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CTYP October Newsletter

Pumpkin spice, beautiful colors, and sweaters - fall is here! Connecticut starts Phase 3 of reopening this week, but we want to remind you that the pandemic is not over. Luckily, we here at CTYP have events coming up to keep you socially distant and socially engaged!

Upcoming Events

Join CTYP and the League of Women Voters tomorrow (Thursday)!
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The League of Women Voters CT will answer all your election and voting questions!
Join us to get all the information you need to know about voting in the 2020 election in Connecticut! Laura Smits, VP of Voter Service with the League of Women Voters will share key updates regarding absentee/mail-in voting, what to expect at the polls, how to get involved this election season, and plenty of time for Q&A!
Be sure to register via Eventbrite to get the Zoom link.

Want to learn how to cook rigatoni and meatballs in vodka sauce? Join CTYP and Chef Geoff Croteau on October 24th!
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Geoff Croteau, Professional Chef and Connecticut local, has teamed up with CTYP to host an online cooking class! Over Zoom, you will make Rigatoni with Meatballs in a Vodka Sauce step by step from scratch while learning some basic cooking techniques along the way. If the Pandemic has got you craving restaurant food or if you are looking for another hands-on project to keep you sane, this is it! At the end, you will have an Instagram worthy dish made in your own kitchen.

Fall Fun

Even as the weather gets cooler, there are still activities you can do while remaining safe and socially distant. Here are some fall-themed adventures that Connecticut has to offer.

CT Covid-19 info

Phase 3 Reopening plan
The governor has announced that Connecticut will move forward with Phase 3 of reopening on Thursday, October 7th. For more information on changes taking place this week, visit the CT COVID-19 Response website.
Coronavirus Testing
Tests for coronavirus are still being offered across the state for free. Some locations provide tests to asymptomatic individuals. To learn more about who should be tested and how, visit this FAQ. Find a testing center near you here.

Click the image to visit the CT Elections and Voting homepage

October 27th is the last day to register to vote for the 2020 elections! Visit to check your registration, locate your polling place, and more. See a copy of your town's ballot to familiarize yourself with your options here.

Join Us!

We want you to get involved with CTYP!
Partner with us for an event, join our board, or share your ideas.
Talk to any board member at one of our events, contact us on Facebook, or email us at for more information.
Sign up for our mailing list here.

Stay tuned for upcoming events, tips, and items of interest to young professionals!


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