Stamford car dealership, outreach group running treadmill marathon for charity

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The joke is, it’s not so much a “drive” as a “run.” On Sunday, Dec. 15, Toyota of Stamford and Family Centers are hosting their second-annual “Marathon on Myrtle” holiday giving drive. Employees, volunteers and supporters of both organizations will team up on several treadmills for a 26.2-mile relay to raise funds to purchase gifts […] [Read More]
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Harman teams with Rivera for church project

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Harman International Industries, which supplies the audio gear at Yankee Stadium, has provided a full professional audio system as part of renovations at the Iglesia Refugio de Esperanza (Refuge of Hope) in New Rochelle, N.Y., a project supported by Mariano Rivera, retired New York Yankees relief pitcher. The work features JBL, Soundcraft, Crown and AKG […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s TFI Envision gains recognition from MarCom Awards

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TFI Envision was awarded two gold awards and one honorable mention from the 2013 MarCom Awards Competition, an international event that recognizes marketing and communications profressionals of note. Each year, the contest received about 6,000 entries worldwide, according to a press release. One of TFI Envision’s gold awards was given for the Inspirica website, an […] [Read More]
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Time Inc. veteran starts Lifestyle Media Partners

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New Canaan resident Eric Thorkilsen, who spent 30 years at Time Inc., has launched a new Connecticut-based company — Lifestyle Media Partners — which will develop revenue and distribution streams for trademarked brands. While at Time Warner, Thorkilsen held senior leadership positions and was the creator and founding executive of Martha Stewart Living and This […] [Read More]
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State merchants group unveils credit card offering

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The Connecticut Retail Merchants Association has launched its new “Together We’re Stronger” membership campaign to help Connecticut retailers meet challenges they face in the ever changing world and marketplace. “CRMA is fighting for retailers on Main Street and at the State Capitol in Hartford,” said Tim Phelan, president of the Connecticut Retail Merchants Association, in […] [Read More]
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Fairfield Chamber launches banner ad campaign for local businesses

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Small Business Saturday might have passed, but showing support for local businesses isn’t just for the holiday season. The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce is continuing its annual Street Banner Program, which displays businesses’ logos on pole banners throughout town from mid-January through mid-March. The campaign is also part of the celebration of Fairfield’s 375th anniversary […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Innovations unveils new brand effort

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Connecticut Innovations, the state’s quasi-public agency responsible for growing Connecticut businesses through innovative financing and strategic assistance, will celebrate the launch of its new brand identity Dec. 11 at CI headquarters, 865 Brook St., Rocky Hill a. CI’s updated brand identity includes a refreshed corporate logo, evolved message platform and a redesigned website that incorporates […] [Read More]
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First County Bank Foundation to mark milestone

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The First County Bank Foundation, which has awarded nearly $6 million in grants since its formation in 2001, will celebrate this achievement with community non-profit groups Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Italian Center of Stamford. “Hitting the $5 million mark last year was a real milestone, and this year, we’re approaching $6 million in […] [Read More]
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