The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis-Memphis Branch announces its Exploring Innovation in Community Development Week, April 14-18, 2008. According to Michael Minor, Senior Community Affairs Specialist of the Memphis Branch, this event will draw national attention to the Delta and the community development industry.
Staff members in the Community Affairs department at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis are scheduling activities in the Bank’s Eighth District, which includes all of Arkansas and portions of Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, Indiana and Kentucky. Featured speakers, resource fairs and workshops will highlight innovations in community development issues, such as housing finance, entrepreneurship, tourism and early childhood development..
Delta State University’s (DSU) Center for Community and Economic Development, College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, Delta Regional Development and Congressman Bennie Thompson’s Office have partnered with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis-Memphis Branch to host a kick-off forum on April 14th
. The event will be held in the H.L. Nowell Student Union-State Room, from 5:00-8:30 p.m. The DSU event will focus on Cultural/Heritage and Eco-Tourism, and Early Childhood Development.
A calendar listing of all events of the Federal Reserve Bank is posted at www.exploringinnovation.org.
To find out how you may register for the DSU event, you may contact Deborah Moore, Director of the Center for Community and Economic Development-DSU, at 662-846-4339 or email@example.com.