BUSINESS BUZZ

Klemm Real Estate, which has offices in Litchfield County, including the greater New Milford area, has brokered the highest sale in more than a year in the town of Salisbury, an estate sold with an asking price of $4.5 million.

The Klemm firm represented both the buyers and sellers in the transaction, with Roger Saucy as the listing agent.

The property was sold by Carolyn Klemm.

The Savings Bank of Danbury Foundation recently awarded $154,040 to 57 agencies during receptions that took place in New Milford, Danbury and Waterbury.

The awards represent a 5 percent increase in contributions from last year.

A committee of Savings Bank of Danbury corporators, directors and bank officers administer the foundation.

The foundation was established in 2004 and has since awarded $1,250,186 to local nonprofit organizations.

The grants help support agencies in the areas of affordable housing, arts and culture, community and economic development, education, and health and human service.

A complete list of SBD Foundation grants may be viewed at www.sbdanbury.com.

Scalzo Group, of Bethel, was recently named a Westfair Communications 2015 family-owned business award-winner.

Scalzo has an office in New Milford.

Presented by the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals and People's United Bank, the award honors and recognizes family-owned businesses in the region for hard work and dedication by generations of family members within the community.

Scalzo Group was one of 60 companies nominated for the 2015 award.

The Business Buzz is a Spectrum feature for local businesses to announce openings, anniversaries, personnel changes and other news. Information should be mailed or dropped off at The Greater New Milford Spectrum, 45B Main St., New Milford, CT 06776; faxed to 860-350-6794; or emailed to drose@newstimes.com.