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Youth Services Presents Programs July 31, 2020

Youth Services Presents Programs July 31, 2020

Babysitter Training

Training will take place 9 am – 1pm, August 11 (virtually) and August 12 (under the canopy, outside the Library on Meetinghouse Lane).  Training is for ages 12-18.  Social distancing measures will be in place and masks are required.  The fee is $60 for residents, $65 for non-residents.  Space is limited.  Rain date is Friday, August 14.  Call Nancy Pfund at 203-389-3429 for information or to register.  E-mail npfund@woodbridgect.org.

Job Bank

Due to COVID-19, most jobs are currently outdoors with masks and social distancing as required.  Teens can plant, weed, etc.  Woodbridge residents who wish to hire teens for outdoor work (with social distancing), and responsible teens who wish to join the Job Bank should call for more information.  Call Nancy Pfund at 203-389-3429 for information.  E-mail npfund@woodbridgect.org.

First Selectman’s Youth Award

Congratulations to Alexander (AJ) Pocwierz awarded 2020’s First Selectman’s Youth Award for his dedication to the Town of Woodbridge.  First Selectman Beth Heller presented AJ with a plaque, and Scott Zimmerman from Peoples United Bank offered him a $200 check.

AJ was commended for his many volunteer hours as a Junior Firefighter in the Volunteer Fire Department.  His diligence in replacing several wooden footbridges in town parks earned AJ his Eagle Scout status.  Alexander has also contributed to the medical team for the Special Olympics ensuring the safety of athletes.

Amity Middle School – Bethany Food Drive

Nathalia Sofuoglu, with assistance from her mother, Marge Kanyusik, and PTSO President Kris Edwards and son, David Edwards, brought two large deliveries of food and toiletry items from the Middle School families to the Woodbridge Food Pantry.  Monetary donations totaled $408.  These generous donations are appreciated and will help to support our families in need.

Pictured left to right:  Marge Kanyusik, Nathalia Sofuoglu, Woodbridge Human Services Administrative Assistant Ellen Mc Donald, and Woodbridge Youth Services Director Nancy Pfund

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