Langston Hughes

Community News For The Valley Edition

Community News For The Valley Edition

Bearded Villains Raise Money For FOCUS Center For Autism

TORRINGTON — The second annual pasta and meatball benefit dinner for FOCUS Center for Autism was an outstanding success, surpassing last year's fundraiser by thousands of dollars.

Organized by Ric McAllister and the Bearded Villains of New England, the event took place on Sunday, Jan. 28, at Chatterley's Banquet Facility in Torrington. Last year, the charity dinner raised nearly $7,000, so this year the goal was increased to $10,000. Thanks to the children and adults of all ages who came out to support the nonprofit FOCUS Center for Autism in Canton, that goal was exceeded by raising a grand total of...

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