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GR Forward Thinking continues series with Theresa Reno-Weber

Leading the discussion for the GR Forward Thinking speaker series is Chief of Performance Improvement for the office of the mayor of Louisville, Theresa Reno-Weber.
Theresa Reno-Weber

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On Thursday, January 15 at 6 p.m. GR Forward will continue its "GR Forward Thinking Speaker" series with Louisville based Chief of Performance Improvement for the office of the mayor, Theresa Reno-Weber. 

Reno-Weber holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and a master's degree in public policy in international security policy. She will be talking about her experience with planning, performance management and cultural transformation. Attendees are asked to participate in the dialog. 

"The speaker series creates an opportunity to enhance the discourse around our city and our approaches to city building," says Kristopher Larson, President and CEO of Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. "The trends that are present in Grand Rapids can be seen in many other contexts, so by gathering industry leaders and our community, we hope to encourage visionary approaches to changes in our community.”

The event, part of the GR Forward programming, is free and open to the public.

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., in cooperation with the City of Grand Rapids, is developing a strategy for the restoration and future implementation of the Grand River and downtown area with their planning process called GR Forward. The initiative is designed to glean input from the community and explore precedence where other urban centers have been successful.

The series will continue through March of 2014. Stay tuned for updates.

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