MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – Gown and Town Synergy: The Impact of Commercial Development in Waterville and Colby College’s Vision

MEREDA Morning MenuColby College’s ambitious plan to help revitalize downtown Waterville has helped launch multiple projects on and around Main Street that have attracted attention across Maine and the northeast.

Join the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) for breakfast on September 7th from 7:30 – 9:00 AM at the Clarion Hotel in Portland as Colby College’s Vice President of Planning shares insights into the impact of commercial development in Waterville, along with the College’s long-range vision.

About the Event:

September 7, 2017
7:30AM to 9:00AM

Clarion Hotel
1230 Congress Street
Portland, ME

Buffet Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:00 am
Program: 8:00 – 9:00 am

About the Presenter:

Brian J. Clark, Vice President of Planning, Colby College

As vice president of planning, Brian plays a key role in ensuring that Colby fully supports its academic and co-curricular programs, and he leads the College’s outreach to the community, in Waterville and beyond. He came to Colby in 2014 as assistant to the president and director of planning, a senior staff position. In that capacity he worked closely with President Greene, senior leadership, the Board of Trustees, and internal and external stakeholders to organize and support the College’s efforts to develop and implement long-range and strategic planning. Before coming to Colby he spent seven years at the University of Chicago in a variety of roles, finally as associate director for strategy and planning in the university’s Office of the President. A Maine native, Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in government and law and in art history from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., and a master of public policy and organizational management degree from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine.

Registering for this Event:

Member: $45 pp | Non-Member: $55 pp
Prices increase by $10 after August 31.

Your RSVP is requested by August 31. Payment is expected at the time of registration. No refunds will be granted to anyone who registers, but fails to attend or who cancels after August 31.

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This MEREDA “Morning Menu” Breakfast Event is Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank

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