Young People Aren't Fleeing and the Cities Aren't Dying

Dec 21, 2011

Data from the U.S. Census Bureau1 refute the conventional wisdom that young people are leaving Connecticut in droves and the population of our cities is in decline. One example of popular perceptions comes from the “2011 Survey of Connecticut Business” released in early September by BlumShapiro and CBIA which reported “An...

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HYPE collects 1,410 toys for 96.5 TIC's We Are The Children

Dec 16, 2011

HARTFORD, CT  - (Dec. 15, 2011) Last night, Wednesday, December 14, HYPE (Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs) held its annual Tons of Toys event at the Gershon Fox Ball Room at 960 Main.  Nearly 300 people attended the event and HYPE collected 1,410 toys, topping last year's count of 950 toys collected....

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Tons of Toys Shopping Spree

Dec 13, 2011

On December 11th, HYPE Members got into the holiday spirit early this year when they participated in the 2nd annual Tons of Toys shopping spree! Volunteers from HYPE and The Greater Hartford Jaycees took to the aisles as they collected Barbies, Elmos, and (Justin) Biebers all in the name of giving. Shoppers proved they...

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Startup Weekend Hartford honored at Celebrate CT

Dec 09, 2011

On December 7 the Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) hosted its second annual Celebrate CT event. Two hundred economic developers, businessmen and state officials from around CT gathered at the Bushnell to recognize projects, programs and businesses that have contributed to the economic well being of the state...

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