In the News: Central Trial Lawyers Association honors Rebimbas

State Representative Rosa Rebimbas, R-Naugatuck, was honored by the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association with its RisCassi-Koskoff Civil Justice Award at a ceremony this month in Westbrook.

The award is given to an individual who has championed the cause of aggrieved consumers “in full support of the civil justice system”.

Rebimbas, who attended the June 6 ceremony, was called to the bar in 2002, opened her own law firm in 2007, and has represented clients across the state. She has served as a state representative since 2009 and is currently a member of the Judiciary Committee and a former ranking member of that committee and the General Laws Committee. She is also the Minority Leader of the Chamber of Deputies.

Rebimbas dedicated his award “to all lawyers and judges who are honest, fair and impartial, and who dedicate their lives to upholding the rule of law without any recognition”.

Rebimbas’ volunteer work has included serving as past president of Habitat for Humanity Greater Waterbury. She sits on the board of Guardian Ad Litem Services and is also a board member of the Naugatuck Economic Development Committee.

Rebel Interactive Group celebrates opening in Cheshire

Rebel Interactive Group, a digital marketing agency, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 13 at its recently purchased fully refurbished commercial property at 535 W. Main Street in Cheshire. The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m.

The group has been named one of Inc.’s fastest growing companies for several years. 5000 and leaves Southington, his home for nearly eight years.

“We felt incredibly welcome the whole time, and Cheshire has felt like home from day one,” said Allison Minutillo, president and owner of Rebel, who also served as senior project manager on the project. renovation.

Rebel’s new headquarters will include state-of-the-art facilities for video and photography production, a podcast studio, warehouse and collaboration spaces.

Webster commits $6.5 billion to the community

Webster Financial Corporation, the holding company of Webster Bank, announced a $6.5 billion commitment to invest in the communities it serves and created a new Corporate Responsibility Office to oversee its expanded engagement efforts community.

The greater scale and resources created by Webster’s recently completed merger with Sterling Bancorp allow the combined company to build on both banks’ long-standing track record of corporate responsibility and community engagement.

Webster is headquartered in Stamford.

The program will include investments in several key areas, including affordable housing, community development, small business loans and community support, which address food scarcity, workforce development and financial literacy for young people. and aging populations, as well as a wide range of programs to meet community needs.

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