Many rural communities squirm when asked, “What does your community have that a visitor would want to see?” The answer (given too often) is, “We don’t have anything in this town.” The truth is every town has a story to tell and offer visitors but it is sometimes hard to see what is right under your nose. – Kansas Sampler Foundation
Jeff Salmon, Executive Director of Frontier Texas will join us to share the “Seven Ways History is Essential” helping us to understand how history lays the groundwork for strong, resilient communities. Come with your stories and be energized by the importance of those stories and how best to tell them.
The West Central Texas Region is comprised of multiple factors which synergistically determines the region’s economic viability. It is important to have a concise and current overview of the assets and challenges in this vast West Texas Region. This is the basis used to ascertain future growth, asset allocation and focused efforts to benefit the region.- WCT Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)
Wendy Allen, Regional Services Director at the West Central Texas Council of Governments will share components of the updated CEDS and share how you and fellow business leaders can utilize the resource to procure new business interests within your community.
The meeting will be held in Hendrick Hospital on North 18th (off of Pine Street). Enter at the main hospital entrance and up the stairs behind the registration desk. The Tom Roberts Conference Room is around the corner.
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