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Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County is Looking for Spanish-fluent Translators

Volunteers Needed The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County is looking for Spanish-fluent translators for its weekly electronic events newsletter ("E-Buzz”) so we may better serve Spanish-speaking readers. The one-page copy will be provided by mid-day Tuesday for a 48 hour turnaround to CAFC each week.  Volunteers will be credited and offered free membership to the Cultural Alliance…
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AARP Launches New Tool to Help Connecticut’s Veterans Access Health Care

Of the nearly 218,000 veterans in Connecticut, only 26% have used their benefits at VA health care, according to U.S. Census Bureau. This week, AARP launched a new tool to bring together valuable information and resources to help veterans, military families and their caregivers navigate their health care options. The Veterans and Military Families Health…
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Women Build Meet-Up

Free Social Event Come meet-up & socialize with women who are a part of (or interested in) Habitat CFC's Women Build program! Date: Thursday, Novemeber 18th, 2021 Time: 6pm - 8pm Location: Brewport, 225 South Frontage Road, Bridgeport, CT 06604 Pizza & Soft drinks provided, cash bar RSVP to Suzanne Francis, Events Coordinator at sfrancis@habitatcfc.org
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Gilberto Santa Rosa Live at The Klein Memorial

Friday, November 5th at 8PM Gilberto Santa Rosa, also known as “El Caballero De La Salsa” or “The Gentleman of Salsa” has countless accolades in the recording industry. Among them are the 2002 ASCAP Latin Heritage Award, 6 GRAMMY awards, Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Necesito Un Bolero and the Guinness World Record for…
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Event Reminder: BCYL Wine Tasting, Friday Nov. 12th

Relax, network, discover your new favorite drink, and even pick up gifts for your family and friends while also funding sports, educational programs, and community programs for the youth of Bridgeport. Date: November 12th, 2021 Time: 6pm - 10pm Location: Vazzano's Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon Street, Stratford, CT 06614 Tickets are $50 each. Includes hor…
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Changes to Connecticut’s Absentee Ballot Voting Laws for 2021

Here is a basic breakdown of what you need to know about changes to elections this year: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, AARP Connecticut and other organizations fought for changes that will allow Connecticut voters to cast their ballots in 2021 without risking their health. Once again, like in 2020, every Connecticut voter will…
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Access Health CT’s Annual Virtual Community Summit

Join us for Access Health CT’s Annual Virtual Community Summit Tuesday, October 19, 2021 9:00am to 12:30pm Access Health CT’s Virtual Community Summit brings together and thanks our statewide community partners, including healthcare providers, Certified Application Counselors, Certified Brokers, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and all representatives of organizations who are seeking to build a healthier…
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GBLN Blood Drive: Thank You Everyone!

The American Red Cross truly appreciates your donations and participation! Be there when your neighbors need you most Nationally: We need Health Services professionals ready to deploy for two-week to disasters around the country. Our Health Services teams are there to keep those in shelters healthy and safe especially during this unique time. Or you…
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PechaKucha Night: Reinvention & Discovery

Calling all past and future Bridgeport PechaKucha storytellers! Our next Bridgeport Pechakucha will be the culmination of the Bridgeport Art Trail and will be on Sunday, Nov. 14th at the BIJOU THEATRE. It will also be our second HYBRID PechaKucha with people presenting and attending in person and virtually! In case you missed our earlier events, a PechaKucha…
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GBLN Blood Drive

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give Blood. Greater Bridgeport Latino Network Blood Drive is almost here! Where: McGivney Community Center, 338 Stillman Street, Bridgeport, CT When: Saturday, September 25, 2021 Time: 7:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Advance registration required Go to www.redcrossblood.org Sponsor code: GBLN [pdf-embedder url="http://gbln.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/GBLN-Blood-Drive-Poster-for-September-2021.pdf" title="GBLN Blood Drive Poster for…
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