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Helmets to Hardhats Programs Connects Military Members with Career Opportunities

Making a successful transition from the military into the civilian workforce can be difficult. Transitioning military veterans face the same challenges as any other job hunter – getting their résumé to the right people, learning how to sell themselves, tracking down promising leads, and following-up with employers, headhunters, and job placement agencies. Not many people are comfortable with this process and veterans have the added stress of trying to translate the skills they learned in the military into language that civilian employers can understand.

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2015 Community Picnic and Campaign Kickoff

Join us for a communitywide picnic and to help kick off the 2015 Campaign!

Our Board of Directors and Campaign Cabinet members are polishing up their grilling tools and will be happy to cook up lunch, especially for you. Leading the team of chefs are the 2015 Campaign Co-chairs Nikki Gullickson, Assistant Superintendent of Schools in Stonington and Donna Yother, President and owner of SAVA Insurance Group.

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2015 Campaign Co-chairs Announced

The Campaign Co-chairs for our 2015 fundraising effort have been announced. Nikki Gullickson (at left in photo), Assistant Superintendent of Stonington Public Schools, and Donna Yother, President and owner of SAVA Insurance Group in Waterford will oversee the campaign. Last year’s United Way Campaign raised $5,791,303 to benefit 71 local programs and initiatives that provide a network of health and human services for people in need in New London County.

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