Helping your business…work!
The Connecticut Department of Labor, Connecticut State colleges and universities, and area legislators are hosting the “Helping Your Business… Work!” forum at 8 a.m. Jan. 26 at Housatonic Community College at 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport. Topics will include the state’s apprenticeship program, funding opportunities, and financial incentive programs. RSVP to Carolyn Treiss at email@example.com or 860-263-6524.
JMH to award scholarships
Windsor networking opportunity
The Windsor Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Windsor Business Connections networking meeting at 8 a.m. Feb. 7 at 55 Palisado Ave., Windsor. Attendees will have the opportunity to hand out business cards, meet other local business representatives and owners, and give a 30-second presentation about their business or service. Windsor Chamber membership is not required for attendance. To RSVP, call the Windsor Chamber of Commerce at 860-688-5165.
Windham chamber meeting
Oz Griebel, independent candidate for governor, will be the guest speaker at the Windham Region Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15. The meeting will be held at Lakeview Restaurant in Coventry. Admission is $30 and there will be a cash bar. Register at www.windhamchamber.com by Feb. 14.
KeyBank gives back
KeyBank Foundation has donated $25,000 to Hartford Local Initiatives Support Corp. to support its mission of transforming distressed communities into sustainable and healthy ones. KeyBank Foundation’s support will target LISC’s efforts in neighborhoods including Asylum Hill, Clay Arsenal, Frog Hollow, Northeast, Sheldon/ Charter Oak, and Upper Albany. The donation is part of KeyBank’s $16.5 billion commitment to community development across 15 states.
Eversource stays green
Eversource Energy placed 20th among 500 U.S. companies in Newsweek Magazine’s annual Green Rankings list. Though the company consistently performs well in the annual survey, this year represents its best overall performance among U.S. companies, and it also placed fourth among U.S. utilities. The Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world’s most recognized assessments of corporate environmental performance.
ACR recognizes St. Francis
The American College of Radiology has designated St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The Hoffman Breast Health center offers the latest imaging technology, same day results, and on-site radiologists and breast surgeons. The Hoffman Breast Health Center is also accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and has received the Women’s Choice Award for breast health for the past two years.