Avon State Representatives Applaud Funding for Avon Softball FieldsJune 6, 2023
$200,000 budget allocation will help pay for new softball fields at Sperry Park.
May is Mental Health Awareness MonthMay 15, 2023
For the past 20 years, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recognized Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM) every May to increase awareness about the vital role mental health plays in our overall health and well-being.
If you or someone you know is mentally struggling, please know that you are not alone and no-cost help is available by phone, when and if it's needed.
Celebrating Avon High School's Wrestling TeamMay 12, 2023
On Tuesday, May 9, State Representative Tammy Exum and I celebrated the Avon High School Wrestling team for being the State Champions for the first time since 1995.
How is CT Paid Leave Working in CT?May 11, 2023
Did you know residents in every town in the state have applied for CT Paid Leave?
Be Bear AwareMay 4, 2023
Be Bear Aware: Please join State Representative Tammy Exum and me, along with the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) for this important community conversation at the Avon Free Public Library.
Democrats vs. Republicans in Charity Kickball ClassicMay 2, 2023
The Democrats and Republicans squared off in the Second Annual CGA Kickball Classic charity game to raise funds for the Q Fund and the SARAH Foundation on May 1. The Republican team held their title from last year, winning 7-1.
The Avon Delegation Applauds Approval of $700,000 for Town-Wide Fiber Optic Network ExpansionDecember 9, 2022
State Representative Eleni Kavros DeGraw (D-Avon, Canton), State Representative Tammy Exum (D-West Hartford, Avon, Farmington), and State Senator Kevin Witkos (R-8th District) announced that a $700,000 grant has been secured to expand fiber optic internet service throughout Avon. The State Bond Commission approved the funding at its meeting Friday
Rep. Kavros DeGraw Appointed as House Chair of the Planning and Development CommitteeDecember 8, 2022
Speaker of the House Matt Ritter (D-Hartford) and House Majority Leader Jason Rojas (D-East Hartford, Manchester) today announced the appointments of Rep. Jeff Currey (D-East Hartford, Manchester, South Windsor) as House Chair of the Education Committee, Rep. Eleni Kavros DeGraw (D-Avon, Canton) as House Chair of the Planning and Development Committee, Rep. Stephen Meskers (D-Greenwich) as House Chair of the Commerce Committee, Rep. Lucy Dathan (Norwalk, New Canaan) as House Chair of the Regulation Review Committee and Rep. Mary Welander (D-Orange, Woodbridge, Derby) as House Chair of the Internship Committee.