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Wednesday: Mayor Segarra Participates in Hartford Marathon News Conference; Joins Governor Malloy for Announcement on Graduation Rates; Gives Remarks at Ceremony Honoring Hispanic Veterans; Attends SC2 Hartford Community Event

(May 13, 2014) Tomorrow morning, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra will participate in a news conference regarding the 2014 Hartford Marathon.

At noon, Mayor Segarra will join Governor Malloy, Commissioner Pryor, members of the Hartford Board of Education and other local officials at a Hartford Public School for an announcement on graduation rates.
At 5:30pm, he will give remarks at the Eighth Annual Tribute to Hispanic Veterans Ceremony at the State Capitol.

Shortly after, Mayor Segarra will attend at the SC2 Hartford Community event in Bushnell Park. The SC2 Hartford Challenge is an EDA grant-funded opportunity where qualified teams create economic development plans that spur job growth and drive urban revitalization. Cash prizes totaling $900,000 will be awarded to finalists in the two-phased competition.

WHO: Mayor Segarra, Governor Malloy, Hartford Marathon Foundation CEO, Beth Shluger
WHAT: Announcement regarding 2014 Hartford Marathon
WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2014; 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Hartford Marriott; 200 Columbus Boulevard

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WHO: Mayor Segarra, Governor Malloy, Commissioner Pryor, Hartford Board of Education, other state and local officials
WHAT: Announcement regarding graduation rates
WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2014; 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: High School, Inc: Hartford's Insurance & Finance Academy; 275 Asylum Street

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WHO: Mayor Segarra, Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission
WHAT: Ceremony to Honor Latino veterans
WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2014; 5:30pm
WHERE: North Lobby of the State Capitol, 210 Capitol Avenue

WHO: Mayor Segarra, SC2 Challenge, Community Members
WHAT: The SC2 Hartford Challenge Community Event
WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 2014; 5:30pm-7:30pm, Mayor will arrive at approx. 6:30pm
WHERE: "The Spot," located in Bushnell Park, adjacent to the Pump House at Pulaski Circle. Rain location: In the Pump House


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For Immediate Release: May 13, 2014
Contact: Maribel La Luz
p. (860) 757-9731
c. (860) 539-5485
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Wednesday: City of Hartford Development Services Hosts Community Event in Bushnell Park for Smarter Cities, Smarter Communities Challenge

(May 13, 2014) In an ongoing effort to recruit and connect team members, the Smarter Cities, Smarter Communities Challenge, SC2 Hartford, will host an outdoor happy hour on Wednesday, May 14th at 5:30pm at "The Spot," located in Bushnell Park. The SC2 Hartford Challenge is an EDA grant-funded opportunity where qualified teams create economic development plans that spur job growth and drive urban revitalization. Cash prizes totaling $900,000 will be awarded to finalists in the two-phased competition.

Attendees will hear from an array of city project and community leaders who are working to make Hartford a more accessible city for entrepreneurs. Featured topics will include results from housing, parking, cooperative workspace and EB5 for foreign investment initiatives, among others. Anyone interested in participating in the challenge is encouraged to attend, learn more and ask questions. Current team members and those looking to join a team are encouraged to mingle and learn from one another. Guests will enjoy live music, a cash bar and a beautiful outdoor venue at Bushnell Park.

SC2 Hartford invites all of the city’s bright minds who aren’t afraid to think big, to register at www.SC2Hartford.com.

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WHO: Current and Prospective SC2 Hartford Participants
WHAT: SC2 Hartford Challenge Outdoor Happy Hour
WHEN: Wednesday, May 14, 5:30pm-7:30pm
WHERE: "The Spot," located in Bushnell Park, adjacent to the Pump House at Pulaski Circle. Rain location: In the Pump House
MORE INFO: www.SC2Hartford.com

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For Immediate Release: May 13, 2014
Contact: Stephen Cole
p. (860) 757-9071
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Friday: Mayor Segarra to Host Lunch Disucssion with Local Business Owners, Attends Restaurant Ribbon-Cutting

(May 8, 2014) Tomorrow, Friday, May 9th from 11:30am-1pm, Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra, and Oz Griebel, President and CEO of the MetroHartford Alliance, will host the annual Access City Hall discussion with local business owners in Council Chambers at City Hall.

Later, at 6pm, Mayor Segarra will attend the ribbon-cutting of Ted's Montana Grill, the latest business to open in the City's Front Street development district.
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WHO: Mayor Segarra, MetroHartford Alliance President and CEO Oz Griebel, Management and Budget Director Jose Sanchez, local businesses
WHAT: Access City Hall lunch
WHERE: Council Chambers, City Hall, 550 Main St
WHEN: Friday, May 9, 11:30am-1pm


WHO: Mayor Segarra
WHAT: Ted's Montana Grill ribbon-cutting
WHERE: Ted's Montana Grill, 35 Front Street
WHEN: Friday, May 9, 6pm

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For Immediate Release: May 8, 2014
Contact: Maribel La Luz
p. (860) 757-9731
c. (860) 539-5485
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Thursday: Mayor Segarra Kicks Off Community Renewal Team Head Start Parade; Speaks at Sister Cities International Day; Attends Maple Avenue Revitalization Group Meeting

(May 7, 2014) Tomorrow morning, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra will kick-off of the 6th Annual Community Renewal Team (CRT) Head Start Parade in Bushnell Park. More than 1,300 three-to-five-year-old children, along with their parents, grandparents and siblings will celebrate a successful year and transition to kindergarten.
At 5:30pm, Mayor Segarra will read a proclamation at the Sister Cities International Day reception in City Hall.
Shortly after, Mayor Segarra will attend the monthly meeting of the Maple Avenue Revitalization Group (MARG) in St. Augustine Church.

WHO: Mayor Segarra, CRT, Hartford families
WHAT: Annual Head Start Parade
WHEN: Thursday, May 8, 10:45am, parade begins at 11:30am
WHERE: Bushnell Park, Stage Area, Hartford, CT

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WHO: Mayor Segarra
WHAT: Sister City International Day reception
WHEN: Thursday, May 8 at 5:30pm
WHERE: Hartford City Hall, 550 Main Street, Atrium

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WHO: Mayor Segarra
WHAT: Monthly MARG meeting
WHEN: Thursday, May 8, meeting starts at 6:00pm, Mayor will arrive at approx. 6:30pm
WHERE: St. Augustine Church, 10 Campfield Avenue, Hartford

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For Immediate Release: May 7, 2014
Contact: Maribel La Luz
p. (860) 757-9731
c. (860) 539-5485
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