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The Associated Press Connecticut Daybook for Wednesday, Jan. 22, and Thursday, Jan. 23. 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.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22:
11 a.m. U NEW HAVEN-ORANGE CAMPUS TOUR — University of New Haven administrators including President Steven H. Kaplan and Provost Daniel J. May lead a tour of the university’s campus in Orange that opened for classes this week, located on the site of the former headquarters of electronics manufacturer Hubbell Inc.
Location: Look for the brick walls and park in the turnaround at the top of the hill inside the main entrance, Orange campus, University of New Haven, 584 Derby Milford Road, Orange.
Contacts: Karen A. Grava, 203-932-7246 or 203-752-8895 (cell).
11 a.m. DELAURO SCHEDULE — U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro discusses how Connecticut workers might be affected by the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement while visiting the state Department of Labor’s “CT Works” employment center in Hamden, to continue DeLauro’s weeklong series of events scheduled from Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Monday, Jan. 27, to discuss foreign trade, job training, the minimum wage and wage disparities between men and women.
Note: Similar events were scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Milford, on Thursday, Jan. 23, in Middletown and on Monday, January 27, in New Haven.
Location: Conn. Department of Labor’s “CT Works” employment center, 37 Marne St., Hamden.
Contacts: Sara Lonardo, 202-225-3661.
1:30 p.m. BLUMENTHAL SCHEDULE — During a field hearing of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging about the topic “Medicare Advantage: Changing Networks and Effects on Consumers,” U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal will serve as chairman, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island will attend and representatives of the trade association America’s Health Insurance Plans, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, the Connecticut State Medical Society, George Washington University and Rhode Island Dermatology and Laser Medicine are scheduled to testify.
Note: 1:30 p.m. opportunity for interviews and photographs followed by 2 p.m. hearing.
Location: Room 2E, Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Ave., Hartford.
Contacts: Kamara Jones, 202-224-0309.
Seth Larson, 202-228-6291 or 202-329-9202 (cell).
Rosie Hilmer, 401-453-5294.
4:30 – 7 p.m. COURTNEY SCHEDULE — U.S. Rep. Joseph D. Courtney, the Connecticut Boys & Girls Club’s “2013 Military Youth of the Year” award winner, Kira Harvey, and the commanding officer of Naval Submarine Base New London, U.S. Navy Capt. Carl A. Lahti, mark the completion of the submarine base’s $2.5 million, 5,700-square-foot youth center during a private ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a private “Youth & School Age Care Program and Facility Showcase” featuring family activities, guided tours and refreshments.
Note: Before attending, please notify contact Lt. j.g. Phillip A. Chitty by 3 p.m. Wednesday by calling 860-694-5980; 4:30 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by 5 to 7 p.m. “Youth & School Age Care Program and Facility Showcase.”
Location: SUBASE Youth Center, Naval Submarine Base New London, 29 Hickory Drive, Groton.
Contacts: Lt. j.g. Phillip A. Chitty, 860-694-5980.
Liz Donovan, 202-225-2076, 202-420-9412 (cell) or 202-225-2105.
THURSDAY, Jan. 23:
11 a.m. DELAURO SCHEDULE — U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro visits a Middletown high school to participate in a round-table discussion about job training, continuing DeLauro’s weeklong series of events scheduled from Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Monday, Jan. 27, to discuss foreign trade, job training, the minimum wage and wage disparities between men and women.
Note: Similar events were scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Milford, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Hamden and on Monday, January 27, in New Haven.
Location: Vinal Technical High School, 60 Daniels St., Middletown.
Contacts: Sara Lonardo, 202-225-3661.
3 – 7 p.m. HEALTH OVERHAUL-HAMDEN — Representatives of the Access Health CT insurance exchange, established as part of the federal health care overhaul, visit Hamden to hold one in a series of enrollment fairs scheduled around the state.
Location: Keefe Community Center, 11 Pine St., Hamden.
Contacts: Kathleen M. Tallarita, 860-757-5339.
4 – 7 p.m. MINORITY LAWMAKERS-PUBLIC HEARING — State lawmakers who are members of the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus hold an open hearing where members of the public are invited to outline their ideas and priorities, as the lawmakers prepare their legislative agenda for this year’s term.
Location: Room 1E, Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Ave., Hartford.
Contacts: Marta Collazo, 860-240-8637.
5:30 p.m. NEW HAVEN MUSEUM-IRISH SERVANTS — The editor of the Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society’s newsletter The Shanachie, Neil Hogan, presents a free lecture at the New Haven Museum about the topic “Irish Women in Domestic Service” during the 19th century, as part of yearlong “Connecticut at Work” events funded by Connecticut Humanities.
Note: In case of inclement weather, the lecture will be postponed to Thursday, Jan. 30.
Location: New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., New Haven.
Contacts: Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky, 203-562-4183 ext. 20.
Julie Winkel, 203-815-0800.
6 p.m. BUSINESS NETWORKING-HARTFORD — Members of the Hartford networking organization AJ & Friends Small Business Night Out attend this month’s event, featuring the theme “SBNO Goes Techno” and the introduction of the organization’s official website.
Location: The Cloud coffee and martini lounge, 7 Congress St., Hartford.
Contacts: AJ Johnson, 860-205-1280 or 860-522-6222.