EWIB Board & Council Of Government Members In Action

EWIB: Chairman, Gene Harper; Board Member, Pete Connair; and Executive Director, John Beauregard; pose for a picture with the Service Award plaque that was awarded to Pete Connair for his dedicated years of service to the Board and the region.
U.S. Rep. Cjoe Courtney listens as EWIB Executive Committee member, Tom Burns, provides a report during EWIB's Annual meeting.
EWIB Chairman, Gene Harper, Jr., talks with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney after EWIB's Annual meeting, where Congressman Courtney was the keynote speaker.
EWIB Board members & observers listen during EWIB's Annual meeting.
EWIB Council of Chief Elected Officials Chair, Ed Haberek (center) (representing NE/CT, SE/CT, & Windham Region COGs); EWIB Chair, Gene Harper (left); & US Rep. Courtney discuss the 6/13/12 Eastern CT Regional Jobs Study findings.
EWIB Board and Chief Elected Officials unveil the Eastern CT Regional Jobs Study findings.
EWIB Vice-Chair, Michelle Landry (Lawrence + Memorial Career Development Programs Manager), and EWIB Summer Youth Employment Program participant, Lei Washington, at 8/6/12 Lawrence + Memorial Hospital's hosting of the SE/CT Funders Collaborative.
E/CT stakeholders meet with EWIB staff to discuss HUD Sustainability Grant implementation.
2011 -- NASA Astronaut, Stephen Bowen, & EWIB's Cynthia Lamb (URS Director of Organizational Performance Solutions), at Eastern Region high school students STEM presentation.
Sen. Stillman (20th Dist.) & Business leaders gather to unveil the State's New STEP UP program.
EWIB Executive Director, John Beauregard, addresses group at the manufacturing (STEP UP) press conference.
EWIB Performance, Accountability,& Planning Committee members review procurement proposals.

Youth Initiatives

E/CT Conservation Corps participants work at the Natchaug State Park location, in the 2012 EASTCON program.
EWIB's STEM Coach, Susan Lewis, promotes STEM to area girls.
EWIB's E/CT Conservation Corps participants work at the Thompson location, in the 2012 EASTCONN program.
2010 - Regional youth work on rebuilding the boardwalk for CT DEEP at Harkness State Park during the EWIB Summer Youth Employment Program.
EWIB Summer Youth participants constructing a footbridge on a section of the Airline Trail.
Youth from New London Youth Affairs visit the New London CTWorks-East Center computer lab.

Legislative Support

(Left to Right) EWIB Exec. Dir., John Beauregard; U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy; Mary Fitzgerald, ACME Wire President; & Chris Jewell, Collins & Jewell CFO; talk about the importance of manufacturing to Eastern CT after the Senator's visit to ACME Wire, as part of the Southern Chapter meeting of the Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (EAMA) recently.
CT Rep. Steve Mikutel talks with EWIB Executive Director, John Beauregard, before EWIB's recent Legislative Update.
(Left to Right) CT Rep. Betsy Ritter , Rep. Mae Flexer, & Sen. Cathy Osten listen at EWIB's recently held Legislative Update.
(Left to Right) EWIB Chairman, Gene Harper, Jr.; CT Sen. Andy Maynard; & CT Rep. Betsy Ritter listen to a presentation being given during EWIB's Legislative Update recently.
CT Gov. Dannel Malloy listens as EWIB Executive Director, John Beauregard, responds to a question during the Governor's press conference on Sequestration. The event was held at the New London Career Center.
Franklin 1st Selectman/EWIB CEO Council Vice-Chair, Richard Matters, meets with CT (139th Dist.) Rep., Kevin Ryan, to discuss bringing a new company to Franklin.
EWIB Executive Director, John Beauregard (left), talks with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (right), and David Capacchione (center), about the Killingly Union Mentoring site.
CT (20th Dist.) Senator Andrea Stillman with U.S. Representative Joe Courtney at the New London CTWorks-East Center.
CT Representative Betsy Ritter (38th Dist.) chats with EWIB Summer Youth Program participants during an appreciation luncheon at the youths' Salvation Army worksite.
CT Senate President Pro Tempore Donald Williams, Jr., speaks to EWIB Summer Youth Employment participants during his visit to a Willimantic worksite.

EWIB Partnering With Others

CTWorks-East customer (Jennifer Lorti) is featured in USDOL publication for her successful transition to employment through assistance from the CT Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS) & the Ticket-to-Work program through the Social Security Administration.
SE/CT Funders Collaborative presents EWIB with $25,000 towards 2012 Summer Youth Employment Program.
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union presents EWIB a donation for the 2012 Summer Youth Employment Program.
Representatives from the Liberty Bank Foundation present EWIB with a donation for EWIB's Summer Employment Program.
EWIB Director of Strategic Development, Virginia Sampietro (right), accepts CERC's 2010 Celebrate Connecticut! Award with seCTer's Ann Chambers.
Hundreds of jobseekers gather at NE/CT Job Fair (co-sponsored by NE/CT Chamber, Windham Chamber, Willimantic Chronicle, Rep. Courtney, & EWIB).
Eastern Chamber representative, Denny Hicks, of our Business Services Team, chats with Carol LaBelle, EWIB Programs Director.
Jobseekers talk with potential employers at the Eastern CT Job Fair (co-sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT, CT Department of Labor, and EWIB, in cooperation with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney).
Regional educators and stakeholders participate in a CT Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) Focus Group hosted by EWIB.