greater-owens-2065-summitOWENSBORO, Ky. (7/2/14) — The Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation and Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce will kick-off a year-long visioning and planning process for the community Thursday, July 17, 2014 with a Greater Owensboro 2065 Summit.

The Summit, set to begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. at the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Auditorium, is open to all citizens, civic, non-profit and business leaders of the community.

It is a day designed to educate, engage and empower the community to define 50-year goals in four key areas – education, transportation, energy and health.

The day will feature James B. Bullard, the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis at a luncheon address.

Other featured speakers on the program include:

  • Kris Kimmel – President of the Kentucky Science and Technology Corp. and founder of the IdeaFestival will address futuristic thinking;

  • Dr. Nick Brake – Superintendent of Owensboro Public Schools will address opportunities in education and workforce development;

  • Dr. Leonard Peters – Secretary of the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet; and Kevin McClearn – Chief District Engineer with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will address transportation planning for the future.

After the presentations, citizen attendees will choose the planning group they’d like to participate in and join the following leaders in a year-long process of research, input and design of goals:

  • In Energy – Terry Naulty, General Manager and CEO of Owensboro Municipal Utilities

  • In Education – Dr. Jim Klauber, President of Owensboro Community and Technical College

  • In Transportation – Suzanne Blazar, Vice President at First Security Bank of Owensboro

  • In Health – Philip Patterson, President and CEO of Owensboro Health
To RSVP to attend the Greater Owensboro 2064 Summit, please visit http://chamber.owensboro.com. The event is free and open to the public.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Jessica Kirk

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 30, 2015 4130

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3988

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2778

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2581

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 2331

Hopkins School System Has More Hiring to Do

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16969

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15939

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 04, 2015 2331

Hopkins School System Has More Hiring to Do

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 1713

No. 9 Steakhouse Owners Working to Rebuild Dream

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 1706

UPDATE: AT&T Says All Service Restored

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 04, 2015 1000

School Board Chairman Resigns

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 914

Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 849

Riddle Insurance Moves Madisonville Regional…

by Ron Sanders
August 04, 2015 793

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 724

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

by SurfKY News
August 04, 2015 597

UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Captured, Incarcerated

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 514

Whitfield Vows to Fight Obama's Legacy Clean…

by SurfKY News