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May 12, 2016

Founder of Feat Socks to Visit Reggio


Event:            Founder of Feat Socks to Visit Reggio
Date:             Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time:             12:45 p.m.
Location:      CREC Reggio Magnet School of the Arts
                       59 Waterville Road, Avon, CT


On May 18, Parker Burr, a Simsbury native and the founder of Feat Socks, will talk to fifth-grade students at CREC’s Reggio Magnet School of the Arts about being an entrepreneur.

During his visit, Burr will share his own story and talk about what it was like to start his own business. He will also facilitate a creative workshop for students.

Burr’s visit is a wonderful opportunity for students, and members of the media are welcome to visit the school to see the interaction.


The Capitol Region Education Council was established in 1966 and is celebrating 50 years of academic excellence. Working with and for its member districts, CREC has developed a wide array of cost-effective and high-quality programs and services to meet the educational needs of children and adults in the region. CREC brings five decades of experience in education, regional collaboration, and operations to provide innovative strategies and products that address the changings needs of school districts and their students, corporations, non-profits, and individual professions. CREC regularly serves 36 towns in Greater Hartford, offering more than 120 programs to more than 150,000 students annually. CREC manages more than 35 facilities throughout the area, including 18 interdistrict magnet schools. More information about CREC and CREC’s award-winning schools is available at

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