Backpack giveaway coming up


NAUGATUCK — The Verizon Wireless store at 1007 New Haven Road is taking part in
The Cellular Connection’s national School Rocks Backpack Giveaway.

Between 12 and 2 p.m. on Aug. 1 local families are invited to bring their children to the store to pick up a backpack filled with school supplies. One backpack per child present will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis. Each participating store will donate 200 backpacks. All leftover backpacks will be donated to local schools.