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Information and Inspiration

Information and Inspiration presentations are virtual gatherings open to all to elevate your knowledge and broaden your intelligence, while also providing an opportunity to connect with othersThe Darien Community Association has partnered with authors, business entrepreneurs, and specialists on travel, culture, and the arts.

Building Your Tool Box to Improve Your Life Skills
“Navigating Start-Ups, Childhood Cancer and a Pandemic” with Ami-Lynn Bakshi
Co-Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cafe Agave, Inc. and Partner in Sono 1420 American Craft Distillers

Tuesday, April 6
10:00am

DCA members $15
Public $20

This event co-sponsored by HAYVN.

Register online for this virtual event by Sunday, April 4. If you are trying to register for this event after Sunday night, please call our DCA office at 203-655-9050 extension 10. If another person in your household will be viewing with you, please purchase an additional ticket(s).

Registrants will receive an email with Zoom meeting access information the day before the presentation.

Not a DCA Member? Members receive discounted admission for our activities, and find that their membership pays for itself simply by participating in several events each year.

Ami-Lynn Bakshi is an experienced marketing, innovation and sales executive with extensive experience in the alcoholic beverage industry.

She is the co-founder, president and COO of Cafe Agave, Inc., a California-based company whose lead product is Cafe Agave Spiked Cold Brew Coffee. This is a unique to market, wine-based, ready to drink coffee cocktail in a can that launched in May 2018. She oversees all aspects of the company’s business from operations to sales.

Ami-Lynn is also a partner and business advisor for Sono 1420 American Craft Distillers, a local CT distillery building the country’s first federally legal, cannabis (hemp-derived) alcoholic beverage brand. The distillery currently uses hemp seed in the mash bills and botanical blends of their products. The company is also active in the non-alcohol CBD space.

A graduate of San Diego State University, Ami-Lynn received both a B.S. and M.S in business administration (marketing and entrepreneurship).

As a resident of Norwalk, she is actively involved in the community, serving as the vice president of the board of the Norwalk Senior Center. Ami-Lynn and her husband Jon have two sons.

Register online for this virtual event by Sunday, April 4, or through the DCA office: 203-655-9050 extension 10. If another person in your household will be viewing with you, please purchase an additional ticket(s).

This event co-sponsored by HAYVN.

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Information and Inspiration Co-Chairs
Sarah Ritchey
Lisa Thoren