Pagliaro named chairman of Valley United Way campaign
Joseph A. Pagliaro, Jr. has been named as the Chairman of the 2011-2012 Community Campaign for a second term with Valley United Way. He is the Senior Vice President of Riverview and Adzima Funeral Homes and has been an active community volunteer leader throughout his career.
Valley United Way Board President Fred Ortoli noted that, “Joe did a great job as campaign chair last year, and United Way is thrilled that he has agreed to lead this year's campaign as well."
Pagliaro has been a member of the campaign cabinet and Valley United Way’s Board of Directors for several years and is actively involved with many other Valley groups.
He is a board member at the Valley Community Foundation, the Shelton Economic Development Commission, the Lower Naugatuck Valley Boys & Girls Club, Birmingham Group Health Services and the Valley Division of Junior Achievement. He is also a corporator at Griffin Hospital in Derby.
Pagliaro is a former member and chair of the Shelton Board of Education. He is also a past member of the board at the Parent Child Resource Center.
A graduate of Sacred Heart University with a B.S. in political science, he graduated from the New England Institute of Embalming with an associate’s degree in applied sciences.
The campaign theme this year will be, “Be a leader and make an impact.”
Pagliaro said, “We want the members of our community to take action by telling their friends, serving on Valley United Way committees, participating in volunteerism and advocacy initiatives and contributing so we can continue to fund needed programs and services in the Valley.”