Network of Executive Women offering scholarships The Network of Executive Women is accepting applications for undergraduate scholarships from Feb. 1-28, according to a release. The scholarships are being offered to women residing or attending school in New Haven or Fairfield counties who demonstrate financial need, the release said, and applicants must be returning, continuing or beginning schooling or other types of training to further education goals and\/or enhance job skills. Students going directly from high school to college are not eligible, according to the release. Completed applications will only be considered if submitted in the stated timeframe. For applications or information, contact Virginia Allen at 203-795-0305 or visit www.networkofexecutivewomen.com. (Applications are not available online.) Women Redefining Retirement to meet MILFORD \u2014 Women Redefining Retirement will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Golden Hill Rehabilitation Pavilion, 2028 Bridgeport Ave. Acitivity will be making valentines, which Meals On Wheels will deliver to homebound clients on Valentine\u2019s Day. New or gently used linens (sheets, pillowcases, blankets, towels) will be collected to replenish supplies at the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, as clients often take these items with them when they leave the shelter. Food donations will go to the Milford Senior Center. New Members welcome. Find us on Facebook, or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Restaurant, bar owners, servers can get TIPS training MILFORD \u2014 The Milford Prevention Countil will be offering all Milford restaurant\/bar owner and servers training in the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol, known as Training Intervention Procedures, or TIPS. \u201cTIPS is a skills-based training program designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking, and drunk driving,\u201d according to a release. \u201cBy building on individuals\u2019 fundamental \u2018people skills,\u2019 TIPS provides the knowledge and confidence they need to recognize potential alcohol related problems and how to effectively intervene to prevent alcohol-related tragedies.\u201d The training will be funded and offered locally by the Milford Prevention Council. Visit https:\/\/milfordprevention.org\/tips19 for information, training dates and locations when made available. Housatonic River Job Network to meet The Housatonic River Job Network will hold its next meeting Saturday, Feb. 16, with two sessions: Morning session, 11 a.m., with guest speaker Mark Troncone, senior IT project manager, speaking on \u201cUnemployment \u2014 How to Stay Organized, Motivated & Accountable.\u201d Afternoon session, 2 p.m., with guest speakers Andy Ancel, development Associate at Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, and Robert Hojnacki, chief development Officer for the Center for Family Justice. Topic will be \u201cNetworking 2 Referrals.\u201d Sessions will be held at Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler Road in Orange. For information, email email@example.com. Jeans for Charity fundraiser benefits Project Purple SHELTON \u2014 DHL&S, CPAs & Advisors has selected Project Purple Inc. as its 2018 Jeans for Charity fundraiser recipient. \u201cThe Jeans for Charity program encourages employees to donate money weekly to a fund that is matched by the Firm, in exchange for allowing participants to wear jeans on Fridays. The DHL&S Jeans for Charity program has donated more than $59,000 to local charities since it was established in 2004,\u201d according to a news release. Project Purple is a Connecticut-based nonprofit that raises awareness of pancreatic cancer, including funding of research efforts and supporting patients and families. Business Networking Breakfast MANCHESTER \u2014 The Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business Networking Breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. Feb. 7 at Work_Space, 903 Main St. Register at http:\/\/members.ctglc.org\/events.