Friday, October 29, 2010
Cash prizes and gift cards will be given to the top three skaters, organizers said.
"Going along with the Halloween theme," a prize of a $100 gift card will be rewarded to the best trick holder donning a mask at the end of the contest, organizers said.
A DJ, free food, drinks and dozens of free skateboards, wheels, clothing, and accessories, and local vendors, will accompany the afternoon, as "Connecticut’s best skaters battle it out for the first place title and the hefty cash prize," organizers said in a statemnt.
For more information and pre-registration vist: http://enclavenewhaven.com/havoc.html
Vince McMahon sure knows how to emphasize his point.
On Thursday, he said his World Wrestling Entertainment would hand out clothing and merchandise to celebrate a federal judge’s ruling that voters wearing WWE gear can’t be turned away from the polls.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon is former CEO of the WWE and Vince’s wife.
(Last week, Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz was reported to suggest that WWE clothing would be considered campaign material, though she later said that people would be told to cover up only if they had the name or photo of a candidate on their clothing.)
Today, Vince sent some samples to reporters who have covered the campaign between Linda McMahon and Democratic Attorney General Richard Blumenthal: a T-shirt, two caps, a headband and wristbands.
The letter in the box said: "Enclosed please find the exact assorted merchandise sent to Susan Bysiewicz’s office should she decide to wear WWE merchandise to the polls on Tuesday.
"Sincerely, Vince McMahon"
Just in time for Halloween.
— Ed Stannard
Peter Yarrow, of the legendary folk singers “Peter Paul & Mary,” will perform. Yarrow is a longtime board member of The Connecticut Hospice, organizers said in a statement.
There will hayrides and games for children, and trick-or-treating. Costumes are encouraged, the statement said.
Read more about Yarrow here and here
“The Halloween concert event is an opportunity to provide some fun for patients young and old, children related to patients, and members of the community,” the statement said.
To learn more about The Connecticut Hospice, visit www.hospice.com.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Selected high school candidates will be asked to prepare two contrasting repertoire selections that display their skill level, perform selected scales and sight read.
There will be weekly Sunday rehearsals from 2-5 p.m. in New Haven from January-May 2011; an inaugural concert will be held March 20. A $350 participation fee is required, and a limited number of scholarships are available.
NHSO Music Director William Boughton, the NHSO musicians and other guest artists will serve as mentors.
The deadline to apply is Monday, Nov. 1. Visit www.newhavensymphony.org and click on the Education tab for registration. For more information, call 203-865-0831, ext. 13.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
The Halloween Celebration at Dinosaur State Park
The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection and Friends of Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum will hold a Halloween celebration, actually fit for the entire family, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31 at Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill.
The day will feature a wide variety of programs for families, the DEP said in a statement.
Activities will include:
At 1 p.m. “Jeepers Creepers!” – Riverside Reptiles will present a 45-minute program featuring snakes, spiders and other creatures. Space is limited to 100 visitors. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis on the day of the show.
At 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - Meet the park’s animals.
At 11:30 a.m. Track Talk – Learn about the dinosaur tracks found at the park.
From 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Arts & Crafts station will be open.
Three different films will be shown throughout the day.
Participants are invited to come in costume and have their face painted, the statement said.
Treats (non-edible) will be available for everyone, the statement said.
"Visitors can view 600 early Jurassic dinosaur footprints under the dome along with museum exhibits. The park has a Discovery room that features a small live animal collection, coloring and book-mark making stations, puzzles, puppets and fossil and mineral collections that visitors can touch and examine," the statement said.
The park also has a bookshop that has a wide variety of unique items for sale. There are 2 ½ miles of outdoor hiking trails.
The museum will be open for regular operating hours of 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All special programs are included with admission. The admission fee to enter the museum is $6 for adults (age 13 and up) and $2 for youth (ages 6-12). Children under 6 are admitted free.
For more information, call the park at (860) 529-5816 or visit www.ct.gov/dep/dinosaurstatepark
The park is located on 400 West Street in Rocky Hill one miles east of exit 23 off Interstate 91. Friends of Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum is a private, not-for-profit group, dedicated to promoting education about paleontology and Connecticut geology, the statement said. For more information contact Meg Enkler at (860) 529-5816.
Monday, October 25, 2010
NEW HAVEN — Gateway Community College will hold student job fairs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, and Thursday, Oct. 28, in the cafeteria of its Long Wharf campus at 60 Sargent Drive.
The fairs are open to GCC students and alumni.
Participants are encouraged to bring their resumes with them.
Participating employers will accept applications and may conduct interviews on-site for full- and part-time openings, as well as internships.
Employers who are scheduled to attend the events include: Verizon Wireless, Frito-Lay, IKEA, Universal Life/ING, Guilford Savings Bank, Wal-Mart and others.
The events are being held by GCC’s Career Services Office.
For more information, contact Michael V Buccilli, MSW, director of career services at GCC, at 203-285-2144 or email@example.com.
Friday, October 22, 2010
"Ava decides to return to her hometown to spend a quiet summer with her widowed sister, Joyce, before moving on to finish her life in San Francisco, the most HIV-friendly place she can imagine. But what she thinks is the end is only the beginning—there's just too much going on in her hometown to ignore," the statement said.
The Miss Connecticut Scholarship Organization has several opportunities for you in the coming weeks.
On Nov. 7, people from ages 6 to 100 can participate in the Miss Connecticut Talent Jamboree. It will be held at 2 p.m. at Derynoski Elementary School, 240 Main St., Southington.
Talent of any kind, from singing and dancing to magicians to comedians are invited to participate. The entry fee for solo performers is $40, while duets and trios pay $30 per person to enter. The entry fee for small groups of up to eight people is $15 per person. Large groups of up to 17 people pay $12 per person. Oct. 25 is the deadline to register for the talent jamboree. To register call event Chair Luis Pabon at 860-889-5174 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
And at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Derynoski, young women between the ages of 17 and 24 may participate in the Apple Valley Scholarship Pageant, a local pageant sponsored by the Miss Connecticut Board of Directors. Contestants compete in a private interview before the pageant begins. The onstage competitions are talent, swimsuit and evening gown. To register, email Anndem56@aol.com. The public is invited to watch the pageant. Tickets, at $15, will be available at the door.
On Nov. 13 at North Haven Middle School, girls between 2 and 12 are invited to participate in the Rising Star pageant, a fundraiser for the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Foundation. There are princess, petite, junior and pre-teen divisions. Competitions include an on-stage introduction, an interview, sportswear, casual wear and formal wear and community service, depending on the age of the competitor. To register, email email@example.com.
You can also get some of your Christmas shopping done and meet Miss Connecticut Brittany Decker at the same time when you attend a Pandora party from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 11 at Libero Jewelers, 32C Middletown Ave., North Haven. The Liberos will donate 15 percent of all jewelry sales and 10 percent of all scrap gold that is redeemed that night to the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Corporation. They pay the highest prices for scrap gold in the industry, according to Thomas Prete, executive director of the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Corporation. Refreshments will be served.
For questions about any Miss Connecticut program call 860-889-5174.
The Miss Connecticut Scholarship program is a non-profit organization that raises college scholarships and promotes personal growth and development for girls and young women. It is an official affiliate of the Miss America Organization.
Wallingford - 110 Barnes Road, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Nov. 16.
Sessions are free, and pre-registration is required. To register or for more information call 203-315-7544.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
NEW HAVEN — Magicians will honor the spirit of the season, and the memory of Harry Houdini who died Oct. 31, 1926, by offering performances the week before Halloween. Programs are presented by members of International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 59.
- Wizard Jim, 8 p.m. Saturday, The Graduate Club, 55 Elm St, New Haven.
The Graduate Club salutes Magic Week in New Haven with a holiday meal and entertainment geared to the entire family. Wizard Jim, a Renaissance magician, will perform. Members can contact the club at 203-624-1129 for reservations. http://wizardjim.com.
- The Magic of Jeff Horton, 4 p.m. Monday, Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison St. Free.
Horton will present a show that features family-friendly comedy magic, audience participation, and the appearance of a live dove and rabbit. http://www.jeffhorton.com
- Cyril the Sorcerer, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Alphabet Garden Bookstore, 1097 Main St., Cheshire. Free.
May will provide spooky stories and Halloween magic. www.thealphabetgarden.com
- Wizard Jim, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Stetson Library, 200 Dixwell Ave. in the Dixwell Plaza
Stetson Library celebrates Family Night with Wizard Jim, a Renaissance magician. Contact the library for reservations. http://wizardjim.com
- Magic Moments with Bryan Lizotte, 3:30 Thursday, Fair Haven Library, 182 Grand Ave. Free.
Lizotte is a professional magician, performing more than 20 years. He does shows for children, adults, corporations and restaurants. He is the local magician for the Thomas the Tank Engine "Day Out with Thomas" events and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey team. He also does strolling close-up magic and balloon sculpturing. www.bryanlizotte.com
- Cyril the Sorcerer, 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen, Temple Street. Free.
Cyril will visit diners, providing magic at their tables.
- Magic Dan & Snowball, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm St. Free.
Magic Dan has been performing children’s magic in New England for more than 50 years. His 45-minute show includes a live white rabbit, Snowball, and many magical effects using silks, cards, ropes, with audience participation.
- The Great Sirico!, 2 p.m. Saturday, Wilson branch Library, 303 Washington Ave. Free.
The Great Sirico’s magic show will have doves, a rabbit, and, yes, even fish. At the end of the show every child will receive small Halloween treat, and balloon animal. thegreatsirico.org
- Keith Zalinger’s Extra-Sensory Performance, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Elks Lodge 1939, 158 S. Montowese St., Branford. $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Zalinger’s mind reading and paranormal entertainment is oriented toward adults and older than children 12, includes a cash bar.
http://tinyurl.com/espmagic or www.esp-magic.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Cyril the Sorcerer & Natalie, noon Sunday, Farmers Market, Edgewood Park, Whalley and West Rock avenues. Free
Cyril and Natalie will attempt the great metamorphosis escape made famous by Houdini. www.cityseed.org
For details, go to www.magicnewhaven.com or call 203-627-2973.
This program is free and open to the public.
Monday, October 18, 2010
He lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.
Clinics will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays Nov. 1-12 in the main lobby of Building 2 (revolving door). On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the clinic will operate 8 a.m. to noon.
Veterans should bring a copy of their VA identification card.
Saturday clinics are scheduled for from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 30 and Nov. 13 in Firm 1, Building 2 on the first floor.
For more information, call Mary Jane Rubino at 860-594-6311.
NEW HAVEN — The annual pub crawl to benefit the 2011 Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins with registration from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at Christy’s on Orange, 260 Orange St.
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 the day of registration. With the purchase of a ticket, participants will be entitled to: entrance at no cover charges at participating pubs that include: Christy’s on Orange, Anna Liffey’s, The Anchor, Kelly’s Bar, Richters, Stella Blues, Wicked Wolf and Old School, organizers said in a statement. Ticket purcahse also includes a 2010 “St. Patrick’s Day Parade Pub Crawl” T-shirt; 2010 Pub Crawl bracelet; drink and food specials. Advance tickets available at all participating establishments. Complimentary soda and water at all stops. As always, participants are encouraged to be responsible, organizers said in the statement.
Saturday, October 16, 2010
Organizer Bruce Barrett said "the IWagePeace Walk is public show of unity among Christians, Muslims, and Jews."
"This is a preemptive peace action to dispel fear and publicly declare that all faith traditions are welcome in these United States," Barrett said.
“This is...a public declaration that is vitally important during a time when fear misguides our citizens toward mistrust, hatred, and harm. It is our roll as spiritual leaders to show ourselves publicly, so that others, less sure of themselves, will not lose their way, will not succumb to fear, hatred, and harm, but will be drawn to goodness through our very public and common action together.”
The event will include live music from the Afro-Semitic Experience, a world jazz fusion of North African and Middle Eastern sounds and participants will walk the West Haven boardwalk, learn about peace making, listen to music, and get to know each other, Barrett said.
Barrett said the public is invited to join members of more than 20 houses of worship. These include: Church of the Holy Spirit, Congregation Shalom Rodfe Zedek,
Congregation Mishkan Israel, Congregation Sinai, Council of American Islamic Relations, ENOUGH, First Congregational Church of Guilford, First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, Islamic Association of Greater Hartford,Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven, Jews for Justice and Peace, Masjid Al-Islam
Monroe Congregational Church, Muslim Coalition of Connecticut New Haven Islamic Center, North Haven Congregational Church, Our Lady of Victory Church, Shalom UCC Silver Lake Conference Center, St. John Vianney’s Church
Trinity Episcopal Church of Southport, Trinity Lutheran Church of Milford
Woodmont UCC, First Congregational Church, Guilford.
Particiants should gather at 3 p.m. for the walk to begin at St. John Vianney Church, 300 Captain Thomas Boulevard. The walk will run from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., with music until 6 p.m.
For more information visit: www.IWagePeace.Org
Thursday, October 14, 2010
"Since its opening, Sterling House has been a mecca for young and old alike, and provides social, educational and recreational activities which assist them in their positive and healthy development," according to a statement.
In this hard economic climate, both Samuels and Jarmon believe that giving back to the community is more important than ever before, the statement said.
For Samuels, shown in photo, and Jarmon, the food drive to help feed those less fortunate "was a great way to give back to the community and help those in need. Many lined up to donate canned goods and other dry food items," the statement said.
With the help of their employees, patients and neighbors, Samuels and Jarmon were able to deliver more than $400 in non-perishable food items to the Sterling House food pantry.
"People helping people have been one of the prominent strengths of our country. During these hard economic times, the spirit of giving and helping is needed more than ever," the statement said.
Details of Samuel’s other community events be found at http://www.dentiststratfordct.com/
For more information:Lighthouse Dental Care, 88 Ryders Lane, Stratford, 06614 or 203-378-1566
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The program will be held at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in Bowers Auditorium at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
Discussion will focus on how natural resources drive, or contribute to, conflict in specific locales; how the United States and its coalition partners can best use civilian and military assets to mitigate conflict; and case studies related to both eastern Afghanistan and Liberia, according to a statement.
Panelists are Harry Bader, a F&ES doctoral candidate who works for the U.S. Agency for International Development; Dante Paradiso, a Yale College graduate who just finished a tour as the senior civilian representative with Brigade Combat Team Task Force Bastogne; and Col. Randy George, former commander of the Army’s Task Force Mountain Warrior and now a military fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
The natural resources counterinsurgency cell, better known as the Afghan tree army, was modeled after the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps and was launched in May after a five-week training program for a core group of 13 local forest supervisors, mostly graduates of Nangarhar University in Jalalabad. Rather than using Hellfire missiles, the tree army aims to defeat insurgents with homemade Pulaski axes and Biltmore sticks, the tools of conventional forestry roughly a century ago.
Despite American support, the tree army is entirely an Afghan operation. The 13 supervisors are now passing on their knowledge to 50 newly hired foremen, who will recruit 250 workers this fall in mountain villages around Nangarhar province. If the Afghan tree army succeeds during the initial rollout, then Zorghun Afghanistan (Green Afghanistan, as it is known locally) could go nationwide. The goal is to have tree armies in four northeastern provinces. The basic tactic is to recruit the same young men of military age who would otherwise be most heavily recruited by insurgents to provide forest and range management in watersheds.
Editor's note: All of the information contained in this post was released by Yale University
Activities include a climbing wall, compass course, nature crafts, games, pumpkin decorating, guided trail hikes, hayrides and pony rides from 1 to 3 p.m. Exhibitors include the Hamden High School Reptile Club and the New Haven Mineral Club.
Admission and parking are free, but there will be food for sale and some activities will charge a small fee.
The event is sponsored by the Hamden Parks and Recreation Department and the Friends of Brooksvale Park. For information call 203-287-2669 or visit www.brooksvale.org.
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Or, just maybe get the inspiration to begin another adventure of your own
NEW HAVEN — The North Face, a supplier of outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, will bring alpinist, photographer and The North Face Athlete Team member Jimmy Chin to New Haven on Oct. 18 as part of the 2010 New Stop Exploring Series.
The live, nationwide 29-city tour "invites adventure fans from across the country to share in the incredible tales of seven top professionals from The North Face Global Athlete Team," North Face said in a statement.
The tour this year "boasts its most thrilling lineup yet, with more athletes and more tour stops," the statement said.
Jimmy Chin, who started his career as a climber and grew into an award-winning, highly-published adventure photographer, will share the story of how he returned to his climbing roots on an expedition that took him deep into the Indian Himalaya, the statement said.
In “A Mountain called Meru,” presented by The North Face and Trailblazer, Chin will talk about how teamwork and trust helped him and his fellow climbers survive the hardest climb of their careers – an 18-day ascent of the 22,000-foot Mount Meru – racked by storm and cold, the statement said.
"One of the most versatile and sought after expedition photographers in the industry, Jimmy spends most of the year climbing, skiing, exploring and photographing expeditions in remote corners of the planet. In the past decade, Jimmy has filmed and photographed some of the best adventurers, climbers and skiers in the world, documenting everything from first ascents of unclimbed towers in the Karakoram, to ski descents of the highest peaks in the Himalayas," the statement said.
Attendees will get to hear the story first-hand at Chin’s presentation, which will take place at The Yale Law School Levinson Auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 18.
It will be preceded by a 5:30 p.m. VIP reception in benefit of the Connecticut Forest & Park Association, the statement said.
Tickets for the event are available for free on a first come, first served basis. Guaranteed seats are available starting at $8 here and at www.thenorthface.com/speakerseries.
VIP Reception tickets, which include preferred seating, a meet & greet with Chin, beer, wine and light food, are available for $20.
Following the presentation, there will be an interactive question-and-answer session and a book/poster signing.
The North Face Never Stop Exploring Speaker Series, sponsored by GORE-TEX®, Outside Magazine and PrimaLoft®, runs Sept. 28 through Dec. 3. For more information about additional tour dates and athlete appearances, visit www.thenorthface.com/speakerseries.
The North Face, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc., was founded in 1968. It is headquartered in San Leandro, Calif.
Friday, October 8, 2010
Refreshments will be served.
The classes will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on four Wednesdays, beginning Oct. 13.
Topics will include:
October 13 - Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Types of Dementia, Treatment/Research, and Alzheimer’s Association Programs and Services
October 20 – Communication Techniques, Behavioral Challenges/Strategies, and Safety
November 3 – Family Dynamics, Keeping the Caregiver Healthy, and Community Resources
November 10 – Legal and Financial Issues
To register, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 203-230-1777, ext. 14 (Hamden office).
Pre-registration is requested.
A professor at the Universidad de Oriente in Caracas for more than 30 years and a prolific author, he will explore the political status of Chavez, whether the Bolivarian Revolution is democratic, and Chavez’s purported anti-Americanism, organizers said in a statement.
Also, he will discuss Venezuela’s recent election and its implications, whether the lives of the poor/middle class are getting better or worse, and how Venezuela is helping Latin America, the statement said.
The talk is sponsored by the Greater New Haven Peace Council, and light refreshments will be provided.
For more information, call Henry at (203)389-9547, or e-mail email@example.com
Information sessions for the 2011 IANH grants will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the Yale Office of International Students and Scholars, 421 Temple St.; and at 1 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Yale Office of International Students and Scholars, 421 Temple St.
For an application, go to http://www.ianewhaven.org/html/awards.html.
The International Association of New Haven seeks applications from organizations whose programs advance international, intercultural and global understanding. IANH invites proposals from organizations in Greater New Haven for innovative projects that: support the international community of Greater New Haven; encourage community programs that foster cultural understanding; promote global education in the community
Representatives from sponsoring organization IKEA attended, trust officials said in a statement. IKEA has planted 1.5 million trees across the country and will be distributing 500 free seedlings locally on Oct. 16 and encouraging people to plant trees throughout the community, the statement said.
“The Long Wharf Nature Preserve is a seaside habitat and a haven for native species of birds, butterflies and other insects,” Land Trust President J.R. Logan said in the statement. “It is also a recreational and educational asset for the community. In this way Long Warf Nature Preserve demonstrates both humanities impact and nature's resilience.”
When New Haven was first settled, the harbor's water touched the southern corner of New Haven Green, and the harbor was so large and shallow that a wharf had to built a half-mile out to water deep enough for navigation – hence the name “Long Wharf,” Logan said.
"With such diversity in such a small area, is an ideal place for teaching about habitats, the effects of physical conditions on plant life, the adaptations of different organisms to different habitats, and the fidelity of certain organisms to their habitats. The Preserve offers the opportunity for New Havener's to observe and learn about nature. Activities such as bird watching, walking/jogging, photography and relaxing are always encouraged."
The celebration recognized two "champions of the preserve in particular:" David Reher, shown in bottom photo, who served on the Land Trust board of directors for many years and later became a committed preserve manager; and Kris Sainsbury, a long-standing board member and a member of the Land Trust’s Preservation Committee, who channeled her love of City Point and her effectiveness as a community organizer to raise the profile of the Long Wharf Nature Preserve, the statement said.
“Kris developed an influential cadre of individuals and organizations who become key advocates for the Preserve,” Logan said, also in the statement.
Thursday, October 7, 2010
"In the midst of the most severe recession since the Great Depression and as New Haven makes a bid for Google Fiber, this year the theme for the annual conference is 'Social Media, Marketing, and Low Cost Solutions to Small Business Problems,'” organizers said in a statement.
The SEED Conference will give particular focus to low cost, modern technology driven marketing opportunities for New Haven business-owners.
The conference will feature a keynote speaker and seven business skills oriented workshops run by local business professionals, the statement said.
Conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend four workshops. Additionally, each workshop will be offered in Spanish, reflecting the diverse nature of Elmseed’s clients and the greater New Haven business community, the statement said.
Last year’s attendees found the speaker panels particularly noteworthy, the statement said.
For the afternoon, the conference will offer a Resource Fair, where attendees will have valuable opportunities to network with local community organizations and business professionals, the statement said.
In keeping with this year’s conference theme, the SEED Conference will feature several speakers with expertise and experience consulting in those areas. This year’s keynote speaker, Tom Ficklin, founder of Ficklin Media Group, LLC will address the crucial marketing aspect of running a small business, the statement said.
Having worked for both Empower New Haven and as a public relations consultant, Ficklin has a wealth of knowledge about marketing, media and community relations; he is ideally poised to provide advice to New Haven entrepreneurs looking to utilize both traditional methods and new technology to solidify and publicize their image, the statement said.
Among other speakers is Kim Geronimo, a finance expert from Accion USA, one of the country’s most successful non-profits and two speakers from SCORE, including Rose Bednarz, the statement said.
All conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend a workshop entitled “Tweets, Posts, and Pages: Effective Social Media Marketing” with Ed Aroyan of Aroyan Consulting, LLC., the statement said.
According to Conference Director Ben Daus-Haberle, at this year’s conference Elmseed hopes to show attendees how to make and increase sales even in a depressed economy, the statement said.
“We’re focused on the future of New Haven entrepreneurship,” he said, also in the statement, “and we’re thrilled to have a group of speakers who all understand and promote that vision.”
The daylong event will take place at Linsley-Chittenden Hall on the campus of Yale University. Prospective attendees can register by phone (203-903-2108), on the web at www.elmseed.org, or at the conference itself.
The Elmseed Enterprise Fund is a non-profit 501(c)(3) microcredit organization that provides small, low-interest loans and technical assistance to people looking to start or expand small businesses in the New Haven area, the statement said.
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