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9/14/2015 - Philadelphia, Penn. Mayor Nutter Comes to Bridgeport, Conn. to talk Jobs, Economic Development, and Pre-K

Bridgeport, Conn. (September 14, 2015) – Today, Philadelphia, Penn. Mayor Michael Nutter will join Mayor Bill Finch to discuss job creation, economic development, and pre-k.

Here’s the public schedule for today’s visit:

Meeting with Bridgeport’s Pre-K Task Force

WHO: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Superintendent of Schools Fran Rabinowitz, City Officials, and Community Leaders.

WHAT: Meeting to discuss Bridgeport’s efforts to define universal pre-k, and give even more kids access to high-quality early childhood learning opportunities.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Mayor Finch’s Conference Room (999 Broad St., 2nd floor, Bridgeport, Conn.)

Announcement of new development at Bijou Square in downtown Bridgeport

WHO: Mayor Finch, Mayor Nutter, Developer Phil Kuchma, Business Leaders, City Officials, and Community Leaders.

WHAT: Announcement of new development at Bijou Square in downtown Bridgeport.

WHEN: 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

WHERE: Parking lot next to 272 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, Conn.

Tour of Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust (BNT) development site

WHO: Mayor Finch, Mayor Nutter, BNT Executive Director Elizabeth Torres, Business Leaders, City Officials, and Community Leaders.

WHAT: Tour of the site of the Milestone Apartments, three-story mixed-use development will include a new Early Childhood Education Center and 30 quality apartments which being developed by BNT.

WHEN: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

WHERE:  1803 Stratford Ave., Bridgeport, Conn.

Steelpointe Harbor walking tour

WHO: Mayor Finch, Mayor Nutter, Steelpointe Development team, Business Leaders, City Officials, and Community Leaders.

WHAT: Tour of the Steelpointe Harbor development site.

WHEN: 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Begins at Bass Pro Shops (RE: Meet in Bass Pro parking lot near the corner of Stratford Ave. and East Main St.