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Annual scholarship fundraiser Saturday in memory of 9/11 victim Josh Piver

Joe Wojtas The Day Stonington — The annual summer fundraiser to raise money for the Josh Piver Memorial Scholarship will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the home of Selectman Rob Simmons and his wife, Heidi, at 268 North Main St. Piver, a Stonington High School graduate and soccer player, was 23 when […]

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Texas College Pledges Full Scholarship to Child of Fallen FDNY or NYPD Officer

Joseph Stepansky  NY Daily News A Lone Star State public college has pledged a full scholarship to the child of a fallen officer or firefighter from the New York City area. The University of Texas at Austin is the first college to partner with the Silver Shield Foundation to offer the scholarship program — part […]

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Arlington Civic Federation 9/11 Scholarship Fund gets boost

Inside Nova The Arlington County Civic Federation’s 9/11 Scholarship Program, which has presented more than $300,000 in scholarships to children of Arlington public-safety personnel since 2002, recently received a donation of $10,000 from the Arlington County Police Department’s 9/11 Fund. “I can’t think of a better place to send this money,” said retired Police Capt. […]

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