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Small Business Saturday 

Posted on November 26, 2021


This Saturday, November 27, 2021, is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for our communities.

Due to the continued impact on local businesses from COVID-19, we know that small businesses need our support now more than ever as they struggle to keep their doors open and employees working.

Please join the Small Business Association (SBA) and organizations across the country in supporting your local small businesses by shopping at a small business.

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Hurricane IDA assistance UPDATE

Posted on November 9, 2021


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The Small Business Administration is hosting an information session covering details on eligibility, maximum loan amounts and process to apply for Hurricane IDA relief on November 10th.

Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration are available to businesses and residents in Connecticut following the announcement of a Presidential disaster declaration due to the remnants of Hurricane Ida.

The disaster declaration covers Fairfield and New London

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Connecticut Launches New Statewide Tools To Help Parents Monitor Children’s Development, Access Expert Tips And Support Healthy Early Development

Posted on November 8, 2021


The Office of Early Childhood recently announced a new statewide initiative to support children from birth through age 5 by offering Sparkler — a mobile app for parents and caregivers — to all parents with young children and to programs serving those families. Connecticut is the first state in the nation to offer families with children ages birth to 5 comprehensive mobile developmental screening, promotion, and linkage to supports.

Connecticut families with children from birth through kindergarten

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Governor’s Presidential Disaster Declaration Approved

Posted on November 2, 2021


Last weekend, the governor announced that the president approved his application for a presidential major disaster declaration, including individual assistance for Fairfield and New London Counties, as well as the two tribal nations, on October 30, 2021.

  • FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides financial and direct services to eligible individuals and households affected by a disaster, who have uninsured or under-insured necessary expenses and serious needs.

The governor’s request

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Alzheimer’s Association November Caregiver Month Programs

Posted on November 1, 2021


November 3 at 12 PM ►Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

Special Program – November 4 at 1 PM ► Journey of Dementia: What Are Caregivers Experiencing?

November 4 at 4 PM ► Safety and Memory Challenges

November 10 at 1:30 PM ► Living WIth Alzheimer’s: For Late-Stage CaregiversThis program will meet on November 10 and November 17.

November 10 at 6 PM ► Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Caregiver Tips For The Holidays

Special ProgramNovember 12 at 10 AM ► Alzheimer’s

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