(PHOENIX – Dec. 13, 2016) – Historic Preservation as an Economic Driver will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) January luncheon. It will be held on Jan. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix.
Kathryn Leonard, state historic preservation officer, will be the speaker. She will discuss how historic preservation can be the focal point for economic development. She will also share information about what tools are available to assist communities in their own historic preservation efforts.
William Jabjiniak, economic development director for the city of Mesa, will also provide an update on economic development activities in Mesa.
The cost of the luncheon is $40 for AAED members and guests, $55 for non-members and $60 for late registrants. To register, visit www.aaed.com/event/jan10 registration deadline is Thursday, Jan. 5 by noon. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy and collaboration.