City of Delavan issued the following announcement on Jan. 13.
January 15 - 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Delavan High School
Join together with your neighbors and neighboring communities to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing rural areas and small towns in the Greater Peoria region. This is a place to openly discuss issues - such as town revitalization, small business development, industry, jobs, housing, natural resources, and broadband - and propose projects and programs that support community and economic development in your area. With your input and guidance, we are creating a economic development strategy that works for everyone.
4:00 p.m. - Sign in, grab a snack, and find a seat
4:15 p.m. - Opening presentation - What are we here to do?
4:30 p.m. - Introductions and topic selection
4:45 p.m. - Table discussions begin
6:00 p.m. - Regroup, sharing and goal setting
7:00 p.m. - Adjourn
Many Ways To Participate:
1. Stay for the entire event and engage in multiple conversations adn the goal-setting session.
2. Stop by anytime to quickly and easily provide input on idea boards and maps.
3. Mix it up, arrive late, leave early - just make sure you have a voice at the Big Table!
Who should participate? Residents, business owners, service and resource agencies, school representative, government representatives - everyone!! This is a family-friendly event and there will be refreshments and ligh snakcs available.
This is a FREE PUBLIC EVENT but please register at:
For more information, contact Tory Dahlhoff - 618-795-8470,
Learn more about Big Table Greater Peoria at www.bigtablegp.com
Original source can be found here.