News for Business

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds – private investment vehicles dedicated to community, business, real estate, and economic development activities in America’s lowest-income communities. On November 27, Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC) sponsored a ...read more
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Reliance Health will be providing CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© for community members this May. Recognized nationally as the original and leading recovery offering of its kind, CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© is an innovative new approach to healing people's lives that is unlike any other training. It offers participants the once-in-a-lifetime experience to gain new knowledge, be challenged, and reap ...read more
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
The Day and the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Announce Partnership to Recognize Area Students  Eastern CT – The Day and the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut announce the 2019 High School Scholar of the Year awards ceremony to honor outstanding students from seventeen high schools in southeastern Connecticut.  The breakfast recognition event will be held March 21, 2019 at ...read more
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
The Light House is pleased to announce a new partnership with Liberty Bank for the 2019 year. This partnership will give The Light House the ability to increase their presence in the community through additional events and outreach, while continuing to provide programming and services to individuals in the Southeastern Connecticut area. Liberty Bank has a strong tradition of investing in the ...read more
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
What does "Buddy Month" mean?  You get to bring a friend to class for free all month long! Just register for 2 tickets, (one regular ticket and one Buddy ticket) put your name and information for the “flying trapeze” ticket and your “buddys'” info for the buddy ticket. It’s that easy! To be eligible for the free class, all buddies must not have taken a class at Fearless Flyers Academy in the ...read more
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Friday, February 15, 2019
Mystic Aquarium extremely excited to announce the arrival of Natasha, a 37-year old female beluga whale to Mystic Aquarium from SeaWorld San Antonio.    As a mission-driven organization, Mystic Aquarium is keenly focused on and fully engaged in conserving and protecting beluga whales.  The addition of Natasha to the Arctic Coast allows us added opportunity to advance these important efforts.  ...read more
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Friday, February 15, 2019
Below are a few items that may be of interest to your eastern CT business: Publications and Flyers:Pub 5330 - Reminder from the IRS and the American Payroll Association (with APA logo)Pub 5330A - Reminder from the IRS and the American Payroll Association (without APA logo)Pub 5327 - New tax credit for employers who provide paid family and medical leavePub 5327SP - New tax credit for employers who ...read more
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Friday, February 15, 2019
Groton, CT – The Groton Rotary Club through its Community Awards Foundation will award a total of $7,000 in academic scholar awards in June 2019.  Three (3) $2,000 scholar awards, which are one-time awards, are available to graduating seniors from Fitch Senior High School, the Ella T. Grasso Southeastern Technical High School and the Marine Science Magnet School. Students may obtain ...read more
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Friday, February 15, 2019
Recognizing the area’s best people, places, and businesses  New London, CT – Voting in the 5th annual Best of Readers’ Choice Awards Contest (an online readers’ poll), presented by The Day and Atlantic Broadband, will be open until March 12th at 11:59 p.m. at www.theday.com/bestof.     The nomination round was open from January 1st – February 4th.  Individuals had the opportunity to nominate ...read more
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Dear Mystic Aquarium Community,    Beginning on March 15, 2019, Lancer Hospitality (www.lancerhospitality.com) will assume responsibility for the café  service operations at Mystic Aquarium.  Lancer has a proven record of success with other similar institutions throughout the United States.  Under this agreement, Lancer will make substantial new investments in our food service operation ...read more
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Friday, February 08, 2019
NESS Recognized for Outreach and Inclusion Stonington, CT – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) received the Jim Kilroy Outreach and Inclusion Award for its 2018 achievements. US Sailing is the governing body for the sport of sailing in the United States, and its Community Sailing Committee promotes and supports community sailing across the country. US Sailing's Community Sailing ...read more
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Join us for an entire weekend of Circus fun! Ages 16+ What’s included: Dinner Friday and Saturday, Lunch Saturday and Sunday, All classes and lectures (10 classes!), T-shirt, Supplies for an awesome craft, movie night with desserts, FFA water bottle and snacks and a special retreat T-shirt.  Just $550per person!  We have arranged a block of room at a 20% discount at Whalers Inn in downtown ...read more
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Monday, January 07, 2019
The Light House is excited to announce the award of a $156,444 grant from the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management to The Light House’s Community Campus for the purchase of two new wheelchair accessible vans and the renovation of lighting and rooftop units.   The Nonprofit Grant Program was created in August 2013 by Governor Malloy as a way of helping nonprofit health and human service ...read more
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
New London, CT – The Coast Guard Academy women's rugby team will be playing in the 2018 USA Rugby Fall College Championships in Charlotte, N.C. Coast Guard has an undefeated record of 10-0 for their season. Coast Guard competed this past weekend in round 16/8 at Vassar. The Bears defeated Fairfield University, 61-5 and moved on to win, 60-7 over Bloomsburg. The final four teams will compete for ...read more
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Monday, November 19, 2018
ResultsMooney Places 4th at NCAA ChampionshipOSHKOSH, Wis. – Sophomore Kaitlyn Mooney finished fourth overall in the 2018 NCAA Cross Country Division III National Championship in Oshkosh, Wis. Mooney crossed the finish line in 21:04 earning All-America honors for the second straight season with a fourth place finish. Junior Paige Lawler from Washington University won with a time of 20:55, senior ...read more
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Monday, November 05, 2018
Reliance Health is teaming up with the Hartford Marathon Foundation for their 6th annual Norwich WinterFest 5K and Free FitKids Fun Run. All runners receive swag bags, long sleeved shirts, and soup from Matthew's Catering. The race is open to both walkers and runners at all fitness and experience levels – a fun family event to get moving and active! Proceeds from the race will support Reliance ...read more
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Wednesday, October 31, 2018
New London, CT – The Coast Guard Academy wrestling team which sent a record four cadet-athletes to the NCAA Division III Championships last season with two earning All-America honors are tied for 11thnationally in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III Preseason Rankings. The Bears are the second highest team ranked from New England as Johnson & Wales was ...read more
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Members of the 1963 Football team  The Coast Guard Academy added five new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame last night at the annual Hall of Fame Banquet held in the Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence in Billard Hall to kickoff Homecoming Weekend. The Class of 2011 had a pair of honorees in Carl Luxhoj (track and field) and Amanda (Frederick) Montour (softball) as well as swimmer Richard ...read more
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Connecticut Stonewall Speakers are coming to Norwich! When: Wednesday, November 7th Time: 5-7 pm Where: The Community Conference Room at Otis Library - 261 Main Street, Norwich, CT The Stonewall Speakers is a panel consisting of volunteer speakers from the LGBTQ Community who openly share their stories and perspectives in order to create an atmosphere where diversity is expressed and ...read more
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Kyle Devitte from Inside Lacrosse spent an entire day at the Coast Guard Academy during the first week of October featuring the rise of the Coast Guard men's lacrosse program in The DIII Life. See his feature below: NEW LONDON, Conn. — On March 6, 2018, the Coast Guard men’s lacrosse team defeated Wesleyan College, 10-9, in overtime. At the time, the Cardinals were the No. 2 team in Division ...read more
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Thursday, October 04, 2018
Special 10th Anniversary Event Acclaimed Russian Pianist to Perform at La Grua Center Saturday, October 13, at 5 p.m. Sunday, October 14, at 3 p.m. Tickets: $25 available online and at the door. Open to the public.   Celebrating 10 Years of Performances In celebration of the tenth anniversary of its signature Music Matters Concert Series, La Grua Center welcomes acclaimed Russian pianist ...read more
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Friday, September 21, 2018
Coach Kevin Ollie, inspired by athletes with disabilities, opened his fifth Kevin’s Kourt at Channel 3 Kids Camp in Andover, Conn., a camp designed for children with and without special needs. The opening included a special ceremonial Net Raising with Coach Ollie, campers from Channel 3 Kids Camp, Ryan Martin Foundation & Hospital for Special Care Junior Wheelchair Basketball program, Denise ...read more
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Thursday, September 13, 2018
Richard S. Cody, an eastern Connecticut attorney with extensive experience handling matters in the municipal, land use & zoning, environmental and corporate arenas has joined Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law in the firm’s New London office. Attorney Cody originally worked at Suisman Shapiro from 1987-1992 and now returns as a very seasoned lawyer. He currently serves as the town attorney for ...read more
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Monday, September 10, 2018
Waterford broadcaster and TV and Radio producer is seeking local Eastern Connecticut companies to sponsor a new online TV show aimed at helping reduce crime in Eastern Connecticut, with help from the regions police departments. CrimeWATCH Connecticut will initially be a once a month review of on going situations in Eastern Connecticut where the police need the public's help. The show will also ...read more
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Thursday, September 06, 2018
Wednesday, September 12 at 6 p.m. $5 Suggested Donation Native Americans in SE New England, with Jason Mancini Beyond Reservation: Indian Survival in Southern New England There are roughly nine million acres of land in southern New England. The process of colonization by Europeans was so rapid and thorough that by the American Revolution, Indians in this region collectively possessed less ...read more
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Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Registration is open for the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling’s 15th Annual Conference, which will be held on October 23, 2018 at the Hilton Mystic. This year we’re excited to feature Spencer Christian as our keynote speaker! Best known as the former weather forecaster for ABC’s Good Morning America, Spencer recently authored a book entitled, "You Bet Your Life,” in which he details his ...read more
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Dr. Patel treats general orthopedic conditions & specializes in treating disorders of the knee, hip, & shoulder, including replacements when necessary. He is Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, & Cartilage Restoraton. He is committed to getting his patients back to work & activity as quickly as possible. He is on staff at William Backus Hospital in Norwich. Dr. Patel is ...read more
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Friday, August 24, 2018
Are you bilingual and would like to put your skills to work? Join us for a Free 2 hours  Workshop offered by "The Protocols of Professional Interpreting Practice"Basic industry requirements: Excellent Language Proficiency (oral and written) Flexible Schedule Reliable Transportation to attend in-Person assignments Smart Phone w/Internet Service Excellent Computer skills Access to a ...read more
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Reliance Health is now offering Youth Mental Health First Aid. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.The course introduces common ...read more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
New London, CT – Shaakira Hassell, the Coast Guard Academy head strength and conditioning coach, has been selected for the Bill Walsh Minority and Diversity Coaching Fellowship with the Carolina Panthers. The NFL Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship is proud to celebrate 30 years of helping outstanding coaches gain exposure to NFL training camps and offseason workout programs. The Bill Walsh ...read more
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
On Saturday, September 8, Channel 3 Kids Camp will hold a new and exciting fundraiser called Fun by the Fire. This a unique, adult-only celebration will be presented by Highland Park Market. The event will take place at Channel 3 Kids Camp, 73 Times Farm Road, Andover, CT. The evening will feature food and drinks from some of Connecticut’s top chefs and restaurants.  Beginning at 6:00 p.m., ...read more
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Friday, June 29, 2018
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved funding in the amount of $2,201,636 for the fiscal year 2018-19. This funding supports 49 programs at 25 nonprofit agencies in New London County that work together to provide a vital network of services to help those in need. Leading the program review and fund distribution are sixty-five trained and knowledgeable volunteers ...read more
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Thursday, June 14, 2018
Stonington Sounds Summer Music Festival Saturday, June 23 starting at 11amStonington Sounds is a free music festival with concerts happening throughout the day in various outdoor/indoor locations in Stonington Borough anchored at La Grua Center and the Stonington Commons Green adjacent to La Grua Center. The festival will feature a diverse lineup of musicians from classical to jazz and is ...read more
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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Robert E. Fitch High School is seeking 6 business professionals to volunteer to interview students.  The students are gearing up for their final exams. For Shelly O’Neal-Kegler’s Cooperative Work Experience class, she is hoping to have community members do mock interviews for them. The students' grade will depend on different pieces of the process (i.e. resume, cover letter, interview, ...read more
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
On May 15, 2018, Attorney John A. Collins, III, was sworn in as a Judge of the Gaming Disputes Court for Mohegan Tribal Court. In its constitution, the Mohegan Tribe has given exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute involving or arising out of ’Gaming’ to the Gaming Disputes Court which consists of a Trial Court and a Court of Appeals. As used in the Mohegan Constitution, ’Gaming’ includes the ...read more
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Westerly, RI – Antonette Terenzio has joined Coldwell Banker Coastal Homes as an independent sales associate working out of the Westerly office. Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Coastal Homes, Ms. Terenzio met the Rhode Island real estate licensing requirements and completed the comprehensive Coldwell Banker® training program. "We're happy to have Antonette on our team," said Jim Cahoone, ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) funds in the amount of $120,036 are available to organizations in New London Census County to supplement already existing emergency food and shelter programs.  The funds are made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Funding amounts are determined nationally by a board chaired by FEMA.  In 2017, this ...read more
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Thursday, April 26, at 6 p.m. Suggested Donation: $5       Celebrating 150 Years of Naval Submarine Base New London As part of its Military Matters Lecture Series, La Grua Center presents a talk with Capt. Paul Whitescarver, commanding officer of Naval Submarine Base New London. He will discuss a little of the base’s history, but even more importantly, bring us up to date with the base’s ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Channel 3 Kids Camp recently appointed five new members to their Board of Directors – Samuel Broomer, Ed Havens Jr., Joseph Rubio, Glenn Salamone, and Danita Sulick. Samuel Broomer is the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Berkley Re, a Berkley Company. Along with his strong business background, Broomer brings a strong belief that “Everyone Counts, Everyone Matters.” Ed Havens ...read more
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Groton, CT – Three local non-profit organizations: Emerson Theater Collaborative, Higher Edge, and The Light House are collaborating for the fourth year on a Bowling Fundraiser entitled “All Benefits Children” in order to raise funds to support as many children of all ages and abilities, as well as families in the local community as possible.  The event will be held at the Spare Time Bowling ...read more
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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
During this special edition of Signings & Sightings, newly published author, Michelle Jacobik will debut her first book, Prosperity After Divorce: Take charge of your finances & create the life you really want using Lifestyle Re-Design Planning (TM), to her hometown audience. Jacobik will engage fans in a live discussion followed by a book signing.  *Participation is on a first-come, first-served ...read more
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Monday, February 26, 2018
 Jewett City, CT – For the fourth year in a row, Jewett City Savings Bank has earned top honors as the Best Community Bank in Connecticut in the annual poll of readers of The Commercial Record. The competition sponsored by the prominent trade publication measures the loyalty and satisfaction that readers have with providers of services in the financial and real estate industries.   The ...read more
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Friday, February 16, 2018
Resort Casino to Add Popular Connecticut Brewpub to Growing List of Attractions this SummerMASHANTUCKET, CT (January 30, 2018) – Foxwoods® Resort Casino today revealed plans to open Stony Creek Brewery, a fully operational brewpub with an award-winning beer selection. The announcement marks another step in Foxwoods’ continued evolution as the Northeast’s premier full-service resort ...read more
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Attorney Kristi D. Kelly of Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law recently prevailed in an appeal on behalf of a client for Veterans Disability Benefits filed with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The veteran applied for service-connected disability benefits in 2014 and was denied service-connection for his claimed ailments at that time. The denial was appealed in 2015 and has been pending for ...read more
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Monday, February 05, 2018
Luxe Vegas $100,000 Giveaway Grand Prize Winners to Receive VIP Package to Spectacular Las Vegas Resort  Mashantucket, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino and Caesars Palace Las Vegas have teamed up to award twenty lucky Foxwoods players and their guest a complete VIP trip simply by playing their favorite slot machines, table games, bingo or poker.   Through February 23, Foxwoods guests will ...read more
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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Choose from Multiple Romantic Dinner Specials For Loved Ones To Enjoy  MASHANTUCKET, CT – Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, will offer special Valentine’s Day menus that all will fall in love with.  Embark on the perfect romantic getaway with a delightful dinner for two.  Alta Strada This Valentine’s Day, enjoy a special four course prix-fixe menu at Foxwoods’ ...read more
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Country Powerhouses and International Dance Phenomenons Light Up Foxwoods this February  Mashantucket, CT – If an exciting winter escape is calling your name, Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is your go-to destination for the ultimate getaway and award-winning entertainment. This February, spice up your Valentine’s Day celebrations with musical performances ...read more
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Monday, January 08, 2018
The Southeastern CT Cultural Coalition will present “Arts & Health InterSECT: Creating Health & Wellness Through the Arts in Southeastern CT” on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:30am at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center in Ledyard, the first of its kind in the region. The event is free to attend but registration is required, www.CultureSECT.org . Southeastern CT Cultural ...read more
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is contributing an additional $25,000 to the American Red Cross, Connecticut Chapter, due to the increased strain and demand the organization is facing from events including numerous major hurricane events, fires in western states, and earthquakes in Mexico. United Way of Southeastern Connecticut already funds the Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services and ...read more
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Thursday, October 05, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce that two grants have been approved for programs that help individuals and/or families living in New London County improve their financial stability. As part of United Way's partnership with the selected programs, funding will be provided for one year to pursue and accomplish the goals indentified by United Way. A volunteer Grant Review ...read more
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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Norwich, CT – Reliance Health (formerly Reliance House), a non-profit community mental health center, has purchased 2-6 Cliff Street in Norwich from Lord Properties. With several day programs already in place at the building, including their Outpatient Clinic, Reliance Health is focused on bringing programs together, providing increased accessibility, and enhancing service offerings. Reliance ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut is partnering with local schools across New London County as part of the annual Read for the Record event. Join us as a volunteer reader on October 19, 2017 to be a part of the world’s largest shared reading experience. Read for the Record from Jumpstart brings together more than two million people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers, and ...read more
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
September is Hunger Action Month (HAM), when Feeding America and member food banks, including the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center (Food Center) and Citizens Bank, United Way’s HAM sponsor, ask everyone in America to take action to fight hunger in their community. The Food Center is a program operated by United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.   During Hunger Action Month people can ...read more
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Monday, August 28, 2017
Dr. Vafek is a graduate of Yale, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed her Orthopaedic Surgery Training at Wake Forest University.  She completed her sub-specialty Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship, at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago. She provides comprehensive Orthopedic surgical & non-surgical treatments. Appointments for the 11 Industrial Park Road office in Niantic ...read more
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Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Stonington, CT – As part of our Military Matters Lecture Series, on Wednesday, August 16, at 6 p.m., La Grua Center will present a talk with CT Office of Military Affairs Executive Director Bob Ross, who will give an overview of Connecticut’s partnerships, programs and investments to support the state’s defense industries, prepare for the next round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and ...read more
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Essex, CT – Deven Spear has joined Connecticut-based Overabove as the strategic marketing firm’s Chief Innovation Officer. Former managing partner of Spear Consultants Ltd. and CEO and founder of BrightDoor Systems, Inc., Spear previously partnered with the Overabove team on successful sales and marketing engagements including Homestead Preserve in Virginia and New Hampshire’s Mount Washington ...read more
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut’s Board of Directors has approved funding in the amount of $2,219,673 for the fiscal year 2017-18. This funding supports 47 programs at 21 nonprofit organizations in New London County that work together to provide an essential safety net services to help those in need. Leading the program review and fund distribution are trained and knowledgeable volunteers ...read more
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Monday, June 19, 2017
Just in time for the start of the 2017 summer camp season, Bob’s Discount Furniture stepped up to donate 66 new mattresses and 200 pillows. The items will be used to furnish three newly constructed cabins that will house children who attend the Channel 3 Kids Camp this summer.   Cathy Poulin, Public Relations/Outreach Director for Bob's Discount Furniture attended to oversee the delivery and ...read more
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Friday, May 26, 2017
Stonington Sounds Summer Music Festival Saturday, June 3 starting at 10am Stonington Sounds is a free music festival with concerts happening throughout the day in various outdoor/indoor locations in Stonington Borough anchored at La Grua Center and the Stonington Commons Green adjacent to La Grua Center. The festival will feature a diverse lineup of musicians from classical to jazz and is ...read more
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Foxwoods is Buttering Guests Up with Delicious Lobster Dishes Across the Resort  Mashantucket, CT –  Foxwoods® Resort Casino is serving up a vast array of lobster entrées for this summer’s Lobster Madness from June 1 – September 5.  As part of Foxwoods’ Summer of Dreams 4, guests can eat their way around the resort enjoying the robust options of Lobster dishes, prepared to the style and cuisine ...read more
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Want a great day out on the water while helping kids at the same time? Anglers are invited to sign up for the Connecticut Charter Party Boat Association’s (CCBA) 2nd annual deep sea fishing tournament to benefit Channel 3 Kids Camp on July 27 in Waterford. Raymarine is Presenting Sponsor of the event for the second straight year.CCPBA boats will gather at Mago Point Marina in Waterford on July 27 ...read more
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Foxwoods is Sizzling Into Summer with the Hottest Acts in Music and Comedy, High-Flying Circus Performers and Connecticut’s Largest Pop Culture Convention!  Mashantucket, CT – The long-awaited months of summer are finally here, and Foxwoods® Resort Casino is excited to kick the season off with some of the best entertainment acts! The Grand and Fox Theaters will host GRAMMY award winning ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut hosted its Campaign Celebration event on May 5th to recognize local businesses and organizations that ran outstanding fundraising campaigns and volunteer year-round on behalf of United Way. More than 350 community leaders and volunteers gathered at Mohegan Sun to celebrate around the theme "Anyone can be a hero."The Campaign Celebration was sponsored by ...read more
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Lyme Art Association presents the annual showcase of the best new works of art by Elected Artists Members. These artists are professionals of note and significance whose works are known, collected, and exhibited throughout the country, as well as along the Shoreline. Gallery Manager Jocelyn Zallinger says, "Each year this exhibition fills the gallery with some of the finest representational ...read more
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
One in every 5 Americans is affected by a disability – that’s 56 million Americans.  Easterseals Walk With Me Mystic, happening on Saturday, May 6th at Olde Mistick Village and Mystic Aquarium, provides crucial support for Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut’s services for people challenged with disabilities, services that include medical, pediatric, and traumatic brain injury ...read more
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Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Increasing the number of financially stable households in the City of Norwich is the purpose of new funding awarded by the Boston Federal Reserve. Called the Working Cities Challenge Grant, a core team, led by United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, has set a goal to increase the number of low-income and diverse households in Norwich who become financially stable by 20% over the next ten years. ...read more
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Friday, March 03, 2017
March Heats Up with GRAMMY Award-Winning Music and Comedy Superstars  Mashantucket, CT – Got a case of Spring Fever? Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination, is continuing its 25th Anniversary celebrations all month long with a lineup of must-see entertainment performances to help shake off the winter chill. With a slate of GRAMMY Award-winning musical acts and ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
On April 1, 2017, $139,638 will be available in Emergency Food & Shelter Program funds (EFSP) to organizations in New London Census County to supplement already existing emergency food and shelter programs.  The funds are made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Funding amounts are determined nationally by a board chaired by FEMA.  In 2016, ...read more
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Channel 3 Kids Camp is holding its 9th annual W.R.A.P. (Women Raising Awareness Philanthropically) Luncheon on May 21st at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford. The event was created to help build positive networking opportunities while honoring the work of a woman for notable philanthropic contributions in her field and community. Channel 3 Kids Camp is pleased to honor Chief ...read more
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Lisa M. Sanders, M.S., SHRM-CP, PHR and professional artist (Flower Branch Studio) launches "a boutique human resources firm" to assist small businesses with their HR needs! HR Masterpiece, L.L.C. can serve as your personal human resources assistant without the costs associated with the overhead of a full-time hire. - “I have a M.S. in Organizational Psychology and over ten years of experience ...read more
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Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Dime Bank Foundation recently awarded $4,000 to Operation Warm to help provide new winter coats to underprivileged school-aged children attending educational programs at TVCCA’s Norwich and New London locations. With assistance from employees of Dime Bank, the staff at TVCCA distributed the brightly colored coats to students who were most in need. Operation Warm is a non-profit organization which ...read more
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Thursday, December 01, 2016
Dime Bank is once again partnering with The Salvation Army for their annual Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys for children of needy families. Each Angel Tree is decorated with paper angel tags with the first name, age, and gender of a child in need of a gift. Contributors remove one or more tags from the tree and purchases gifts for the child described on the tag.   Dime ...read more
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Norwich, CT – This week marked the 20-year anniversary of the opening of Dime Bank’s corporate office site, located at 290 Salem Turnpike in Norwich.    “A lot has happened in the two decades Dime Bank has been centered here at 290 Salem Turnpike,” said Dime Bank President Nicholas Caplanson. The Bank was founded in Norwich though when we needed to expand our offices 20 years ago, this facility ...read more
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Monday, November 28, 2016
Norwich, CT – Dime Bank recently hosted a group of 25 Bacon Academy students at its Colchester branch to promote financial literacy through Dime Academy-a community education initiative designed to empower our community to manage their financial future. The Academy’s goal is to create long-term relationships with schools in the Bank’s footprint to encourage financial literacy from children to ...read more
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Thursday, November 17, 2016
Norwich, CT – Reliance Health, formerly Reliance House, a Norwich-based non-profit community mental health center on a mission to enhance health through mental wellness, is the recipient of the Backus 2016 President’s Award. The award, which includes a $5,000 donation to the organization, was announced at Backus Hospital’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 16. It was established in 2011 to honor people ...read more
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Tuesday, November 01, 2016
New London, CT – Firm shareholders Matthew E. Auger, James P. Berryman, Michael A. Blanchard, John A. Collins, III, and Jeffrey W. Hill recently elected Eileen C. Duggan as a Shareholder of Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law.  She is the first woman to serve in this senior leadership role for the largest law firm in eastern Connecticut.   Eileen heads the firm’s Labor, Employment and Municipal Law ...read more
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stonington, CT – Horses Healing Humans presents their annual Farm to Stable to Table Benefit Dinner on Sunday, September 18th from 5 to 9 in the evening. Tickets are now available and limited on a first-come first-serve basis. Tickets are $120 per person, or $1,000 for a table of eight. Ticket includes an Al Fresco dinner on the Horses Healing Humans' grounds featuring locally sourced and ...read more
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Friday, August 12, 2016
Overhead Door Co of Norwich is having an OPEN HOUSE on August 20, 2016 from 9am-2pm with ONE DAY DISCOUNTS!  Including 30% off of Retractable Awnings, 15% off of Garage Doors, 5% off of Electric Motors for Garage Doors,  10% off for All Flags, including United States Flags!  Come Visit us and just say hello and enjoy a cold drink, free food and some music!  See you at 88 Route 2A, Preston.
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The Medal of Honor Recipient Recognition ’56 Ford Thunderbird will be the centerpiece of an interactive exhibit and heroes tribute coming to the dealership during the 2016 holiday season and beyondNew London, CT – On Sunday, August 14, at 1pm the public is invited to witness the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind Medal of Honor Recipient Recognition 1956 Ford Thunderbird at Mike’s Famous ...read more
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos/Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center has revamped its Homeschool STEM program to better serve its students and families and to accommodate the recent growth the program has seen. The Nature Center has been offering a monthly homeschool STEM class for more than a decade. Last year a second class each month was added because of increased demand. In advance ...read more
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Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Mystic, CT – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.  The program offers free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard ...read more
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Monday, February 22, 2016
Promoting automatic savings to help people reach their savings goals  Norwich, CT – As part of America Saves Week 2016, scheduled for February 22 – 27, 2016 Dime Bank is spreading the saving message and urging its network to encourage people to make savings automatic as part of America Saves Week. Dime is offering financial workshops at Jack Jackter Intermediate School in Colchester, CT, along ...read more
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Thursday, December 24, 2015
A SPECIAL INVITATION AND OFFER TO SEE IMAGINE DRAGONS AT FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO NEW YEAR’S EVE! Imagine Dragons is bringing their passionately inventive brand of alt-rock to arenas with hits like “Radioactive,” “It’s Time,” “On Top of the World,” and “Demons.” Rock out with Imagine Dragons and opener MS MR this New Year’s Eve ONLY at Foxwoods! As a valued community partner, Foxwoods would like ...read more
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
Old Lyme, CT – High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, one of the oldest and largest therapeutic riding centers in the United States, recently elected two new members to its Board of Trustees. John Catlett, and Jacqueline Kangley, both of Hadlyme, were voted into office at High Hopes’ 41st Annual Meeting in late October.    John Catlett spent 26 years with global consulting firm Accenture before retiring ...read more
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Monday, January 12, 2015
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of New London County Seashore will hold a kickoff for the annual event on February 7, 2015 from 10.am. to 12 p.m. at Great Neck Country Club, 28 Lamphere Rd. Waterford. The Society is inviting people who are interested in learning more and getting involved in the event to attend.   The kickoff program will honor cancer survivors and caregivers and ...read more
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Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Workshop Series Focusing on the Business of ArtRegistration Opens Saturday January 3   Second Trimester: Presentation and the Fine Art of FinanceThursday, Jan. 22: Enlighten Your Audience: Writing an artist statement from the inside outTuesday, Feb. 24: Pay Uncle Sam and Build a BusinessTuesday, March 24: Protect Your Art   NEW LONDON - Hygienic Art is excited to produce the second trimester of ...read more
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Tuesday, January 06, 2015
United Community & Family Services (UCFS) has been awarded $2,000 from the Co-Trustees for the Olga Sipolin Children’s Fund. The funds will allow uninsured children to receive preventive dental sealants through UCFS’ Smiles on the Move Dental program. The Smiles on the Move program utilizes mobile dental equipment to visit 63 area school and child care centers in 13 towns and cities in ...read more
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Tuesday, December 02, 2014
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center welcomes the writers and cast working in residency on Home Street Home, a new musical that is about survival and love among runaway teenagers living on the street. Based on true stories of the authors’ experiences of homelessness and punk culture, the story revolves around Sue, a 16-year old runaway who plunges headfirst into the deviant subculture and ...read more
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Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Join us for a cheerful holiday gathering at the Monte Cristo Cottage Friday, December 12 from 5-7pm. The event is free! Enjoy light refreshments and explore the boyhood home of Eugene O’Neill. Following the party, make the short drive to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center where the National Theater Institute Fall Class will be presenting their Company Debut, a free performance open to the ...read more
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Suisman Shapiro attorneys and staff participated in No-Shave November to raise money for cancer awareness. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free. Donate the money you usually spend on shaving and grooming for a month to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the ...read more
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