King Solomon’s Lodge #7 of Woodbury and the Woodbury-Southbury-Middlebury (Tribury) Rotary Club recently present Bob Taylor (second from left), president of the Community Services Council of Woodbury, Inc., with a donation from the proceeds of a recent tag sale to benefit the Woodbury Food Bank. The tag sale was organized by Master Mason Lorenzo Gaudioso (left) of Roxbury. Representing the Tribury Rotary Club are Southbury residents Rotarians Suzanne Clerkin, Ph.D., and John Monteleone (right). Mr. Monteleone is also a Master Mason and member of King Solomon’s Lodge #7.
Antoinette Davis was born on March 1, 1911 in Mindurn, Italy. Her parents brought her to Connecticut where she was raised in Bridgeport. She is the second oldest of 6 children. She raised her two daughters in Bridgeport with her late husband George Davis, and currently lives in Newtown with her youngest daughter, Patricia, who is 87. She loves to dance and is always moving around, continuing even now with her walker. She says family is the most important thing to her. She is shown here with her great-great-grandaughter, Caroline.
WATERBURY — Lester P. Schindel has been named CEO of Waterbury HEALTH network. Mr. Schindel served as interim CEO of the network for the past 12 months leading the organization through the Covid-19 pandemic, a particularly challenging year for the organization and healthcare in general. Mr. Schindel serves the greater Waterbury community as a member of the Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Greater Waterbury.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug girls’ basketball team was finally back on the court last Saturday after having two of their games postponed earlier in the week.
SOUTHBURY — The Gloria Cachion Gallery at the Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Rd., will display the work of Region 15 art students from Tuesday, March 2 through Monday, March 29. A selection of two-dimensional mixed media, paintings, photography and drawings created by Region 15 students in kindergarten through 12th grade will be on display, including work from students in Advanced Placement Fine Art and Photography classes.
WATERBURY — Naugatuck Valley Community College will host its second Diversity in STEM Seminar on WebEx starting at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 1. Nohemi Zerbi, Acting Section Chief for the Chemical Section of the Sector Engagement Division of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency within the Department of Homeland Security, will speak to students about her professional experiences, her efforts to inspire the next generation of STEM students, and the adversities she has overcome to become a well-respected STEM professional.