HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman is touring women-owned small businesses that have received financial assistance from the state’s Small Business Express program.
Wyman is scheduled to visit businesses in Waterbury, Berlin and Hartford on Thursday.
The list includes Dottie’s Diner in Waterbury, The Dutch Bulb Lady in Waterbury, Richards Machine Tool Co. Inc. in Berlin, LSC Distribution in Hartford and American Masons & Building Supply Co. in Hartford.
The Small Business Express Program has loaned or provided grants worth more than a total of $85 million over the past two years. Wyman’s office said nearly 500 businesses currently have applications pending.