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5/02/2012

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT EUNICE RAMIREZ 203-332-5087

HOUSATONIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE HOSTS FORUM FOR VETERANS

BRIDGEPORT  Housatonic Community College May 10 will hold a forum that will introduce veterans to a variety of beneficial public and private resources. 

As part of the VetsLink Connecticut “Speakers Series,” the forum will provide veterans and their families with information about resources such as affordable housing, jobs, health care, education, and small business start-ups.

HCC Veterans Representative Eunice Ramirez said attendees will have the opportunity to consult with speakers so they can get more information about the available resources.

Speakers include Peter G. Curtis, founder, VetsLink Connecticut; Andre Harriott, President, Keystone Bankers; Antonio St. Lorenzo, founder, Heroes Village LLC; Dan Laffin, CT Works; Rodney Davis, readjustment counselor, Danbury Veterans Center; Gloria Kautzner, counselor technician, West Haven V.A., and Richard J. Olson, past commander, American Legion.

The event will be held Thursday, May 10, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the event center in Beacon Hall.

For more information contact Eunice Ramirez at 203-332-5087.

Housatonic Community College provides an affordable and accessible education through two-year degrees, transfer preparation, and certificate programs, as well as a wide variety of continuing education and personal/professional enrichment seminars and workshops.  In addition, HCC offers employee and occupational training for businesses, municipalities, government agencies, and professional associations to help develop the educated and skilled workforce required to meet regional business and industry needs.  HCC is nationally recognized as an “Achieving the Dream” institution. 

HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard. Free parking is available in the Housatonic garage.

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Anson C. Smith, Public Relations Coordinator
Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Tel: 203-332-5229, Fax: 203-332-5247
E-mail: asmith@hcc.commnet.edu