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PBC Office of Community Revitalization Hosts First Community Connections Meeting

For immediate release: July 29, 2009
Contact: Houston L. Tate, OCR Director (561) 233-5303

Residents and members of the news media are invited to attend the first Countywide Community Revitalization Team (CCRT) Community Connections Meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2009, hosted by Palm Beach County Office of Community Revitalization. The meeting will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Vista Center (Room VC-1E-58), located at 2300 North Jog Road, in West Palm Beach.

The CCRT Community Connections meetings are designed to enhance community civic engagement and public participation. The meeting’s agenda is comprised of the following segments: a Commissioner Forum, a mini workshop, department updates, and residents’ comments.

Palm Beach County Commissioner Shelley Vana will respond to questions from her constituents and discuss priority projects and/or initiatives currently underway in her district. Residents are encouraged to submit their questions ahead of time by e-mail at or by calling the OCR at 233-5303. The topic of the mini workshop will be “Managing Your Money in Tough Times.” The invited speaker is Maisielin Ross, from the University of Florida and Cooperative Extension Service.

All community residents are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

Who:  Commissioner Shelley Vana
What: Commissioner Forum and Mini Workshop
When: Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009,   9:30 to11:30 a.m.
Where: Vista Center, 2300 North Jog Rd., Room VC-1E-58
Contact: Houston L. Tate, OCR Director, 561-233-5303


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