Altrusa International of Central Connecticut, Inc. Gerard F. Melito Senior Citizen Poetry
Altrusa International of Central CT recently held a reading & reception on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the Cromwell Community Center for the Gerard F. Melito Senior Citizens Poetry Contest Poets and their guests.
The 2012 winners are…
1st Place: Crossroads of a Million Private Lives
2nd Place: The Benjamin Fig Tree
3rd Place: Body of Work
Don’t Envy the Durable Mind
the hat of childhood
The 2012 Poetry Chairwomen were Ellen Paris & Stephanie Labbe.
The 2012 Judges were Dennis Bourque, Retired English Teacher, Glastonbury School System & Marilyn Fabian, Retired English Teacher, Manchester High School .
Altrusa International of Central CT has worked in the Middletown CT and surrounding communities for more than 55 years. Altrusa International is a not-for-profit international association of professional women and men who volunteer their energies and expertise in projects dedicated to community betterment. Ongoing special focus: Literacy, the environment, HIV/AIDS.
Altrusa International of Central CT current projects include:
Literacy Volunteers, ABC Books (Altrusa Books for Community), High School Scholarship, Middlesex Community College Scholarship, Gerard F. Melito Senior Citizens Poetry Contest, Make A Difference Day-Jane Tarca Womans Health Awareness Day & Remembering our Woman Veterans, Hungry Babies are a Reality-year-round baby food & diaper drive.
For further information visit the web at Altrusa-CentralCT@comcast.net