June 6, 2016

HARTFORD COURANT:
HARTFORD SCHOOL BOARD PASSES $419 MILLION BUDGET CALLING FOR AT LEAST 235 JOB CUTS

“A weary Hartford school board approved a $419.1 million education budget on Monday, another slog in a year overshadowed by the city's budget crisis…”
 

HARTFORD COURANT:
CUT WILL DEVASTATE CT HUMANITIES, RAISES QUESTIONS

“Supporters and leaders of Connecticut Humanities say they are stymied by the governor's decision to eliminate $1.73 million in the budget that provides competitive grants to schools, libraries and museums, including the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival and the New Haven Festival of Arts and Ideas…”

Rob Kavaler

Rob joined GPS in June 2014, and brings his knowledge of graphic design, photography, social media and other digital media to the firm. Before joining the team, Rob worked as a freelancer for various businesses and organizations in the Greater Hartford area including The Open Hearth Association, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Center for Higher Education Retention Excellence (CHERE) and the West Hartford Summer Arts Festival. Kavaler has designed logos, event programs, brochures, newsletters, posters and other collateral materials. He has photographed events including news conferences, public hearings, concerts, theatrical performances and dance showcases. As a creative person he is always looking for a new challenge, enjoys working closely with clients and strives for the best quality in his work. Rob graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a B.A. in Visual Arts, with a concentration in Digital Art & Design and a minor in Communication.