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Posted on November 23rd, 2016

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

​Connex Credit Union Assists Guilford Boy Scout’s Quest to Restore
Local Landmark with More than $900 Donation to Save the Shack
Donations collected through the Coins-for-Change program at Guilford branch 
​Manager of Connex Credit Union’s Guilford Branch Kerry Perrotta (left) presents Save the Shack Coordinator John Markowski (right) with a check worth $939.48. The funds were raised through Connex’s Coins-for-Change program
​GUILFORD, Conn. (Nov. 22, 2016) – Contributions from visitors at Connex Credit Union’s Guilford Branch during the third quarter of 2016 have helped support the restoration of a local landmark.  As a part of its philanthropic program ConnexCares, Connex Credit Union recently donated more than $900 from the fees collected by Connex’s coin-cashing machine at their Guilford Branch to the Save the Shack initiative.

The Coins-for-Change program charges a five percent fee to members, a seven percent fee to non-members and donates this money to charitable organizations in the local community, contributing more than $10,000 annually. 

“I would like to sincerely thank Connex Credit Union for its generous donation to Save the Shack,” said John Markowski, coordinator, Save the Shack initiative. “These funds will support the restoration of Guilford’s most iconic landmark, the Grass Island Shack, which is renowned for being the second most painted and photographed building on the East Coast.”
Guilford Boy Scout John Markowski created Save the Shack in September 2015 as an Eagle Scout Project to support necessary repairs for the town’s iconic Grass Island Shack.  This initiative was developed to restore, preserve and beautify the landmark. Once the project is complete, Markowski will use any additional dollars to create a fund at the Guilford Foundation for future maintenance.
To learn more, or to donate, please visit
If you are a local non-profit or charitable organization interested in participating in the “Coins-for-Change” program, please contact Roquita Johnson at Connex Credit Union, at 203-603-5787 or

About ConnexCares:
ConnexCares is Connex Credit Union’s charitable and philanthropic program. The mission through ConnexCares is to promote financial literacy, well-being and understanding to our members and the greater communities Connex serves.

About Connex Credit Union:
As the Unbank, Connex Credit Union is one of Connecticut’s largest credit unions serving more than 46,000 members at 7 branches throughout greater New Haven. Headquartered in North Haven, Connecticut, Connex is a full-service member-owned credit union that offers members a full-range of financial services and products, including savings and loans, Unbank Checking, Smart Score credit score range, free online and mobile banking and more. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in New Haven, Hartford, Middlesex, or Fairfield Counties. Connex Credit Union helps guide and improve members’ financial lives through the Connex Advocacy Promises: We will always work in your best interest; we will work with you to understand your goals, identify your financial needs and provide solutions to improve your life; and we will be responsive to you and make your experience simpler, faster and friendlier. It’s time to Unbank! For more information, please call 1-800-CR-UNION or visit

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

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A Value Added Service
Eagle Eye Photo Imaging, LLC offers aerial photography through remotely controlled Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). We have received FAA approval to commercially operate UAS in the National Air Space. We follow FAA regulations mandating that a commercial UAS operator hold a Section 333 Exemption or pass the 14 CFR Part 107 Airman Knowledge Test.  The UAS business is relatively new and developing, therefore, you should insure that the company you choose is insured and meets all FAA guidelines.

Capabilities include still photography and videography specific to the client's needs. I offer aerial photographic services to real estate companies, insurance companies, lawyers, architects, construction companies, surveyors, golf courses, marinas, law enforcement, fire departments, weddings, special events, yacht and country clubs, sports events, roofing companies, solar panel companies.  We are always looking for new client opportunities.
Aerial photo imagery brings a unique added value perspective to your project.

For example, a real estate aerial video can show in panorama the area surrounding the property. This provides the prospective buyer with a better understanding of exactly where the property is located in relation to other homes and features of the neighborhood.

Also, dramatic effects can be created by flying around a property from different flight attitudes, creating a video montage highlighting notable features such as gardens, swimming pools, water views, barns, carriage houses, etc. All done to bring added value, facilitating the sale and showcasing the property.

So whether your project involves real estate, golf &country clubs, yacht clubs, construction sites, special events etc., all will benefit from aerial photography.

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Eagle Eye Photo Imaging, LLC                     FAA Commercially Approved
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Posted on November 22nd, 2016

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Posted on November 18th, 2016

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Posted on November 17th, 2016

Posted on November 17th, 2016

​Vista to Host Red Cross Blood Drive in Madison
Vista Life Innovations is proud to sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Madison Campus.
Community members can give the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood. Appointments can be made online by clicking here or by calling 1-800-Red Cross (733-2767).
Donors will be treated to delicious food generously provided by RJ Café & Bistro in Madison.  
Vista’s Madison Campus is located at 107 Bradley Road.

Posted on November 17th, 2016

Posted on November 16th, 2016

​Pearce Commercial Pro, Joel Galvin, Negotiates Lease in Guilford

Represents Landlord and Tenant in Transaction at 2346 Boston Post Road

North Haven, CT. (November 16, 2016) - Barbara L. Pearce, CEO and President of Pearce Real Estate, announced today that Joel Galvin, GRI, CCS and Senior Commercial Associate in the North Haven office, recently negotiated a three-year lease for 2,080 SF of professional office space at 2346 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT.  Mr. Galvin represented both the landlord, TPM Realty, LLC and the tenant, Medpricer.Com, LLC which is moving to new headquarters in this location. Medpricer.Com, LLC enables health care professionals to save on purchased services and e-sourcing for hospital services.  .
“Joel Galvin has completed another seamless transaction for his clients, gaining their mutual trust and confidence in him,” said Ms. Pearce.   “His reputation for excellence, fairness and mastery of the area is entrenched along the Shoreline, and with clients who wish to do business there,” she added.     
Mr. Galvin joined the Pearce Real Estate in 1989 after a lengthy career owning and operating a major retail/construction business. He specializes in the sales and leasing of office, industrial, commercial and investment properties in New Haven County and the Shoreline area. He also often acts as a buyer/tenant representative, where he covers all of Connecticut, assisting clients in their search for particular properties. He is a member of the Connecticut Association of REALTORS®, past President of the Commercial, Industrial Division of the New Haven Board of REALTORS® where he was a member of the Professional Standards Committee, chairman of the By-laws committee and member of the Education Committee of the Shoreline Board of Realtors. Mr. Galvin has been a director of the Guilford Chamber of Commerce for nine years and is currently an Ambassador with the New Haven Chamber of Commerce.
Pearce Real Estate is a full-service real estate company with more than 100 agents and eight branch offices in greater New Haven and the Shoreline. Commercial Real Estate offices are located in North Haven, Milford and Rocky Hill.  All commercial listings are available in color on the web site at: