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Cocktails In Connecticut

Here’s a little Connecticut cocktail history for you. At one time, Connecticut was arguably the largest producer of chromium-plated cocktail shakers in the country. Chase Brass and Copper Company of Waterbury was known as a maker of brass and copper fixtures, but the company figured out a new way forward in the 1930’s and that was Read more…

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The Wiffle Ball~ Invented In Connecticut

Wiffle Ball was invented in Connecticut in 1953? Did you know this is a third generation company is based in Shelton? There have been millions and millions of wiffle balls made since David N. Mullany invented the 8-hole plastic ball. The current President of Wiffle Ball Inc., Mullany’s Grandson whose name is also David Mullany.     Read more…

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Rochelle Ripley Of Glastonbury Is A Hero Among Us

  Rochelle Ripley, A native American women from Glastonbury has been named a CNN Top Ten Hero of 2015. Why….because of her extraordinary work with the Lakota indian tribe on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. Ripley is assisting her people with her Hawkwing organization. She has seen to it over the years Read more…

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A Music Festival For A Cause

This year’s Are You Dense MusicFest features a line-up of phenomenal performers including headliner and Waterbury-native Kenny James. A highly sought after singer, songwriter, actor and entertainer, James had an unprecedented 13 wins on the hit show Star Search, before recording the award-winning album Target and performing in venues across the globe. Stamford–native Marion Meadows, the most recognized Read more…

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Wait…What??? A Selfie With Jacques Pepin Marked A Remarkable Conversation

Wait how did this happen? A selfie photo with famed french chef, Jacques Pepin, his wife of 49 years, Gloria and Maureen Connolly, who runs an event company for social change. I don’t do selfies, but I’ll tell you, I’m really glad that Gloria said “let’s take a selfie” because this was a remarkable conversation Read more…

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Calling All Connecticut Non-Profits~ Get Listed!

It has been our endeavor from the very start of building Network Connecticut, a web site for people, places and small business in Connecticut to give back. One way we are doing that is featuring fore FREE non-profits who do great work in the state. All non-profits go on the site  as a registry to get Read more…

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Kevin Bouley Is Bolstering Entrepreneurs in Connecticut

Kevin Bouley  is an innovator’s friend in the state of Connecticut. President and CEO of Nerac, Inc, Bouley is the only person at UCONN to be inducted into two Halls of Fame in the Schools of Engineering and Business. While he runs his company…a research and advisory firm for innovative products and services, he’s also helping to Read more…

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The Connecticut Hospice, Inc.

I don’t know where we’d be with out Hospice Care. I have seen first hand how these compassionate people work to give dignity to end-of-life patients. The men and women who work in this field are to be thanked every day. They were there for my Father-In-Law, Emil in South Bend, Indiana. The birth place Read more…

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One Fabulous Singer Is Teaching In A CT Classroom

Latanya Farrell and The Bookman Styles Band are just pure delight to listen to and to watch them interact with each other. I was introduced to them at a gala in Farmington, Connecticut to benefit Chrysalis. Farrell is pint-sized fabulousness and she is a sweet as she is talented. Given a bigger stage, this gal Read more…

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