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Attendance = School Success

After two years of hard work at improving school attendance, thanks in part to Community Foundation leadership and funding, the Consolidated School District of New Britain is seeing evidence that the effort is paying off in improved academic performance.

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Let the Celebrations Begin!

As part of its Community Sponsorship Awards pilot program, the Community Foundation is providing assistance to eight local community events, each of which plays an important role in boosting civic pride and bringing neighbors together.

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In the Spotlight

Record-Setting Scholarships

Some 56 area students have been awarded scholarships totaling more than $175,000 from funds managed by the Community Foundation, the largest single-year scholarship award total in the Foundation’s 70-plus years.

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A Boost For Southington Kids

The hard work of the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington is paying off: Funding from the Community Foundation’s First Years First Fund and others is helping to implement Southington’s Community Plan for Young Children.

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After-School Catalyst

Strengthening and improving the quality of after-school programs serving 10 to 15-year-olds in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington is the goal of this year’s $10,000 Catalyst Fund grant, which will be awarded in November.

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In the Spotlight

Mitch Porydzy’s Legacy

Mitch and Maureen Porydzy’s life together had only just begun when cancer intervened and took Mitch from his family and the Southington community. Nearly 30 years later, the Mitchell J. Porydzy II Memorial Scholarship Fund is preserving Mitch’s legacy.

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CCARC, Inc. has improved the lives of countless individuals and their families, and enhanced the community's understanding about individuals with mental retardation. Learn more >>

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New Britain's Downtown and the Community Foundation share a vision to make New Britain a better place. No one knows that better than Gerry Amodio. Watch>>
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