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CT Immigrant Day (April 23rd) seeks nominations for awards

On Monday, April 23rd, you are invited to the 15th Annual Connecticut Immigrant Day, hosted by the Connecticut Immigrant & Refugee Coalition (CIRC).  The event will be held on from 1pm-3pm in the Old Judiciary Room, featuring remarks by Secretary of State Merrill and a keynote address from Dominican-born President Daisy Cocco De Philippis of Naugatuck Valley Community College.

As always, CIRC will be recognizing 15-20 new Americans who have made significant contributions to their profession or community as well as two high school or college students who have excelled academically and extracurricularly.  Please consider nominating an individual who has exemplified these characteristics.  Nominees must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered:

- Connecticut resident.

- Naturalized citizen.  (Note that citizenship is NOT a requirement for the student awards.)

- Contributed to their profession or community.

Details about the event, and a nomination form for awards, are attached.

Immigrant Day Nomination 2012.pdf

If you have any questions or concerns concerning Immigrant Day or the nomination form, please feel free to contact CIRC President Robert Fishman at jfact@mcmgmt.com.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

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