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Woodbridge Youth Services: Spring Fest Fun, Home Alone Class & Summer Job Opportunities

May 30, 2024
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 Woodbridge Youth Services: Spring Fest Fun, Home Alone Class & Summer Job Opportunities
Woodbridge First Selectman Mica Cardozo presents First Selectman’s Youth Award to Sophie Noujaim

First Selectman’s Youth Award Presented to Winner Sophie Noujaim

Sophie recently received a commemorative clock from First Selectman Mica Cardozo and a certificate of appreciation for her dedication to the Woodbridge community at the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration hosted by the Human Services Department.  State Representative Mary Welander then presented Sophie with a state citation.  Dwight Rowland, Beth-Wood Baseball President, awarded Ms. Noujaim’s efforts with a check for $200 from the league.

Ms. Noujaim receives state citation from State Representative Mary Welander
Human Services Commission Chairperson Cathy Austin, Woodbridge First Selectman Mica Cardozo, State Senator Jorge Cabrera, Award Winner Sophie Noujaim, State Representative Mary Welander, Beth-Wood President Dwight Rowland, and Youth Services Director Nancy Pfund at the Human Services Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

The Woodbridge Youth Advisory Board reviewed four amazing submissions and chose Sophie as the winner.  Choosing one student was a difficult task due to the many contributions of all of the students.  Other nominees were as follows:  Ben Aviad, Benjamin Green, and Alex Klee.  Congratulations to all of these outstanding young people who provide such hope for the future.

Spring Fest

Woodbridge Youth Services hosted the 7th and 8th graders at the Spring Fest at Amity Middle School Bethany on Friday, May 10th.  The teens enthusiastically challenged each other to the Krazy Kones game and Big Daddy’s Remote-Control Racing.  They enjoyed DJ music, dancing, pizza, and delicious cake.

Youth Services’ Spring Fest features Big Daddy’s Racing for teen fun

Home Alone Class

This 2-day class will be held on Tuesday and Thursday, May 28 & 30, from 4:00 – 5:15 pm in the Woodbridge Library Meeting Room.  Students 9 – 12 years of age are encouraged to attend.  Help prepare your tween and relieve some of the concerns about being alone at home.  Students learn about emergencies, what happens when you call 911, answering phone calls, following house rules, gaming, and internet safety.  We offer suggestions for making nutritious snacks.  Each child will receive a packet of information to review with parents.

Cost is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents payable in advance to Woodbridge Youth Services.  Sibling discount is $5.  Healthy snacks are provided.  Call soon to sign up as there is limited space.  Email for more information.

Job Bank Seeks Woodbridge and Bethany Teens Who Want Paid Work

The Job Bank guides teens ages 13-18 as they apply, interview, and earn money doing odd jobs for Woodbridge residents.  Teens are needed now.  Contact the Job Bank to schedule your interview.  Jobs include snow shoveling, yard work, babysitting, housework, animal care, tutoring and tech assistance.  Residents may call 203-389-3429 to hire a student.


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