Liver Donor Named “Firefighter of the Year” at Annual September 11th Memorial & Awards Ceremony

Liver Donor Named “Firefighter of the Year” at Annual September 11th Memorial & Awards Ceremony

BRIDGEPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZES TIM LANDOCK FOR LIFE SAVING ACT OF SELFLESSNESS ACT HEROISM from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Sep. 12, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – At the Annual September 11th Memorial & Awards Ceremony hosted last night at Elks Lodge 36, Tim Landock was honored with the title of Bridgeport Fire Department’s Firefighter […]

City of Bridgeport to Host “Bridgeport Complete Count Task Force” Census 2020 Information Forum

City of Bridgeport to Host “Bridgeport Complete Count Task Force” Census 2020 Information Forum

WEDNESDAY, 4:00 P.M. Contact:  Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov; Maria Viggiano (203) 814-7219, Maria.viggiano@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 17, 2019) — WHO:     Bridgeport Complete Count Taskforce Co-Chairs Maria Viggiano and Lydia Martinez; State Representative and Co-Chair of the CT Complete Count Committee, Chris Rosario; Representatives from the Office of Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Representatives of the U.S. Census […]

Bridgeport’s MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Youth Job Fair

Bridgeport’s MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Youth Job Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (May 22, 2019) — WHO:    Bridgeport Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) Eric Christmas, President & CEO of Career Resources, Inc. Scott Wilderman, City Council, and community members WHAT:    Bridgeport’s Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) in partnership with Career Resources, Inc., RYASAP, ABCD, […]

Bridgeport Firefighters Organize T-Shirt Fundraiser to Support Veterans

Bridgeport Firefighters Organize T-Shirt Fundraiser to Support Veterans

T-SHIRT PROCEEDS & DONATIONS TO SUPPORT HOMES FOR THE BRAVE from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov             (May 5, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT –Mayor Ganim was joined by Senator Blumenthal to help members of the Bridgeport Fire Department launch their T-Shirt Campaign that will benefit Homes for the Brave.  The […]

Mayor Ganim To Kick off the 2019 Season of “Park City Pickin’ It Up”

Mayor Ganim To Kick off the 2019 Season of “Park City Pickin’ It Up”

“BLIGHT TO BRIGHT” from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Apr. 26, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, State Representative Jack Hennessey, Stratfield Historic District Association (SHDA) community volunteers, City staff, City Council, and community members WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will by joined by State Representative Hennessey to welcome Stratfield Historic District Association (SHDA) community volunteers […]

Mayor Ganim, MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Hire One Re-Entry Career Fair

Mayor Ganim, MIRA, Career Resources to Kickoff Hire One Re-Entry Career Fair

30 COMPANIES TO PARTICIPATE from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Apr. 10, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, Director of the Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs (MIRA) Eric Christmas, President & CEO of Career Resources, Inc. Scott Wilderman, City Council, and community members WHAT:            Mayor Ganim will join Bridgeport’s Mayor’s Initiative for Reentry Affairs […]

Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Health Director Bond to Recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month

Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Health Director Bond to Recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month

“CHANGE YOUR MIND” from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov               (Mar. 28, 2019) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim will join Bridgeport Health Director Maritza Bond, supporters and community leaders to recognize National Brain Injury Awareness Month with a vigil on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at McLevy […]

Mayor Ganim to Read Aloud for Students at St. Raphael School as Part of “Catholic School Week” Celebration

Mayor Ganim to Read Aloud for Students at St. Raphael School as Part of “Catholic School Week” Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Jan. 30, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, OPED Director Tom Gill, St. Raphael Teachers and Students, community members WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will read to students at St. Raphael School to celebrate “Catholic School Week.” WHEN:          Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 9:30 AM WHERE:       […]

Mayor Ganim to Present Donation to Toys for Tots Following Christmas Toy Burglary

Mayor Ganim to Present Donation to Toys for Tots Following Christmas Toy Burglary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, Dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 12, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joe Ganim, Greater Bridgeport Christian Fellowship Church Pastor and Marine Toys for Tots Coordinator Eric Torres, City Council and community members WHAT:          Mayor Joe Ganim will present an over $2,000 check donation on behalf of the City of Bridgeport to Toys […]

City of Bridgeport to Receive $14.6 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects from State Bond Commission

City of Bridgeport to Receive $14.6 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects from State Bond Commission

APPROVED PROJECTS INCLUDE: RECONSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS STREET BRIDGE, FORMER REMINGTON INDUSTRIAL SITE, AND IMPROVEMENTS TO SIKORSKY AIRPORT from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 333-2843, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 11, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today attended the state bond commission meeting as they approved $14.6 million for key infrastructure and economic development projects for the City […]

Mayor Ganim to Join Marilyn Goldstone Foundation, Bridgeport First Responders to Hold Annual Holiday Food Drive

Mayor Ganim to Join Marilyn Goldstone Foundation, Bridgeport First Responders to Hold Annual Holiday Food Drive

$20,000 DONATION TO BE MADE ON BEHALF OF LOCAL UNION 488 IBEW from Dalmarys Matos 203-576-7201, Dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Nov. 19, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Ganim, Representatives from the Goldstone Foundation and the Original Vazzy’s, Representatives from Local Union 488, Bridgeport Fire Department, Bridgeport Police Department, American Medical Response (AMR), Emergency Management & Homeland Security, City Council […]

Bridgeport Police Officers to Surprise Grocery Shoppers and Unsuspecting Drivers with Thanksgiving Fare

Bridgeport Police Officers to Surprise Grocery Shoppers and Unsuspecting Drivers with Thanksgiving Fare

“TURKEYS INSTEAD OF TICKETS” from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Nov. 14, 2018) — WHO:             Bridgeport Police Department and members of the community. WHAT:          Bridgeport Police and School Resource Officers will surprise grocery shoppers and unsuspecting drivers with Thanksgiving fare by purchasing their groceries and handing out turkeys instead of tickets.  The Bridgeport Police Department […]

Mayor Ganim to Honor Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative for Their Commitment to Second Chance Opportunities for Returning Citizens

Mayor Ganim to Honor Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative for Their Commitment to Second Chance Opportunities for Returning Citizens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Oct. 18, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, Career Resources CEO & President Scott Wilderman, State Representatives, City Council and community members WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will present a proclamation of achievement to the Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative and celebrate the signing of the ordinance that encourages developers, who receive […]

Mayor Ganim to Sign Bridgeport Ordinance to Ban 3-D Printed Weapons and Ghost Guns

Mayor Ganim to Sign Bridgeport Ordinance to Ban 3-D Printed Weapons and Ghost Guns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Rowena White, Director of Communications, Office of the Mayor (Oct. 9, 2018) — WHO:                   Mayor Joseph Ganim, Police Chief Armando Perez, CT Against Gun Violence Executive Director Jeremy Stein, Representatives from Congressman Jim Himes and Senator Chris Murphy’s Office, members of Bridgeport state Legislative Delegation, City Council and community members WHAT:                 […]

Funding Available for Bridgeport Landowners Impacted by Hurricanes

Funding Available for Bridgeport Landowners Impacted by Hurricanes

HOMEOWNERS FINALLY HAVE AN OPTION TO RESTORE THEIR LAND from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, Rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Oct. 3, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim is announcing that The United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service has been granted funding that will help landowners with property who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy and Irene. […]

Mayor Ganim, City of Bridgeport Continue to Sponsor Columbus Day Weekend

Mayor Ganim, City of Bridgeport Continue to Sponsor Columbus Day Weekend

FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS DONATED ANNUALLY TO SUPPORT VINCENT VIZZO COLUMBUS DAY CONCERNS from Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, Dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Sep. 24, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim and City of Bridgeport continue to support the tradition of celebrating Italian-American heritage by making a $5,000 sponsorship contribution for the Columbus Day weekend festivities and the Vincent […]

Mayor Ganim, Fire Chief Thode, Police Chief Perez to Commemorate September 11th, 2001

Mayor Ganim, Fire Chief Thode, Police Chief Perez to Commemorate September 11th, 2001

CITY OF BRIDGEPORT FIRST RESPONDERS TO UNITE FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE from Dalmarys Matos, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Sep. 10, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joe Ganim, Bridgeport Fire Chief Richard Thode, Bridgeport Police Chief AJ Perez, Bridgeport Fire Department, Bridgeport Police Department, City Council members, City of Bridgeport leadership, employees and members of the community WHAT:          […]

Mayor Ganim to Recognize Bridgeport Fire Chief Thode for Receiving Prestigious National Award

Mayor Ganim to Recognize Bridgeport Fire Chief Thode for Receiving Prestigious National Award

Chief Thode Presented with ‘Alan Brunacini fire Service Executive Safety Award’ by International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Safety, Health & Survival Section from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Aug. 17, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Jose Ganim, Bridgeport Fire Chief Thode, Representatives of Bridgeport Fire Department Engine 1 and Ladder 5, and Rescue 5, City Council […]

Residents Invited to Attend Public Meetings for Bridgeport Urban Agriculture Master Plan

Residents Invited to Attend Public Meetings for Bridgeport Urban Agriculture Master Plan

“A COMMON COMMUNITY VISION” from Dalmarys Matos, Dalmarys.Matos@Bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 20, 2018) — Dalmarys Matos Communications and Media Specialist Office of Mayor |City of Bridgeport Margaret E. Morton Government Center 999 Broad Street|Bridgeport, CT 06604 P: (203) 333-2843 E: dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov   Sharon RondeauSharon Rondeau has operated The Post & Email since April 2010, focusing on the Obama […]

Ganim Applauds Opening of New ‘WORTH’ Unit at York Correctional Institution to Reduce Recidivism for Incarcerated Women Once Released

Ganim Applauds Opening of New ‘WORTH’ Unit at York Correctional Institution to Reduce Recidivism for Incarcerated Women Once Released

MAYOR ATTENDS OPENING OF NEW UNIT AT YORK WOMEN’S PRISON IN NIANTIC, VOWS TO CONTINUE SUPPORT FOR EX-OFFENDERS TO GET A TRUE SECOND CHANCE from Av Harris (203) 814-7992, av.harris@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 9, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today is praising the Connecticut Department of Corrections and Commissioner Scott Semple for launching a […]

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