Conference for Neighborhood Leaders
February 25, 2004 - The city of Knoxville
has joined with Knox County and nonprofit organizations to host the
First Annual Neighborhood Conference on March 13 at the Knoxville Convention
The conference is aimed at community leaders and will include a
variety of workshops ranging from zoning and codes enforcement to grant writing
to working with the media.
Keynote speaker will be Brenda Wynn, former director of the Metro
Nashville Office of Neighborhoods and currently director of community outreach for
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper.
Other sponsors of the event, which will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
are the East Tennessee Community Design Center and the Center for Neighborhood Development.
The conference is free, although registration is required
by calling 865-215-HELP.