River Summit: Possibilities And Progress

By Maureen Mespell

Credit: Max Resnik

River Summit: Possibilities And Progress

June 28, 2011 Updated Jun 27, 2011 at 8:37 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – The 2nd Annual River Summit kicks off tonight at the Grand Wayne Center.

Ann Coulter, former Executive Vice President of the RiverCity Company in Chattanooga will be the keynote speaker.

Coulter implemented Chattanooga’s downtown and riverfront redevelopment strategy. This redevelopment is cited as a model for Fort Wayne’s Blueprint Plus plan.

Some of the topics that will be discussed are flood damage reduction, what's happening now, local initiatives improving our rivers and stormwater management.

The summit is Tuesday 6:30-8:00pm and Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm. For more information, go to: River Summit

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