ABOUT TOWN: And the Top Float is...
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WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR FLOAT: Rich Jasmin told About Town the list of this year’s Christmas Parade winning floats. They were: 1st place - the Vito family float (the Griswolds Family Vacation); 2nd place - the Gibson family (The Grinch Who Stole Christmas); Best musical float - Starline Academy; Best Christmas Spirit float - The Last Shot restaurant. The Callanan trophy, which is awarded to the public school with the most holiday spirit, went to the Dawe Elementary School.HAPPY BIRTHDAYS to: Susan Komisar Hausman, the author of the children's book, "Kisses From Dolce: A Book for Children About Trusting and Telling." Susan is a founder of No Secrets No Shame, LLC, a company dedicated to promoting awareness and prevention of child sexual abuse. An abuse survivor herself, Hausman is a facilitator & facilitator instructor for Darkness To Light's award-winning Child Sexual Abuse prevention workshop for adults, Stewards Of Children. Also the author of several published essays, she is currently at work on a novel for adults. "Kisses From Dolce" may be purchased from Amazon.com, Trafford.com or directly from Sue at KissesFromDolce@gmail.com. A Stoughton resident, Susan is married to Rabbi Jonathan Hausman of Ahavath Torah Congregation. …And to Bethany Wordell, who is the Massage Therapist in the office of Stoughton Chiropractor Damon Gangemi of Gangemi Wellness (a/k/a Health Source of Stoughton) at 294 Pleasant Street. Bethany studied Muscular Therapy at Cortiva Institute. …And to Marlena Siegel, a student at Stoughton High, who celebrates her sweet 16th.
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