Alzheimer’s Association Offers Virtual Education Programs

Posted on October 14, 2021

The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter is promoting several virtual events to help seniors and their caregivers learn about dementia, the warning signs, behaviors, and strategies for families coping with this sensitive issue.

The list below contains links for information or to register for each program.

VIRTUAL Education Programs – for General Public 

October 18th at 10:30 AM Understanding & Responding to Dementia Behaviors  

October 19th at 12 PM Dementia Conversations

October 19th at

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State Legislators to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive

Posted on October 13, 2021

State Representatives Cindy Harrison (R-69), David K. Labriola (R-131), and State Senator Eric Berthel (R-32) are asking the community to join them as they roll up their sleeves and give blood during an American Red Cross Blood Drive in Southbury on Monday, November 22.

“Whether this will be your first donation or you are a regular donor, join us to make this blood drive a success,” Rep. Harrison said. “Your donation will help to save lives.”

“The need for blood is constant, and every donation helps,”

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SBA Announces Thursday Webinars / Cyber Security Tips

Posted on October 8, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) offers many resources for businesses, including during October for Manufacturing Month 2021.

On the next several Thursday afternoons, the SBA will be hosting manufacturing webinars with exporting and manufacturing experts featuring SBA’s New England Export Finance Manager Joe Raycraft.

  • Financing/Credit Insurance – Oct 14: Listen in on a discussion of finance challenges and solutions for manufacturers. Learn from the experts!
  • Supply Chain – Oct 21: The Manufacturing

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Honoring Veterans

Posted on October 7, 2021

It was my honor to join Ken Korsu, Commander of VFW Post 1607, the Connecticut State Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association to pay my respects as eight military veterans were laid to rest last week. No veteran should be buried alone.

The military funeral ceremony recognized eight U.S. veterans’ unclaimed cremated remains, including veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The ceremony took place at the State Veterans

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on October 7, 2021

Please join me in recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM).

Domestic violence is a serious violent crime that can include both physical and emotional abuse. It is frequently hidden from public view and many victims suffer in silence, afraid to seek help or not knowing where to turn. The traumatic effects of domestic violence may also extend beyond the victim and may impact family members and communities. Stalking is a common and dangerous tactic sometimes used by perpetrators

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