Corporate Sponsors

Tocqueville Family Business Partners

A&A Office Systems

A&A Office Systems was founded in 1961 in West Hartford, Connecticut. We have been doing business continually for over 50 years. Beginning as a typewriter company, we evolved into a supplier of word processors and computers during our early years. We added copier sales to our lineup in the early 70’s beginning with Ricoh copiers. Since 2004, we have more than doubled our customer base through providing advanced digital multi-functional devices to more than four thousand customers statewide. Over the past several years we have adapted to the new digital economy, to become primarily a solutions oriented company, providing a range of document and print strategies to meet the needs of a changing marketplace. Today, we offer multi-functional devices from Savin & Konica Minolta backed by strong software products that help our customers move their documents electronically as well as traditional copier output. We are the sole Certified Vendor for the State of Connecticut which makes us the state’s only source of obtaining digital copiers, laser printers and facsimile machines as well as the service required for them. We enjoy an excellent relationship with many, many organizations in Connecticut by providing them the finest service experience in the area. Visit their site: www.aaofficeonline.com.

Platinum Sponsors

Eversource

Eversource (NYSE: ES) transmits and delivers electricity to 1.2 million customers in 149 cities and towns and provides natural gas to 220,000 customers in 71 communities in Connecticut.  For more information, please visit our website (www.eversource.com) and follow us on Twitter (@EversourceCT) and Facebook (facebook.com/EversourceCT).

GKN Aerospace Services Structures

GKN Aerospace Services Structures is the aerospace operation of GKN, plc. It is a global independent first tier supplier of structures, components, assemblies, and engineering services to aircraft and aero-engine manufacturers. It possesses expertise in all specialist manufacturing and design processes in addition to supply chain and logistics capability. With this unparalleled expertise, it offers to its customer's optimum solutions, unbound by limits of capabilities, making GKN Aerospace a preferred partner to the major primes. It has 21 centres of manufacturing excellence in Europe, the Americas, and Australasia. The integrated engineering arm of GKN Aerospace, Engineering Services, employes almost 1,000 aerospace engineers throughout this area. Visit their site: www.gkn.com/aerospace.

Jarvis Products Corporation

Established in 1955 in Middletown, Jarvis Products Corporation’s meat machinery division has become one of the world's largest manufacturers of meat and poultry processing equipment.  Starting with a hand-held air dehider, the company now sells and services more than 100 separate tools that are essential for performing most slaughterhouse procedures.  Industry-wide, Jarvis equipment is noted for their high-quality standards, durability, and long service life.  Besides its Middletown operation, Jarvis has a large field office in Omaha, Nebraska, wholly owned subsidiaries in fifteen countries, and maintains a worldwide network of 26 distributors.  Currently, the company is expanding its operations in China, India, Russia, and Southeast Asia.  For more information about Jarvis Products Corporation, please visit www.jarvisproducts.com.

Platinum Media Partner

Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production, and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is committed to giving back to and improving the quality of life in the communities where their customers and employees live and work.  Comcast partners with local organizations, with a focus on volunteerism, literacy and youth leadership development, and works to positively impact each community they serve while using their resources to bring visibility to important local issues. Visit their site: www.comcast.com.

Gold Sponsors

ACT Group

ACT Group, formerly Advanced Copy Technologies, goes beyond just copies. They have been providing their clients with completely customizable document management solutions since 1999. ACT Group offers state-of-the-art equipment and innovative services to address your document management needs and improve your business’s efficiency. We have received our third consecutive J.D. Power and Associates certification for providing "An Outstanding Customer Experience" and are one of only three dealers in America to receive this prestigious honor three times. ACT is very proud to be partnering with Middlesex United Way and will donate 3% of Ricoh or Kyocera equipment sold to any Middlesex County Business to Middlesex United Way.  Visit their site: www.goactgroup.com.

the flood law firm

The Flood Law Firm is a group of trial lawyers founded by brothers and partners Brian Flood and Christopher Flood who have aggressively advocated on behalf of local families throughout Connecticut. They are known for representing individuals when their case has been turned down elsewhere, or when an individual feels that they have not be receiving the attention deserved. Visit their site: https://www.thefloodlawfirm.com/

Hartford Courant

Hartford Courant Media Group enjoys a unique position in the news and advertising worlds. Hartford Courant Media Group puts the power of integration into the hands of its advertisers by offering a portfolio of targeted products, customized solutions, integrated strategies and quality audiences that grow its clients’ businesses. The business includes the heritage of The Courant, “the oldest continuously published newspaper in America,” and the most technologically advanced TV news production facilities in the industry. Integration is at the core of Hartford Courant Media Group’s operations and content gathering while its brands exist independently to serve their respective audiences. For more information, visit www.hartfordcourantmediagroup.com.

MIDDLETOWN PRESS

The Middletown Press is a Journal Register Company publication, a leader in local news and information in ten states. The company's more than 350 multi-platform products reach an audience of 21 million Americans each month. The Middletown Press is a daily publication serving Middletown and the surrounding communities. It is part of the CT Central Network and Foothills Media Group. Visit their site: www.middletownpress.com.

 

Silver Sponsors

A.R. Mazzotta Employment Specialists

At A.R.Mazzotta, we have a passion for providing employment services with a personal touch. And even in today’s digital world, we still interview each candidate in-person, one on one. It’s how we’ve become one of the best CT employment agencies around. Whether you’re recruiting for a direct hire, looking to fill contract staffing positions, or need resume screening help, A.R. Mazzotta is here to deliver results.  Locally owned and operated for over 45 years, A.R. Mazzotta is committed to contributing to the social and economic well-being of our local communities.  Visit www.armazzotta.com

Liberty Bank

Liberty Bank is a Connecticut-based mutual bank with a passion for providing customers with best-in-class products, services, and rates. Chartered in 1825, it has grown with the state, and currently, serves more than 190,000 individuals and business customers. As a full-service financial institution, Liberty offers consumer and commercial banking, home mortgages, insurance, and investment services. Rated outstanding by federal regulators on its community reinvestment efforts, Liberty maintains a longstanding commitment to superior personal service and unparalleled community involvement. Visit their site: www.liberty-bank.com.

Mahoneysabol

Founded in 1990 by James Mahoney and Michael Sabol, MahoneySabol has grown into one of the region’s leading accounting and consulting firms, serving clients in a wide range of industries throughout New England. At MahoneySabol, we’re experts in accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting. But, more importantly, we’re experts in providing timely insights and intelligence to help businesses stay out ahead. Ahead of the changing tax landscape. Ahead of new business challenges. Ahead of the competition. We have specialized experience in a wide range of industries, so we understand your unique challenges and provide true strategic guidance. Visit their site: https://mahoneysabol.com/

SHORELINE PUBLISHING, ZIP 06

Shore Publishing's mission is to deliver superior, hyper-local news coverage to every home and business between the Quinnipiac and Connecticut rivers on the Connecticut Shoreline, to support and celebrate our communities, to create meaningful relationships with our readers, and to grow our business by offering powerful marketing solutions for our clients. Visit their site: https://www.zip06.com/

STATE FARM INSURANCE, CALEB CARNEY, AGENT

State Farm insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S., is the leading insurer of watercraft and is also a leading insurer in Canada. State Farm's 17,700 agents and 68,600 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts - more than 78.7 million auto, fire, life, and health policies in the United States and Canada, and more than 1.9 million bank accounts. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent company of State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 31 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. Visit their site: www.calebcarney.com.

Webster Bank

Webster Financial Corporation is the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association. With $19 billion in assets, Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning, trust and investment services through 167 banking offices, 464 ATMs, 290 of which are owned by Webster and 174 of which are branded; telephone banking; mobile banking; and the Internet. Webster Bank owns the asset-based lending firm Webster Business Credit Corporation; the equipment finance firm Webster Capital Finance Corporation; and provides health savings account trustee and administrative services through HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank. Member FDIC and equal housing lender. For more information about Webster, including past press releases and the latest annual report, visit the Webster website at www.websterbank.com.

Bronze Sponsors

Carlson & Dumeer, LLC

Carlson & Dumeer, LLC is a full-service law firm located in Middletown, Connecticut dedicated to providing its clients in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island with the highest quality of legal representation. The attorneys at Carlson & Dumeer, LLC pride themselves in providing exceptional advice and representation to achieve their clients’ goals and objectives. Working collaboratively on your legal issues, the attorneys at Carlson & Dumeer, LLC use their skills and experience to provide creative and cost-effective solutions to your legal problems. The firm’s clients include injured individuals, people accused of crimes, entrepreneurs, trusts, families, and businesses. At Carlson & Dumeer, LLC our philosophy is simple; the client comes first. For this reason, the attorneys at Carlson & Dumeer, LLC are available to meet and respond your needs twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Visit their site: www.carlsondumeer.com/contact.php.

Change Inc.

Change Incorporated was established in 2009 as a Connecticut provider of community based homecare and behavioral health services. ChangeInc services include: homemaking, companion, personal care, case management, counseling, and much more. Additionally, ChangeInc outpatient behavioral health services are available in our satellite locations. ChangeInc is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Visit their site: www.changeinconline.org

Malloves Jewelers

Malloves is a family owned business and has been since its start in 1928. We are celebrating 85 years as Middletown's premier jeweler. We are known for our excellent customer service. You won't find a friendlier or more knowledgeable staff anywhere else. Our first priority is customer service. We will go that extra mile to ensure that you have a pleasurable experience and that you leave with a smile on your face, feeling completely comfortable and at ease with your purchase. Visit their site: www.malloves.com.

Sara Etienne, EXP REALTY

Sara Etienne, eXp Realty, is a real estate agent specializing in Middletown, Cromwell, Portland, and all of central Connecticut. Also specializing in short sales. In today’s real estate market, you need to work with a real estate professional you can trust. I am dedicated to providing the absolute finest service and expertise possible for my clients. Whether you are buying or selling your primary residence, a second home, or relocating to a new neighborhood, I can help make your home ownership dreams come true. Visit their site: http://ct.exprealty.com/agents/Sara+Etienne

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