Tag Archives: United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls

United Way’s reach celebrated at meeting

NAUGATUCK — Over the years, Kathy Doran and her daughter, Kaleigh, have had their ups and downs — more so than the average mother-daughter relationship. Kaleigh, who will turn 17…

Award recipient epitomizes service, caring

NAUGATUCK — Karen Ambari Longo is no stranger to volunteering. The list of organizations the 52-year-old Beacon Falls resident volunteers with includes the International Institute of Connecticut, the Beacon Falls…

United Way preparing for Festival of Trees

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls is seeking groups and individuals to participate in its 10th annual Festival of Trees. The United Way will provide trees…

Annual campaign begins as needs grow

NAUGATUCK — For most, Alice could be a sister, a mother or a cousin. For the United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls, ALICE has a much different meaning. The…

Golf tournament to benefit United Way

NAUGATUCK — The 32nd annual John E. Letts, Sr. Memorial Golf Tournament is planned for August. The tournament, which is Aug. 29 at the Watertown Golf Club, benefits the United…

Food program kicks off in borough

NAUGATUCK — The community is coming together to ensure no child goes hungry over the summer. A federally-funded free summer meals program, which serves lunch at no cost to children…

Zandvliets to receive caring award

NAUGATUCK — Behind every successful woman is a good man. That is how the United Way of Naugatuck & Beacon Falls describes the relationship between two successful community business people…

Donations falling short for United Way

NAUGATUCK — Donations to the United Way of Naugatuck & Beacon Falls have been down so far this year and organizers are hoping for a late push to meet this…

Challenges don’t diminish confidence in campaign

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls’ annual campaign is facing some challenges, but Executive Director Lisa Shappy has confidence in the campaign team. “This year has…

United Way campaign off and running

NAUGATUCK — Pat Peterson describes herself as a goal-orientated person. As chair of the United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls’ 2015 campaign, Peterson has a goal — to raise…