WNPR Hosts Its Next Small Business After Hours
Featuring a Live Broadcast of Where We Live Centering Around the Challenges of Owning a Restaurant
Thursday, June 6 at 5 p.m. at Molto Bene restaurant in Ansonia, Conn.
To register to attend for FREE, go to wnpr.org, keywords: small biz
HARTFORD, Conn. (May 23, 2013) – After a packed event in March, WNPR/Connecticut Public Radio is once again presenting another WNPR Small Business After Hours on Thursday, June 6 at 5 p.m. at Molto Bene restaurant in Ansonia, Conn. The After Hours event will include a taping of WNPR’s signature news and talk series, Where We Live, hosted by John Dankosky. The topic of the program will be the complexities and challenges of owning a restaurant in Connecticut.
This post-work conversation gives busy professionals the opportunity to network with others and share thought-provoking ideas in a casual setting. WNPR News Director John Dankosky, business reporter Harriet Jones and a panel of experts will be on hand to discuss this topic and more with attendees.
The schedule for the WNPR Small Business After Hours event will be as follows:
5 p.m. Networking
5:40 p.m. Welcome & Opening Comments
William E. Purcell, President, Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce
John Dankosky, WNPR News Director
5:50 p.m. Guest Speaker
Janice A. Sheehy, SVP, Sr. Relationship Manager, Business Banking, Webster Bank
6 p.m. Taping of Where We Live
The event is free and open to all adults 21 and over. Advance registration is required. To attend, visit WNPR.org, keywords: Small Biz.
This WNPR Small Business After Hours event is sponsored by Founding Partner Webster Bank, with additional support from the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce.
WNPR’s Small Business Project strives to elevate understanding of the challenges faced by Connecticut’s small businesses, to educate policy-makers and to highlight the vital role of small business to the state’s economy. As an off-shoot of WNPR’s Business Desk coverage, the radio series is spearheaded by award-winning business reporter Harriet Jones, who puts small business under a microscope and investigates all aspects of what it takes to run a company of this kind. The project includes weekly reports on small businesses during Morning Edition and All Things Considered, monthly in-depth exploration of small business topics affecting Connecticut, live remote broadcasts of Where We Live during quarterly WNPR Small Business After Hours forums, and online archived reports and resources for small businesses at wnpr.org. For more information, visit wnpr.org, keywords: small biz. Funding for WNPR’s Small Business Project is provided by founding sponsor Webster Bank.
WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. As part of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN), WNPR serves 276,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. WNPR has also been the recipient of many esteemed awards, including two George Foster Peabody Awards, five Ohio State Awards, two Gracie Allen Awards and over 50 Associated Press Awards, including eight Mark Twain Awards for Overall Station Excellence. WNPR’s award-winning local programming lineup includes The Faith Middleton Show, Where We Live and The Colin McEnroe Show. Overall, the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. CPBN also includes CPTV, a media service that is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries and educational programming. For more information, visit wnpr.org.