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The Connect 2020 event hosted by the Madison Chamber of Commerce will feature Madison Mayor Paul Finley’s State of the City Address. CONTRIBUTED

Madison mayor to review 2019, announce plans for upcoming year at “Connect 2020” Jan. 31

MADISON – The annual State of the City by Madison Paul Finley will be held one month from tomorrow.

Connect 2020 will be held in the Davidson Center at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center on Jan. 31. Madison’s premier gala, the annual event features Finley’s address speech while celebrating connections between the City of Madison, regional local governments, area businesses and residents.

Held under the Saturn 5 Rocket, Mayor Finley will review the city’s achievements over the past year and shares his plans for 2020.

Hosted by the Madison Chamber of Commerce, this year’s “Connect” event will also celebrate the importance of education, its relationship to a thriving community, and its critical role in Madison.

Lockheed Martin will be the Connect 2020 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) sponsor. In this role, Lockheed sponsors the Mayor’s Scholarship Fund, which focuses on encouraging our local youth to study and pursue STEM careers.

The evening begins with cocktails at 6:30 p.m., with a formal dinner and the program beginning at 7 p.m.

For ticket or sponsorship information, call the Madison Chamber of Commerce at 256.325.8317 or email merrill@madisonalchamber.com.

Dress for this event is cocktail attire, black tie optional.

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