(September 11, 2013) - On Friday, September 13, City of Hartford employees will begin a month long campaign to raise awareness about the assistance provided to Hartford residents through the United Way. A fall festival themed kickoff event with balloons, music, candy apples, popcorn, games, and more is scheduled from noon to 3pm in Burr Mall. Attendees can “dunk” a Councilman, Fire Chief or other brave volunteers for a small donation. City employees will also participate in a silent auction and department competitions throughout the month.
(September 5, 2013) Tomorrow morning, Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra will join Governor Malloy and Commissioner Reviczky for a news conference to announce Farm-To-Chef Week.
Later in the evening, Mayor Segarra he will attend a ribbon cutting for the Trude Mero CREC Family Resource Center at the YMCA on Albany Avenue. Ms. Mero, a long-time community leader, passed in July.
(August 27, 2013) - Today, Mayor Segarra announced that over 1,600 Hartford young people ages 14-18 were hired through the Summer Youth Employment and Learning Program. Managed by Capital Workforce Partners, this year the program raised over $2 million dollars for the region from private, local, and state funds which resulted in more work experiences for young people than last year. An additional 300 Hartford youth were able to participate through the Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Challenge; where employers funded summer youth employees directly. Students worked at various non-profits and businesses throughout the Capital City.
(August 26, 2013) Tomorrow beginning at 7:30am, Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra will join Superintendent Dr. Christina Kishimoto and City Council members for the annual First Day of School Bus Tour. This year’s tour includes stops at the Journalism & Media Magnet Academy at its new location on Tower Avenue, the newly renovated Global Communications Academy and Dr. Michael D. Fox both of which received significant structural upgrades.
Full schedule of the First Day of School Tour here: http://www.hartford.gov/images/mayors/first-day-of-school-2013.pdf