CSM Hosts Community Forum on Economic Growth

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Panelists Discuss Perspectives, March 31, at Leonardtown

The College of Southern Maryland invites the public to join local panelists for a discussion on economic growth and its impact on St. Mary's County. “Perspectives on Economic Growth” will be held March 31, from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. at the Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Auditorium.

Panel members will include John K. Parlett Jr., president of CMI General Contractors, Inc.; Joseph Wood, owner of Forest Hall Farm & Orchard and president of St. Mary's County Farm Bureau; John Savich, St. Mary's County administrator and director of the county's economic and community development; and St. Mary's County Commissioner President Jack Russell, who is also founder of Chesapeake Bay Field Lab, St. George's Island.

The forum will be structured to encourage questions from the audience and dialogue with the panelists. Moderator will be Bob Schaller, chair and professor, CSM's Department of Business, Economics and Legal Studies, and president of the Business, Education and Community Alliance, Inc.

For information call 301-934-7542 or 240-725-5499, Ext. 7542 or visit http://www.csmd.edu/.