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Connecticut Save A Suit For Veterans Is Ready For The Next Level

On NYBERG, a Connecticut organization that is growing by leaps and bounds for Veterans transitioning back into civilian life. It’s called Save-A-Suit, and it was started 10 years ago by a very humble, passionate Air Force veteran, Scott Sokolowski of Southbury, Connecticut. The premise is simple, go through your closet and weed out suits and Read more…

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Wildflour Confections In Connecticut Is As Beautiful As It Is Giving

She is proudly serving in The Connecticut National Guard in the 250th Engineer Company, and Alyssa DeMatteo just happens to own a bakery in Seymour, Connecticut in the called Wildflour Confections. In 2018, she was recognized by the state as young entrepreneur of the year. for her business. She started her company on Facebook in Read more…

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Kids Of America’s Heroes, Helping The Children Of The Deployed

As we remember the men and women who served, and who are serving this nation in the military, we also remember their children, as they serve in many ways too when their parents are deployed. A three-year old organization founded in Connecticut called “Kids of America’s Heroes,” or (KOAH), seeks to provide essential support and services Read more…

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Int’l Fly Fishing Film Festival At Yale Benefits Connecticut’s Vets

  Fly fishing in the great outdoors, something so many love including Connecticut’s Sean Callinan who is the fly fishing instructor at Yale University. Yes, Yale has had such a club since 1954. Callinan knows how serene this sport can be and has brought in the International Fly Fishing Film Festival to Yale and part Read more…

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Veteran Angler Charters For Veterans

Kathy Granfield is giving back to the men and women who serve our country in her own way…with fishing trips. She heard about the high suicide rate among those in the military and knew she needed to do something so she started Veteran Angler Charters in 2009. She takes them out for free on her boat Read more…

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House of Heroes, Connecticut ~Nov 7

The Banking on our Heroes event pays tribute to our military and public safety veterans with an evening of entertainment and fundraising. Our beneficiary is House of Heroes CT Chapter. House of Heroes recognizes, honors and serves veterans for their sacrificial service through one-day home improvements aimed at safety and accessibility. Since its inception in CT in Read more…

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Connecticut Trees of Honor

Connecticut Trees of Honor Memorial Upgrade! Connecticut Trees of Honor Memorial, Inc. is dedicated to constructing this living-trees memorial at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Walnut Grove Road in Middletown, CT. This memorial will honor all veterans and especially those with ties to Connecticut. It will encompass a beautifully designed space that will include a tree Read more…

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Children of Veterans…Sign Up For Camp!!

Camp for the children of Connecticut’s Veterans…this is a beautiful thing!

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A Thank You To Those Who Serve

From Nutmeg Junction, Connecticut’s cartoon a tribute to those who serve our country on this Veteran’s Day.

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A Quilt of Valor for A Veteran

This was such a chance moment that happened, right place at the right time to meet some incredible people. I drove by a sign that said “Quilts of Valor,” it was outside an American Legion Hall in Madison, CT. The sign piqued my interest so I went inside and I’m so glad I did. There, Read more…

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