Founder of CiCi's Pizza to speak Sept. 11

Friday, July 20, 2007

What: The Murphy Enterprise Center at the University of North Texas presents the final event in the 2007 Connections Lecture Series. Business professionals are invited to attend a breakfast featuring Joe Croce, founder of Coppell-based CiCi's Pizza, discussing the "Entrepreneurial Tipping Point."

When: 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11 (Tuesday)

Where: La Cima Club in Las Colinas, 5215 N. O'Connor Road

Cost: $25 for breakfast and lecture. Deadline to register is Aug. 31 (Friday).

Contact: Murphy Enterprise Center, at (940) 565-4333, (940) 565-2848 or MurphyCenter@unt.edu

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The Murphy Enterprise Center at the University of North Texas presents Joe Croce, founder of CiCi's Pizza, discussing the "Entrepreneurial Tipping Point" in the final event of the 2007 Connections Lecture Series.

The breakfast and lecture will take place from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 11 (Tuesday) at La Cima Club in Las Colinas, 5215 N. O'Connor Road. The cost is $25.

Croce opened the first CiCi's Pizza in Plano in 1985. Today, the Coppell-based CiCi's Pizza chain has more than 600 restaurants.

To register, contact the Murphy Enterprise Center, at (940) 565-4333, (940) 565-2848 or MurphyCenter@unt.edu. A question-and-answer session and networking opportunities will follow each speech. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 31 (Friday).

This marks the inaugural year of UNT's Connections Lecture Series, which began in February and continued in May. Topics for future years will include "Start Up to Grow Up" and "Show Me the Money."

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

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