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Walk /Run For Your Life

JULY 11 – 6:30 P.M.

Act Natural Health & Wellness
24 Water Street
Torrington, CT

July 11th 2018 is the third year of the World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day.
W-BAD is a grassroots victim-organized campaign that seeks to raise global awareness about the harms and dangers of prescribed benzodiazepines

Registration is $15 per participant or $20 day of

Join us Wednesday, July 11th at 6:30pm and walk or run a half mile course to benefit World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day. A pot luck will be served in the store after the event.

Information about the dangers of benzodiazepines will be distributed at the event. Some objectives of our event include:

  • Education and awareness
  • Providing victims a sense of purpose
  • Validating the damage sustained by sufferers
  • Acknowledging a medication-induced health condition
  • Building a sense of camaraderie so sufferers, supporters and their loved ones do not feel alone

For more information or to sign up, go to our website at

Dale Carnegie of Western CT Offers Teen Program

The Dale Carnegie Teen Program is designed to prepare young people for the real world. It gives them skills they need to reach their goals and live up to their full potential – at school, home and work! The program helps develop these skills sooner rather than later:

Exude self confidence
Manage stress & worry
Enhance relationships
Remember names
Gain others’ cooperation
Energize communications

“This course doubled by self-confidence” – Allison, 16 years old

“The program gives you access to knowledge that would normally take a lifetime to learn. The skills I developed from this program will help me for the rest of my life.” – John M., 16 years old

See more testimonials here.

The Details:
WHO:  High School Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
WHAT:  Teens develop skills that last a lifetime
WHERE:  The Rinks – Sports Center of Connecticut, 784 River Road, Shelton, CT 06484
WHEN:  July 17, 18 & 19, 2018  –  8:30-4:30 PM
WHY:  Give your teens the skills to reach their full potential
HOW:  Certified trainers, over one hundred years of experience, proven techniques and most of all, FUN!

Breakfast, lunch & fun included! College credits available, ask us how!

Contact us:

Dale Carnegie of Western CT
21 Maple Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Survive the Drive®
Behind the Wheel
Defensive Driver Training Clinic

Tuesday, July 31st
8 A.M. to Noon
(our only summer driving clinic in 2018)

ALL drivers are welcome and encouraged to take advantage of this potentially life-saving program

A great way to practice new life-saving skills that may come up in daily driving

A fun activity while learning about new car autonomous technologies

You can never have enough training to keep sharp and ready for unexpected situations

Sign up as an individual or as a family or group

Our professional driving coaches will guide participants through;

Crash Avoidance Maneuvers
Skid Capability & Recovery
Emergency Braking & Lane Changes
Vehicle Control
Distraction Awareness

For most, driving is our most dangerous everyday activity.

All driver’s with a valid driver’s license or learner’s permit are accepted.

Course cost is $299 per person.

Course location is in Lakeville, CT.

For more information please feel free to contact Lori at 860-806-3042 or email

Staples Store in Torrington Joins the Chamber

The Staples store in Torrington has just joined the Chamber and are happy to share a 20% off coupon with their fellow members for cell phone repairs. Click here to download the coupon.