Time & Location
About the event
8:30 Registration Opens –
9:00 Welcome – Mayor Chris McBarnes
9:30 OCRA Introductions
Mary Shaw, OCRA
Gerry White, OCRA Community Liaison
10:25 Then to now – what difference can 2 years make?
10:45 Break – water & snacks will be available
10:55 Community Tour and Learning Sessions
Weather permitting this will be a walking tour. In the case of in climate weather, busses have been arranged
11:00 51 West Event Center – Build it and they will come
Dr. Jill Snyder
11:25 Why not Demo?
Fred Myers – entrepreneur
11:45 Why Frankfort???
Nickel Plate Flats – Joe Blake & Mike Sandry
12:15 Prairie Creek Park – bird’s eye view
Joe Palmer – City Councilman
12:45 Lunch provided by Arni’s Restaurant
1:30 How does public & private investment impact the economic vitality of a community?
Shan Sheridan Director of Clinton County Chamber and Clinton County Economic Development
2:00 How do we keep the momentum going?
Mayor Chris McBarnes
2:30 Closing Statements and Adjournment