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Maggie Slysz has joined Fox CT as a fulltime member of its morning news team.

maggieSlysz, currently a social media reporter on the Fox CT morning show, has spent the last two years working with FOX CT news on special projects including hosting Northeast Living, and the Holiday Wishes special. She also filled in as a traffic reporter.

“Maggie’s enthusiasm and vibrant personality have been a great addition to the morning news team and we are very pleased that to have her on board full-time.” Fox CT News Director Coleen Marren said.

FOX CT reporter Sarah Cody has been recognized by the Food Allergy Education Network with a 2014 Hero Award.

Cody received the honor for raising awareness about dangerous food allergies through her “Mommy Minute” reports on Fox CT news.

For the past three years, the Food Allergy Education Network has presented the “Hero Award” to individuals in the community who make a difference in keeping children with food allergies safe.

And for those already planning their fall schedules:

aurora1The Aurora Foundation has announced that philanthropist and arts and education advocate Beverly Greenberg has been named its 2014 woman Philanthropist of the Year.

A South Windsor teen, Jeanette Marie Porcello, has been named its 2014 Young Philanthropist.

The two will be honored at the foundation’s annual breakfast at the Hartford Marriot Downtown on Oct. 15. Keynote speaker will be Victoria Budson, founding executive director of the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Pratt & Whitney vice president Jill Albertelli and ThinkRisk Underwriting Agency vice president bbash10 (2)Joseph “Jay” Arcata have been named co-chairmen of this year’s Camp Courant Buddy Bash on Sept. 19 at the camp in Farmington.

The “Superheroes” themed party will honor The Hartford Financial Services and Fox Ct’s Jim Altman.


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