HARTFORD — MSNBC’s Morning Joe stars Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will headline Hartford Public Library’s fundraiser event, One Fabulous Big Summer Night, at the Connecticut Convention Center on June 22.
The event will be from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Reception, silent and live auctions and entertainment followed by a summer supper. Honorary Chairpersons Governor and Mrs. Dannel P. Malloy; Masters of Ceremonies Gerry Brooks, News Anchor, NBC Connecticut and Duby McDowell, President, Duby McDowell Communications, LLC.
MSNBC’s Morning Joe, the showTime Magazine calls “revolutionary” and the New York Timesranked as the top news program of 2008. Joe is a former Congressman from Florida who served as the publisher and editor of the award-winning newspaper The Florida Sun. This April, Joe was named to the prestigious Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. In addition to his career in television, Joe is also the author of the New York Times bestseller,
Mika got her start in journalism as a reporter for local news stations right here in Hartford, before joining CBS news as ananchor of the CBS Evening News Weekend Edition and as a CBS News correspondent who frequently contributed to CBS Sunday Morning and 60 Minutes.
Her memoir, All Things At Once, became a New York Timesbestseller in January 2010. Mika has just published her second book, Knowing Your Value,which examines the role of women in the workplace and the fight to gain recognition and a fair salary.