City Councilman Bob Dyer will open the Virginia Beach Council of Civic Organization’s annual Neighborhood Conference, to be held Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St.
The VBCCO is partnering with the City of Virginia Beach to conduct the conference, which will familiarize civic organizations with the city and its programs and services. The event is free, and the public is invited and encouraged to attend. Citizens may register by visiting www.vbcco.org.
Following is the agenda for the conference:
9:30 a.m. Registration
9:55 a.m. Welcome: Joe Yurso, VBCCO President
10:00 a.m. Opening Speaker: City Councilman Bob Dyer
Topic: The Future of Our Neighborhoods
10:15 a.m. Guest Speaker: Andrew Friedman
Director, Housing & Neighborhood Preservation
Topic: Neighborhood Issues
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Round Table Discussion: What Are Your Neighborhood Concerns?
11:30 a.m. Networking Break
Noon Lunch (Provided for those who pre-register)
1:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Barry Frankenfield, Director, Strategic Growth Areas
Topic: Long-Range Plans for Our Neighborhoods
2:00 p.m. Closing Remarks: Sam Reid, Programs Chairman
Councilman Dyer is assistant dean for administration at Regent University’s School of Government and a Marine Corps veteran. He won the 2012 Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Public Administration and created the Virginia Beach City Council’s Process Improvement Committee.
For additional information, contact Mary McFadden at 418-2725 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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