FRAMINGHAM – After taking the summer off, the Framingham Business Association resumed its monthly meetings today.
More than 50 business owners and political leaders attended the lunch meeting at La Cantina restaurant.
President Mark Haranas engaged the owners in discussion about economic opportunity zones, the City’s sign bylaw, problems in downtown Framingham, and other business-related topics.
The Framingham Business Association (FBA) was created to promote and protect the value, importance and significance of a thriving business community in the City of Framingham, and to ensure that local businesses’ needs are being considered, understood and supported by the residents and government officials, according to its website.
The Association believes that a thriving local business community equals a thriving Framingham, according to its website.
Today’s meeting was the first attended by State Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis.
City Council Chair Dennis Giombetti, District 1 City Councilor Charlie Sisitsky, and at-large Councilor George King were also in attendance.
A new member for the meeting was Nichol Figueiredo, CEO of RequestFOIA.com
The group meets the second Wednesday of the month at noon.
Membership is open to anyone who owns a business in Framingham. Click here to learn more about membership.