Lincoln College Set to Host Big
Table Economic Development Event
Community Invited to Get Involved in
Supporting Local Economy
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[January 27, 2020]
LINCOLN, IL – Lincoln College, in conjunction with the Greater
Peoria Economic Development Council and Lincoln Economic Advancement
& Development, Inc. (LEAD), will be hosting a Big Table event on
January 30. The event titled, “Rural Matters” focuses on the
opportunities and challenges facing rural areas and small towns in
the Greater Peoria region.
The event begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday, January 30 at the Lincoln
College Johnston Center for Performing Arts Center in Lincoln. There
is no cost to attend.
Logan County community members, business owners, service and
resource agencies, and school and government representatives are
encouraged to attend and discuss issues such as town revitalization,
small business development, industry, jobs, housing, natural
resources, and broadband. Participants will be given the opportunity
to propose projects and programs that support community and economic
development in the area.
The family-friendly event permits participants to stay for the entire event or
only a portion. Refreshments and a light snack will be provided.
Lincoln College President David Gerlach said, “Lincoln College is excited to
host the upcoming Big Table Economic Development event for the Lincoln community
on our campus. I am hopeful that this event will be part of bringing our
community together to focus on the future.”
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Interested persons may register at
Registration is also available at the event upon arrival. For more information,
contact Tony Dahlhoff by calling 618-795-8470 or emailing
Director of Public Relations