On Sunday, June 20th, Hunter Mancini of Oakville (front row, third from left), was honored for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Hunter is a member of Boy Scout Troop 140 St. Mary Magdalen Church in Oakville. This honor is one of the most important events in a Boy Scout’s program. By earning Eagle rank, Hunter demonstrated his commitment to himself, his community, his troop and has made a significant step towards adulthood.

Jenna Hulstrunk of Holy Cross recently was awarded a $2,000 Memorial Scholarship from the Watertown Lions Club. Jenna will attend Fairfield University in the fall to major in nursing. She plans to become an APRN and eventually hold a doctorate in nursing practice. She was an intern as a medical assistant at Connecticut Image Guiding Surgery in 2018. In 2019 and 2020, she shadowed R.N.s, APRNs and P.A.s at Waterbury Hospital to gain firsthand knowledge of the nursing profession.

WATERTOWN — The Watertown Foundation is currently accepting applications from non-profit organizations for non-recurring capital improvement grants. Organizations must be tax-exempt and located within a 15-mile radius of Watertown. Applications are due Saturday, August 14. The proposed capital expenditure must conform to the foundation requirements that it be for charitable, educational, literary, scientific, historical, or religious purposes.

The Bethlehem Land Trust will hold its annual meeting at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 25 at the Bellamy-Ferriday Preserve. The public is invited to attend the meeting which will be held near the barns followed by a musical performance presented by The Rakes, a local Bethlehem band. The concert is free to the public, donations will be gratefully accepted.

WATERTOWN — The Watertown Farmers Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 25. The guest artisan will be Heidi Martin, who makes handmade jewelry, and musical guest, the Sawtelles. The Watertown Farmers’ Market is a Certified Market through the State of Connecticut Department of Agriculture, ensuring that all produce is Connecticut grown and 90% of what each farmer is selling s grown by them.