State of the Community Breakfast

JANUARY 28, 2020



This is one of the Chamber of Commerce’s newest events, featuring a fast-paced review and status reports from different sectors of the community including: Education, Government, Healthcare, Community Organizations, Local Economy & Environment. Attendees will leave knowing what’s new, what’s coming, what’s concerning and what should be celebrated.

This year’s breakfast will be highlighted by keynote speaker Chuck Marohn, president & founder of the group Strong Towns, who will come to share his message on economic development.

Marohn is the author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity. He is a Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the State of Minnesota and a land use planner with two decades of experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning, both from the University of Minnesota.
Marohn is also the lead author of Thoughts on Building Strong Towns – Volume 1, Volume 2 and Volume 3 – as well as the author of A World Class Transportation System. He hosts the Strong Towns Podcast and is a primary writer for Strong Towns’ web content. He has presented Strong Towns concepts in hundreds of cities and towns across North America. He is featured in the documentary film Owned: A Tale of Two Americans, and was named one of the “10 Most Influential Urbanists of all time by Planetizen.
Marohn is a long-time commentator on KAXE Northern Community Radio. He currently co-hosts KAXE’s Dig Deep program, a monthly examination of public policy issues affecting Minnesotans.
Cost to attend the event is $20 per person, and pre-registration is required on the calendar event page.
For more information, please contact the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce, 231.845.0324.