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Greater New Haven
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Supplemental Award
SBA will begin sending invitations for supplemental awards for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program.

SVOG supplemental awards are to be provided to those who received an initial grant and have illustrated a 70% loss when comparing 2021’s first-quarter revenues to the same in 2019.

Supplemental award applicants can choose to apply for any amount up to 50% of their original SVOG amount, with a $10 million cap of the initial and supplemental awards combined, according to the law. The supplemental awards also allow SVOG recipients to extend the time to use their grant funds for expenses accrued through June 30, 2022 and lengthen their budget period to 18 months from the initial grant’s disbursement date. Read More
HRP: Wave II of the Connecticut Remediation Standard Regulations
What: Webinar covering Wave II of the Connecticut Remediation Standard Regulations
When: Thu, September 16, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Where: Online - GoTo Webinar

Earlier this year Connecticut promulgated significant changes to the Remediation Standard Regulations. These regulations pertain to the remediation of polluted environmental media including soil, groundwater, and soil vapor throughout Connecticut. The changes were intended to fix, improve, and incorporate input from the entire regulated community, lawyers, property owners, and consultants. During this webinar viewers will learn the important highlights of the regulatory changes that could affect the cost, schedule, and alternatives for establishing compliance. The presenters will provide: a brief background and applicability review of the RSRs (they have very broad applicability in Connecticut); an overview of the significant changes and additional flexibilities offered in the new regulations; and an explanation of how the new Activity Use Limitations and annual inspections work. Hurry now to register for this free webinar.
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Help Wanted: Avelo Airlines and Tweed-New Haven Airport Hiring More Than 100 Aviation Professionals
Avelo Airlines and Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN) are accepting applications for more than 100 new jobs that will be based at the airport. The new roles, which will be phased in by the end of this year, are part of a multi-million-dollar airport renovation that includes the establishment of Avelo's first East Coast base at HVN.

By December 2021, Avelo expects to hire at least 100 HVN-based Crewmembers (how the airline refers to its employees). These open roles include airport customer service and operations-related roles, pilots, flight attendants, as well as a number of manager and supervisor positions. Candidates can review job descriptions and apply for open roles at Avelo offers competitive compensation, healthcare and retirement benefits, as well as exceptional travel privileges.

Avelo has committed to invest $1.2 million to help upgrade and modernize facilities and operations as part of an overall $100 million project at HVN which will include a new terminal and extended runway spearheaded by airport operator Avports. Over time, the airport renovations and expanded ongoing service are expected to create more than 1,000 new jobs at HVN. Read More
Two for One Tourism Marketing Opportunity
Promote your business where visitors and new residents look to find local dining, lodging, entertainment and recreation ideas – advertise in the 2022 Greater New Haven Visitors & Relocation Guide. Each advertiser in the 2022 guide will also receive a free premium listing in our new Visit New Haven mobile app at no additional charge.

Check out the Visit Widget app right now by clicking here. When you see the what the user experiences, you are going to want to secure your spot at the top where visitors will see your business with a great image, a compelling description, interactive directions, click & call functionality, and a quick connect to your website. The app provides all the key information so you will be on the visitors' “can’t miss” list.

To reserve an ad, contact Joseph Hiznay of Hearst Media at (203) 258-7633 or
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