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Independent Thinking: Curbside Chat w/ Chuck Marohn
Join the Indepenence Party for the final installment in itsspring series of "Independent Thinking" policy meetups as we welcome Charles Marohn, the nationally renowned executive director of Strong Towns, for a "Curbside Chat" discussion on new strategies for the economic realities facing America's towns.
Strong Towns is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that helps America's towns achieve financial strength and resiliency.
Strong Towns travels the nation and the digisphere to promote a complete understanding of the costs that are associated with our communities' methods of growth, and we advocate to address those costs via productive changes in our pattern of development.
We are excited and honored to have Chuck join us to deliver this innovative presentation:
**Food and beverage will be served
Mr. Marohn's TEDx Talk: http://vimeo.com/40276463
Charles Marohn - known as "Chuck" to friends and colleagues - is a Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the State of Minnesota and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). He has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute.
Chuck grew up on a small farm in Central Minnesota. The oldest of three sons of two elementary school teachers, he graduated from Brainerd High School in 1991. Chuck joined the Minnesota National Guard on his 17th birthday during his junior year of high school and served for nine years. Besides being passionate about planning and small towns, he loves playing music, is an obsessive reader and is a season ticket holder of the Minnesota Twins.
Chuck and his wife live with their two daughters and two Samoyeds just north of Baxter, Minnesota.
|Where||Ramsey County Suburban Libraries 2180 Hamline Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55113|
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|Time||6:00 pm–8:00 pm|
More About Ramsey County Suburban Libraries
The recently remodeled Ramsey County Library is an impressive, modern, airy two-story building that can be found along Hamline, just north of County Road B. The first floor is mostly magazines, kids books, and teen lit as well as DVDs and CDs. It also includes a large computer lab. The second floor has more computers as well as an extensive collection of fiction and non-fiction books. The library also includes limited seating for people who'd like to read a little of a book before deciding if they want to check it out.
Other events here
- FREE MENTORING January 8, 2013 / January 22, 2013 / February 12, 2013 / February 26, 2013 / March 12, 2013 / March 26, 2013 / April 9, 2013 / April 23, 2013 / May 14, 2013 / May 28, 2013 / June 11, 2013 / June 25, 2013, 5:00 pm–7:00 pm