Within the information: Knox-Gower new director of promoting, communications at AMP

Within the information: Knox-Gower new director of promoting, communications at AMP

Within the information: Knox-Gower new director of promoting, communications at AMP

Dana Knox-Gower (Contributed)

The American Mural Undertaking, based mostly in Winsted, has introduced that Dana Knox-Gower is its new director of promoting and communications.

Knox-Gower will lead AMP’s brand-building initiatives and strategic advertising campaigns to assist bolster the group’s mission and objective with native, regional and nationwide audiences. She will likely be a key contributor to the expansion and evolution of AMP’s multifaceted applications and group occasions by growing sustainable income streams, driving partnership engagement, and enhancing the customer expertise.

She involves AMP after serving 16 years in advertising, communications and public relations administration for Smiths Detection, an internationally acknowledged safety know-how chief. Earlier than Smiths Detection, Knox-Gower served in numerous advertising communications and gross sales capabilities for commerce reveals, publishing and media organizations.

AMP is dwelling to the biggest indoor collaborative paintings on the planet – a three-dimensional mural 120 toes lengthy and 5 tales excessive. Greater than 15,000 kids and adults have helped create items of the mural, which is housed in certainly one of two former mill buildings on the AMP campus on Whiting Road in Winsted.


Pacowta named president

Michael E. Pacowta (Contributed)

The Valley United Approach board of administrators has introduced that Michael E. Pacowta has been named president and chief skilled officer.

Pacowta, who first joined as space director in August 2022, brings a wealth of expertise to the group’s five-town area of Ansonia, Derby, Oxford, Seymour and Shelton. He succeeds interim president and CEO David Kennedy, who retired Jan. 9.

“The board of administrators is thrilled that Mike will lead VUW. He’ll give attention to constructing fundraising momentum to strengthen our associate company’s impression inside the group,” stated board chair Karen Stockla.

She added that the board is grateful for Kennedy’s management and steerage through the previous three years, particularly through the pandemic. “He was instrumental in elevating funds as a part of the Valley Group COVID-19 Response and Restoration Fund, which supported group members who have been severely impacted by COVID-19,” Stockla stated.

Pacowta has a long-established presence within the Valley, serving as president of the Larger Valley Chamber of Commerce from 1991-94, and as mayor of Shelton from 1985-1991.

He additionally served for a number of years as president of the Larger Waterbury Chamber of Commerce and, instantly earlier than becoming a member of VUW, held the place of Employment Specialist with TheWorkplace, Inc.

Job honest held at Marriot Waterbury Downtown

The Waterbury Regional Chamber and the Northwest Regional Workforce Funding Board are internet hosting a job honest on Wednesday in downtown Waterbury that can characteristic greater than 60 space corporations.

The occasion is being held from 3-6 p.m. on the Courtyard by Marriott Waterbury Downtown, 63 Grand St. Admission is free and open to the general public. Free parking is on the market within the resort storage. WATR Radio 1320AM/97.7 FM will likely be broadcasting dwell from the occasion.

For extra info, contact the chamber at 203-757-0701 or go to waterburychamber.com