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Economic Development Training
Citi is sponsoring a training certiica
-tion program for economic develop-ment professionals who work formission-driven CDCs. It’s free of charge and there are some spacesleft in the Northern California class.This National Development Council’s4-course training series includestopics such as business credit and
real estate inance analysis, loan
packaging, and the art of deal struc-turing.
For more information
con-tact Mona Masri at email@example.com.
The Great Valley Center’s 13thAnnual Conference takes placeMay 6 & 7, 2010, at the GalloCenter for the Arts in Modesto,CA.
Under the theme
Valley Up: Ideas, In-novation, Inspiration
, presentationsand activities will focus on CentralValley business opportunities, re-newable energy, water resources,air quality and entrepreneurial suc-cesses in both the civic and businesssectors, as well as bring to light ar-eas where effective actions couldyield positive results to help posi-tion the Valley more on par withother regions of California.One of six keynote speakers is notedpomegranate and pistachio growerand author of
Rubies in the Orchard
,Lynda Resnick, who will present herideas on value added agriculturethrough innovative marketing.Known for drawing attention to is-sues affecting our region, includingair quality, community health, eco-nomic development, and education,the conference will feature specialspeakers, breakout sessions, andinteractive activities meant to giveattendees a framework from whichto view solutions and see successstories from the Central Valley andbeyond.The Great Valley Center presentsthe only regional conference of itskind, highlighting the uniqueness of the Central Valley of California andproviding a forum for the discussionof Valley issues as well as a platformfor networking with Valley policy
makers, elected oficials, businessleaders and heads of nonproit and
Register on line at www.great-valley.org/conference
. Registerbefore March 24 and save $90 overthe full registration price. Registra-tion includes lunch both days, a net-working reception, all conferencesessions, and a free copy of the new-ly released book
2020: The Valley ina Decade
For more information
contact Heidi Arno at (209) 522-5103 firstname.lastname@example.org.Learn more about Gallo Center forthe Arts at
Valley Up: Ideas, Innovation, Inspiration