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Project Purple funds grants for cancer research

BEACON FALLS — Project Purple awarded two grants, one for pancreatic cancer research and the other for an early detection protocol, to the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Project Purple,…

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Project Purple announces grant, new fund

BEACON FALLS — This summer has been a busy one for Project Purple. In July, the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to raising awareness and funds toward a cure for…

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Project Purple takes another step

BEACON FALLS — A journey that began with a single step has led a local nonprofit organization to a new building. Project Purple, a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness and…

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Project Purple announces new board members

BEACON FALLS — Project Purple has announced the appointment of four new board members for 2016. Project Purple is a Beacon Falls-based nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds…

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Project Purple establishes research grant

BEACON FALLS — Project Purple announced the creation of a $250,000 research grant to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York University School of Medicine. Project Purple…

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Project Purple sets up fund for teacher

NAUGATUCK — A local nonprofit organization is continuing its efforts to help a Naugatuck High School teacher. Project Purple, a Beacon Falls-based nonprofit that raises money for pancreatic cancer research…

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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…

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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…

Project Purple founder and Beacon Falls resident Dino Verrelli (in front) poses for a picture with the team that ran for Project Purple during the Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 27. Project Purple raised more than $235,000 in 2013. –CONTRIBUTED
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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…