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Harvester Center START-Up Genesee "Think & Drink" Event

Posted by admin at 10:50 AM on Aug 16, 2017


START-Up Genesee "Think & Drink" Event at the Harvester Center

August 31, 2017 


RSVP: Rachel Tabelski - rtabelski@gcedc.com - 585-343-4866

Start-Up Genesee will hold the next “Think & Drink” event on Thursday, August 31st from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Harvester Center at 56 Harvester Avenue in Batavia, NY. 

The launch of the Think and Drink series hosted by Start-Up Genesee officially kicked off on September 1, 2016 at The Harvester Center where regional business leaders and elected officials gathered to recognize and celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit in Genesee County.

“A lot has happened at the Harvester Center since the last Think and Drink event was launched almost a year ago,” said Tom Mancuso, owner of Mancuso Business Development Group.  “I think this speaks to the entrepreneurial spirit of our community and the fact that this facility and space helps bring out that type of creative thinking.”

Guests are asked to meet at the Moon Java Café which will be followed by tours of businesses and viewings of available space as well as demonstrations of the various business services available at the Harvester Makerspace.  This event is free and open to the public.

The tour will include remarks from business owners, Renee Smart of Moon Java Café and James Dillon of the Harvester Makerspace.  They will provide insight and share their experiences on how entrepreneurs can successfully work in shared spaces.

Resurgence Brewing Company, which recently announced it is opening a brewery in Batavia at Ellicott Station, will provide samples of its various craft beer selections.  Resurgence specializes in making sour, wild and barrel-aged craft beers.

Sponsors for the event include Canandaigua National Bank & Trust, FreedMaxick, Merrill Lynch, Del Plato Casey Law Firm, LLP, the University at Buffalo New York State Center of Excellence in Material Informatics and Bioinformatics & Life Sciences, Tompkins Bank of Castile and Tompkins Insurance.  For more information or to RSVP please contact Rachael Tabelski at 585-343-4866 or rtabelski@gcedc.com.

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