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Your Town Alabama Leadership Workshop Co-Sponsored by UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development is co-sponsoring a Your Town Alabama Inc. leadership workshop and networking opportunity June 3-5 at Camp McDowell, located near Nauvoo.

UA is co-sponsoring the workshop along with the Alabama Historical Commission, the Alabama Association of Regional Councils, Appalachian Regional Commission, Auburn University Urban Studio, the Cawaco Resource Conservation and Development Council, the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham and Alabama Power Company.

The 11th annual workshop aims to specifically introduce small town and rural technical assistance providers and decision makers to the role of design in community planning.

Sixty-five Alabama citizens will be accepted to participate in the interactive and hands-on workshop and to make contact with experts in planning, design, economic development and resource preservation fields throughout the state.

The deadline for registering is April 30. The fee for the workshop ($180/double occupancy and $215/single occupancy) covers lodging for two nights, meals and all workshop materials. Single rooms are limited, so early registration is required.

For more information or to register online, visit Your Town Alabama at or contact Martha Whitson at 205/394-3080.

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.