The Women’s Business Development Council officially opened the doors to its brand-new office in downtown Waterbury on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring many prominent government officials and community leaders, including Senator Joan Hartley, Representative Ron Napoli, Representative Geraldo Reyes, Board of Aldermen President Paul Pernerewski, Alderwoman Kelly Zimmerman, SBA Deputy District Director Moraima Gutierrez, and others.
The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) is announcing the launch of a pair of grant programs aimed to give a boost to established small businesses based in the cities of Waterbury and Torrington. The programs are being offered through partnerships with the City of Waterbury and the City of Torrington, and make grants of up to $10,000 available to eligible businesses in each city. The programs each launched on June 21.
The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) is announcing the hiring of Ronae Mason-Craig as Outreach Coordinator for its new office location in Waterbury — scheduled to open later this year. In this role, she will be responsible for expanding WBDC’s reach in the Waterbury area.