State legislators joined the Connecticut Women’s Business Development Council to host an informational webinar on Tuesday about resources available to women and minority business owners to weather the pandemic.
State Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Lyme, joined Bipartisan Women’s Legislative Caucus members State Representatives Donna Veach, R-Berlin, and Christie Carpino, R-Cromwell, and Women’s Business Development Council CEO Fran Pastore to share advice for small business owners.
“Typically, WBDC sees about 800 women a year from all over the state of Connecticut, but from March to November 2020, we increased that by 600 percent,” Pastore said. “We helped put an estimated $11
Michael Miller woke up at 12:30 a.m. on a recent Friday, started the snowplow in his driveway and began to blast “Come and Get Your Love” by Redbone on his radio. It had just snowed 4 inches of heavy wet slush in Port Huron, Michigan, and he had 3 miles of roads and parking lots to shovel before dawn.
“It’s like heaven,” he said about his work. “It’s very labor-intensive, but it’s not labor-intensive to me, because I love what I’m doing.”
He said he felt uncertain and trapped when the pandemic forced him to shut down his landscaping and
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