New Milford: Culinary School benefits from auto service center’s program

NEW MILFORD — As an Affordable Automotive Giving Back Program recipient, the Community Culinary School of Northwestern CT will receive a $5 donation for every oil change done in the month of March.

Affordable Automotive, at 32 Executive Drive, is owned by a husband-and-wife team, Dimitri and Rose Koulouris, who have two children. The couple have lived in New Milford for over 25 years. Appointments can be scheduled through the website,, or by calling 860-354-2266.

The Community Culinary School provides job and life skills training to unemployed and underemployed adults with food produced in classes donated to the New Milford Food Bank. The school has a 96 percent job placement rate and has donated over 92,000 meals since its inception in 2007. For more information on the school, contact Dawn Hammacott, executive director, at 203-512-5791 or by email at Information can also be found on the school’s website at