Senator Kissel Speaks with Workers from Allied Community Services on Cable Show

February 10, 2005

State Senator John A. Kissel (R-Enfield) welcomed three executives from Allied Community Services on his cable show “Senator Kissel and Friends” on Monday evening. Senator Kissel led the round table discussion that included Dean Wern, the President and CEO of Allied Community Services, Carol Bohnet, the Executive Director of Allied Community Resources, and Ed LaMontagne, who serves as Director of Rehabilitation Services for Allied Rehabilitation Centers. This month’s episode will air on Cox Cable Channel 15 on Mondays at 9:30 P.M. starting February 14 th and running through March 7 th .

“Allied is a wonderful organization that serves more than 1600 individuals statewide, assisting those with, among other disabilities, mental retardation, physical handicaps and acquired brain injuries,” said Senator Kissel, who serves as a Deputy Minority Leader. “Mr. Wern, Ms. Bohnet, and Mr. LaMontagne and I had a very informative discussion and I am certain that those who tune in to the show on Mondays will be impressed with the variety of programs Allied offers.”

Allied Community Services was established in 1999 as a not-for-profit, tax-exempt “Parent Corporation,” to provides overall management, financial services, human resources and administrative support for its three subsidiaries.
Senator Kissel represents the 7 th district communities of Enfield, Granby, East Granby, Windsor, Windsor Lockers, Suffield, and Somers.