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2019 – Laura Attanasio, Kidz Konnection received the Business to Community Partnership Award in October 2019 during the annual Awards Banquet at the Clinton Country Club. This award is given to a business in recognition of hands-on, in-kind and dedicated support of the community. This year’s recipient is Laura Attanasio and Kidz Konnection Shoreline Theater.

2016 – Laura Attanasio, founder of Kidz Konnection received the Woman of Excellence Award by the Clinton Chamber of Commerce and Shoreline Chambers in October 2016.

Women of Excellence

Clinton, Madison & Shoreline Chambers of Commerce Women in Business Luncheon and Presentation of the Women of Excellence Awards was held on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Woodwinds and Honored:
Jean Cherni – Branford                             
Catherine Kiernan- Guilford
Lori Murphy – Madison
Lynn Riordan – North Branford      
Clinton Honoree: Laura Attanasio
Kidz Konnection Youth Theater
After receiving six letters of nomination in her honor for the Women of Excellence award, it was clear that Laura Attanasio is beyond deserving of this award. Looking through the qualifications, it is easy to see how Laura fits each seamlessly…
  • Driven work ethic
  • Strong sense of self: leading with empowerment and inspiration
  • Leadership: role model for others
  • Commitment to community through volunteering
Some of the words shared in the letters of nomination we received include…
  • “I’ve had the pleasure of being able to observe how much all the kids grow and benefit from participating in her classes and productions. She sets a high standard, but also gives them the confidence they need to accomplish things they might never have thought possible.”
  • “She has put her heart and soul in to her company for the past 10 years”
  • “Kidz Konnection has helped teach kids acting, put on amazing plays, and empower other young girls like me”
  • “She wants every kid to pursue the dream they want”
  • “She makes every kid feel like the star!”

2009 – Person of the Week, Harbor News. The Harbor News highlights Clinton residents who have made contributions to the community each week in it’s column, Person of the Week.  Laura Attanasio received this recognition for her dedicated service to providing arts education to young people.