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Terry Gerratana

Healthy Families, Healthy Communities

Educational Opportunity for Veterans

The University of Connecticut's School of Business is seeking applicants for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program. EBV strives to provide disabled veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars with the abilities, relationships and education to grow their own businesses from the ground up. This fantastic program fosters relationships among veterans, UConn and others to assist participants in EBV with creating and executing a successful plan to start and run their own business.

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This program aids veterans in many other ways, including helping them through physical and psychological challenges and social hindrances. Since its inception at UConn in 2010, EBV has had the privilege of working with over 100 veterans, which has been largely beneficial to them, their families and the surrounding communities. You can apply for the EBV program at

Scholarships Available for Students in New Britain, Berlin and Farmington!

The American Savings Foundation in New Britain is accepting applications for their Robert T. Kennedy Scholarship program. Scholarships are available for school seniors, current college students, and nontraditional adult students who will be enrolled in college for the 2017-2018 academic year.

This year, the American Savings Foundation plans to award over $750,000 to 400 students studying at 4-year colleges and universities, 2-year colleges, and accredited technical/vocational programs. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. If you are interested in applying, you can do so online at