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|Business Growth Tops Next Galesburg "Visioning Session" Thursday -- LIVE COVERAGE ON WGIL AND WGIL.COM
|The fourth Galesburg Advantage work session is entitled "DRIVING Innovation: Business Growth and Development," and will touch on business retention and expansion, business attraction, niche marketing, and entrepreneurship development.
Panel members include: Cat Garza, Manager, Western Illinois Entrepreneurship Center; Dennis Case, President, Galesburg Business Association; Carrie McKillip, Extension Unit Educator - Community and Economic Development , U of I Extension; Joe Mangieri, Business & Technology Center Board liaison to GREDA; and Jim Hankes, owner, Thrushwood Farms. The panel discussion will be moderated by Terry Cavanaugh, co-host, WGIL Morning News.
All sessions take place on the Carl Sandburg College campus, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Building "B" in the Dr. Donald G. Crist Student Center. The sessions begin at 6 pm and last approximately two hours. Attend one or all of the sessions. Contact Jenni Moser at 309/345-3628 or email at email@example.com to reserve your seat.
Agendas for future sessions and summaries for past sessions are posted on the City of Galesburg web site at www.ci.galesburg.il.us. WGIL will broadcast live the panel discussion portion of the session Thursday starting at 6pm. The panel discussion, and the closing summary, will be available for download on wgil.com later Thursday night.
Remaining Galesburg Advantage sessions include:
Thursday - Driving Innovation: Business Growth and Development
04/02/2009 - Celebrating Community: Tourism and Downtown Development
04/09/2009 - Cultivating a Sense of Place: The Rules of a Community and Neighborhood Attraction
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