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Hickenlooper Schedules 4-Day Economic Development Trip


Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced a four-day economic development tour through Colorado in the wake of his Tuesday inauguration as the state’s 42nd governor.

Gov. Hickenlooper to tour Colorado to promote bottom-up economic development plan

DENVER ­— Thursday, Jan. 13, 2010 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will tour Colorado over the next four days to promote a bottom-up economic development plan. He will meet with business leaders, community members and local officials in a series of meetings to discuss job creation, government efficiencies and economic development and recovery.

“We are focusing on the local talent and resources in all 64 Colorado counties,” Hickenlooper said. “We want to chart a course for economic revival from the bottom up, county by county. This trip is the start of that process.”

Traveling with the Governor will be Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia; Reeves Brown, Executive Director of the Department of Local Affairs; Al White, Director of the Colorado Tourism Office; and other members of the Governor’s senior staff.

All meetings are open to the public.

Friday, Jan. 14, 2011

10:00 a.m. Location: Singletree Community Center, 1010 Berry Creek Road, Edwards.

3:00 p.m. Location: Fruita Community Center, 324 North Coulson St., Fruita.

Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011

10:00 a.m. Location: Strater Hotel, Pullman Room, 699 Main Ave., Durango.

3:00 a.m. Location: Rio Grande Annex Community Room, 965 6th St., Del Norte.

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011

1:00 p.m. Location: Spradley Community Center, Pueblo County Conference Room, 1001 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo.

4:00 p.m. Location: Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Road, Colorado Springs.

Monday, Jan. 17, 2011

10:00 a.m. Location: Limon Community Center, 477 D Ave., Limon.

3:00 p.m. Location: The Ranch, McKee Community Building, 5280 Arena Circle, Loveland.


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