Greenbelt Alliance presents Grow Smart Bay Area in Contra Costa County

May 24, 2010

CONTACT:
Jeremy Madsen, Executive Director, jmadsen@greenbelt.org, (415) 543-6771 x310
Matt Vander Sluis, Senior Field Representative, mvandersluis@greenbelt.org, (415) 543-6771 x322

Greenbelt Alliance presents Grow Smart Bay Area in Contra Costa County

Panelists to discuss boosting local economy and saving open space

By the year 2020, an estimated 1.16 million people will be calling Contra Costa County home. Together, we can ensure that that growth happens in a way that is better for the economy, the environment, and our neighborhoods.

Join Greenbelt Alliance on May 28 to see Executive Director Jeremy Madsen presentGrow Smart Bay Area in Contra Costa County, our vision to protect the region’s open spaces and cities.

Following the presentation, you’ll hear a lively panel discussion featuring:

Scott Littlehale, Senior Research-Analyst, Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
Dr. Wendell Brunner, Director of Public Health, Contra Costa Health Services
Al Courchesne, Owner/Farmer, Frog Hollow Farm
James Kennedy, Redevelopment Director, Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development
Jeff White, Senior Development Director, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
Lisa Vorderbrueggen, Political Reporter and Columnist, Contra Costa Times (moderator)

Admission is free, but space is limited.  Reserve your space today by calling (925) 943-SHOW.

What: Grow Smart Bay Area in Contra Costa County
When: Friday, May 28, 9 – 11 a.m. 
Where
: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek
RSVP: Call the Lesher Center to reserve a space: (925) 943-SHOW

 

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For 50 years, Greenbelt Alliance has been the San Francisco Bay Area’s advocate for open spaces and vibrant places, with offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, and Santa Rosa. www.greenbelt.org 

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