Join the Conversation Sept. 11th

Please join Cunningham Public Library on Saturday, September 11th, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. via Zoom for a presentation and discussion on economic development in our community.

Members of the community and area business leaders are invited to join in this interactive presentation.

Jeremy Hill, Director of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita State University will lead this interactive forum. Hill’s presentation is designed to help us better understand our economic trends, identify our area’s comparative advantage, and help us as a community to prioritize a strategy for growth.

As part of our discussions, we will ask participants to help us identify our community’s current resources and needs and help us to answer the question, “What library resources are needed to support our community’s economic development efforts including support for remote working?”

Jeremy Hill, is the director of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita State University. He came to Wichita State University from Georgia Southern University, where he was the director of the Coastal Rivers Water Planning and Policy Center. Hill has over twenty years of experience of applied business and economic research, and is often quoted by local and state media across Kansas. His research focus has been on business analysis and community development, as well as workforce, tourism and retirement dynamics.

This presentation is funded through a Libraries Transforming Communities (LTC): Focus on Small and Rural Libraries Grant. LTC is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) in collaboration with the Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL).

Registration is required for this event. You may register at the library, or register online here. The Deadline for registration is two days prior to the event. Zoom access information will be sent to registrants prior to the event.

New to Zoom? Get acquainted with Zoom meetings in this tutorial.

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