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Governor Malloy Visits Oak Hill on Job Tour

Commissioner Macy
Commissioner Macy, Hartford Mayor Pedro E. 
Sagarro and (standing) Patrick J. Johnson,
President of Oak Hill     
Hartford, Connecticut – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Mayor Pedro Segarra toured the NEAT Center at Oak Hill located in the Blue Hills section of Hartford. The Governor’s "Job Tour" was coordinated by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development.

Both men were greeted by Oak Hill staff and board members, along with other invited guests including Terrence W. Macy, PhD, new Commissioner for the Department of Developmental Services. During their hour long tour, they met several individuals with disabilities served by NEAT where each demonstrated assistive technology that has helped them to succeed at work.

The NEAT Center at Oak Hill is a state-of-the art assistive technology demonstration and equipment restoration center that brings people with temporary or permanent disabilities, their families and the professionals who work with them together with equipment and services needed to live, learn, and work. NEAT serves over 12,000 individuals with disabilities and their families each year. NEAT is located at 33 Coventry Street, Hartford and has three additional satellite offices: Stratford, Willimantic and Groton. For more information, visit www.neatmarketplace.org; call toll free in CT (866) 526-4492, (860) 286-3113 TTY.

Contact: Trish Hesslein, Director of Community Relations
(860) 769-3876, direct line; (860) 948-8385, cell
Email: hessleint@ciboakhill.org