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City of Bridgeport Down Payment Assistance Program

Mayor Joseph Ganim announces the availability of Down Payment Assistance for low to moderate income households in Bridgeport. Eligibility Criteria Forgivable loans of up to $10,000 for down payment and closing costs Buyer must have a wriƩen pre‐approval from a mortgage lender Buyer must be pre‐approved for a fixed rate mortgage Purchase property can be 1‐4 units…
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Bassick High School Students Earn College Credit from St. Vincent’s College

A dream of hope, aspiration and inspiration was realized on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. An exceptional collaborative program between Bassicik High School and St. Vincent’s College provides the opportunity for Bassick students to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and a health care certificate at the same time. For the first time in the illustrious…
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In Memory of Gloria Maria Diaz-Arroyo, 1929 – 2016

Gloria Maria Diaz-Arroyo, 87, passed into the peaceful rest of the Lord on Dec. 20, 2016, with her daughter Mildred and grandson David Cabera by her side. Gloria was born June 8,1929 in Naranjito, Puerto Rico, to José Ramon Diaz and Manuela Rivera. She was a devoted wife for 55 years to Pablo Arroyo until…
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Round Two – Open House Recruitment Event

Location: Future Healthcare System CT, Inc. 750 South Ave, Bridgeport, CT When: December 17, 2016 9:00 am – 2:00 pm POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Drivers – Pick up regulated medical waste from facilities in the State of Connecticut Disposal Facility Operator - Load & unload route trucks, process Regulated Medical Waste in autoclaves Sharps technician - Take…
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The Klein and Turn Around Arts Present: Elizardi Castro: Law & Disorder

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00PM Benefiting Arts Education in Bridgeport - All proceeds will benefit Turn Around Arts and After School at The Klein. Mandated by his Puerto Rican parents to become a lawyer, Elizardi shares his story of being a former prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. It's our criminal justice system like you've never seen…
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Job Recruitment Event: Combined Insurance in Meriden CT

When: December 16, 2016 9:00am to 12:00pm Where: American Job Center – Bridgeport 2 Lafayette Square, Bridgeport, CT 06604 Combined Insurance Agents have 2 career paths: Sales- for those who find their strength in selling and Servicing Sales Management-for those whose strengths are in training, coaching, and mentoring others. Download the flyer for more information
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Access Health CT: Quality Health Plan Enrollment Deadline Approaching

Open Enrollment is now through January 31, 2017. Those who wish to sign up for a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) must enroll by December 15, 2016 for coverage beginning January 1, 2017. We encourage all residents to review their options soon. Those who enroll after December 15 may delay their coverage start date as far…
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Caribe Girl’s Empowerment Program

Caribe Girl’s Empowerment Program is designed for girls ages 13-18 years old, to increase knowledge of self healthy decision making and effective communication skills. During the 7 week program, girls will participate in two trips which will be part of the curriculum. The topics being covered are: Self Esteem Trust Education Fears and Challenges in school Establishing Boundaries Self Respect…
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Caribe Youth Saturday Academy Math & Reading Tutoring Program

Bridgeport Caribe Youth Leaders in partnership with the University of Bridgeport is providing a Math and Reading Tutoring Program for students in grades 3 to 8. The program is held Saturdays (9:00am to 12:00pm) at the University of Bridgeport campus January 21, 2017 to March 11, 2017. Register today as space is limited! More detailed information will be provided upon registration.…
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