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E-M:/ 4th Annual Growing Communities Conference - Grand Rapids MI



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Enviro-Mich message from toeringa@GVSU.EDU (AMY TOERING)
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                                        4th Annual
                                GROWING COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE
                                    Quality Through Design
     
     
     
                                    Thursday June 12, 1997
                                     8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
     
                                Rockford Fine Arts Auditorium
                                     Rockford, Michigan
                                    4100 Kroes Road, NE
     
     This conference is brought to you be the
     Grand Valley Metropolitan Council Blueprint Committee
     
     
     
                                Conference Partners
     City of Grand Rapids
     Crystal Flash
     Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr, And Huber Inc. Grand Rapids Area Transit 
     Authority
     Grand Valley Metropolitan Council 
     Grand Valley State University Water Resources Institute Greater Grand 
     Rapids Home Builders Association
     Kent County Road and Park Commission Land Conservancy of West Michigan 
     The Right Place Program
     West Michigan Environmental Action Council
     
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     Agenda
     
     7:30 - 8:30       Registration And Continental Breakfast
     
     8:30 - 9:00       Welcome And Opening Remarks
     
     9:00 - 10:15      Peter Calthorpe, Principal
                       Calthorpe and Associates, San Francisco, California
     
     10:15 - 10:45     BREAK
     
     10:45 - 12:00     Randall Arendt, Vice President of Conservation       
       
                       Planning, Natural Lands Trust, Media, Pennsylvania
     
     12:00 -12:45      LUNCH
     
     12:45 - 1:30      Questions and Answers
                       with Peter Calthorpe and Randall Arendt
     
     1:30 - 1:45       BREAK
     
     1:45 - 2:45       Anthony Downs, Senior Fellow
                       Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.
     
     2:45 - 4:00       Community Benchmarks 
     
     4:00 - 4:10       Closing Comments
     
     4:10 - 5:30       Hors d'oeuvres Reception
     
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     Directions
     
     From US 131: Take Exit 97 (10 Mile Road) into Rockford. Proceed east 
     on 10 Mile Road to Wolverine Boulevard (Approx. 6 miles). Turn South 
     (right) on Wolverine Blvd. to Kroes Road (Approx. 1 1/2 miles) and 
     follow the Rockford High School signs (West). The Rockford Fine Arts 
     Auditorium is within the Rockford High School complex approximately 
     1/2 mile on Kroes Road (intersection on Kroes and Northland Drive). 
     Please use the Main Entrance into the High School.
     
     
     For further conference information, contact Amy Toering at: 
     616-895-3092 or toeringa@gvsu.edu
     
     For information regarding space available for displays and exhibits, 
     contact Christy Klinge at 616-895-2527 
     or klingec@gvsu.edu.
     
     
     
     Registration Form
     
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     Special Dietary Considerations
     
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     Registration is guaranteed upon receiving payment.
     
     Mail the completed registration form and fee to:
     
     Grand Valley State
     University
     Water Resources Institute
     Attn: Amy Toering
     188 Padnos Hall
     Allendale, MI 49401-9403
     
     Make checks payable to GVSU-WRI
     
     **Registration fee before May 29, 1997 is $45 per person**
     
     Please add $10 after May 29. Fee includes all materials and food.
     
     No refunds will be given after June 6, 1997.

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