PITTSBORO – The Town of Pittsboro Parks Department and the Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will host a forum, The Power of Place, Parks and Quality of Life: An Economic Development Perspective, on Tuesday, April 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. The event will take place at the new Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center at 1192 US 64 W Business in Pittsboro.
Three experts in their respective fields will share their perspectives on how investments in Parks and Recreation and Economic Development go hand in hand. Panelists include:
- Kyle Touchstone – President, Chatham Economic Development Corporation
- Jody Leidolf – Manager, Planning and Sustainability, Newland Communities
- Sig Hutchinson – Chair, Wake County Board of Commissioners, and open space advocate
Paul Horne, Parks Planner for the Town of Pittsboro, will moderate the panel discussion.
The event is free and open to the public. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged. For complimentary tickets, click here. Light breakfast fare and beverages will be provided.