BITS & BITES - SEPTEMBER 2013
I-11 CORRIDOR STUDIES...The I-11 and Intermountain West Corridor Study is moving forward and stakeholders are invited to particpiate in three different meetings next month focused on their geographical areas - Southern, Northern and Phoenix Metro.
AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE...Join Western Lands and Communities, a joint venture of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Sonoran Institute, for a two-day scenario planning workshop focused on Building Resilience for an Uncertain Future.
VALLE DEL SOL HONOR...Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust staff member Belen Gonzalez was one of 11 Hispanic leaders honored earlier this month with a Profiles of Success award by Valle del Sol.
SPEAKERS WANTED...the City of Peoria's Economic Development Services Department is compiling a member database of leading industry professionals willing to speak at events on various topics regarding workforce development, talent recruitment and business prospects.
RENOWNED WATER LAW EXPERT...University of Arizona Professor and world renowned water expert Robert Glennon will be the keynote speaker at the Tucson Clean & Beautiful annual meeting in October.
TOGETHER WE CAN...The Arizona Downtown Alliance is hosting a community forum on downtown and neighborhood revitalization in Tucson next month.
NEW FEMALE LEADER...After more than six years at the helm of Quarles & Brady, John W. Daniels Jr. will complete his term of office as chair of the firm, and Kimberly Leach Johnson will succeed him. Kimberly has been a member of the firm's Executive Committee for six years and most recently has served as the firm's finance chair.
DENIM AND DIAMONDS...Goodwill of Central Arizona is holding its 13th Annual Evening of Goodwill next month, including a gourmet barbecue dinner, silent auction and raffle. The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of honors to Participant of the Year and Employer and Business Partners of the Year.
IN MEMORY OF...Richard A. (Dick) Eribes, PhD, AIA, had a profound influence within the regional architectural community having served most recently as the Dean of the University of Arizona, College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture from 1997 to 2005, retiring in 2009. He passed away earlier this month but is fondly remembered by those fortunate to have had the pleasure to know him.
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