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Posted on: February 25, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Register for Spring General Assembly 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014
University of Maine at Farmington
North Dining Hall

(see calendar for campus parking map)

9:00 AM Registration

9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30-10:15 “Measures of Growth in Focus 2014” Performance measures and benchmarks to achieve a vibrant and sustainable economy for Maine:

Harold Clossey, President & CEO, Maine Development Foundation
Ryan Neale, Program Director, Maine Development Foundation

10:20-10:55 Androscoggin River, A Ribbon of Recreational and Economic Opportunities: Discussion of existing opportunities and
the potential of the Androscoggin River to improve healthy lifestyles and sustainability of the communities.

Fergus Lea, Chair, Androscoggin River Watershed Council

11:00-11:45 Benedict Arnold Trail:
Update on initiative to establish a people powered trail and historical preserve in the mountains of Western Maine.

Larry Warren, Longfellow Mountains Heritage Trails

11:45 General Assembly Business Meeting

Noon Lunch
Recognition Awards

Guest Speaker: Jody Harris
Associate Director, Maine Center for Economic Policy
“An Analysis of Investment in Tourism in Western Maine:
2002-2012” by Jody Harris

1:15-2:30 Transportation Priorities in Western Maine

Joan Walton, Community & Regional Transportation Planner, AVCOG
Maine DOT, invited

2:30 PM Adjourn

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