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The Associated Press Connecticut Daybook for Tuesday, Sept. 17, and Wednesday, Sept. 18. For questions about coverage, please consult the latest digest or contact the AP bureau in Hartford at 860-246-6876 or 1-800-842-2068.
TUESDAY, Sept. 17:
10 a.m. HARTFORD HEALTHCARE-CANCER TREATMENT — Hartford HealthCare Corp. executives hold a news conference to make an unspecified announcement about cancer treatment at the health care system’s five hospitals and medical center.
Note: Please notify contact Tina Varona before attending by sending an email to Tina.Varona@hhchealth.org or calling 860-972-4475 or 860-310-7640 (cell).
Location: Education Resource Center, Hartford Hospital, 560 Hudson St., Hartford.
Contacts: Tina Varona, 860-972-4475 or 860-310-7640 (cell).
3:30 – 8 p.m. CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT-NEW HAVEN — During New York accounting and business consulting firm Marcum LLP’s “Marcum Commercial Construction Summit” in New Haven, the firm’s chief construction economist, Anirban Basu, who is the chairman and chief executive of Baltimore economic consulting firm Sage Policy Group Inc., presents a keynote speech to regional construction executives.
Note: Please notify contact to Julie Gross Gelfand before attending by sending an email to Julie.grossGelfand@marcumllp.com or calling 631-414-4302.
Location: Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, 155 Temple St., New Haven.
Contacts: Julie Gross Gelfand, 631-414-4302.
4 p.m. CENT CONN ST-SCHOOL SHOOTING-GARDEN — During a dedication ceremony for Central Connecticut State University’s Sandy Hook Memorial Garden, administrators and students including President Jack Miller and Vice President for Student Affairs Laura Tordenti are scheduled to speak, and the university’s male a cappella group Divisi is scheduled to perform.
Location: Sandy Hook Memorial Garden, in front of the Mildred Barrows Residence Hall, Paul Manafort Drive/Perimeter Road between Pikell Lane and 1615 Stanley St. (state Route 71), New Britain.
Contacts: Janice Palmer, 860-832-1791 or 860-538-2649.
6 – 8 p.m. HEALTH OVERHAUL-INSURANCE EXCHANGE — Representatives of the Access Health CT insurance exchange, established as part of the federal health care overhaul, hold a “Spanish-friendly Healthy Chat” event in Hartford, as part of ongoing outreach events to publicize how residents can enroll for coverage through the exchange.
Note: 6 p.m. registration and refreshments followed by 6:30 to 8 p.m. program and question-and-answer session.
Location: Multipurpose Room, Pope Park Recreation center, 30 Pope Park Drive, Hartford.
Contacts: Kathleen M. Tallarita, 860-757-5339.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18:
4 – 5 p.m. ROCKETTES DANCERS-TRUMBULL — A pair of dancers from The Rockettes lead a master class at the Performing Arts Center of Connecticut in Trumbull, and promote upcoming performances of the “Radio City Christmas Spectacular.”
Note: Ask for contacts on arrival. Similar events were scheduled on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Huntington, N.Y., and Rockville Centre, N.Y., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, in Waldwick, N.J., and on Thursday, Sept. 19, in Pleasantville, N.Y.
Location: Performing Arts Center of Connecticut, 18 Lindeman Drive, Trumbull.
Contact: Rachel Sachs, 732-687-7202.
Michelle Isaacs, 818-518-7733.
7 p.m. BEARDSLEY ZOO-SHARKS AND STINGRAYS — During a lecture titled “Sharks and Rays” as part of the Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Volunteer Association’s “Evening Lecture Series,” Fairfield University biology professor Shannon Gerry discusses the feeding patterns of sharks and stingrays that live in Long Island Sound.
Location: Hanson Exploration Station, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport.
Contacts: Caryn S. Kaufman, 203-345-3430 or 646-765-6006 (cell).