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Cardinal Shehan Center Now Has a Vehicle Donation Program

If you have an unwanted, unused, or problematic vehicle that you want to get rid of then why not donate it to the Cardinal Shehan Center's vehicle donation program? The process is secure and easy. From towing to the sale of your car, we take care of it all - at NO cost to you!…
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Cruise is opportunity for businesses to promote themselves

We love to dance and cut loose on our Sunset Cruises. But we always try to balance that with networking opportunities. We're trying out something new on the Sunset Cruise this year. (Which is coming up fast! Read about it here, and get your tickets.) It's something called "Lightning Talks." Business owners and their employees are…
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HCC Community Area Meeting with Dr. Paul Broadie II‏

Come out an meet the President Dr Paul Broadie II of Housatonic Community College to learn what education opportunities you may take advantage of. Tell the community, family, friends, and colleagues to come and hear about educational opportunities at HCC!! Date/Time: Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:00–8:00pm Where: McGivney Community Center 338 Stillman Street Bridgeport, CT…
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Health Insurance Public Hearings

The Connecticut Insurance Department is holding three public hearings over the course of two days – August 3-4 – on proposed rate increases on individual plans for three of the largest carriers in the state – Anthem, ConnectiCare and Aetna. Public Hearing Details When: Wednesday, August 3, 9 a.m. – Anthem Thursday, August 4, 9…
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UConn Study on Eating Habits of Children

UConn is seeking children to participate in behavior and food study. The study will examine how parents and children communicate about food, and how this affects eating habits of children over time. They are looking for: Families that identify as Latino Who have children from 3 to 5 years old Able to come to UConn campus…
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The WorkPlace Receives $3.4 Million for New Initiative

The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) recently awarded The WorkPlace $3,432,200 to establish the first ever "Strengthening Working Families" Initiative. In conjunction with the American Job Center, this program will establish a full time child care concierge and healthcare occupation training for 600 parents with dependents under the age of 13. Participants will be trained…
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SAVE THE DATE: Latino Community to Host a Blood Drive

The Greater Bridgeport Latino Network (GBLN), the American Red Cross and the Knights of Columbus are working together to host a blood drive aimed at the Latino community. The blood drive will take place on Saturday, October 1 from 7:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 25 Sherman Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608.…
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