Monday, November 17, 2008

North Texas ED Summit

Please share with your community leaders, volunteers, City and County representatives! Spread the word and let's have a crowd in Wichita Falls!


Join us Tuesday, December 16, 2008,
For The North Texas Regional Economic Development Summit!

Dillard College of Business - Midwestern State University Wichita Falls
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Lunchtime presentation by Commissioner Todd Staples
Texas Department of Agriculture

Summit workshop topics include:

  • Growing Your Own - A Recipe for Rural Success – Remelle Farrar, Knox County Visioning Team
  • Regionalism – Nicki Harle, Texas Midwest Community Network
  • Retire in Texas - Sherri Gothart-Barron, Texas Department of Agriculture
  • When Hollywood Comes to Town - Carol Pirie, Texas Film Commission
  • Made in Texas – Darrell Dean, Texas Department of Agriculture
  • Association of Rural Communities in Texas (ARCIT) – Donna Chatham, ARCIT
  • How Entrepreneur Ready Communities Grow Local Businesses - Dr. Greg Clary, Agrilife Extension Service
  • Manufacturing Retention – Ernesto Villalobos, Southwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center

$25.00 per person includes lunch and program materials
Registration details coming Tuesday, November 18th!

Amy Lorance
Rural Economic Development
Texas Department of Agriculture

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