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Alliance Bank, Operation Oswego County and SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center Major Sponsors of ‘Connections’ 2012

OSWEGO, NY – Six dynamic speakers are scheduled to talk about Overcoming Fear, Managing Risk and Maintaining Growth at the seventh annual event for women from across New York State.

In addition to great speakers, the event includes a continental breakfast, networking opportunities, a luncheon, shopping time with 12 great vendors, headshots by Daygar Photography and a dessert reception.

From left are: Barbara Bateman, senior vice president of Alliance Bank; Jodi Crouse, branch manager of Alliance Bank; Evelyn LiVoti, marketing and development manager of Operation Oswego County; and Tammy Anderson, contract manager for professional development at SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center.
From left are: Barbara Bateman, senior vice president of Alliance Bank; Jodi Crouse, branch manager of Alliance Bank; Evelyn LiVoti, marketing and development manager of Operation Oswego County; and Tammy Anderson, contract manager for professional development at SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center.

The venue will remain the same as last year at the American Foundry in Oswego.

This year, Alliance Bank, Operation Oswego County Inc. and SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center have been chosen as Connections 2012 title sponsors.

“At Alliance Bank we support the education and growth that this conference offers its participants,” said Barb Bateman, senior vice president, Oswego market executive at Alliance Bank.

Evelyn LiVoti, marketing and development manager at Operation Oswego County said, “As the county’s economic development agency, Operation Oswego County supports events, such as ‘Connections,’ that promote the education and development of our workforce.”

“The SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center is proud to sponsor the Connections event and celebrate women entrepreneurs. It is always rewarding to work on behalf of the people and businesses in the Central New York area. The Phoenix Center offers many programs to enhance workforce and entrepreneurial skills sets as well as support busy career women,” said Tammy Anderson, contract manager for professional development, SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center.

Additional major sponsors include Joleene Speaks, SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations, The Main Event, Women’s Network for Entrepreneurial Training and Women TIES.

Speakers for the day are Susan Bertrand, president of Maureen’s Hope Foundation (keynote); JoBeth Dellinger, owner, Artist Pianos; Dr. Mary Starr Carter, The Total Wellness Doc and Mom; Joleene DesRosiers Moody, speaker, author and coach Joleene Speaks; Sherry Auble, the Savvy Sales and Marketing Pro; and Yvonne Conte, speaker and author, Humor Advantage, Inc.

Emcee for the day will be Farah Jadran, editor of Syracuse Woman magazine.

Connections is scheduled for October 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration and tickets are available through the Tyler Hall Box Office for $35 and may be obtained in person, by phone at (315) 312-2141, or online at tickets.oswego.edu

For more information, visit Connections’ Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/ConnectionsWomensConference, the Connections website at www.oswego.edu/about/centers/obcr/connections.html, or contact LiVoti, Connections co-chair, at 343-1545 or [email protected]