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Hispanic Health Fair

Free medical exams for everyone! When: Saturday, October 15, 9:00am – 2:00pm Where: DOMUS 83 Lockwood Ave Stamford, CT Organized by the Hispanic Advisory Council of Greater Stamford with support from volunteers, sponsors, medical professionals, local organizations and corporations. Download the flyer
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BCAC’s Community Task Force Meeting

Learn from the following panelists about the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding (CCJEF) vs. Rell decision and next steps moving forward! Marilyn Ondrasik Former BCAC Executive Director, CCJEF Secretary & Executive Committee Fran Rabinowitz Interim Superintendent, Bridgeport Public Schools Jim Finley Principal Consultant, CCJEF Light refreshments and childcare provided. When: Thursday, October 6th…
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Public Hearing: Tell Policymakers to Rein In State Spending

Do you want a say in how Connecticut spends your tax dollars? Now's your chance. The state Spending Cap Commission is holding five public hearings across the state to get your input on what parts of the state budget should fall under the cap. All hearings run from 4 to 7 pm. Wed., Oct. 5 | Hartford (1st Congressional District) Legislative…
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Thank You Blood Drive Donors!

Thank you to those that attended the blood drive on October 1st at St. Mary’s Church. A total of 51 donors registered with 39 units collected! We also registered 7 first time donors! 39 units can save up to 3 lives. This equates to 117 lives being saved in the Bridgeport area because of your…
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Spanish Voter Fact Sheet

The League of Women Voters of Connecticut is providing a nonpartisan information sheet about elections, the voting process, and issues. The League has been a trusted source for election information for almost 100 years. Click below to download the fact sheet: Download English version Download Spanish version To reach the League Office please call 203.288.7996 during business hours or…
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Thanks for a successful blood drive

Thank you to Gloria Miranda and Ramon Jimenez for leading the efforts on behalf of both GBLN and the Red Cross. Our GBLN volunteers and the 50 donors who came out also deserve our gratitude for contributing to the blood supply. If you haven't participated, please roll up your sleeve at our next blood drive at Cesar…
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School Volunteer Association 31st READ ALOUD DAY

The School Volunteer Association of Bridgeport, Inc. will celebrate the 31st anniversary of Read Aloud Day on October 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Over 600 volunteers will read to every pre-kindergarten through sixth grade class in the Bridgeport public schools. The organization will provide the books which have been selected for each grade…
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