Mt. Rushmore with Shari Fiveash, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics.


Shari Fiveash

Connecticut Conference of Municipalities – Director, Member Services

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CT vacation spots:

  1. Winvian Farm, Morris CT, 5,000 sq. ft. spa
  2. Golden Lamb Buttery, Brooklyn CT, restaurant
  3. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford CT
  4. Mystic Seaport, Mystic CT

Fall activities:

  1.  Leaf peeping!
  2. The BIG E, Eastern States Exhibition! Our version of a state fair for New England.
  3. Corn mazes, apple cider, pumpkin carving.
  4. Wander the vineyards.

Buzzwords:

  1. Experiential
  2. ROI
  3. Partnerships
  4. Diet Dr. Pepper!

Issues facing CT cities and towns:

  1. NO budget!
  2. Young adults leaving after graduation.
  3. Cost of doing business.
  4. Taxes!

Books:

  1. The End of Membership as we Know It, Sarah Sladek
  2. If Mayors Ruled the World, Benjamin Barber
  3. Any Nicholas Sparks on CD
  4. Any Danielle Steele on CD