HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – More than 150 supply management employees and executives from across all United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) business units gathered today for an uncommon meeting. Dressed in jeans and bright blue t-shirts, colleagues gave back to the community with a day of scaffolding, framing and other work in support of Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity. During the day, UTC employees worked at all Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity build sites, including its ReStore warehouse facility in Bloomfield.
One state has figured out how to resolve the problems that have afflicted the new health insurance marketplaces mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Connecticut’s exchange has reached 238 percent of its target for enrollment, according to a state-by-state scorecard by the Department of Health and Human Services that shows how federal and state exchanges are performing. By contrast, Massachusetts, with a health insurance program similar to the ACA in place for years before the ACA was passed, has met only five percent of its target.
The continuing lack of a comprehensive national energy policy is one of the major failures of our gridlocked federal politics. Meanwhile, state legislatures and regulatory agencies are making steady progress in energy efficiency laws and rules. Massachusetts is continuing its commitment to energy efficiency under that states’ Green Communities Act. In California, requirements for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions have resulted in several statewide strategies for smart growth.
ROCKY HILL, Conn., Oct. 24, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Retailer CCO, LLC partnered with Sam's Children, Inc. to raise $83,000 to benefit families with ill children at its third annual Sam's Children Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell, Conn. on Sept.14, 2013. Sam's Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization serving families with children struggling with serious diseases.
Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their club
HARTFORD, CT, SEPT. 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announce that Joseph “Papa Joe” Lapenta has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in recognition for his demonstrated commitment to dependability and dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieve great futures.
There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce energy and water use, and the company collaborates with various groups, including nonprofits, to meet those goals. The collaborations are paying off as AT&T is close to meeting its 2014 goal to reduce energy intensity 60 percent from a 2008 baseline. Last year, the company achieved a 57 percent reduction.
Local Non-profit Awarded $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards
HOUSTON and WEST HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 27, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently recognized the Haitian Students Parents Solidarity Association (HSPSA) of West Haven as one of its latest Fueling Good winners. The Connecticut non-profit received $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards which will be used in the local collection of supplies, food, clothes and other donations that will be sent to the children of Haiti.
Local CITGO Marketer Hosts Four Days of Promotions and Giveaways at Select Locations
KENSINGTON, Conn., Dec. 11, 2012 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer Food Bag are offering customers free coffee, fountain drinks, and Monster Energy Drink tastings at four Food Bag CITGO Quik Mart locations in the Hartford area as part of their "Home for the Holidays" Customer Appreciation Week Dec. 11-14.
NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ - The QBE Foundation today announced it will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.