Jose Tosado, recently elected to a second consecutive term as President of the Springfield City Council will be our guest to discuss his concern about anticipated cuts in state local aid and respond to the speculation that he may be running for Mayor of Springfield this year.
Vice Chairman of Avon Clean Energy Commission and renewable energy entrepreneur Bernard Zahren, and Jonathan Craig, Executive Director of Talcott Mountain Science Center will discuss the collaboration and the comparison between the two renewable energy forms - the sustainable wind turbine at Avon home and the solar installations at the Talcott Mountain Science Center. Monitoring these energy efficient alternatives and promoting good building practices provides students at the Talcott Mountain Science Center a valuable learning experience.
Paul Manship, Supervisor of Greater Springfield Senior Services will be our guest to discuss the common signs of depression, a leading factor to suicide in elderly adults, the prevention and resources in the region to help overcome depression.
Marla Michel, Executive Director of Economic Development Strategies & Regional Partnerships at University of Massachusetts Amherst, Hendalee Wilson, CEO & Founder at CellAssist, and Keith Parent, CEO & President of Court Square Group will be our guests to discuss the process of setting up the foundation to become a successful entrepreneur.