Hampton, CT – EASTCONN’s 2020 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program (SYEP), a short-term summer work experience for eligible eastern Connecticut youth, 14 to 24 years old, is currently accepting applications. The program is the result of a partnership between EASTCONN, New London Youth Affairs and Norwich Human Services, with funding received from the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB). This summer program is expected to run from July 13 to Aug. 14, 2020, pending funding.SYEP is
Join us for our 61st season of fresh air, fun, and friendship for boys and girls ages 4-14. Kids need camp now more than ever. After months of in-home isolation it’s time to get out, get active, and get together for summer fun and learning!Visit our website or call our director to learn about our plans to operate a safe and healthy camp program that features: Swimming, Archery, Sports, Ropes Course, Zip Lines, Arts & Crafts, Nature activities, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, and more!
The Mill Museum held an on line poster contest for Earth Day celebrating 50 years 1970-2020 in April. Entrants emailed their entries to the museum. The Mill Museum includes many environmental issues in its stories including how the factories used the rivers for disposals of hazardous wastes. The winners received certificates and free family memberships. The logo was designed by Diana Perkins. The Mill Museum announces the winners:Tied for first place in children were sisters Helena age 6 and Emma age
Waterford, CT – May 26, 2020 – Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s Community Outreach Committee has donated more than $3,100 for food assistance to the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center as well as health-care workers and “meals on wheels” recipients in eastern Connecticut. The Community Outreach Committee is an employee-led assistance program that receives its funding from Charter Oak employees who pay $3 weekly to dress down on Friday “Casual Days.” These funds are used to assist Charter Oak
The long-awaited Treasury guidelines and application form on loan forgiveness of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have finally been released. With thousands of arts groups and self-employed artists having successfully received billions of dollars in PPP loans, the goal now is to get these loans forgiven. Join Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund for a PPP Loan Forgiveness webinar on Friday, May 29th at 3:00 pm EDT. Speakers include:Robert L. Lynch, Americans for the Arts President and
Next Door Creations, LLC has partnered with premier ballroom dance instructors to design a customized virtual program perfect for the workplace. Our mission is to help facilitate a healthier work environment for your employees to improve posture, reduce stress, foster team collaboration, and make the workplace more enjoyable. Our Ballroom Breakroom wellness program will not only benefit your employees, but your company as a whole! Many studies have shown the proven effectiveness of corporate health
All of us at UKS sincerely hope that you and your family are safe, healthy and coping with COVID-19 pandemic as well as can be expected in this challenging environment. We want to take a moment to let you know that Updike, Kelly & Spellacy is prepared to support the legal needs of its clients during these unprecedented times. We value our relationship with each of you and look forward to working closelywith you to help navigate the uncharted waters that lie ahead in the next few months. Attached
2020 Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity Program Matches Donations to Access Now through June
Access Community Action Agency is accepting donations through a fundraising partnership with the 2020 Travelers Championship Birdies for Charity program and will receive a 15% bonus on every dollar raised. Donations are more important than ever as Access continues to serve Windham and Tolland residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The PGA TOUR has announced that the 2020 Travelers Championship is currently scheduled as a TV-only event, broadcast by CBS and the Golf Channel, June 25–28. Conducting the
Parish Hill’s Girls Go Cyberstart Team Qualifies for National Championship! This program has students delve into disciplines such as cryptography, digital forensics and open source intelligence gathering and more as they compete with their fellow students nationwide. The Parish Hill Pirates team consists of Angela Bojarski, Sam LaBelle, Savannah Shannon, Kaylee Estremera, Liz Sweat, Rajchel Smardon and Kellee Leone. The team formed a few years ago, but for the first time they have qualified for
Is your company ready to reopen with the COVID-19 Social Distancing requirements? R.K. Johnson & Associates can provided printed materials, & PPE items that can help. Please contact me to learn more, or get item pictures, samples, and pricing: Rich Johnson R.K. Johnson & Associates, LLC 48 Mount Sumner Drive Bolton, CT 06043 860-573-2377www.RKJohnsonPrinting.com email@example.com
CONNSTEP and CBIA have partnered with the state of Connecticut to help distribute infrared thermometers to small businesses with 100 employees or fewer. The thermometers, which can support workplace screening and health checks, are available free to Connecticut employers with 100 or fewer employees. Eligible businesses can request a thermometer through this website. Requested thermometers will be distributed based on the city or town in which the business is located. Designated
You are invited to attend the next web meeting/telephone conference of the Reopen Windham/Willimantic Task Force. The Task Force’s Mission is to disseminate information and to provide assistance to Windham businesses in order to better assist them with the reopening of the town’s economy.The Task Force turns its focus to hair salons and barber shops to discuss Governor Lamont’s recent order for reopening the state’s economy on May 20th and the associated guidelines that were promulgated by the state.A
Good Afternoon, I hope this email finds you all well. Many of you have heard about the Customer Service Class we offer at EASTCONN. Many businesses have shown interest in having their workers attend our program. Finding the time has always been an understandable challenge. With the uncertainty of what we are all facing today with many of your staff either working from home or being furloughed, we want to offer our free Customer Service class remotely. Your employees will be able to complete this course
Danielson, CT - EASTCONN’s Quinebaug Middle College (QMC), a regional magnet high school, is hosting a Virtual Open House on Wed., May 20, 2020, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will take place as an online Zoom session. Prospective high school students and their families are invited to attend.QMC, located on the campus of Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) in Danielson, is temporarily closed due to COVID-19. This online session will allow interested families to tour the facility virtually and attend
Willimantic, CT - EASTCONN is pleased to announce that Kristin Hempel, the agency’s associate director of Adult and Community Programs, has been elected to represent nine Northeastern states on the national Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) council.EASTCONN was recently notified that Hempel will begin serving a three-year term in July as COABE’s Region 1 Representative for Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire. “I
You are invited to attend the inaugural web meeting/telephone conference of the Reopen Windham/Willimantic Task Force. The Task Force’s Mission is to disseminate information and to provide assistance to Windham businesses in order to better assist them with the reopening of the town’s economy.Our first meeting will include town food establishments to discuss Governor Lamont’s recent order for reopening the state’s economy on May 20th and the associated guidelines that were promulgated by the state.Meetings
We hope this note finds you and your family safe and healthy. No doubt, these are difficult times for everyone in the tourism industry. Please know that both the Connecticut Office of Tourism and the Eastern Regional Tourism District are working closely together to support the industry’s recovery. To share some of our plans with you as well as hear directly from you, we invite you to attend a virtual Tourism Industry Update sharing session on May 14, 2020. We will hold two sessions that day one at 10:30am
April 28, 2020 – The Mansfield Downtown Partnership, Inc. announces a new, fun way for residents to support local restaurants: Spend & Win! The Partnership will give away ten $25 gift cards to local restaurants as part of this new contest. Participants can enter by following these easy steps: 1. Spend $10 or more at a Mansfield restaurant 2. Email a photo or screenshot of your receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject: Gift Card Giveaway – please include your name and phone number in your email 3.
PRESENTED BY KEYBANKManaging Your Finances During a Crisis-- Katie Farrington, Relationship Manager, Vice President-- Analisha (Ana) Gois, Key@Work Relationship Manager Tue., May 5, 2020; 3 pm – 4 pmLive webinarFree but registration required The COVID-19 crisis is forcing changes on every American. Consider taking the right management steps to stay on track. Have you set up or updated your personal or business budget? Are you looking beyond the obvious ways to save money and preserve business assets? When
Connecticut Office of the Arts is thrilled to launch two (2) new funding opportunities for Connecticut artists and teaching artists
GREAT NEWS FOR ARTISTS!!THE CT OFFICE OF THE ARTS HAS 2 NEW GRANTS!These grants will be open for two weeks. You will need to get your applications in ASAP! If you need help with applying please call Windham Arts at 860-423-6389 or email info@WindhamArts.org. Here is the info on both: ARTIST RELIEF GRANT120 grants awarded, $500 eachThis program will provide grants of $500 to individual artists for basic relief. With events of all types being cancelled to reduce the spread of COVID-19, people who make income
Please see below training opportunity about LGBQ/GNCT youth and the criminal justice system presented by Nicole Kowal, court planner for CSSD. Part 1: Course Description: ‘Serving LGBQ/GNCT Youth P.1’ looks at LGBQ/GNCT 101 with definitions, information about what’s happening in the world, some states and tie ins into the juvenile justice world, risk factors and pathways into the JJ system, and some prevention and resource tips. Taylor deGraffenried is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom
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Nurses are soldiers. Fighting illness every day with unlimited kindness, compassions, empathy and healing. Nurses are the reason why people walk into hospitals with anxiety and walk out with smiles on their faces. With National Nurses Day this Wednesday, May 6th, we wanted to take the time to thank the amazing nurses that have cared for us and our families with notes of gratitude! They truly are superheroes in scrubs. Stop by our store to leave your own personal note for a Nurse who has touched your life.
FREE Virtual Corporate TrainingLearn from home while working from home! As a service to the business community during these challenging times, QVCC is proud to offer FREE access to the following virtual training programs: Transitioning to Telework & TelecommutingVirtual Team BuildingHigh Performance Teams (Remote Workforce)Stress ManagementOrganizational SkillsTime ManagementSelf-LeadershipPersonal ProductivityGoal Setting & Getting Things DoneEmotional Intelligence These virtual workshops consist of
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United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut Announces First Round of Grants from Its Neighbors in Need Fund
(Hartford, Conn.) April 30, 2020 – United Way has made 12 awards in its first round of grants from its COVID-19 response fund, Neighbors in Need. The grants, totaling $127,000 will support local nonprofits in delivering important services to those most impacted by the pandemic. The awards will ensure that local families receive assistance related to rent; utilities; food; and, telehealth. Understanding that the needs of our communities continue to grow and evolve, United Way launched its Neighbors in