Access Health CT Open Enrollment & Opportunity To Win $20K For Your Child's Education

November 3, 2023

I'm sure your kids are gobbling down their candy and chocolate from Halloween, but we have shifted to November, which brings the start of Access Health CT's open enrollment. You will find out how to start a new plan and get more information on renewals below.

All K-12 students have an opportunity to win up to $20,000 for their future education in a special contest. They need to submit an essay, drawing, or video. Keep scrolling to learn more, but you have to act fast because the deadline to submit is approaching quickly.

Below you will find the following sections in today's email:

  • Access Health CT Open Enrollment
  • Opportunity To Win Up to $20K For Your Child's Education
  • Veterans Informational Meeting
  • Veterans Day Ceremonies
    Access Health CT Open Enrollment
    You can now enroll, renew coverage, and explore the various policy options with Access Health CT (AHCT), Connecticut’s official health insurance marketplace. Open enrollment started on November 1.
    If you are interested and have questions about the program, there are several ways to receive free assistance:
    • In-person: There are in-person enrollment locations and events taking place in Stamford and Norwalk. Find more information by CLICKING HERE.
    • Online: Visit You can learn more about the different plans and find free help online using the "live chat" feature.
    • By phone: Call 1-855-805-4325. Help is available Monday - Friday,
      8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Customers who are deaf or hearing impaired may use TTY at 1- 855-789-2428 or call with a relay operator.
    • Work with a Broker: To find a Certified Broker or Enrollment Specialist, visit

    If you or your family need quality, affordable healthcare please don't miss this opportunity. Click here to learn more.

    Opportunity To Win Up To $20K
    For Your Child's Education
    Time is running out to participate in a competition giving students an opportunity to win up to $20,000 toward their future education. The CHET Dream Big! Competition asks all Connecticut students to answer a question in the form of a drawing, essay, or video.
    You must act now because the deadline to enter is Monday, November 6!

    The competition is broken up into three different age groups and questions.

    • K-4th grade: What is something you could do to make your community or neighborhood better?
    • 5th-8th grade: What is something you could do to help make the lives of others better?
    • 9th-12th grade: What is a lesson you've learned and how will it influence your future?
    Official Contest Rules
    Some amazing prizes will be awarded in the form of contributions to a CHET 529 college savings account and support for local schools.
    ·      3 Grand Prize winners receive $20,000 (one student from each age group)
    ·      24 winners receive $6,000 (eight students per age group)
    ·      336 winners receive $500 (112 students per age group)
    ·      10 randomly selected participating schools will win $7,500 in tech                          equipment
    The competition is open to all Connecticut K-12 students, and every child has the chance to participate. Good luck!
    Veterans Informational Meeting
    Our veterans have an opportunity to share their concerns regarding veterans affairs with state lawmakers. The Veterans' and Military Affairs Committee will host an informational hearing on Wednesday, November 8 from 1 P.M.- 4 P.M. in Room 2C of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.
    The meeting is designed to gather feedback from veterans, military personnel, their loved ones, advocates, and other members of the public in preparation for the upcoming legislative session.
    Sign Up To Speak In Person Or Online
    Veterans Day Ceremonies
    Many communities, including ours, will honor our heroes next week for Veterans Day. It’s a day to thank and recognize the more than 19 million men and women who have served in the U.S. military.

    James B. Whipple American Legion Post 86 will hold a Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday, November 11, at 10:30 A.M. at the Wilton Veterans Memorial Green along Center Street. All veterans and the Wilton community are invited to attend.

    New Canaan:

    A ceremony will be held at the Wayside Cross and the bottom of God's Acre on Saturday, November 11 at 10:45 A.M. The VFW, various town officials, and the Daughters of the American Revolution will participate in the ceremony.