POUGHKEEPSIE – Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro will discuss the state of the county and business-related issues as the keynote speaker of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s next Contact Breakfast on Wednesday, Apr. 19 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel and Conference Center. KeyBank will sponsor the breakfast.
Molinaro is currently serving his second term as Dutchess County’s seventh County Executive. Originally elected in November 2011, he took office as the youngest County Executive in Dutchess County history.
He has previously served in the New York State Assembly and Dutchess County Legislature after beginning his political career as Mayor of Tivoli at the age of 18, making him the youngest mayor in the nation at the time.
In addition to the typical breakfast festivities, the Chamber will present the 2017 Headliner Awards, an annual honor recognizing some of the best businesses in Dutchess County and beyond. Hudson Valley Fresh Dairy LLC sponsors this presentation.
This year’s Headliner Award winners are:
- Best Place to Work – Marshall & Sterling Insurance
- Green & Lean – Gas Land Petroleum, Inc.
- Leadership in Business & Community – City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Robert Rolison
- Outside-the-Box Innovator – netEffx, Inc.
Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door for Chamber members. Non-members can attend for $35. RSVP online or call (845) 454-1700, ext. 1000.