Tag Archives: Special Olympics


Segla named ‘Unsung Hero’

NAUGATUCK — Being the local coordinator for Naugatuck Special Olympics entails much more than running the program. For Trudy Segla, the volunteer position means that she can be coaching one…


Donations sought for Unified Relay

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Special Olympics Unified Fitness Club will be participating in the Unified Relay Across America from May 30 to June 1. The fitness club, which meets weekly…

Rich Kalcznski

Special Olympics to honor unsung hero

PROSPECT — Special Olympics Connecticut has become family for Rich Kalcznski. Kalcznski, who turns 68 today, said he has volunteered with the organization for 34 years, and for 12 of…

Det. Ronald 'Jay' Pugliese

Detective to rappel building for Special Olympics

NAUGATUCK — A Naugatuck Police Department detective is showing no fear as the date he will rappel the 34-story Mohegan Sun building to raise money for the Special Olympics looms…

Woodland senior Chloe Campbell is looking to raise $2,000 for the Special Olympics of Connecticut through the penguin Plunge in March as her senior project. Campbell has taken the plunge every year since sixth grade for her younger brother Matthew, who has autism. - CONTRIBUTED

Annual winter dip holds special meaning for Woodland senior

Every winter since sixth grade, Chloe Campbell has taken a plunge into frigid waters to help raise money for the organization that has meant so much to her little brother….

CONTRIBUTED Athletes from Special Olympics Naugatuck practice snowshoeing for the upcoming Winter Games being held March 5 and March 6 in Simsbury. From left, Rebecca Ferrari, Clinton Scheithe, Meaghan Jones, Dyllan Seismund, Jake Segla, Joe and Alexa Babbit. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED