SALISBURY - Ed
McMahon, a nationally known community development speaker, will keynote the
Rowan County Community Forum “Building Successful Communities” on Thursday,
March 6, beginning at 8 a.m. at the F&M Trolley Barn (125 E. Liberty St.).
the generous donation of sponsors, there is no charge to attend the events;
however, reservations are necessary.
McMahon is nationally known
as an inspiring and thought provoking speaker and is one of the country’s most
incisive analysts of community and economic development issues and trends. He
is an attorney, land use planner and is Senior Resident Fellow at the Urban
Land Institute in Washington, D.C.
The Community Forum is being
organized by Gateway Building partners: Rowan County Chamber of Commerce; RowanWORKS
Economic Development; Salisbury-Rowan Convention & Visitors Bureau;
Downtown Salisbury, Inc.; and, The Land Trust for Central North Carolina.
The “Building Successful
Communities” program for Thurs., March 6, at the F&M Trolley Barn:
a.m.“The Secrets of Successful
Communities” – Ed McMahon
a.m.“A Newcomer’s View” – Brien
a.m.Break-out Sessions – defining
a.m.Report-out – groups
6:00 p.m.“Developing Your Community Vision” – Ed McMahon
will be invited to help create a shared vision for Rowan County. The community
forum will provide a place for Rowan County business and community leaders to
come together and develop a plan for a more positive working relationship among
our key community partners.
Community Forum Steering Committee envisions a series of task force meetings after
the forum to further develop the process. All ideas are welcome and the events
are open to the public.
is no charge to attend the events; however, reservations are necessary. Contact
the Chamber by Tues., March 4, at 704.633.4221 or firstname.lastname@example.org