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The CONNsumer: Avoid the Pain of Returns By Knowing the Rules

The CONNsumer: Avoid the Pain of Returns By Knowing the Rules

In Connecticut, most local retailers offer an exchange or refund. But they don’t have to. The state allows businesses to establish whatever exchange and refund policy they like, as long as it’s posted conspicuously.

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Derby Creator of ‘Defender’ Facemask Sole Survivor of Plane Crash

Derby Creator of ‘Defender’ Facemask Sole Survivor of Plane Crash

The Derby businessman responsible for a baseball catcher’s mask designed to help prevent concussions was the sole survivor of a deadly plane crash last weekend in New York.

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UPDATE: Woodbridge Doctor James Magner Eliminated from 2016 WSOP

UPDATE: Woodbridge Doctor James Magner Eliminated from 2016 WSOP

Dr. James Magner, the Woodbridge doctor profiled here and in the July 2016 issue of Connecticut Magazine after finishing 27th in the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event, winning over $250,000, was eliminated in Day 3 of this year's competition. Here's his story of the 2016 tournament.

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BEACHCOMBING: ‘The History of America in Toys’

BEACHCOMBING: ‘The History of America in Toys’

A colorful history is on display at the Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum in Cheshire. Its 80,000 items are jaw-dropping to behold, especially for the baby boomers who grew up on Howdy Doody, Lassie and Superman.

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Arts & Entertainment

8 Events to Get You Through the Steamy Month of August

8 Events to Get You Through the Steamy Month of August

Set sail with the Model Yacht Regatta at Mystic Seaport, wander through the Sunflower Maze at Lyman Orchards, bring your pup to Woofstock in Branford and much more during the month of August.

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Westport Native Courtney A. Kemp Debuts Third Season of Hit STARZ Show "Power"

Westport Native Courtney A. Kemp Debuts Third Season of Hit STARZ Show "Power"

Westport native Courtney A. Kemp combined characteristics from her father and rapper 50 Cent when she created "Ghost" in the popular STARZ show "Power," which comes back for it's third season on July 17.

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Fresh Off a European Tour, Shelton Native Comes Home to Connecticut

Fresh Off a European Tour, Shelton Native Comes Home to Connecticut

Matt Bednarsky, a Shelton native, just brought his self-described sound of “pop rock with elements of folk, jazz and blues” to 24 audiences across six European countries. This summer, he’ll tour North America, including a special stop back home in Connecticut.

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Mother-Daughter Jewelry Designs Worn by Celebrities in Support of Local Charities

Mother-Daughter Jewelry Designs Worn by Celebrities in Support of Local Charities

Stamford-based mother-and-daughter jewelry business supports local charities.

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New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

New Luxury Guesthouse Tall Tales Sprouts up at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

The original plan was for the new, six-room boutique “beach house” in Old Saybrook to be a bit more diminutive than the elegant Three Stories next door. But flood elevations kept rising, necessitating engineering changes that resulted in a taller-than-expected building.

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The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Review: The Cottage, Westport

Review: The Cottage, Westport

Star Connecticut Chef’s New Spot Offers Laid-back Gourmet Cuisine

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21 Destination Connecticut Wineries with Great Dining Options

21 Destination Connecticut Wineries with Great Dining Options

Every winery on our list serves some edible delight, from meats to vegan specialties, cheeses to chocolates, antipasto to fondue and fruit pies to pizza pies.

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Foraging with Chef Bun Lai of Miya’s Sushi in New Haven

Foraging with Chef Bun Lai of Miya’s Sushi in New Haven

To visit with chef Bun Lai is a lesson in locally sourced produce, with no pesticides or flavor or color enhancements. Foraging is “the most natural way of eating… the “gathering” part of the hunter/gatherer."

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Zaragoza Brings Tapas, Cocktails and Sleek Vibe to New Milford

Zaragoza Brings Tapas, Cocktails and Sleek Vibe to New Milford

This new restaurant features small plates, big taste.

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Health & Science

Fighting Zika From Connecticut

Fighting Zika From Connecticut

A Meriden company moves forward with a vaccine as state officials monitor mosquito population

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Bridgeport Non-Profit Homes for the Brave Provides Help to Veterans

Bridgeport Non-Profit Homes for the Brave Provides Help to Veterans

Bridgeport-based organization Homes for the Brave provides housing and support to veterans who served our country.

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SCORE Workshop: Business Finances

Event Date/Time

Jan 7, 2014
6:00 pm until 7:30 pm

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SCORE Workshop: Business Finances

Learn the financial aspects of business from the basic elements to financial institution relationships during the start-up and operation phases.  Discussion will highlight the value of key components of documents such as a business plan, financial statements, and resources available. This workshop is intended to be interactive incorporating participant experiences.

Workshop Presenter Michael Del Vecchio currently counsels SCORE clients in Middletown. His background includes starting several business consulting firms, working at Price Waterhouse in New York City, and reaching the level of Chief Technical Officer for a large insurance corporation. He is a professional project manager and has experience working on merger/acquisition teams, developing strategic plans, executing large financial systems projects, and managing mid-sized organizations. He is also an experienced technical trainer. Mike is retired from business. He is actively engaged in volunteer activities serving as a member of the Board of Directors at WFC in Meriden where he is active on the Audit Committee and marketing and tutoring high school students in physics, chemistry and mathematics. He has prior experience as a member of several boards of directors for non-profits including start-ups.

About SCORE: SCORE® "Counselors to America's Small Business" is a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small business in America offering free and confidential advice on starting your own business or improving and growing your existing small business. All of our 40 counselors in Southeast Connecticut are volunteers, receive no compensation, and are working or retired business owners, executives, and managers. SCORE’s seven counseling sites in Southeast Connecticut cover from Mystic to Guilford and north to Norwich. For more information on upcoming workshops and free small business counseling, visit sect.score.org. SCORE was founded in 1964 and is a resource partner with the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) and has 370 chapters in locations throughout the United States and its territories, with 11,200 volunteers nationwide. Visit the national SCORE website at www.score.org.

Cost FREE
Location

Russell Library
123 Broad Street
Middletown, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorSCORE
Phone860-388-9508
Contact nameBill Ward
Contact emaillonghillbill@gmail.com
Websitehttp://sect.score.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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