FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Sue Cobb & Jenny Schiavone, Mayor’s Office (720) 865-9016
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Calendar Announcement And Media Advisory
Denver Officials Announce June 28 Neighborhood Conference
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Empowering Denver’s Neighborhoods:
Collaboratively Strengthening Our Communities, Block by Block
(Denver) City and County of Denver officials will host neighbors and community organizations in a day of community-wide networking and neighborhood leadership Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Manual High School.
The conference agenda will include presentations by local and national leaders on community building; workshops to address specific issues facing our neighborhoods; small and large group decision-making sessions designed to define what strong neighborhoods look like, and to identify effective strategies to promote them; plus opportunities for networking.
The day-long conference will encourage a shared vision for Denver’s diverse neighborhood and community groups, allowing for collaboration in building stronger neighborhoods and leading to action on a block-by-block basis. This conference is for anyone interested in:
Learning about the exciting things neighborhood associations and other organizations are doing to improve the quality of life in Denver’s neighborhoods.
Finding out how the City and County of Denver is working to engage residents in projects and plans intended to build community.
Gaining practical tools for addressing a wide range of pressing issues.
Networking with neighbors, groups and City officials.
WHAT: 2008 Neighborhood Conference
WHO: City and County of Denver officials
Neighborhood Resource Center
Institute for Consensus Action
WHEN: Saturday, June 28, 2008, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
WHERE: Manual High School, 1700 E. 28th Avenue
TO REGISTER: Contact Heather Barry at (720) 865-9103 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please register by June 20, 2008.
Please note that sign language interpreters and/or CART will be provided upon request with five business days’ notice. Please contact Lorrie A. Kosinski, Sign Language Interpreter CI, CT, SC:L, at (720) 913-8487, TTY at (720) 913-8484, or email@example.com.
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