TORRINGTON, CT- MAY 19 2010-051910JS12-During a ceremony Wednesday at East Elementary School in Torrington, Fred Thorn, Vice President and Executive Board Member for the Friendly Hands Food Bank in Torrington, center, received a check for $340 from fifth grade students, from left, Brenden Jacques, James Lamanna, Rachelle Talbot and Carissa Carbone. The four students were the top sellers in their home room from the annual elementary school fifth grade pie sale. The school donated fifty cents from each pie sale to the food band as well as the American Red Cross. The remainder of the profits from the sale will go toward the fifth grade class trip to Old Sturbridge Village.
Jim Shannon Republican-American