Foote Trust Gives $15K for Branford Summer Campers

Shown here are campers (from left) Eric Izzo, 9, Collin Walsh, 9, Jaeden Leary, 6, Cameron Walsh, 7, Madison Burban, 6, and counselor-in-training Cassie Burban. At back are Recreation Department Assistant Director Dale Izzo, Recreation Department Director Alex Palluzzi; Bank of America Corporation U.S. Trust Senior Vice-president Regina Collins, and Branford Board of Recreation Chairman Paul Criscuolo.

For the eighth consecutive year, Foote Family Charitable Trust awarded summer camp scholarships for campers in Branford Recreation Department programs. This year's grant of $15,000 helped 64 Branford campers attend programs at town parks in July and August.

Created by the late Wallace Foote in 1962, the Foote Trust maintains both Foote Park and Riverside Park. The grant's trustee, Bank of America, N.A., ensures the donor's philanthropic intentions are honored and has supported a number of Branford organizations. This year's Branford Recreation summer camp enrollment numbered 320 campers aged 4 to 12 and more than 100 campers ages 13 to 17.

 

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