Shelton Turley Trot ride planned for November – InsuranceNewsNet


The Turkey Trot Trail is just one of many trails in Shelton. To receive email notifications of future Shelton Trails Committee walks and working groups, send your email address to [email protected]

Caloroso hosts enjoy holiday event November 29

Caloroso-Restaurant and Bar organizes a tree lighting party to profit from Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. 1 and Boys and Girls Clubs Children’s keystone.

The event will be November 29 at 6 p.m. at the restaurant, 100 Center Street.and 100% of the profits will be donated.

Cost of tickets $25 per adult, $10 per child. The ticket price includes a meet and greet with Santa, S’mores, fire pit, buffet dinner, and tree lighting ceremony. Candies and hot chocolate are offered by Kickstart Cafe, 462 Howe Ave.

One must reserve. For more information or to book, send an e-mail [email protected]


Lessons sitting safely on December 3

The Shelton Youth Services Bureau organizes a babysitter course on December 3 to Shelton Community Center.

The class, for ages 11-14, is designed for a child interested in learning safe skills for babysitting and staying home alone. The course will include lessons on basic first aid, safety precautions, childcare skills, emergency procedures, dealing with strangers, and life and business advice.

The class is $25 per student. Registration is mandatory. To register, call 203-924-7614.

Griffon Hospital to host the AARP Driver Safety Program

Griffon Hospital will host an AARP Driver Safety Program from 8h45-13h15 on December 3 at the hospital, 130 Division St., Derby.

AARP’s Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers. Although the course is intended for drivers aged 50 and over, the course is open to everyone.

The training is designed to help you learn the current rules of the road, drive your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly difficult driving environment, and make some adjustments to common changes related to age in vision, hearing and reaction time.

The course also covers topics such as how to maintain a good following distance at all times; the safest way to change lanes and turn at intersections; the effects of medication on driving; how to minimize the effect of dangerous blind spots; the importance of eliminating distractions such as eating, smoking and cell phone use; the proper use of seat belts, air bags and anti-lock brakes and ways to monitor your own and others’ driving skills and abilities.

Participants will better understand the challenges of driving and how they can avoid collisions and potential injuries to themselves and others. As a bonus, attendees can check with their auto insurance company for discounts for taking the course.

The cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members. Make your check to AARP. To register, call Tammy at 203-732-1523.

Church choir looking for cantata singers

Huntington United Methodist Church choir invites the public to join in the singing of its Christmas cantata, JOY! composed by Joel Raney. Rehearsals take place every other Thursday at the church, 338 Walnut Tree Hill Road. The cantata will be December 18 at 10am at the church. For more information, call 203-929-5545.

American Legion welcomes local soldiers

Sutter-Terlizzi American Legion Post 16 of Shelton will drape the streets and driveways with American flags as part of a welcome program for military personnel.

Mike KelletAmerican Legion 3rd district member of the executive committee, said the local post created the program to help military families welcome their loved ones home after deployment, discharge or retirement from the military.

“As veterans still serving America, the Legion recognizes and appreciates the sacrifice of all who serve as well as the sacrifice of their families,” Kellett said.

Kellett said Legionnaires will work with family members to find the right location for the flags, and they will be placed the afternoon or evening before a service member comes home and removed the following day. .

“Welcome home,” Kellett said. “Two simple words that far too many veterans have missed upon returning home. American Legion is committed to ensuring that, under our watch, returning soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines get the message loud and clear with the Operation Welcome Home program.”

Families living in Shelton who would like flags placed to welcome loved ones should contact American

[email protected]


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