Author: Dorothy Hughes

Big Wins for SMBs with New Department of Defense Contract

Atlantic Diving Supply (ADS) Inc. and Ricochet Manufacturing Co. have a lot to celebrate following a September deal. A contract from the Department of Defense has been awarded to the two companies to the tune of more than $60 million. The contracts, for the manufacturing of top-of-the-line protective gear for the Air Force, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard firefighters, have seen to the rise of these two players in the market of firefighting protective garments and equipment.

New venture funding brings jobs, businesses, venture capital firms to Connecticut

Connecticut has a new crop of venture capital funding options with an infusion of over $130 million in funding opportunities for the state’s business sector. The allocation of funds to venture capital investments was the result of a 2010 policy change in Connecticut’s Insurance Reinvestment Tax Credit program. In-state small and medium sized high-growth businesses…

How people with disabilities will be affected by the proposed healthcare bills

Source America has been committed to helping companies provide employment for individuals with disabilities for forty years. They have a network of non-profits that supply the services and products in extremely high demand. Using only standards of the highest quality they match commercial and government contracts with workforces dedicated to provide jobs for people with severe disabilities.

Arianna Huffington Honored at Annual Bridges of Understanding Event

With the help of the event’s benefit committee which included Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba and his wide Abeer, all fundraising proceeds from the event will support BOU’s education initiatives. Refugee Deeply, BOU’s newest programming, provides in-depth and unbiased coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis and works to untangle the complicated geopolitical, legal, and human rights issues surrounding the problem.