January 6, 2017

Hartford Courant:
CDC: Connecticut Second In Percent Increase Of Synthetic Opioid Deaths Rate

“The rate of deaths from synthetic opioids in Connecticut, including those from fentanyl, more than doubled from 2014 to 2015, the second-highest percentage increase out of 28 states included in a recent federal analysis…”

Hartford Courant:
Mental Health First Aid Certification Training Offered To Public

“Litchfield - The nationally recognized Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training certification program will be offered on the mornings of January 28 and February 4 at EdAdvance (formerly known as Education Connection), 355 Goshen Road in Litchfield. There is no charge for this program and the public is invited to participate…”

Westfair Communications:
Connecticut Public Health Department Offers Free Radon Test Kits

“In observance of January as National Radon Awareness Month, the Connecticut State Department of Public Health is offering free radon test kits to residents during January…”

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.