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MVCC Cultural Series to host lecture by owners of Downtown Utica’s Bite Bakery

Feb 8, 2017

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Doug and Jay Leonard, the owners of Bite Bakery and Café in Downtown Utica, will present the lecture “BITE: An Urban Project” as part of the Mohawk Valley Community College Cultural Series at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Plumley Complex Room 119 at the Rome Campus, 1101 Floyd Ave.

The Leonards will discuss the overall process of starting a business, as well as trials and tribulations they encountered along the way. They will incorporate notes about urban renewal and how their business helped revitalize the Franklin Square neighborhood of Utica. Learn more at

Tickets for all Cultural Series events can be purchased in-person at the MVCC Box Office, Information Technology Building Room 106, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and at the Utica Campus Bookstore and the Rome Campus Student Services Center; online any time at; or over the phone by calling 315.731.5721. Most Cultural Series events are $5 or less to the general public and many are free. Events include concerts, comedians, lectures, film screenings and discussions, workshops, family fun events, and more. The Cultural Series is brought to you by MVCC’s Cultural Events Council, in collaboration with MVCC’s Program Board, with significant support from the Student Activity Fee. The series maintains a major social media presence that can be followed on Facebook at “MVCC Cultural Series.” For the complete series lineup and ticket sales, visit

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