Reps. Zawistowski and Storms Co-Host Economic Development Presentation with Bradley Regional Chamber of Commerce

Posted on October 18, 2018 by admin


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(L-R) Rep. Storms, Rep. Zawistowski and Leslie Marques

WINDSOR LOCKS – State representatives Tami Zawistowski (R-61) and Scott Storms (R-60) co-hosted a program with the Bradley Regional Chamber of Commerce featuring two presentations from the Department of Economic and Community Development.  The presenter was Sheila Hummel Business Development Manager for the Small Business Express Program. The program is designed to offer businesses with fewer than 100 employees access to grants or loans between $10,000 to $300,000 for job creation, training or capital improvement. The second presentation covered brownfield remediation programs and was presented by Cynthia Petruzzello VP for Brownfield Redevelopment. More information can be found at www.ct.gov/ecd. Representatives Zawistowski and Storms shared that they were pleased to be able to bring these presentations to the Bradley Regional Chamber of Commerce and that audience members found the information valuable.

North Central Legislators Attend Asnuntuck Community College Ribbon Cutting

Posted on October 5, 2018 by admin


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ENFIELD – State Representatives Tami Zawistowski (R-61), Greg Stokes (R-58) and Carol Hall (R-59) joined state and local dignitaries for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Asnuntuck Community College to celebrate the opening of an expanded manufacturing technology programs area. The new workshops, labs, classrooms and offices occupy space opened up after the completion of the advanced manufacturing wing last year. The space includes programs for welding, electro-mechanics and automation. Asnuntuck has worked to build connections with area high schools and employers in the region. At their ceremony, College President Dr. James Lombella shared that they have a 98% job placement rate. For more information about Asnuntuck Community College and their programs visit their website www.asnuntuck.edu.

Rep. Zawistowski Attends Suffield Economic Development Workshop

Posted on October 3, 2018 by admin


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SUFFIELD – State Representative Tami Zawistowski (R-61) attended an economic development workshop at the Suffield County Club on Thursday, September 27th. The event was hosted by the Connecticut Economic Resource Center and the Economic Development Commissions of Suffield and East Granby. Rep. Zawistowski previously served on the East Granby Economic Development Commission and currently serves as the Ranking Member on the Legislature’s Planning & Development Committee which is focused on all matters relating to local governments and economic development programs impacting local governments.