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Sending my warmest greetings to my family, relatives, friends, and to all Muslim's all over the world.
Harm Reduction Advocacy
This amazing team visited the Hartford Legislative Office Building this week joining Harm Reductionists from across the State to support legislative efforts to address the overdose crisis!
We all know the importance of Overdose Prevention Centers, mobile methadone, or other policy changes that could make a real difference in conquering our public health emergency. Thank you all for coming and standing to make important change in the communities throughout our State.
ConneCT & Cuts
In the City of New London, Connecticut , Stephanie Thomas Secretary of the State of Connecticut began the first in a series of visits to barber shops and salons in Connecticut to launch the “ConneCT & Cuts” initiative in which Thomas will have conversations about such topics as voting, civic engagement, and the services the Secretary of the State’s Office provides.
The conversations are being filmed and will be posted on the Secretary of the State’s social media to share the message with a wider audience. Present today were also Director Felix J. Reyes (EDP), Council President Reona Dyess , Mayor Michael Passero, State Senator Martha Marx , along with a representative of the League of Woman's Voters.
Focus on the environment when meal planning! For example, you can shop locally and choose foods with minimal packaging. A good way to focus on sustainability is by starting a container or backyard garden to grow food at home! Tips on how to get started: sm.eatright.org/contnrgarden. Eat with the environment in mind by getting creative with plant-based recipes and trying new foods! A few healthful vegetarian meal ideas: sm.eatright.org/vegmealideas An RDN can help people of all ages get the nutrition guidance they need by developing a safe, realistic eating plan and providing creative meal planning strategies to help you stay motivated. To help save money and reduce food waste, plan your meals and snacks and make a grocery list before heading to the store! More tips for shopping healthy on a budget: sm.eatright.org/shopbudget Preparing food at home can be good for you and the environment! Enjoy meals with friends and family and add some variety by trying new flavors and foods from around the world: sm.eatright.org/globalbrkfst
The Hygienic Arts offers an opportunity to sign up for a vendor spot for Sailfest 2023 Artisan Market. We are looking for artists, crafters, and creative vendors to display and sell their work at the 2023 Sailfest New London. Early bird booth special runs until Saturday, May 13th, 2023.
There is still time to register for an Artisan Vendor Booth for a very reasonable $175 for the weekend. Get your art in front of thousands of Sailfest visitors.
Thank you to NORD for organizing this inciteful and informative event.
Thursday was an important day for educating Connecticut legislators and the general public on the challenges faced by rare disease patients and their families.
If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me at my Capitol office at 860-240-8512 or email me at Anthony.Nolan@cga.ct.gov. Don't forget to "Like" my official Facebook page and follow me on Twitter for news and legislative updates.