Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Florida Neighborhood Conference, July 9-11


This year, the 13th Annual Florida Neighborhood Conference will be held at the Bayfront in St. Pete. Some of the most innovative and dedicated community activists and organizers will be there. Here's a quick run-down of events, and you'll find more detailed info about the workshops -- they're about everything from housing to traffic calming to making neighborhoods more livable -- here.

Want a ride?

Thanks to the collaborative efforts of Sarasota County, Manatee County, the City of Sarasota, and SCOPE, free transportation is available with early registration.
The Florida Neighborhoods Conference is designed to assist communities in building strong neighborhood foundations by offering workshops, tours, speakers and opportunities for neighborhood advocates from small towns and large cities to network and share information. Workshop tracks include: Housing Innovation, Neighborhood Quality, Livable Community, Creating an Atmosphere of Neighborhood Collaboration, Sustaining Neighborhoods, Resources for Neighborhood Leaders. A variety of tour opportunities will be offered around notable St. Pete neighborhoods and historic sites.
Register before June 12 for a reduced rate. Call April at SCOPE (941)-365-8751 or your local government neighborhoods office today to register for a seat on the bus - space is limited!


No comments: