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MEDIA ALERT: Interplay of Hunger, Housing, Economic Development Is Focus of March 2 Rising Star Breakfast

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James Arena-DeRosa, President and Chief Executive Officer, Foodshare, Inc.
Janice Elliott, Executive Director, Melville Charitable Trust
Rosanne Haggerty, President, Community Solutions

Oz Griebel, President and Chief Executive Officer, MetroHartford Alliance

MetroHartford Alliance Rising Star Breakfast

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 
Registration, breakfast and networking begin at 7:30 a.m.
Program runs from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Hilton Hartford
315 Trumbull Street, Hartford

The best laid plans for economic development in a community can be seriously impeded by the presence of housing and hunger issues. Please join the MetroHartford Alliance for an in-depth discussion of this critical interplay - and promising solutions - at our next Rising Star Breakfast. Tom Condon, Deputy Editorial Page Editor of the Hartford Courant, will also be honored with a Rising Star Award during the program. Register here.

About MetroHartford Alliance
The mission of the MetroHartford Alliance is to compete aggressively and successfully for jobs, talent and capital for the Hartford Region and to ensure that the Hartford Region is a premier place for all people to live, work, play, start and grow a business, and raise a family.  Through its members’ intellectual capital and financial investment, the Alliance is able to implement key strategies that further our regional goals of job growth, wealth creation, and talent attraction and retention. Visit for more information.


Brian Boyer
VP Communications, Marketing, Media and Public Relations
MetroHartford Alliance