Lukingbeal honored for environmental service

Connecticut Woodlands, the publication of the Connecticut Forest and Parks Association (CPTA), recently recognized Eric Lukingbeal for his service to the organization. Lukingbeal served as president for the past eight years and has been a member since 1997.

Pet food drive another success

Salmon Brook Veterinary Hospital’s seventh annual pet food drive was a huge success. Thanks to community generosity, it collected 2,859.7 lbs. of dry cat and dog food along with 2,323 cans.

UNICO donates to Food Bank

At its annual holiday party in January, members of the Granby UNICO Club arrived with donations of canned food, paper products and other items needed by the Granby Food Bank.

State’s Public Utility Regulatory Authority

Marissa P. Gillett is chairman of PURA (Public Utility Regulatory Authority), the department statutorily charged with regulating the rates and services of Connecticut’s investor-owned electricity, natural gas, water and telecommunication companies and is the franchising authority for the state’s cable television companies.

Taking care of your pet’s teeth

February is National Pet Health Dental Month, which helps raise awareness that the number one health issue in our pets is periodontal disease. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats will develop dental disease by the age of three.

Share your talents with the VNA

It’s the little things we do that can make the biggest impact on the lives of others. If you are looking to bring new meaning to your free time, you can make a difference by volunteering at the Farmington Valley Visiting Nurse Association.