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Registration Opens For 15th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference

Posted July 9, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference, Inc. (VSNC, Inc.) is proud to announce registration is open for the 15th annual 2014 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference taking place in Lynchburg, Virginia on September 18-19, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Downtown. The 1½ day conference provides an excellent opportunity for neighborhoods and communities from across the Commonwealth to share their knowledge, experience and vision on how to make Virginia’s communities and neighborhoods - the neighborhoods of choice.

This year’s conference theme is Neighborhoods Reaching for a Better Tomorrow and will feature Opening Luncheon keynote speaker Dr. Basil I. Gooden PdD who was appointed by President Obama as State Director - Commonwealth of Virginia at the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development and Welcome Breakfast keynote speaker Mr. Anwar Saleem who was awarded the Great American Main Street Award in 2013 for his work with the revitalization of the 'H' Street corridor in Washington, DC. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to attend information-packed workshops, mobile workshops, participate in networking opportunities and visit exhibitions. A concurrent conference specifically designed for engaging young people in their communities called the Youth Café is also being offered for youth attending the conference.