WBDC Radio Show : Connect, Grow, Influence Women with Impact
Every month Fran invites key local and national women to discuss an array of issues affecting women in business. The first Tuesday of every month from 12:00 - 1:00 PM on WPKN 89.5 FM. Listen Live @ or call in 203-336-9675.
Catherine Smith DECD Commissioner Featured Guest in November
On Tuesday, November 5th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm WBDC will host its monthly radio show on WPKN 89.5 FM. Fran Pastore, CEO of WBDC will interview Catherine Smith, the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD).
DECD is the lead state agency responsible for retaining businesses and jobs, revitalizing neighborhoods and communities, and fostering appropriate development in Connecticut’s towns and cities. Smith’s main priorities are to strengthen the state’s effort to drive innovation and to promote and market the state’s many business advantages. In particular the show will focus on the Small Business Express program created in 2011. The SBE provides matching grants and loans to Connecticut-based businesses including women owned and minority small businesses.
If you are a small business owner in the state of Connecticut in business for one or more years and want to expand your workforce to create jobs in Connecticut be sure to tune in! Callers are welcome and can reach the host between 12:00pm and 1:00pm by calling 203-331-9756.