Over the years, Greg has spent meaningful time - & collaborated with a variety of groups - in Connecticut. The books based on Greg's story have been utilized by organizations & schools around Connecticut (i.e. Rockville Bank, Tosca Restaurant, Wilma's Scoop du Jour) with their staff, clients or students &/or as part of their community efforts. Asnuntuck Community College selected the book for a first year program & then had Greg speak at an event on campus. Suffield High School invited Greg to serve as Graduation Speaker & ordered copies of The First Thirty for every graduate. He also has spoken at events for teens in places like Enfield & Hartford. He spoke at an event for undergrads at University of Connecticut. During the 2020 Pandemic, he collaborated with multiple senior communities in Connecticut on an activity involving his books and their residents.