September 21st is the United Nationsí International Day of Peace! This day was established to promote peace and non-violence on both the local, national and international level. I ask that all residents take a moment today to pause and reflect on how you can help to bring about peace in our community.
Hereís what else is happening in New Haven:
EMS Cadet Program Seeks High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
The City of New Haven Fire Department in collaboration with the New Haven Board of Education is now recruiting high school sophomores, juniors and seniors for the New Haven Fire Departmentís EMS Cadet Program. Seeking candidates should have a desire to become a firefighter, EMT or have some other allied health career interest and must meet certain academic requirements. For more information, students should visit their career service representative or Guidance Counselor. Ms. Cynthia Lowman is also available to answer questions and she can be reached at 203-946-6586.
Careers Forward: Job Finding in a Tough Economy
This is a two-hour job seminar for job seekers presented by Marcia LaReau, president of Motion Forward. Dr. LaReau will outline the application process, interview preparation and networking. Seminar will be held at the New Haven Free Public Library Main Branch. For more information, please call: 203-946-7431.
The Lindbergh Kidnapping: Trial of the Century
Come to the Main Branch of the New Haven Free Public Library on Wednesday, September 30th at 6 p.m. as Forensic Document Examiner Ana Kyle discusses facets of the Lindbergh case.
Mayorís Green Tip
With the start of fall, the heating season is right around the corner. Make sure to check your furnace for proper operation and change the air filters. Clogged filters, dirty burners and other maintenance issues can lead to higher fuel bills and less comfort in your home.
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I hope you have a happy and healthy week!
Very truly yours,
John DeStefano, Jr.