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Support the Future Workforce Talent Pipeline
Do you want to get further involved in building the future workforce for your business and the regional economy? The Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program led by Capital Workforce Partners, which provides young people the opportunity to get work-based learning experiences with local employers, will be begin in early July.
CAPITAL WORKFORCE PARTNERS ANNUAL MEETING
JUNE 21st at THE HARTFORD CLUB, 8:00 A.M. Celebrate and Uplift Workforce Success
Hartford Habitat for Humanity Celebrates its 30th Anniversary with Unveiling of First Zero Energy Ready Home
Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity and partners Eversource, Home Energy Technologies, Posigen and Connecticut Green Bank recently celebrated the construction of Habitat’s first Zero Energy Ready Home, located at 153 Roosevelt Street in Hartford.
Qualidigm Names Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut President and General Manager Jill Hummel to its Board of Directors
Qualidigm, the mission-driven national healthcare consulting company based in Wethersfield, Conn., has appointed Jill Hummel, president and general manager of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut (Anthem) to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Anthem is a leading healthcare company that has been in Connecticut for over 80 years and currently serves more than 1 million consumers.
Forbes Names Webster Bank to ‘America’s Best Employers by State’
Webster Bank is pleased to announce Forbes has named Webster to its first-ever ranking of America’s best employers by state. Webster was the only Connecticut-based bank on the list of 33 state companies. Forbes also recently recognized Webster in its list of the ‘World’s Best Banks.’
Bankers partner with Junior Achievement in Waterbury
More than 50 Webster Bankers spent a recent school day teaching financial literacy to students at Waterbury’s Tinker Elementary School, the largest JA in a Day event of 2019 for the Bank.
COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL AWARDS $50,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO 17 CONNECTICUT HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded $50,000 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 17 Connecticut students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses. Since 2001, more than $33 million has been awarded to nearly 30,000 high school seniors across the country as part of the Leaders and Achievers program, including $750,000 to nearly 650 students in Connecticut.
ConnectiCare Kicks Off Annual “Yoga in Our City” Program
ConnectiCare and local yoga studio owners recently launched the popular, annual summer program, Yoga in Our City. ConnectiCare became the program’s presenting sponsor in 2013, and since then Yoga in Our City has expanded its reach from Hartford to New Haven, Bridgeport, and Waterbury. This summer tradition provides local Connecticut communities, including residents and families, with access to free yoga classes taught by local studio instructors.
ConnectiCare Employees Support Junior Achievement’s JA in a Day
ConnectiCare, one of Connecticut’s leading health plans, has a long-standing history of giving back to local communities. ConnectiCare employees volunteer at several events throughout Connecticut and they were at the Ellen P. Hubbell School in Bristol on June 6, volunteering for Junior Achievement of Southwest New England’s JA in a Day program.
C. Scott Schwefel Elected to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC is pleased to announce that Attorney C. Scott Schwefel has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession.
Watkinson School Presents Proceeds from 7th Season of Freshly Squeezed with Colin McEnroe
Watkinson School completed its seventh season of Freshly Squeezed with Colin McEnroe by presenting the program's community partners — Billings Forge, Hartford Stage, and the Mark Twain House and Museum — with checks from the proceeds to benefit their education departments.
United Way Employee Engagement Summit
Join United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut June 25 from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts Park for the United Way Employee Engagement Summit – ideal for CSR/HR/Leadership professionals. Keynote speaker Stan Phelps will challenge leaders to think differently about their most important stakeholders: customers and employees. He’ll provide best practices to effectively engage your employees in ways that build empowerment and efficiency while also building a brand of purpose. The event includes a panel discussion and breakout sessions and is FREE to attend.
YMCA of Greater Hartford Welcomes Doug Nakashima as Senior Vice President of Operations
The YMCA of Greater Hartford is proud to announce that Doug Nakashima has been named as the organization’s senior vice president of operations. Doug started his role in January and has been building our brand ever since.
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT JOSEPH ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) today announced that Amanda Devitt, the former Senior Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services and Success at the University of Hartford, will become the new Athletic Director.
Hartford Public Library Kick-Off Celebration for Summer Learning Program Set for June 15
Hartford Public Library (HPL) will open its 2019 Summer Learning program with a Kick-Off Celebration from 12:30-3:00 pm on Saturday, June 15. The celebration will be held inside and outside of the Downtown Library at 500 Main Street, Hartford. Arch Street will be closed to traffic during the event, which will be held rain or shine.
Robinson+Cole Continues to Expand National Bankruptcy Practice and Grow Wilmington Presence
Robinson+Cole (R+C) is pleased to announce the addition of Jamie L. Edmonson to the firm’s growing Bankruptcy + Reorganizations practice. She joins as partner in the Wilmington, Delaware office, from Venable LLP, where she was partner-in-charge of the office.
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Nassau Re sponsoring Riverfront Recapture Health and Fitness week
Nassau Re is sponsoring a Riverfront Recapture Health and Fitness Week, June 17-21 from 5:45 to 7 p.m. All classes are free and open to the public. Come take a class or two or more and be sure to visit Nassau Re’s information table to take a photo to post on social media and enter a free drawing to win a fitness item (weights, jump rope, etc.).
MetroHartford Investors’ Connection and Collaboration Yield Remarkable Results
Synergy of Alliances By Alisa Media Relations and EVERNET generates a stellar strategic media campaign that highlights benefits of MetroHartford membership
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Travelers Vice Chairman Jay S. Benet to Receive the 2019 F.I.R.M. Executive Leadership of the Year Award
Travelers Vice Chairman Benet to be Recognized for his Leadership in Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, and Manufacturing Sector
University of Hartford
Jessie’s Community Gardens Offers Family-Friendly Gardening Demonstration
Information Session Takes Place June 23 in West Hartford
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
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