updated: 7/16/2012 2:46:03 PM
Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman's Symposium of Rural Philanthropy will be held this summer. The event will include sessions to help create partnership opportunities and encourage investing and giving back to rural communities.
May 25, 2012
Lt. Governor Becky Skillman’s Symposium of Rural Philanthropy
Harnessing the Power of Local Wealth
Tuesday, July 17, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
2480 Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus, IN
(Formerly the Holiday Inn)
Featured speakers will include:
Lt. Governor Becky Skillman
Founder, President Emeritus, and Vice President for Policy Programs of the Rural Policy Research Institute, the only national policy institute in the U.S. solely dedicated to assessing the rural impacts of public policies.
Dr. Michael Hicks
Director of Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research and will further discuss his Indiana Community Asset and Index Ranking study.
This workshop will provide quality information to elected officials, community foundation leaders, economic development leaders, agricultural community leaders and financial planners. The sessions are designed to help create partnership opportunities and offer ideas to encourage clients, families and residents to give back and invest in their rural communities.
Office of Community and Rural Affairs, Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Indiana Farm bureau, Indiana State University and the Rural Roundtable.
More information and registration will be available on the Office of Community and Rural Affairs website starting Friday, June 1. Seating is limited.
Source: Indiana State Department of Agriculture