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Torrington Savings Bank, Northwest Connecticut’s premier mutual savings bank, a leading provider of home mortgage loans and deposit products, recently announced the hiring of Christine Bascetta as Assistant Vice President of its recently formed Commercial Lending Department.
Christine comes to Torrington Savings Bank from Union Savings Bank where she was an Assistant Vice President of Commercial Lending in Danbury, CT. She began her banking career at First National Bank of Litchfield where she worked in commercial administration, credit, and commercial lending. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree from Clark University and her Master of Arts Degree from the University of Chicago. Christine is active with the Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce and the Litchfield Area Business Associates, and is a volunteer with the United Way of NW Connecticut.
She resides in Harwinton, CT and will be located at the Main Office of Torrington Savings Bank.
Jeff Lalonde, CEO of Torrington Savings Bank said: “TSB is committed to serving its communities by expanding its product line to include commercial lending. We are proud to have Christine join SVP Eric Erdtmann in our new Commercial Lending Department”.
ABOUT TORRINGTON SAVINGS BANK
Chartered in Connecticut in 1868, Torrington Savings Bank is one of the longest established banks in Connecticut with $795 million in assets. As a mutual savings bank, TSB is conservatively guided, strongly capitalized, safe and secure; and managed according to the best interests of its local communities. Torrington Savings Bank’s mutual status allows it to provide attractive rates to its customers. Headquartered in Torrington, CT where it has three offices, the bank has additional offices in Burlington, Goshen, Falls Village, and New Hartford, CT.
WATERBURY, Conn., July 30, 2014 – Wesson Energy, Inc. of Waterbury is a recipient of the U.S. Department of Energy’s prestigious 2013 Century Club Awards. These awards recognize home improvement contractors that have used a “whole-house approach” for improving the energy performance in 100 or more homes during the past year including the Energize Connecticut program, Home Energy Solutions, of which Wesson Energy is an authorized contractor. The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office selects Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Century Club Award winners across the nation in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
William Wesson, Wesson Energy Inc. Vice President, remarked, “We are very proud that this is the third year we are a recipient of this nationally-respected award. This is an honor we share with Wesson Energy’s thousands of customers throughout the Greater Waterbury region. It is another public recognition of our commitment to provide the most efficient, most effective and most comfortable energy-conserving and money-saving services to all of our customers.”
David Lee, residential program manager in the Building Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy, stated, “This year, Wesson Energy, Inc. joined an unprecedented number of participating contractors who have earned the Century Club Award and make the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program’s goal of turning building science-solutions into real results for homeowners nationwide. Your commitment to home performance helps homeowners achieve their energy goals, whether it’s improving comfort, cutting energy costs or protecting the environment.
Wesson Energy, Inc.’s efforts have positioned it as one of the market trailblazers in a rapidly growing industry – providing important services to individual homeowners as well as meeting critical social challenges to address global climate change. Thank you for your hard work and dedication.”
William Wesson explained that, “Wesson Energy initially became a home performance contractor to assist its oil and propane customers with programs that help homeowners conserve energy through home energy assessments, heating and cooling system efficiency upgrades and home air sealing and insulation improvements. As a result of our work in the Home Energy Solutions program, we have helped over 7,500 homeowners to reduce energy usage, lower energy bills, and improve the comfort level in homes.”
By participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Performance program in Connecticut, Wesson Energy also offers third-party quality assurance, which provides homeowners with the confidence that their home improvement work will be performed properly and completed by qualified personnel.”
Wesson Energy, Inc. received the 2013 Century Club Award during the Energy Efficiency Board meeting on July 9th in New Britain. In presenting the awards, the Connecticut Energy Efficiency board announced that, “Connecticut’s Home Energy Solutions program is recognized across the United States as one of the most successful in the country.”
To learn more about Wesson Energy’s award-winning services and products, visit www.wessonenergy.com or call customer service at 203-756-7041 Mondays through Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
I have an ambitious goal of $250K, and with the way that Kickstarter works, the more hits that I have in the very beginning, the more likely they will get behind my campaign and post it on their “Projects We Love” segment of their e-mailer. With everyone’s generous support, it is guaranteed to push me over the top of my objective. I am so excited to be a part of the Northwest Corner and have Becket create jobs in this area. My photographer, my ad agency, my bank, my tech support, my insurance agent, are all people from this fantastic community. I am hoping that the excitement that I feel is contagious enough to see my dream of beautiful, domestically made apparel a reality!
Please click on the link below for the link to my Kickstarter campaign for Becket. I am appealing to all of my friends and colleagues to help me reach my goal of $250K to ensure that I can continue to grow Becket as an important dress brand. Money that I raise will be used to produce the Fall 14 collection, and to continue building Becket’s market share. I am hoping to grow Becket into a major brand and with the money that I raise, I will be able to hire the staff I need to keep growing. The Fall 14 dresses are under the machines as we speak! Becket is a domestic brand being manufactured in the Garment Center in New York. It is very important to me that we keep producing quality apparel in this country.
Our current distribution is in specialty boutiques throughout the US, with ultimate plans to expand in select international markets, as there is increased interest abroad for goods made in NYC.
Becket is being shown in the ADK Fashions Showroom at 225 W35th St, on the 3rd floor.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/813012247/the-beauty-of-becket and please be sure to visit the Becket website: www.becketdress.com
Any amount is greatly appreciated. It is very important that the webpage gets visited; even the smallest donations count! These first days of the campaign are the MOST crucial!! And please feel free to forward this email to anyone who might be interested in quality dresses that are made here in the USA!
Thank you so much for sharing my excitement!
Founder and Creative Director
BANTAM – VNA Northwest nurse Deborah Welch, RN, was selected to represent Connecticut in the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Recognition Program conducted by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA).
A selection committee made up of members from the NAHC Board of Directors, HHNA Advisory Board and the Forum of State Associations voted for a winner from each state after getting many nominations from agencies nationwide.
A story about Deborah and her care for a husband and wife from Goshen is posted on the NAHC website at: http://www.nahc.org/consumer-information/home-care-nurses-tell-their-stories-2014/
VNA Northwest, a nonprofit home care and hospice agency founded in 1928, serves residents of all towns in Litchfield County. In addition to home care and hospice, the agency provides wellness programs in many communities, including blood pressure screenings, fall prevention clinics, and immunizations. Call 860-567-6000 for more information or visit www.vnanw.org.
The Collette Hurst Quintet will perform jazz standards, classic pop songs and original music on the patio of the Saltwater Grille in Litchfield on August 17 from 5 to 8 pm (860-567-4900 for reservations) and on August 28 from 6 to 8 pm on West Street in Litchfield for the town's Thursday outdoor concert series.
Did you know that we occupy warehouse space in Winsted, cutting and slotting beams to be combined with our unique framing connectors to create full Do-it-Yourself post and beam barn kits for our customers? Our "T-Rex" connectors replace traditional labor-intensive methods of post and beam framing and makes it easier to save both time and money using our method of construction!
Are you thinking of a barn or a workshop? "T-Rex" connectors are made of anodized aluminum and come in a variety of sizes to match the dimensions of the timbers specified in your plans: 3.5" x 3.5" up to 8" x 12."
How about a gazebo in your backyard, or a pergola coming off your front entrance?
Don't wait until it's too late this year to order your post and beam framing kit from Connecticut Post & Beam! Check us out at www.ctpostandbeam.com or feel free to call Pete at 203.534.8771 anytime.
Did you know that improving financial wellness for your employees increases your profitability?Research indicates that employees with serious credit and money problems waste more then 20 work
hours each month thinking about dealing with money matters. Employees who attend work but don't put forth 100% effort are costing you money. Credit Union membership is a FREE benefit you can offer to your employees. Let us help with Budgeting Classes, Credit Repair Coaching, Retirement Information, Ways to Save and Fraud Protection. Contact us at 489-2212 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to start assisting your employees today!
Washington Supply in Washington Depot is not just a Hardware Store. While they sell Lumber, Building Materials, Hardware, Housewares, Tools, Plumbing, Electrical and Paint…they also sell organic gardening products, fine outdoor furniture and gifts. You’ve got to see it to believe it or go their new website at www.washingtonsupply.com.
Torrington was just named as one of the Best Communities for Music Education in America for 2014.
They have received this national designation fourteen times since 2000 !
The most of any school district in CT.
Great opportunity for chamber members to have professional looking websites and brochures produced by Litchfield High School Business Students at no cost although donations are accepted.
Students Will Gladly:
Contact email@example.com or call (860) 202-5796 for more information and availability.