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Augustana hosts regional economic summit Nov. 22

November  13, 2013

Augustana College will be the site of economic summit hosted by U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos from Illinois' 17th District, from 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 22.  Doors to the Gävle Room, inside the Center for Student Life, 3435 9 ½ Avenue, Rock Island, will open at 9:30 a.m.

The event is part of an initiative by Bustos — “Partnering for Illinois’ Economic Future” — and is co-sponsored by the University of Illinois.

At the economic summit, Bustos plans to bring together community leaders from across the district to discuss strategies for improving the economic outlook for the entire region.

The economic summit will be open to the public and to media. RSVPs are requested, but not required. A live webcast will be made available to those who can’t attend.

summary of the first three summits held earlier this year is available.

Sam Schlouch
Director, Public Relations and Arts Promotion
(309) 794-7833
samschlouch@augustana.edu