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

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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

Wheeler Clinic President and CEO to Retire

Susan Walkama, LCSW, who transformed Wheeler Clinic into a leading statewide provider of integrated health care services, will retire on November 1, 2019, the Wheeler Board of Trustees announced today. Walkama served as President and Chief Executive Officer for more than a dozen years, and began her career at Wheeler nearly four decades ago. Under … Continue reading Wheeler Clinic President and CEO to Retire

“Dude! You’ll never believe what just happened!”

"Usually, the only scratch game I play is '20X Cash'.  I've won $500 a few times, but nothing ever this big," said Jeremy Carroll of Waterbury.   The other day, however, Jeremy decided to play the "30X Cash" 13th Edition scratch game. "I scratched the Scratch-2-Cash code off the ticket and scanned it in a ticket checker.  I … Continue reading “Dude! You’ll never believe what just happened!”

What is Your Favorite Restaurant?

Hey everyone, I'm doing a local media competition for restaurant idea pitches and could really use all of your guys' help. Essentially I want you guys to tell me about your favorite restaurants. What are your favorite dishes there? What makes them unique? What is the atmosphere like? Is there a theme? How expensive are … Continue reading What is Your Favorite Restaurant?

Bristol Manufacturers Expand Their Footprints

The Bristol Development Authority is proud to support two manufacturers in the All Heart City who have experienced success doing business in the City of Bristol. Both AMKO Precision Aerospace Machining and LAB Securities Systems Corporation are expanding their footprints in order to grow and increase their capabilities. AMKO LLC, an aerospace manufacturer that relocated … Continue reading Bristol Manufacturers Expand Their Footprints