The Connecticut Community Foundation in Waterbury recently gave out scholarships from its community college scholarship program to 23 area students, including several from the Greater New Milford area.

Among the recipients are Connor Dillon and Andrew J. Pinter of Bridgewater; Mark Atkinson and Ashley Figueiredo of New Milford; and Sharon Yorzinski of Washington.

Major funding was donated by Timex Group USA, Inc. in Middlebury and other individual and corporate donors.

For more information about the foundation, go to

For more information about the scholarships, call 203-753-1315 or e-mail

To contribute to the program, call 203-753-1315 or go to or donate at