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Project: West Wood Place, Hamden, CT
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 |  4 to 6:00 pm
Meeting Location: Haynes Construction Company, 32 Progress Ave, Seymour, CT
New Construction of  1 Building, 50 Units, Approx 63, 682SF
This is Haynes Project, Taxable & No Wage Rates apply. This contract is subject to state set-aside and contract compliance requirements.
Subcontractor bids due date is February 27, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Project documents available via ftp link below:
Fax or Email Questions & Bids to: Dawn Lang @ 203-881-8372
HCC encourages the participation of all Veteran, S/W/MBE & Section 3 Certified Businesses.
Haynes Construction Company, 32 Progress Ave, Seymour, CT 06483


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 Construction Laborer Position in Suffield, Connecticut


Dakota Builders is seeking a general construction laborer for a residential site in Suffield Connecticut. Work includes Load and unload building materials and equipment and distribute them to appropriate locations, General construction housekeeping, Snow removal, Assisting with various layout and measuring tasks. Candidates would need Previous experience in construction related work, General knowledge of construction materials and how to operate basic tools safely, Attention to detail and ability to multi-task, Good verbal communication and ability to read, write and follow written/oral instructions, Availability to work overtime if requested, OSHA 10 certification preferred but not required, and Ability to read and understand construction blueprints is preferred. Candidates may need to be Capable of climbing ladders and moving loads of up to 80 pounds, Must be able to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions, Have possession of basic hand tools (His or her own tools), and Have reliable transportation to job site and a valid driver’s license. Please apply with resume and three references to or call 203-332-7366 for assistance.

Jeff_Deld.pngLooking for Bonding, contact Bruen Deldin Didio Associates
Bruen Deldin Didio Associates is based in Rocky Hill, CT, and is a diversified, multi-line, and independently-owned insurance agency.  Bruen Deldin Didio is committed to providing the highest standard of customer services in business and personal insurance services, bonding products, and employee benefits by providing the highest level of quality products – at competitive prices!  Jeff, a Vice President at the firm, is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Business, with a B.S. Degree in Finance & Administration.  Please feel free to reach out to Jeff at  845-279-5151, via email at, or visit them on their website at

west.jpgCPA and Bookkeeping services with Ledger Care
Ledger Care has been a VASE Member since 2015.  The company, based in Stratford, CT, specializes in, and provides the highest level of service to those firms requiring payroll services, accounting, and income tax services.  Their current clients are delighted by the services they provide.   The company was founded in 1993 by Roland West, M.B.A. and CPA, to provide bookkeeping, payroll, and tax consulting services to small & medium-sized companies.  If you are a new client or need additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact Roland or his staff for world-class service and advice when it comes to accounting matters and customer service.  Feel free to reach out to Roland at (203) 386-9300, or email him at  Also, be sure to check out their website at    

ECC-HANH.jpgGovernment work opportunities with the Housing Authority City of New Haven d/b/a Elm City Communities

LaVonta Bryant is the Director of Procurement for The Housing Authority City of New Haven d/b/a Elm City Communities (ECC/HANH). She is responsible for the procurement activities of Elm City Communities and The Glendower Group, Inc. Currently ECC/HANH is going through the process of renovating 13 developments through the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD). In the coming months and years there will be a great deal of trade work available. ECC/HANH encouraging all MBE/ WBE and Section 3 Businesses to register on the Elm City Communities Portal to get notification of all upcoming job fairs and opportunities.  Click here to register. Contact (203) 498-8800 x 1200 or email for assistance.

Haynes.pngLocal subcontracting opportunities with Haynes Construction
Haynes Construction Company (HCC), celebrating over 54 years in business, is a second generation firm founded in 1962. HCC has been providing general construction and construction management services for many repeat clients and establishing strong working relationships with new clients in both the private and public sectors. HCC subcontracts all trades while managing the entire project. HCC is well recognized for their work in the academic, institutional, residential, criminal justice, healthcare, infrastructure and retail markets.  HCC attribute much of their success to their employees and their commitment to providing the best quality product to their clients.  HCC extends their services throughout the entire state of Connecticut. To learn more please visit HCC's website at

Andron.gifNew York work opportunities with Andron Construction Corporation
Andron Construction Corporation has been one of the region's leading general contractors and construction managers since 1969.  Andron is experienced in all phases of construction, from program development through final completion. Andron prides itself on their people and business model which, in turn, helps them deliver distinct advantages to their clients and the projects which they manage and build.  Their professional staff includes graduate engineers, estimating and project management professionals, construction superintendents and skilled trade workers, each of whom possesses years of experience which, in turn, allows Andron to deliver on tough and successful projects.  Andron Construction's business philosophy is simple: if you do a good job, you will thrive; this, in turn, helps them deliver on the promise of doing a good job for their customers.  For more info, feel free to contact Richard Hamilton at Andron Construction Corporation: (914) 232-7531, or via email at

John_Campbell.JPGPlumbling supplies with Middletown Winnelson Company
The Middletown Winnelson Company is a wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing and hydronic heating supplies. They are a full service supply house for plumbing & heating professionals, as well as builders, remodelers and interior designers. While they are open to the public, most of their products require professional installation and expertise.  John has had a long career in the Plumbing and Heating Wholesale industry since 1978. His relationship with VASE began at Shelton Winnelson & Win Bath in 2016. When asked why he joined VASE, John stated "the VASE Network provides synergy and potential for collaboration between members.  That starts at the top with Vee. I believe that if you refer (with)in your network of qualified individuals & companies, you are confident that referrals will be treated fairly and professionally.  I refer VASE & others in the network all the time."  John offers tremendous support to VASE members by forwarding work opportunities that he comes across to members and more. We are honored to have John as a VASE Member. Reach out to John at 860-344-1866 or via email at


Construction and safety supplies with Benman Industries
Benman Industries has been around since 1957. Herman purchased the company recently and now has two sales people on board, as well as a commerce-driven website. Benman concentrates on cleaning and janitorial supplies, flooring chemicals, paper products, deodorizers, and office supplies as well as safety supplies for construction businesses. Benman Industries recently supplied hard hats for VASE Project Managers out on the field. The company is making an active effort to expand their customer base along the I91 corridor as well as lower Fairfield County. VASE learned the Company supplies the food service for Harbor Yards in Bridgeport, and are actively looking to expand their business opportunities via networking. To learn more about Benman Industries, please contact Herman Green at 203-561-7105 or email


Top Ten OSHA Violations in Construction

Martin J. Farrell, Vice President of Corporate and Commercial Group at Alliant Insurance Services, and also a member of VASE recently provided the following article to share. According to Michael Collins, more than 900 people die in the construction industry each year. Tragically, many of these deaths are preventable. Annually, OSHA cites tens of thousands of safety violations on job sites across the country, and every year, the same violations pop up again and again. Is your company guilty? Check your compliance against the top ten most cited OSHA violations from 2016. Click Here to Read More


VASE President/CEO

We wanted to share this compelling article that ran across all Hearst papers and features Vincencia Adusei, President of VASE Construction and Ffairfield County Community Foundation Board member. With VASE offices in Bridgeport and New Haven, Vincencia shares her thoughts on business, making connections and supporting women.
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Katrina.pngGreen Comfort Solutions offers insulation services
SE is impressed by Green Comfort Solutions from Danbury, CT. Green Comfort Solutions provides Home Insulation, Commercial Insulation, and Air Sealing and is a certified Women-Owned Business. The firm offers a variety of home and business insulation services. Established in 2006, they have years of installation experience and have been trained to work with a number of insulation materials. VASE met Katrina Savaglio, Owner of Green Comfort Solutions and was very impressed by her drive. Katrina has a strong passion for her business. She takes pride in the personal and professional relationships they develop with their clients. Their certified technicians install Spray Foam Insulation, Blown In Insulation, and Fiberglass Insulation. Green Comfort Solutions provides service throughout Westchester County, New York and Fairfield County including, Greenwich, Wilton, Westport, Stamford, New Canaan, Rye, Harrison, Mamaroneck, Bedford and surrounding areas. Reach out to Katrina at 203-740-0176, or  visit website.

Bill.pngTLC Services LLC provides abatement services and more

Bill Jackson is the Owner of TLC Services and a resident of Bridgeport, CT. TLC business was established in 2006 in Connecticut. TLC offers Lead and Asbestos as primary services as well as windows, decks, roofing and some remodeling work. TLC is a certified Minority Business Enterprise as well as a Section 3 Business Enterprise. TLC training certificates includes LRRP and Home Improvement License.

TLC has worked for major contractors and government agencies including Elm City Communities, City of New Haven, Giordano Construction, Housing Authority of the City of Bridgeport, City of Bridgeport, Standard Demolition, Cherry Hill Construction, Dayton Construction, Greenwich Housing Authority, Habitat for Humanity, and VASE Management, just to name a few. We asked Mr. Jackson about why is he joining VASE Membership. He stated "I like to be a part of a progressive organization. I like to grow my business. I have connected with prospects leading to work at both VASE and other networking events. I believe I can grow with VASE Membership".

We believe so as well! So welcome, Bill! Guys, help us to help Bill's organization to grow. We encourage you to connect with TLC for upcoming work opportunities. Bill can be reached at 203-908-8478 or via email


VASE President, Vincencia, as a proud and dedicated Board Member of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF), invites you to learn more about this great organization. FCCF is regarded as a trusted entity for bringing together people, solutions, and funding to create lasting change in our region, particularly Bridgeport and the Fairfield County. FCCF has awarded over $200 million in grants to nonprofits in Fairfield County and beyond.

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