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Jim Boucher
I am married with two children, and a public servant and community activist -- living in Hartford.
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LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS Heart in Hartford, Eyes on the World – The 21st Century Bushnell Yolande Spears Bushnell Senior Vice President for Education and Community Initiatives Author, Non-Profit Consultant Wednesday, May 31, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts 166 Capitol Avenue Use Clinton Street side entrance – Push white button on gray box for entry Continue reading
Live-Work-Love Hartford Sara Bronin Discusses Hartford’s New Zoning Regulations & The Climate Stewardship Council Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Front Street Bistro, 39 Front Street Speaker: Sara Bronin Architect, Attorney, Author, UConn Law Professor, Hartford Planning and Zoning Commission Chair, Rhodes Scholar, Hartford’s First Lady Continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Front Street Bistro at Spotlight Theaters 39 Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut Speaker: Sean Fitzpatrick Director of Development Services, City of Hartford Update on Hartford’s Land Development Projects and Development Future. LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD IS A SOCIAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THE HARTFORD AREA ALL EVENTS ARE FREE. JOIN US! Continue reading
LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Location: Capewell Lofts, 57 Charter Oak Avenue Speaker: Kent Schwendy President/ CEO, Corporation for Independent Living Topic: Capewell Lofts . The program includes a tour of the building and individual units. Continue reading
LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS Wednesday, December 21st 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Front Street Bistro 39 Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut Speaker: Megan Clark Torrey Executive Director World Affairs Council of Connecticut Topic: Global Issues & Hartford LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD IS A SOCIAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THE HARTFORD AREA ALL EVENTS ARE FREE. JOIN US! Continue reading
LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS Wednesday, November 16th 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Location: Caldwell Colt Parish House, 155 Wyllys Street, Hartford Speaker: William Hosley, Historian Topic: Getting from Good to Great: Hartford Tourism Isn’t Just for Visitors. LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD IS A SOCIAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THE HARTFORD AREA ALL EVENTS ARE FREE. JOIN US! Continue reading
Wednesday, October 26th 5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. Location: Infinity Music Hall, 32 Front Street, Hartford Speakers: Rio Comaduran & Warren Hardy Topic: Project Longevity Project Longevity is a Community and Law Enforcement Initiative to reduce serious violence in three of Connecticut’s major cities: New Haven, Bridgeport, and Hartford. Continue reading
Live-Work-Love Hartford Special Guest: TJ Clarke II Hartford Council President Topic: His Perspectives on the City and its Future Wednesday, September 28th 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Location: Front Street Bistro at Spotlight Theater, 39 Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut . Continue reading
Live Love Work Hartford Wednesday, August 31st, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. JCJ Catalyzes Coltsville with Forward Looking Office LOCATION JCJ Architecture, 120 Huyshope Avenue, Suite 400 Speakers: Larry Dooley of CG Management & Jim LaPosta of JCJ Architecture JCJ Architecture, Hartford’s largest architectural firm with an 80 year history in the city, recently relocated to its new office in Coltsville, adapting the historic East Armory to need of modern practice. Using real examples from their workplace, Jim LaPosta of JCJ will present how officespaces are evolving in response to new technologies and generational trends.Larry Dooley of CG Management will discuss the Coltsville Development. DIRECTIONS/LOCATION We hope you will join us for the August Live Work Love Hartford networking event... Continue reading
LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS Wednesday, July 27th 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Note: New Location! Location: Front Street Bistro at Spotlight Theater, 39 Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut Speaker: Kevin Dillon Executive Director and CEO of the Connecticut Airport Authority Topic: Bradley International Airport Update Bradley International Airport, New England’s second largest airport, is adding daily flights to L.A. and Europe, and undergoing major redevelopment. Continue reading
Live, Work, Love Hartford LAST WEDNESDAYS Wednesday, June 29th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 410 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut Discussion of Swift Factory Development & Northeast Hartford Partnership Patrick McKenna Project Manager, Community Solution’s Swift Factory Development John J. Thomas Program Assistant, Community Solutions' Northeast Hartford Partnership 410 Asylum Avenue, is the location for a successful community revitalization project undertaken by COMMON GROUND now COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS, also developing the Teacher’s Corner. Special thanks to Fitzgerald & Halliday, Planners for the I-84 Plan, for hosting this event Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity for community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA. Join Us! Continue reading
Live, Work, Love Hartford LAST WEDNESDAYS MAY 25th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Infinity Music Hall, 32 Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut Dr. Robert Painter, MD Topic: The Opioid/ Heroin Epidemic Renowned area physician Dr. Bob Painter will be discussing the heroin/ opioid epidemic, and what we can do to alleviate this growing menace. In 2015, Connecticut lost 415 victims to heroin overdoses alone. Robert Painter is a Former Member of the Hartford City Council Researcher & Policy Analyst of the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy at Central Connecticut State University Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity for community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA. Join Us! Continue reading
Live, Work, Love Hartford LAST WEDNESDAYS APRIL 27th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Infinity Music Hall, 32 Front Street Marilyn Rossetti Executive Director Open Hearth Association Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity For community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA. Join Us! Continue reading
LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS FIND US ON LWL Hartford Wednesday, March 30th 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Location: The Front Street Lofts, 20 Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut Speaker: Jeremy Browning Executive Vice President at Trio Properties Topic: The Front Street Lofts Tour this brand new six-story mixed-use complex in Hartford’s Front Street District, featuring 121 apartment units on five floors (studios, one bedroom and two bedroom), over street-level retail space. This building is adjacent to the Wadsworth Atheneum, UConn’s new Hartford Campus, and Infinity Music Hall. Continue reading
LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS WEDS., FEBRUARY 24TH 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Infinity Music Hall, 32 Front Street Mayor Luke Bronin Mayor of Hartford https://www.facebook.com/events/459397797589117/ LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD IS A SOCIAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THE HARTFORD AREA Continue reading
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LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS Hartford Decide$ Hartford Decide$ is Hartford’s name for Participatory Budgeting, a democratic budgeting process used in 1,500 communities worldwide. Wednesday, January 27th 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Infinity Music Hall, 32 Front Street, Hartford, Connecticut Hartford 2000/ Hartford Decide$ Speakers: Jackie McKinney Co-chair of Hartford 2000 Richard Frieder Community Engagement Director at Hartford Public Library Hartford 2000 is a coalition of 13 Neighborhood Revitalization Zones (NRZs). Hartford Decide$ is Hartford’s name for Participatory Budgeting, a democratic budgeting process used in 1,500 communities worldwide. Continue reading
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LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD LAST WEDNESDAYS SPECTRA APARTMENTS – HARTFORD DECEMBER 16TH 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Speaker & Special Tour Laurie Waddell will be our speaker at the New Spectra Apartments to tour the New Housing Development at 5 Constitution Plaza Check out the link: http://www.spectrahartford.com/hartford-ct-apartments.asp Tour & Q & A. Networking. Not to miss. LIVE, WORK, LOVE HARTFORD IS A SOCIAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THE HARTFORD AREA. Continue reading
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Live, Work, Love Hartford Speaker: James Woolsey Coltsville National Historic Park Last Wednesdays November 18th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Infinity Hall – 32 Front Street https://www.facebook.com/events/1481771675463136/ Speaker: James Woolsey Superintendent of the Coltsville National Historic Park Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity For community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA Join Us! Continue reading
Live-Work-Love Hartford - Last Wednesday - October 28, 5:30 p.m. - Infinity Hall - Special Update: Hartford.Health.Works Public Invited Mark Barton will provide a public update on the Hartford.Health.Works Project, a team of healthcare and medical technology companies, plus a medical device trade group, who were the top prize winner for the Hartford SC2 Initiative. The group envisions Hartford leveraging existing strengths in health care technology in order to create companies with a national reach, thus attracting entrepreneurs and capital to Hartford and bringing "high-value" jobs to the area. Continue reading
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Live, Work, Love Hartford Last Wednesdays October 28th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Infinity Hall - 32 Front Street Hartford SC2 Winner Presenter: Mark Borton Founding Members of Hartford.Health.Works Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity For community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA Join Us! Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity For community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA Join Us! Continue reading
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Learn More About the Conversion of the Capewell Factory Live, Work, Love Hartford Last Wednesdays In Collaboration with Leadership Greater Hartford After-Hours September 30th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Polish National Home, 60 Charter Oak Avenue (Note Location Change) Speaker: Kent Schwendy President/CEO, Corporation for Independent Living Developer of Capewell Factory October28th Speaker: Terri Wilson Founding Member of Hartford.Health.Works Hartford SC2 Winner November 18th Speaker: James Woolsey Superintendent of the Coltsville National Historic Park Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity For community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA Join Us! Continue reading
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Live, Work, Love Hartford Last Wednesdays Speaker: Mike Abramson Senior Vice President of the Hartford Yard Goats Wednesday, August 26th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. INFINITY MUSIC HALL – HARTFORD 32 Front Street FUTURE EVENTS Wednesday, September 30th Speaker: Kent Schwendy President/CEO, Corporation for Independent Living Developer of Capewell Factory October28th Speaker: Terri Wilson Founding Member of Hartford.Health.Works Hartford SC2 Winner Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity For community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA Join Us! Continue reading
Live, Work, Love Hartford Last Wednesdays INFINITY MUSIC HALL – HARTFORD 32 Front Street JULY 29th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Speaker: UPDATED Speaker: Yves Joseph Centerplan's Vice President for Development Centerplan Companies to Discuss Downtown North Development Infinity Music Hall Yves Joseph is the Vice President of Centerplan Companies, lead developer for the Downtown North development Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity For community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA Join Us! Continue reading
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Live, Work, Love Hartford Last Wednesdays 777 Main Street – HARTFORD JUNE 24th 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Speaker & Special Tour Bruce Becker will be our speaker at 777 Main Street to tour the New Housing Development at 777 Main Street Check out the link: http://www.777mainstreet.com/ Tour & Q & A. Networking. Not to miss. Also: July 29th 5:30 p.m. Bob Landino, Centerplan Companies to Discuss Downtown North Development Infinity Music Hall Bob Landino, is the President of Centerplan Companies, lead developer for the Downtown North development Live, Work, Love Hartford is a Social Networking Opportunity For community leaders making a difference for the HARTFORD AREA. Join Us! Continue reading
Hartford’s Democratic Town Committee of the 6th District & the South End NRZs MAYORAL CANDIDATES FORUM ------------------------ Thursday, June 11th, 6:00-8:00 PM Registration begins at 5:30 PM. The Washington Room on the 2nd Floor of Mather Hall at Trinity College 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106 Please call (860) 297- 4203 with any questions. Continue reading