Join us for networking, breakfast and learn how to navigate change with Vanessa Williams.

It is with great pleasure to announce our keynote speaker for this year’s Economic Conference and Networking Breakfast to be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Farmington Marriott.  Vanessa Williams is the Founder and CEO of Leading Edge Consulting, a global executive coaching firm with offices in CT and FL. Vanessa is an  Executive Leadership Developer. … Read more

TCCF Celebrated 45 Years of Opening Doors to Student Success


On November 12, the Tunxis Foundation held its annual Economic Conference and Networking Breakfast at the Farmington Marriott. Keynote speaker George Bodenheimer, former president and executive chairman of ESPN, addressed an audience of about 190 on “ESPN’s Strategic Advantage: Mission, Brand and Culture.” Tunxis student and veteran Nelson Algarin Jr. spoke about personal leadership and … Read more

Economic Conference Register Now!

Reserve Your Tickets Today – Time is Running Out! On November 12, Tunxis Community College Foundation will hold its annual Economic Conference at the Farmington Marriott. This breakfast, our major fundraiser, features a prominent speaker on business-related topics. We’re pleased to announce that our speaker this year is George Bodenheimer, former president and executive chairman … Read more

You are invited to celebrate 45 YEARS of Opening Doors

While much has changed since 1970, our founding commitment to help students access education and develop the tools they need to succeed remains the same. In addition to funding scholarships, we have expanded our support to include special learning projects, the Arts and our Veterans. We now reach far beyond the Farmington Valley into well … Read more

Economic Conference Student Speaker

Our student speaker, Nelson Algarin is a leader in his own right. Nelson is an Afghanistan War Veteran who overcame survivor’s guilt. Throughout his time at Tunxis Community College he has transformed himself into a campus leader.  He is currently the President of the Tunxis Veterans’ OASIS (Operation Academic Support for Incoming Service Members). Nelson … Read more

Economic Conference Keynote Speaker George Bodenheimer

Our keynote speaker is George Bodenheimer, former President and Executive Chairman with ESPN, Inc.  George began his career at ESPN as a driver in the mailroom and became President just  17 short years later. Mr. Bodenheimer will share his experiences and insights gained during his impressive 33 years at ESPN. Come find out how important … Read more

2014 Economic Conference Sponsors

Tunxis Foundation Economic Conference Sponsors Platinum Sponsor – $5,000 Chuck Pagano Pratt & Whitney Stanley Black & Decker Webster Bank Gold Sponsor – $2,500 Barnes Group Brass Valley Clinton Roberts Foundation D’Amato Construction ebm-papst EDAC Technologies Corporation Follet Bookstore TRUMPF, Inc. Silver Sponsor – $1,000 Dr. Cathryn Addy David Brantner Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina LLP … Read more

2014 Economic Conference in Review

Tunxis Community College Foundation held its annual Economic Conference fundraising breakfast on October 9 at the Farmington Club. The breakfast, which raised over $50,000 to benefit Tunxis students, was made possible through the Foundation’s generous donors, including lead sponsors Stanley Black & Decker, Pratt & Whitney and Webster Bank. The keynote speaker, James C. Smith, … Read more

2012 Economic Conference Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor – $10,000 ESPN Platinum Sponsor – $5,000 Pratt & Whitney Stanley Black & Decker Gold Sponsor – $2500 Barnes Group Clinton Roberts Foundation Computer Recycling USA D’Amato Construction ebm-papst, Inc. Chuck Pagano The Hartford TRUMPF, Inc. Silver Sponsor – $1,000 Cathryn Addy, Ph.D. The Associated Construction Ericsson Television, Inc. Facilities Engineering Associates, Inc. … Read more