22

Jan

Member Meeting

What About The Neighborhoods?

11:30 AM

TCF Center (formerly Cobo Center)


Mike Duggan

The Honorable Mike Duggan

Mayor

City of Detroit

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Gary Torgow

Chairman

Chemical Financial Corporation

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Alicia George

Founder

Java House & Artist Village Detroit

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About This Meeting

At January 22nd’s DEC meeting, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Gary Torgow, Chairman Chemical Financial Corporation and Alicia George, Founder Java House & Artist Village Detroit, discussed the role the mayor, entrepreneurs and banks play to improve Detroit’s neighborhoods.

Mayor Duggan regularly hears what’s going on in the neighborhoods first-hand from Detroiters and knows the current challenges. He said, “If we can create an environment where enough people live in the neighborhood and we do enough to beautify the street then give them a little help to get started, then you’ll see people like Alicia George start to succeed.”

Presented in part by the Detroit Economic Club and the North American International Auto Show

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Stephen Henderson


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