Southcoast Development Partnership hosting community outreach breakfast on regional economic development

7:45 a.m., January 25, 2013 at Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth

The SouthCoast Development Partnership is inviting area business interests to a Community Outreach Breakfast to be held on Friday, January 25, 2013, at 7:45 a.m. in Woodland Commons on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth campus, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth. 

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman will join industry, academic and state economic development leaders in discussing the innovative projects that are transforming the region. Guest speakers include: Jim Gordon, President of EMI and Cape Wind; Paul Marshall, Senior VP of Operations, Amylin Pharmaceuticals; and Secretary Greg Bialecki, Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development. 

To register, contact Jennifer Menard, Executive Director, SouthCoast Development Partnership, at 508 999 8412 or email  Parking will be available in lots 7 and 8 at UMass Dartmouth, with shuttle service provided to Woodland Commons. 

The SouthCoast Development Partnership was created in 1999 as a regional, business-led collaborative to promote the SouthCoast region of Massachusetts as the next wave in economic opportunity. With headquarters at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, the Partnership brings together a regional network of economic development professionals, and legislative, business and academic leaders. 

Member organizations of the Partnership are: the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, the SouthCoast CEO Council, Southcoast Hospitals Group, the New Bedford Economic Development Council, the Fall River Office of Economic Development, the Greater Fall River Development Corporation, the Greater New Bedford Industrial Foundation, Bristol Community College, Comcast and Dominion.

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