Local Democrats honored at dinner in Monroe

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Three local Democrats who have made contributions to the community were honored Sunday night

The Trumbull Democratic Town Committee held its second annual "Keys to Democracy" dinner at Roberto's Restaurant in Monroe to recognize community activism and encourage civic involvement.

Two leadership awards were given out to Doug Sutherland and Lisa Labella for their work in local politics.

Town Council member Ashley Gaudiano received the Kevin J. Sutherland Inspiration in Democracy Award.

Town officials say they hope the event becomes a long-standing tradition.

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