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AARP Connecticut Livable Communities Grant Program Now Accepting 2021 Applications

AARP CT Livable Communities Grant Application AARP CT Livable Communities Grant Request for Proposal AARP Connecticut invites community organizations and governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Livable Communities Grant Program, a local extension of the national AARP Community Challenge Grant initiative. Now in its fourth year, the grant program dedicated to funding “quick-action” projects in…
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Leadership Greater Bridgeport is Recruiting

Leadership Greater Bridgeport Class 33 - Now Recruiting! Program Kicks Off In October Leadership Greater Bridgeport (LGB) is an affiliate program of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC). Founded in 1990, LGB is a community leadership development program seeking candidates who have a desire to gain an in-depth knowledge of the Bridgeport region’s strengths and…
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The Bridgeport Business Challenge

A Public-Private Partnership to create jobs by investing in the drive, talent and ideas of the residents of the Park City. $50,000 in startup and growth grants   For ideas to start or grow a business in Bridgeport Submissions due  October 13 at www.Back-Offices.com/Bridgeport WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU SUCCEED  September 14  Info session at…
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Greater Bridgeport Latino Network 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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AARP Awards Three Connecticut Organizations with Community Grants as Part of its Successful Nationwide Program

AARP Connecticut announces three Connecticut organizations will receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects to promote livable communities by improving housing, transportation, public spaces, civic engagement, and connection with family, friends, and neighbors with an…
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Help For Those Missing Out on Economic Impact Payments

What’s New: Many people who don't normally file a tax return and don't receive federal benefits may qualify for stimulus payments but may not realize it. This includes those without a permanent address, income, a job or a bank account. A December 2020 law changed eligibility requirements for EIPs. Now, some people who don’t meet…
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ARTE 2021 Scholarship

ARTE has awarded over $93,000 in scholarships since 2004. First, applicants must be of Hispanic / Latino descent and must be living in Connecticut for a minimum of one year. U.S. citizenship is not required. Lastly, scholarship awards are based on funding and the number of qualified applications received. 2021 Scholarship Applications are due August…
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GBLN Sunset Cruise is Almost Here!

JOIN US ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 5th for GBLN's Annual Sunset Cruise in partnership with Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry and enjoy a beautiful summer evening with appetizers from El Coquito, great music provided by DJ Vic, photo booth fun with The Absolutely Fabulous Photo Booth, and lots of laughter with our MC of the evening,…
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CT Healthy Aging Data Report by AARP CT Webinar Wednesdays

CT Health Aging Data Report by AARP CT Webinar Wednesday   Wednesday, August 4, 2021 1PM ET| 12PM CT| 11AM MT| 10AM PT Does everyone in Connecticut experience aging in the same way? How do factors like where we live, gender, race, and income impact our lives as we grow older? Join Elizabeth Dugan, Associate Professor…
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