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Waterbury PAL Unveils Bus Donated by All-Star Transportation

WATERBURY, Conn. – The Waterbury Police Athletic League (PAL) on Wednesday unveiled the newest addition to its fleet of vehicles, a new school bus donated by Waterbury-based All-Star Transportation. The bus will improve PAL’s ability to provide transportation for children participating in a wide variety of activities and programs, including sports, music, and homework help.

PAL is a not-for-profit organization which promotes partnerships between youth, law enforcement, and the community through educational, athletic, and recreational programs designed to encourage team building and foster positive relationships. In addition to offering programs that emphasize education, learning, and fitness, PAL runs a summer camp for elementary school students and a summer youth employment program for teenagers.

“This new bus will allow us to expose more children in Waterbury to the programs PAL has to offer,” said Deputy Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo, the President of the PAL Board of Directors. “We value the partnerships we’ve created with local businesses like All-Star Transportation and appreciate their commitment to providing opportunities for children in our community.”

“We recognize the positive impact PAL has on our community through programs that build positive relationships between city children and police officers,” said John Dufour, owner of All-Star Transportation, which also donated a bus to PAL about a decade ago. “All-Star is proud to support PAL by helping the organization reach more children who will benefit from its programs.”

The bus features Waterbury PAL’s familiar blue and yellow color scheme and is decorated with photos of local children participating in PAL programs. Worx Branding designed the wrap and Sign Pro devoted more than 210 man hours to installing it. The unique chrome wheels were donated by Zeller Tire.

About All-Star Transportation
All-Star Transportation is a family-owned and operated school bus company with a fleet of more than 850 vehicles. All-Star provides in-district and out-of-district transportation for 32 Connecticut cities and towns, serving more than 40,000 school children daily from bus terminals in Litchfield, New Haven and upper Fairfield Counties.

About Waterbury PAL
The Police Activity League of Waterbury, Inc. (PAL) provides the youth of the Greater Waterbury area with positive guidance during their crucial childhood years. It has been proven that a strong support system, such as PAL, has a direct relationship with lowering crime rates, and has a powerful impact on a child’s future.

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