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Apply for the Bridgeport Waterfront: Mini-Grant Challenge

Do you have a great idea to draw people to Bridgeport’s waterfront? The Bridgeport Waterfront Advisory Board will be granting funds for ideas and projects that will draw people to Bridgeport’s waterfront and make public spaces on the water more vibrant. The application is due March 31, 2019. Click here to apply. Please share widely…
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Public Input Needed on Reducing Impacts of Natural Disasters

Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Underway Elected officials in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford, and Trumbull are seeking public input on ideas for preparing for natural disasters such as the flood on September 25, 2018. Events such as floods, hurricanes, thunderstorms, winter storms, and other natural hazards affect residents and businesses every year. These events…
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Literacy Volunteer Information Session

Share your knowledge, and make a difference in someone’s life in 2019! Looking for a way to get involved in your community, or to help those in need? Becoming a Literacy Volunteer tutor is a great way to make a positive impact! Literacy Volunteers help adult students learn to speak English, or improve their basic…
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Bridgeport Rescue Mission’s Night of Praise and Worship

Praying for revivial in the city of Brigeport Friday, January 25, 2019 7:00pm The Klein Memorial Auditorium 910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport Ct 06605 Free Admission Questions? Please contanct Donna at DRomano@BridgeportRescueMission.org or call 203-333-4087 ext 111 Check out the event on Facebook
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REACH Prep 4th Grade Admission – Closing Soon

Founded in 1994, REACH Prep provides access to transformative educational experiences that empower underserved, high-achieving students to graduate from top colleges and emerge as the next generation of leaders. This is a free, 12 year program that guides, advises and supports students through their academic path from 4th grade until college graduation. The 2018-2019 Admission…
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Free Tax Help from Career Resources

Use your local VITA site and get your taxes. Don't let your Earned Income and Child Tax Credits go unclaimed! Your refund can be deposited right into your bank account. Appointments can now be scheduled by dialing 211. Press option #3 then option #6 to speak with a Trained Specialist who can help you make…
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AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide Is Here to Help

AARP’s Tax-Aide program is now the largest of its kind in the nation, providing free tax preparation to 2.5 million Americans a year, including 30,000 in Connecticut. IRS-certified Tax-Aide volunteers will be on hand from early February through mid-April at 88 senior centers, libraries, community centers and other locations. Learn more: https://states.aarp.org/never-fear-tax-aide-is-here-to-help/
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PechaKucha Storytelling Night – Please Share Your Story!

Calling all Bridgeport folks with a story to tell! Bridgeport PechaKucha is gearing up for Volume 4 of PechaKucha Night on March 21, 2019 at the Barnum Museum and is looking for a fresh set of presenters. In case you missed the earlier events, a PechaKucha is a community forum centered on succinct lightening presentations…
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