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CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS (continued from page 33) Ben’s Bells Connecticut Ben’s Bells Connecticut, the kindness program for randomly distributed works of art, is the only Ben’s Bells studio outside of Arizona, where it is based. People of all ages are invited to participate in making Ben’s Bells components as well as “Kindness Coins,” another project of Ben’s Bells. The colorful Kindness Coins are used in the Kind Campus programs at schools, and traded as recognition for acts of kindness. Ben’s Bells Connecticut, formerly in Newtown, is at 32 Stony Hill Road, Bethel (the entrance is behind the Medical Supply Store). Open Studio hours are Mondays, 3 to 6 pm, Wednesdays, 4 to 8 pm, and Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm. The studio is also available to rent for private group experiences and parties. For more information,, ct@bensbells. org or 203-501-9999. Boy Scouts of America Troop 70 meets at Cullens Memorial; Troop 270 meets at the Newtown Congregational Church; Troop 370 meets at the United Methodist Church; Troop 770 meets at St Rose School. Call Boy Scouts of America, Connecticut Yankee Council, 203-876-6868, for more information. The aims of Scouting are to build character, foster citizenship, and develop fitness. The aims are accomplished through ideals, patrols, outdoor activities, advancement, personal growth, adult association, leadership development, and the use of uniforms. Canine Advocates of Newtown, Inc A 501(c)(3) nonprofit group of dedicated volunteers who since 1999 have provided daily walks and socialization for dogs at the Newtown Pound. Canine Advocates of Newtown was instrumental in building the new town shelter named The Brian J. Silverlieb Animal Care and Control Center of Newtown. The group’s goal is to help all dogs and cats at the shelter find loving homes, and to this end, the dogs and cats are publicized on line at and The Newtown Bee and Voices also offer support by publicizing our shelter animals. The Sonny Fund, which was established to remember or celebrate a loved one or a beloved pet, continues to help provide for the needs of the cats and dogs as they await their forever homes. CAN members also talk to children’s groups about proper dog care, help with private adoptions, and provide counseling for a variety of dog-related issues. New volunteers, 18 and over, are always welcome. Contact Virginia Jess at PO Box 236, Newtown CT 06470; call 203-426-5327, send e-mail to, or visit Chamber of Commerce of Newtown President, Tim Haas (203-304-9689). The chamber’s mailing address is PO Box 314, Newtown CT 06470. The office is at 45 Main Street (Edmond Town Hall); telephone number 203-426-2695; e-mail address is; and website is The chamber seeks to support our local business and industrial climate and provide assistance to grow and thrive. It creates opportunities for networking, sharing wisdom and experience and promotion of membership businesses to the community. Church Women United/Newtown Unit President, Darlene Jackson (203-426-5192); vice president, Jean Conover; secretary, Sue Klein; treasurer, Peg Forbell; ecumenical development, Barbara Gates; publicity, Shannon Hicks. Participating churches and their respective key women are Trinity Episcopal (open), Newtown United Methodist (Barbara Gates), St Rose of Lima (Jean Conover), St John’s Episcopal (open), and Newtown Congregational (Darlene Jackson, Linda Manganaro, Peg Forbell, and Jeane Roberts). This ecumenical movement was founded in Newtown in 1958 by the late Margaret Winchester and her mother, Pearl Winchester, as a local unit representing women of churches in (continued on page 36)

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