State Senators to Address Business Leaders Friday

Sens. Kathleen A. O’Connor Ives and Barbara L’Italien are among the invited speakers.

Merrimack Valley’s senators will gather in Lawrence Friday morning for a Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce (MVCC) breakfast forum.

Sens. Kathleen A. O’Connor Ives (D-Newburyport), Barbara L’Italien (D-Andover), Eileen M. Donoghue (D-Lowell) and Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) are invited speakers at the forum, “The Massachusetts Economy: A Report From The Massachusetts State Senate.” The Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee is sponsoring the event from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m., Friday, at Salvatore’s Riverwalk Conference Center, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence.

Cost is $25 for MVCC members and $50 for non-members. A hot breakfast buffet is included. For registration or further details, contact the MVCC at (978) 686-0900, or visit