Creativity Connects Bethel: Meet Janice Chrzescijanek, Town Economic Development Director

Creativity Connects Bethel

What fuels a vibrant, connected and creative community? What makes people feel good about living in Bethel?

When locals share the creativity that they uncover in the nooks and crannies of their community it brings about connectivity and makes us all feel good. Believe it or not, you discover creativity every day as you walk, shop, work, and play in Bethel? 

Creativity connects us.

Meet Janice Chrzescijanek, the Town of Bethel Economic Development Director 

Is there a person or organization using creativity to provoke change in Bethel? 

Jim Felice! Jim just moved his studio from Danbury to Clarke Business Park in Bethel. He was involved in the creation of Bethel Arts and has been a local arts advocate. He was involved in our first-ever Bethel sculpture walk and has a permanent sculpture in front of the Bethel Public Library.

Finish this sentence: When I think of creativity in Town I think of …

… our many emerging artists! Through the work of Bethel Arts Jim Felice and local businesses who welcome artists and local musicians including La Zingara, J. Lawrence, Note Kitchen and Bar, Molten Java coffee shop and Bethel Photoworks, we’ve only just begun to see the talent we have here in Bethel and the positive impact it can have on our community.

How does creativity connect you to Bethel?

In my role as Economic Development Director for the Town of Bethel, I have always known about the economic benefits of having the arts in a community, but actually seeing it change a place for the better has been inspiring!

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