RURAL DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM SET NOV. 17
A symposium on the future of rural Alabama set Nov. 17
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Sen. Lowell Barron, president pro tempore of the Alabama Senate, and Rep. Seth Hammett, speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives, will co-host a symposium on the future of rural Alabama Nov. 17, 1 p.m., in the State Capitol Auditorium in Montgomery.
"A Call to Action for Rural Alabama: Where Do We Go From Here?' is sponsored by the Alabama Farmers Federation, the Association of County Commissions of Alabama and the Alabama League of Municipalities.
Speakers include: Dr. Don Bogie, director of the Center for Demographic Research at Auburn University-Montgomery; Cecil Williamson, Demopolis mayor; T.C. Coley, Tallapoosa County Commission; Margaret Megginson, a retired apparel worker from Sweetwater; and Bobby Gierisch, director of state policy programs at the Rural Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri.
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