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WEEK of MARCH 20th-- EVENTS & HAPPENINGS

 

Please see below for updates.  With all of this snow-- things have had to be rescheduled left and right.  Thanks for your patience.  

INFO: This starts tomorrow night but the first session is at VOGEL school 
8- Weeks Youth Skills and drills to enhance your game and IQ
Monday Night Basketball clinic!!!

This clinic is conducted by former University of Bridgeport and semi-pro player Moyan Henry. This clinic will focus on the all-around skills that make the complete basketball player.

Limited spots available!!!
The clinic will help players…
•	Techniques of a great shooter
•	Beat your defender off the dribble
•	Create own shot and score off the dribble
•	Improve decision-making
•	Overall ball handling skills 
•	Utilizing first step
•	Footwork
•	Become a better defensive player 
•	Being smart on the court

Who- Boys and girls. 
4th- 5th  grades 5:30-7pm FIRST SESSION AT VOGEL SCHOOL
6th – 8th grades 7pm-8:30pm
Where- Sessions 2-8 at the Torrington Armory  153 S Main St, Torrington, CT 06790

 Cost: $60 per player
Payments and registration forms should be dropped off the first night or mailed to Torrington Police activities league 576 Main St. Torrington, CT 06790
Any questions contact Torrington PAl office at 860-489-2014. Please use the high school registration form on this page.  Its our general registration form. Please fill it out completely and return with you tonight. 
Thanks!

MARCH 25th ALL TRAVEL UNIFORMS ARE DUE at the ARMORY between 10-12 am. 
IF YOU CAN VOLUNTEER-- WE COULD USE YOUR HELP!

ALSO IF YOU HAVE NOT PAID YOUR TRAVEL FEES-- PLEASE PAY THEM!!! 

THANKS AND HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!

IMPORTANT UPDATES--WEEK OF MARCH 15

BIG CHANGE: The 4th-8th grade league that were to begin running tonight at the armory-- will be moved because of inclement weather and schedules. PLEASE SEE INFO BELOW. If you have not yet registered there is time to do so. Bring a registration form from our website to the first session. 

REMEMBER HIGH SCHOOL PAL IS TOMORROW NIGHT! If you haven't registered please print out the form from our website.  The fee is $60.  You can bring that to our first session. 

TRAVEL TEAMS. Please pay your fees if you have not already. Uniform return is on the 25th. Please return all uniforms cleaned to the armorybetween 10-12. We need parent or student volunteers to help that morning sort and fold uniforms to make the process smooth and fast. Thank you!

Spring League P.A.L Basketball
for 4th-8th grade PAL will begin a spring basketball session for 4th - 8th grade boys for those who are interested in sharping up their skills. The program will run on Monday nights for 8 weeks. The sessions will begin March 20th at the Torrington Armory from 5:30pm to 7:00 pm for 4th and 5th and 7:00pm
for 8:30 pm for 6th,7th and 8th graders .
The cost of the program is $60 Payment is due on the first night. Please register by email at apietrafesa@torringtonpd.org .
Contact the PAL office with questions 860-489-2014

Shopping ON AMAZON? You can Shop and Help at the same time

By Clicking on Smile Amazon-- You can help PAL and support our programs at the same time! 

 

OPEN REGISTRATIONS FOR PAL BASKETBALL & AFTERSCHOOL

Program Registration is open!  We are also looking for volunteers, parent helpers for after school, teams and coaches.  If you are interested be sure to indicate it on your child's registration!  School is just around the corner and we 're looking forward to a great year-- and lots of fun!

Visit Our Basketball Page for registration documents and links! Click on the link below for information and sign ups!

 

NEWS: United Way & Clothing Drive Recap!

Its United Way Time Again -- Please remember the 26 agencies of the United Way in your through your corporate giving.  Pal is proud to be a member.  The United Way serves over 18000 people in Torrington alone-- 1000 of which are our PAL Members.  United Way dollars are critical to help fund our programs.  Many corporations will match your gifts! You can choose education or write PAL on your pledge card to give to us directly through the United Way. 

CLOTHING DRIVE RECAP:

Thanks to all who donated clothes to our Back To School Drive.  It was very successful! We could not have done it with out you!  Over 400 families and 200 school children received new or gently worn clothes & groceries to start the year on a good foot.  Families also received read service info, jobs and school supplies from local agencies.  Thank you to the Police, the Chiefs Community Action Committee, TECC, Parks & Rec and all of the volunteers and community leaders that helped to put this event on. Thank you!!

PAL GOLF Tournament

Thank you to all who have signed up and sponsored our 2016 Annual Fall PAL Classic.  Raising over twenty thousand dollars, the Golf Tournament sold out this year helping to support our 1000 members.   For more information or to sign up for next years tournament please visit us on Facebook at Pal Golf.  THANK YOU!

The Push Is On!

Help PAL celebrate our 29th year with a gift!  All gifts no matter how large or small matter and help us to run our programs and ensure that all kids no matter their financial situation can be apart of PAL.  Click on the donate button today or send back in the mailing that was sent.  We truly appreciate the help and all that our families do to help us keep PAL open!

Torrington PAL INFO and IMPT UPDATES

Welcome to the new Torrington PAL website!! Our new site is under construction.  Make sure you come back in the coming days and weeks to see all of the new information, register your kids for sports and after school programs, or to see pictures of our latest events.   In the meantime should you need information, please email torringtonpal@icloud.com or contact 860-485-2564.  Thank you!

Trouble with Photos?

If you have ordered basketball photos and did not receive them, please click here torringtonpal@icloud.com to send us an email with your information.  We are trying to do something to help the families that did not receive them but in order to do that we need to know who is missing photos and what you ordered. Even though this was an outside vendor it has made us sick at heart that our families and members did not receive what was purchased.  While we are trying to work out a solution to help, we thank you for your patience. 

Lindsay  Raymond

Lindsay Raymond

Executive Director

Phone: 860-485-2564

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PAL

Our Mission and our Vision is one that benefits Torrington and our all of our Northwest Community children.  

The 2016 SPIRIT OF THE COMMUNITY WINNER IS FRAN CIMINERA

TORRINGTON PAL is proud to announce our 2016 Spirit of the Community Winner sponsored by the Oneglia Family and O&G Industries:  

Fran Ciminera

Long time coach and Volunteer

Please join us in thanking Fran and all of our amazing coaches, sponsors, community partners and volunteers who do so much to make PAL a great organization.  We could not do it without them!

PAL NEWS

HEADLINES FROM PAL NEWS

High School Basketball signups for spring leagues start next week!

--Torrington PAL receives a $27,000 DOJ grant for after school programming in partnership with National PAL.
--PAL RECEIVES UNION SAVINGS BANK GRANT $9500
--PAL is awarded $10000 gift from the Archbishop for after school, college bound trips, summer camp and basketball. 
--PAL RECEIVES ARTS COUNCIL GRANT/CT Tourism Grant of $3700
--GOLF TOURNAMENT SELLS OUT & RAISES OVER $26000 
 
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Golf Sponsors 2016 Tournament

Thank you to our 2016 Golf Tournament Sponsors:
Tournament Sponsor:
Torrington Distributors
Fairway Sponsor:
Commercial Sewing
Hospitality Sponsors:
Ram Specialty Fabrications
Lunch Sponsors:
Dymax
Trinchero
Cart Sponsor:
Feeney Brothers Utility Services,
Torrington Police Union Local
#442
Putting Contest Sponsor:
Alaris Inc.
50/50 Game Sponsor:
The PAC Group
Dinner Sponsors:
Torrington Savings Bank
Cocktail Sponsor: HDI
Spirit of The Community Award Sponsor:
The Oneglia Family & O& G Industries
Registration Sponsor:
Aloca
Hole in One Sponsors:
Campion, Torrington Ford, Northwest Hills Dealerships,
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Trinchero, USA Hauling
Fried Dough Sponsor:
Mr. David Murelli
Pin and Flag Sponsors:
Aflac
Barry Cones Heating & Air Conditioning
Brooks Todd & McNeil Insurance
Burlington Construction
Conti & Levy
Deacon Excavating
Ebersol, McCormick & Steck
Lamonicas
Litchfield County Auto Service
Northwest Hills Credit Union
Pria Healthcare
Sherrie Pergola, Hairspray Salon
Thomaston Savings Bank
Torrington Four Wheel
Torrington Municipal Credit Union
True Value of Litchfield

Sponsored by Northwest Community Bank

Northwest Community Bank

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Our local hometown bank focused on building our community and making a difference for children.   Northwest Community Bank is the proud sponsor of our Basketball In house recreational leagues which work with over 650 students this year-- encouraging them, mentoring them through the guidance of great local community leaders, educators and law enforcement.  Visit Northwest Community Banks website today to see how their team spirit influences our community everyday!

 

Sponsored by Torrington Distributors

Torrington Distributors

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As longtime supporters of our Golf Tournament, Torrington Distributors has shown their commitment to Torrington and to our children.  Visit their website today to see all that this company is doing around the globe from here in Torrington. 

United Way of Northwest Connecticut

Its the United Ways Annual Campaign Time and PAL is a member agency. If your work is conducting a campaign, please remember PAL in your corporate and matched giving. Helping the United Way helps over 18000 people in the Northwest Corner--1000 of whom are our members! Thank you for your gifts & Support!