47th annual community breakfast set
AMHERST — A breakfast marking the beginning of the school year, and which will outline common goals for and issues facing the University of Massachusetts, the surrounding towns and the local business community, takes place next week.
The 47th annual Community Breakfast will be held Wednesday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Student Union Ballroom on the UMass campus. Tony Maroulis, executive director of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, said energy is always high at the breakfast and the positive relationships between the entities are discussed.
Speakers at the breakfast, co-sponsored by UMass and the chamber, will include UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy; Larry Archey, president of the chamber; and Tracy Gebhart, a UMass student from Sioux Falls, S.D.
Gebhart, who is pursuing a master’s degree in public policy, earned a bachelor’s degree in the spring. She is expected to speak about her participation in three signature service-learning programs.
Advance tickets are $8 per person and may be purchased online at www.umassconferenceservices.com/registration by Tuesday at noon.
Tickets will also be available at the door for $10 per person.
Free parking is available in the Campus Center Garage.
For additional information, contact the office of External Relations and University Events at 577-1101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.