Monthly Archives: April 2022

Smithsonian Museum exhibits portrait competition winner and runners-up – Royal Examiner

WASHINGTON — Maryland earlier this month became the 10th state to create a paid family and medical leave program for workers, but Congress appears no closer to enacting similar legislation.The closest federal lawmakers to revising family and medical leave policy came last fall when Democrats called for improvements to the …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG) vs. Lemonade (NYSE:LMND) Direct Survey

Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG – Get Rating) and Lemonade (NYSE:LMND – Get Rating) are both small cap finance companies, but which business is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends. Profitability This table compares the net …

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Arts playlist: the new director of the Biggs Museum

Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele interviews new Biggs Museum director Micheal Dudich Dudich is no stranger to the Biggs, having served as a director of Biggs for the past five years, a role he says gives him insight into the 28-year-old nonprofit and its leadership. “I think from a visionary …

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House Committee to Investigate Tourism Department’s Dealings with Swadley’s Bar-BQ

A House Select Committee will investigate the potential misuse of taxpayer dollars by the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation. The now-cancelled contract between the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation and Swadley’s Bar-BQ is the subject of an investigation to be conducted by a House Special Investigative Committee that …

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Westport hosts AAPI Heritage Month

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month begins on Sunday – and AAPI Westport is ready. With a full range of activities, the group invites all residents to learn, connect and celebrate together. Kicking off AAPI Heritage Month at Saugatuck Sweets on Monday, May 2 (4:30-6 p.m.). Receive a discount on …

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New Connecticut Museum Highlights the Beauty, Struggles and History of the Sikh Community – Hartford Courant

Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, a newly elected councilor from Norwich, takes his duty to represent the people of the city seriously. He takes his ethnic and religious heritage even more seriously. He is a Sikh, born in New Delhi and raised in Punjab after a genocidal purge made life in the …

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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Unveils New Permanent Exhibit: A Century of Dolls

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 12 p.m.the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum located at 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT, will open a new permanent exhibit curated by Museum Consultant Stacey Danielson title, A century of dolls, presenting the Museum’s collections of antique and vintage dolls and toys. Admission to the exhibition is …

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Bartlett will lead a global tourism marketing blitz

Buoyed by the rapid recovery of Jamaica’s tourism industry from the devastating fallout from COVID-19, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and a team were due to depart the island on Friday for a global marketing tour to boost visitor arrivals . Based on current arrival figures, the Minister of Tourism predicts …

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The Stamford Museum & Nature Center offers a special program for neurodiverse children

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center hosts “Animals for All,” a series of free programs designed exclusively for neurodiverse children and their families. Two different program formats are offered: Heckscher Farm Open Nights, which allow families to visit the Heckscher Farm after hours at their own pace and on command, …

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Comparison of Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) and Heritage Insurance (NYSE:HRTG)

Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ: CINF – Get Rating) and Heritage Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the best investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings. Valuation and benefits …

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East Haven Kickoff Dinner in Support of the Italian American Heritage Parade

EAST HAVEN — A launch dinner at Silver Sands Beach Club will raise funds for this year’s Italian-American Heritage Parade, officials said. The party will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 26 at the club’s Beachside restaurant and will include a buffet dinner, coffee, dessert, door …

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Town of Stonington: Stanton-Davis Farm Museum

April 21, 2022 – 10:12 p.m. We recently had the privilege of spending time at the Stanton-Davis Homestead Museum, located at the intersection of Osbrook Point Road and Greenhaven Road. The farm is the oldest house in Stonington, dating from 1670. It was built by Thomas Stanton, one of the …

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Local tourism leaders lobby lawmakers for more funding

ST. CLOUD — As state lawmakers return to Capitol Hill after the Easter recess, members of the tourism industry are lobbying legislative leaders to help rebuild the industry. Rachel Thompson is the executive director of Visit Greater St. Cloud and the public policy chair of the Association of Convention and …

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Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. invests in battery recycling

ELGIN, Ill –Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (Nasdaq: HCCI), a leading provider of parts cleaning, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, used oil refining, antifreeze recycling and service in the field primarily focused on small and medium-sized businesses, today announced an investment in its battery recycling partner, HBR Retriev Holdco, LLC (Retriev), through its …

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Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) Expected to Report Quarterly Sales of $153.74 Million

Brokers expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG – Get Rating) to report sales of $153.74 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts made earnings estimates for Heritage Insurance. The lowest sales estimate is $141.01 million and the highest is $166.46 million. Heritage Insurance reported sales of $147.24 …

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Rarely exhibited pieces among 80 artifacts the Danbury Museum will showcase for its 80th anniversary

DANBURY — To celebrate its 80th anniversary, the Danbury Museum & Historical Society will present a new exhibit this summer to highlight the city’s long and varied history. The Danbury (Re)Discovered exhibition – which opens in June – will feature 80 artifacts, collected by the museum over the past eight …

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Cyprus, dependent on tourism, abolishes virus tests for most travelers

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities on Monday eased travel to the eastern Mediterranean island nation as the summer tourist season kicks off by waiving the need to take any COVID-19 tests before boarding a flight or leaving. the arrival. Under the new regulations, only unvaccinated people who have not …

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Easter Peep Show! Go inside the museum’s art exhibit featuring and inspired by the beloved marshmallow treat

peepzilla Jon Bolton/Racine Art Museum “Peepzilla”, created by Cremona Weisser ask around Peeps – the sweet marshmallow treats that make it into many Easter baskets this time of year – and love-or-hate opinions are formed as fast as those that welcome enduring Christmas (and, some might say, equally indestructible) fruit …

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New Britain Herald – Central Connecticut Health District’s ‘Walk This May’ contest is being held for those in Berlin, Newington; here’s how to participate

It’s almost time to represent your city in a healthy and fun competition. The Central Connecticut Health District (CCHD) will kick off its 7th annual walking competition May 1 and wrap it up May 31. “Are you all ready to ‘Walk This May’?!” the staff said in an announcement about …

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Easter flowers, Heritage Hotel egg hunt, karaoke and more!

VFW Easter Flower Sale04/14/2022 and 04/16/2022 | 8h00-16h00 The most beautiful sale of flowers. Organizer: VFW Post 1607. Click for event details. Collection of household hazardous waste and paint04/16/2022 | 8h00-14h00 A household hazardous waste and paint collection day will take place at Ansonia Public Works. Organizers: Naugatuck Valley Council …

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Connecticut Museum promised works by Picasso, Homer, Wyeth | Connecticut News

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut museum says it has been promised an “unprecedented” private collection of European and American art, including works by well-known painters like Pablo Picasso, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth and sculptors Henry Moore and Alberto Giacometti. An anonymous couple from Greenwich …

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Mississippi Governor Declares April Confederate Heritage Month for Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves quietly signed a proclamation declaring April Confederate Heritage Month, a controversial tradition that has been practiced by many of his Democratic and Republican predecessors in the southern state. The proclamation, which was not posted on the governor’s official social …

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Jim Herman at RBC Heritage: Live Stream, TV Channel | April 14-17 – How to watch and stream major league and college sports

June 27, 2021; Cromwell, Connecticut, USA; Jim Herman plays his shot on the third hole during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta – USA TODAY Sports Jim Herman hits the ties in the 2022 RBC Heritage April 14-17 after a 71st-place finish at …

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Representation Matters: Arab American Heritage Month

“We are a strongly stereotyped group of people, and that is often negative. We must work to change this narrative by teaching and embracing the diversity of Arabs.—Nadine El-Awar, United Teachers Los Angeles “Representation is important to me on an individual level because people like me have made a difference …

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Heritage’s New 2022 Citrus Re Catalytic Bond Priced Above Expectations

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Florida but nationwide, has now secured its new catastrophe bond Citrus Re Ltd. (series 2022-1) with an initial amount of $100 million, but with prices now set above the initial range.This is the latest signal on the pricing of wind-exposed reinsurance protection in the …

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Spain probes private taxidermy museum with 1,000 animals

April 10, 2022Updated: April 10, 2022 08:36 1of5In this photo provided by the Spanish Civil Guard and made available on Sunday, April 10, 2022, the Civil Guard check stuffed animals in Betera, Spain. Spain’s Civil Guard said it was investigating a businessman in the eastern Valencia region who had a …

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The Palestine Museum of the CT will be presented at the Venice Biennale

When the international Venice Biennale, an international art exhibit in its 59th year, opens later this month, a relatively new Connecticut museum will be there too. His very presence is a statement. It’s the Palestine Museum United States in Woodbridge, founded in 2018 by Faisal Saleh as the only museum …

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Heritage’s Citrus Re 2022-1 Catalytic Bond Sees Price Rise

The new catastrophe bond transaction Citrus Re Ltd. (Series 2022-1) sponsored by Florida-headquartered but nationwide P&C insurer Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. saw its price forecast rise above the initial range, may bring back Artemis.This is the latest sign that catastrophe bond funds and investors are demanding a minimum level of …

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AHA News: Traditional dances combine music, movement, heritage and health – Consumer Health News

THURSDAY, April 7, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — Anyone who’s twisted, hustled, boot-scooted, or learned to do the Dougie knows that dancing can be more than just a fun way to spend a Saturday night. But when music and movement connect someone with their heritage, it can give a …

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New Britain Herald – New Britain Museum of American Art holds symposium on sustainable tourism and hospitality

@Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The New Britain Museum of American Art is hosting the 15th Annual Global Symposium on Environmental Sustainability, in partnership with Central Connecticut State University, on Thursday, April 14. The symposium centered on sustainable tourism and hospitality will be a one-day event consisting of several information sessions …

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Middletown Military Museum celebrates 20 years with fundraising dinner

The Greater Middletown Military Museum, celebrating 20 years in business, is hosting an anniversary dinner on April 23 at the Sons of Italy in Middletown. Greater Middletown Military Museum / Photo Added MIDDLETOWN — The Greater Middletown Military Museum will be celebrating 20 years in business at a fundraising dinner …

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1774 Phillis Wheatley Letter admonishing slavery joins museum collection

the American Revolution Museum in Philadelphia recently acquired an original from April 1, 1774 Connecticut Journal newspaper reprinting a letter from the recently freed poet Phillis Wheatley to the Mohegan Indian poet and Presbyterian minister, the Reverend Samson Occom. The letter highlights the contradiction between the ideals invoked at the …

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Sustainable fashion in Victorian America on May 19

While popular historical dramas such as Bridgerton and Dickinson have recently sparked public interest in period costumes, and Eco fashion is currently in fashion A topic of discussion among consumers and fashion industry professionals, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will explore the philosophy of 19th century recycling with a new costume …

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Bill Hensley obituary: North Carolina tourism sports official dies at 96

Bill Hensley pictured with his beloved typewriter. It was “his greatest tool”, said his son Bruce Hensley. Provided by Bruce Hensley When Bill Hensley died, he left his family a list of people to call with the news. “I called several of them,” his son Bruce told the Observer, “and …

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The Day – CG Museum Follies, continued…

Paul Choinière’s column (“Planned Coast Guard Museum? Count me as excited”, May 20) is insulting to the overwhelming number of people who have opposed and continue to oppose the location and design of the National Coast Guard Museum. Somehow I missed the routine elements of public discourse – discussion, debate, …

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Hawaii sees tourism return as pandemic concerns ease

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s tourism industry is starting to see a rebound as people return to travel and coronavirus concerns ease. Data from the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism shows domestic arrivals in March were comparable to 2019 levels, Hawaii News Now reported Friday. A record 10 …

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Mattatuck Museum Celebrates Director’s 10th Anniversary

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum is celebrating Bob Burns’ 10th anniversary as museum director. “Under Burns’ leadership, the Mattatuck Museum has been reinvigorated and transformed into a cultural destination, becoming an economic engine and lifeblood of the city,” the members said in a statement. “He renewed his commitment to partnerships …

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