Car wash honors 2006 SHS graduate

A car wash will take place in memory of Briana Gilligan Nostrant on Saturday, Aug. 31 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Echo Hose Ambulance headquarters, 100 Meadow St., Shelton.

A Shelton native and 2006 Shelton High School graduate, Gilligan Nostrant passed away on April 30 after a three-year battle against acute lymphocytic leukemia. Donations from the car wash will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in her name.

On Oct. 5, Gilligan Nostrant also will be remembered as part of the Light the Night event at 5 p.m. at Lighthouse Point in New Haven.

A team has been formed in Gilligan Nostrant’s memory for Light The Night and more members are welcome. Learn more at