Kate Czaplinski, host of HAN’s Coffee Break news show, is joined Wednesday, Nov. 18 by Nicole Heriot-Mikula and Jimmy Tickey of Celebrate Shelton.

Celebrate Shelton is a city-wide initiative focusing on small businesses. It was started by small business owners, Michael Skrtic, of The Glass Source and Heriot-Mikula, of bringtheHoopla — along with Tickey.

The initiative, which works with the city and other organizations in Shelton, is about a year old and has several events planned for the upcoming holiday season.

Events include:

  • Friday, November 27: Plaid Friday Handmade Market Kick-Off Celebration
  • Saturday, November 28: Small Business Saturday Market
  • Friday, December 4: Community Tree Lighting
  • Saturdays, December 5, December 12, December 19: Holiday Handmade Market

You can find out more at CelebrateShelton.com

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network. Or watch it on-demand later.

Kate Czaplinski is joined by Rob Adams with weather and high school sports updates. Donald Eng also takes a look back on this day in history.