Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All Star Award

The Connecticut Association of Prevention Professionals (CAPP) presented Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu with the Government Sector All Star Award during their annual meeting on October 25, 2019. CAPP is a statewide network of prevention advocates that identifies and spreads awareness of behavioral health trends and provides resources across the state. Mayor Zoppo-Sassu was recognized for her … Continue reading Mayor Zoppo-Sassu Receives Government Sector All Star Award

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Cannabidiol Store Opens in Bristol

A new business in Bristol is a one stop shop for cannabidiol (CBD), an herbal health supplement. Your CBD Store offers a variety of forms of CBD including oil tinctures that can be dropped under the tongue, water soluble oil that can be mixed in drinks, gummies, soft gel caps, topical creams, e-liquids for vaping and … Continue reading Cannabidiol Store Opens in Bristol

Bristol Resident Appointed Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Quinnipiac University

Jill Bassett of Bristol has been appointed assistant dean of student affairs at Quinnipiac University. "I am excited, both personally and professionally, to join the Quinnipiac community," Bassett said. "As a Connecticut native, I have always been impressed with Quinnipiac's academic programs and the positive impact that the students have on our larger community. I am … Continue reading Bristol Resident Appointed Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at Quinnipiac University

Bristol Receives Prestigious Financial Award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Bristol by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and … Continue reading Bristol Receives Prestigious Financial Award

Sabrina Trocchi Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Wheeler Clinic

Sabrina Trocchi, PhD, MPA, has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Wheeler Clinic effective November 2, 2019, the Board of Trustees announced today. The Board conducted a thorough confidential search process throughout the summer, led by Christine Skelly of West Hartford, Wheeler’s outgoing Chair. Susan Walkama, LCSW, who transformed Wheeler into a leading statewide provider of integrated health … Continue reading Sabrina Trocchi Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Wheeler Clinic

5 Times You Don’t Need to Give Your Social Security Number

If you feel like you’re constantly asked to provide your Social Security number, you may be right! Social Security numbers were originally created to track income to determine your Social Security benefits in retirement. But now, a Social Security number has become a near-universal form of identification, and is often sought whenever you give out … Continue reading 5 Times You Don’t Need to Give Your Social Security Number

Brush Up on Dental Health with 3 Tooth Tips from Local Hygienist

The first line of defense against tooth decay is the Dental Hygienist who tackles the tartar, plaque and trouble spots that can lead to trouble. During National Dental Hygiene Month in October, the skilled Hygienists at Elmwood Dental Group in West Hartford are sharing their top-secret tips and tools to help all patients preserve their … Continue reading Brush Up on Dental Health with 3 Tooth Tips from Local Hygienist

Aging Experts Plan the Future of CT Home Healthcare at Industry Event

Top professionals who work with the elderly are turning to the aging experts at Assisted Living Services Inc. (ALS) and Assisted Living Technologies, Inc. (ALT) of Meriden for information about services and technology that help seniors remain at home. As Connecticut’s leading homecare provider, teams from ALS and ALT are sharing their knowledge at the region’s … Continue reading Aging Experts Plan the Future of CT Home Healthcare at Industry Event