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STATE SENATOR

Tim Larson

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Nominate a Veteran!

The Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame was established to increase the awareness of the lifetime contributions of veterans after they leave military service. The Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame is not a military hall of fame; instead, it seeks to recognize veterans for the countless contributions they make to society after their military career is over.

Each year, the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame Committee selects at least 10 inductees from applications they receive from across the state and nation. Typically, these nominated veterans have been leaders in a variety of areas, such as the arts, education, public service, volunteer activities, or community and business groups.

To be eligible for entry into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame, a nominee must have served their country honorably in some branch of the military and continued to serve their community, state and nation after discharge.

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If you know of a worthy nominee, act now!

All nomination packets for the 2017 Hall of Fame must be received by the Office of the Commissioner of Veterans’ Affairs by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 29.

The nomination application can be found at: http://www.ct.gov/ctva/lib/ctva/halloffame.

For questions, please call Tammy Marzik at 860-616-3603.

CT Hunting and Fishing Day is Sept. 23

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Natural Resources will host “Connecticut Hunting and Fishing Day” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, at the Cabela’s retail store in East Hartford.

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Special guests include renowned Connecticut bowhunter “Del” DelMastro and professional bass fisherman and Middletown native Alex Wetherell.

Activities include: food; live music; a birds of prey and waterfowl exhibition; falcon display; kids’ fishing competition; field dog demonstrations; BB gun target shooting and instruction; archery shooting; fly tying and casting; hunting and fishing tips; a portable saw mill; moose calling; trapping demonstration; taxidermy and decoy carving demonstrations; dart gun and blow pipe ranges; building bluebird nest boxes; a scavenger hunt; wildlife quiz.

For more information, please visit: http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2723&q=462388&deepNav_GID=1655