The state's Connect-Ability initiative recently honored six companies with its sixth annual Connect-Ability Top Employer Award at the State Capitol's Hall of Flags. Casale Association Auto Body, Inc. (East Norwalk), CompuWeigh (Woodbury), Hospital of St. Raphael (New Haven), Travelers (Hartford), WCCC "The Rock"/Beethoven Radio (Hartford) and Yarde Metals (Southington) were recognized. Connect-Ability is an initiative connecting Connecticut employers with the state's talent pool of people with disabilities. Pictured, from left, are: Roderick L. Bremby, commissioner, Dept. of Social Services; Sara Phillips, diversity consultant, Travelers; Regina Stankaitis, executive IT recruiter, Travelers; and Amy Porter, director, Bureau of Rehabilitative Services.