Tariq Farid Edible Arrangements AABDC Award Gala
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Taking inspiration from others pursuing their dreams

posted by Tariq Farid June 21, 2016 0 comments

I recently had the honor of joining 49 other entrepreneurs and business leaders being recognized by the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC) as part of their Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award gala.

I am always honored to be recognized by organizations such as the AABDC, but I also find that events like this inspire me by giving me the opportunity to network with other passionate and successful businessmen and women who are pursuing their dreams.

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Tariq Farid Foundation West Rock Authors Academy students
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A year later, a dream becomes reality

posted by Tariq Farid June 9, 2016 0 comments

Last year the Tariq Farid Foundation was honored to contribute to the Cindy Lynn Sherwin Memorial Foundation to help create a playground at an elementary school in a needy area of New Haven, Connecticut.

The playground was the idea of Jessica DaSilva as a way to honor her older sister, Cindy, who had passed away eight years earlier.

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Tariq Farid Edible Arrangements teacher appreciation day
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A teacher’s gift

posted by Tariq Farid May 3, 2016 0 comments

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week and today being National Teacher Appreciation Day, I always like to repost a blog that was written in 2012 to honor of one of the most important people in my life. I’m sure everyone had such a teacher who made a difference in their life, and now is the time to remember them. Continue Reading

Tariq Farid family and friends at Junior Achievement Hall of Fame ceremony
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An honor from Junior Achievement that I share with many

posted by Tariq Farid April 22, 2016 0 comments

On Thursday evening I was honored to be among a group of local businesspeople inducted into the Junior Achievement of Southwest New England’s Business Hall of Fame.

One thing that made the evening so special was that my children were there to see me accept the award.  I believe it is one of our greatest responsibilities to inspire and educate the next generation, which is why the mission of Junior Achievement is so close to my heart. Continue Reading