Salons at Stowe turns to a discussion of the issues small businesses face, seeking equal opportunity to business capital and funding.
How do we expand opportunities for small, minority-owned businesses? Why is it important? Does race play a role in business funding?
Join the conversation Thursday, October 27 from 5PM-7PM at the Stowe Center!
Featured guests for the evening discussion are: Sam Hamilton (Hartford Economic Development Corporation) and Chris Haylett (Fire-N-Spice Vegan Restaurant)
Featured Guest Bios:Samuel C. Hamilton: Sam Hamilton is the Executive Director and CEO of HEDCO, Inc. The economic development firm provides technical assistance, loan packaging, dept and/or equity funding for businesses in Connecticut. He has also served in many other civic/volunteer capacities including but not limited to: Director, Village for Children and Families, Inc.; Founder, Transitional Living Center for Teens; Mayor's Task Force for Economic Development; and many more.
Chris Haylett: Chris Haylett is the owner of Fire-N-Spice Vegan Restaurant in Hartford, CT. Fire-N-Spice offers vegan cuisine made from organic products. He has 16 years of experience in the business and opened Fire-N-Spice over a year ago in Hartford to provide vegetarian food that does not force you to compromise your values. Fire-N-Spice offers dine-in, take out, catering, and cooking classes.
This is a FREE event
Reception from 5PM-5:30PM. Conversation begins at 5:30PM and ends by 7:00PM
RSVPs are encouraged: 860-522-9258 ext 317 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. 77 Forest Street. Hartford, CT 06105