Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut February 11th, 2020

February 11, 2020
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We’re hearing things like “Doing well by doing good” more and more in the business world. More executives are saying that they have an obligation not just to their stockholders, but to their communities and the world as a whole. That’s certainly true right here – new lists of the most-admired companies and most-responsible companies are dotted with Connecticut firms.


Did you know Americans are expected to spend over two billion dollars on candy this Valentine’s Day? It’s true, and a survey from broke down America’s favorite Valentine’s candy by state. Can you guess what Connecticut’s is? 

The lucky winner of the FebruaryCTvisit Prize Pack will receive:

Gift Card to Pine & Iron Axe Throwing good for a one-hour axe throwing session for up to four people and a Pine & Iron T-shirt. Pine & Iron is an exciting axe-throwing destination with two locations, one in Hartford and a brand new venue in New Haven. They both feature a bar, lounges, a private event room, and plenty of axe-citement. For more information, visit

Two four-hour park passes to Powder Ridge Mountain Park &Restort. Powder Ridge in Middlefield is home to 20 feature-rich trails for all ski levels, complete with rails, cascading jumps and the only full-size half pipe in the state. Other activites include snow tubing and snowbiking. For more information, visit

And, you’ll also receive some awesome Connecticut swag, including a tote bag and T-shirt. For more information, visit