Monday, October 22, 5 to 8 PM: FREE Public Forum: The Dollars and Sense of Protecting Community Character
August 23, 2018
A program hosted by the Village of Porterdale & The Conservation Fund in partnership with Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Georgia Department of Economic Development, and Georgia Municipal Association with generous support from the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta...Are you interested in creating economic opportunity in your community? Interested in sustainable tourism? Would you like to see sense of place preserved where you live? Then come hear Ed McMahon, Chair for Sustainable Development & Environmental Policy Urban Land Institute. He is a noted author, attorney, lecturer and expert on creating and sustaining livable and prosperous communities. Asset-based economic development, tourism promotion and historic preservation are among the themes of Mr. McMahon's publications and programs.
Examples of how communities use their assets to enhance quality of life and attract economic opportunity will be shared.
5 PM to 6 PM: Kick off Social and Share Fair
Enjoy refreshments and time for networking. This is an opportunity for attendees to learn about resources and organizations which can assist communities as they plan for the future.
6 PM to 8 PM: Public Forum
The Dollars and Sense of Protecting Community Character, led by Ed McMahon