For Immediate Release
11 April 2011

Melissa Lamar
860.773.1407 (office)

Tunxis Hosts Child Identification Event


Tunxis Community College invites families in the community to a Connecticut Child Identification Program (CTCHIP) event on May 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in Whit’s Place (cafeteria), sponsored by the Tunxis student Dental Assisting Club and Student Government Association. All services are free of charge.

Tunxis dental assisting students will take children’s dental impressions during the event, which is coordinated by the Connecticut Freemasons Foundation, Inc. Connecticut Freemasons volunteers will also offer cheek swabbing for DNA samples, fingerprinting, brief videotaped interviews, and digital photographs.

For more information on the event, call 860.773.1674,

Tunxis offers an accredited certificate program in dental assisting which is among over 60 associate’s degrees and certificates at the College that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degrees and employment in areas with industry need. For more information on the dental assisting program at Tunxis, call 860.773.1450 or visit Tunxis is located at the junction of Routes 6 and 177 in Farmington.