LifeBridge Food for Thought Event June 6, 2016, 7:30-9:30am

Posted by Eileen Brennan on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:14 PM

START your day with some Food For Thought at our annual breakfast, as we bring community and business leaders together to spark conversation and collaboration around issues of poverty. We'll also celebrate our recent merger with the Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition and its positive impact on our collective efforts to improve the quality of life and economic well-being of Greater Bridgeport. 


You'll want to be a part of this morning download as we focus on the power of technology to inform, engage, and unite new audiences around initiatives that can improve the quality of our personal, professional and community lives.


Technology guru David Pogue, our keynote speaker, is a New York Times bestselling author who has more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter, has given four TED talks, and is the tech critic for Yahoo Finance, the world's biggest business publication. He writes a monthly column for Scientific American, and for thirteen years, he wrote the tech column for the New York Times. Pogue also hosts science shows on PBS's NOVA and appears frequently on CBS Sunday Morning. His engaging presentations have earned him four Emmys, two Webby Awards, and a Loeb Award for journalism. 


Join us as approximately 400 influential community activists and leaders drawn from Fairfield County’s business, non-profit and government sectors with a shared interest in working collaboratively address the issues of poverty in Greater Bridgeport through direct services, advocacy, and policy development.


Tickets

PATRON TICKET             $500                     

SUPPORTER TICKET     $250  

INDIVIDUAL TICKET       $100              

30 AND UNDER TICKET $75  

RSVP needed by May 29th

We will also be honoring the following individuals:

LifeBridge Community Impact AwardBob Trefry

Cesar Batalla Community Service Award: Carmen Nieves

Jan Park Child Advocacy Award: Jo Ann Freiberg, Ph.D.

Held at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, 1070 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT                  

For more details about the event, contact Pam Dougherty at 203-368-5567 or pdougherty@lifebridgect.org or to purchase tickets online use this link: http://bit.ly/2ot63RZ 


For more information about LifeBridge Community Services visit our website: www.LifeBridgeCT.org



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