamie Polite Fund

BEACON FALLS — Project Purple  announced the establishment of the Jamie Polite Fund to benefit New Haven firefighter Jamie Polite, who is battling pancreatic cancer, and his family. “We are…

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Project Purple takes huge strides forward

BEACON FALLS — Project Purple continues to reach new heights. When Beacon Falls Resident Dino Verrelli founded Project Purple, a nonprofit organization, in 2010 he hoped to raise awareness about…

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Project Purple expands reach

BEACON FALLS — Project Purple is picking up speed. Project Purple, a non-profit organization focused on raising awareness about pancreatic cancer, recently awarded two $35,000 grants to further pancreatic cancer…

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Project Purple keeps on running

BEACON FALLS — When Dino Verrelli goes for a run, he does it with a purpose. Verrelli, of Beacon Falls, is the founder of Project Purple, a non-profit organization which…

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Running to beat cancer

Just a few short months after Beacon Falls resident Dino Verrelli pledged to run 13 half-marathons (13.1 miles) in 13 months to raise money for pancreatic cancer research, his father…

Antonio’s teams up with Project Purple

BEACON FALLS — The Original Antonio’s Restaurant is joining forces with Project Purple to fight Pancreatic Cancer. All three Antonio’s locations, Beacon Falls, Woodbridge, and Ansonia, will donate 20 percent…

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A runner with a cause

Beacon Falls resident Dino Verrelli wants to run 13 half-marathons (that’s 13.1 miles) in 13 months to raise awareness and $130,000 for pancreatic cancer research. For Verrelli, the cause is…