The Positive Place Initiative is one of several projects that have grown out of the Richmond Mayor’s Council on Economic Vitality. This group of business, community, and political leaders was convened to identify the area’s best opportunities for economic advancement and find solutions to problems that stand in our way.
YOU'RE INVITED! to Get Your BOOST (Building On Our Strengths Together) on Thursday, January 31, at noon in Lingle Hall, Reid Hospital & Health Care Services. The Positive Place Initiative invites you to bring your ideas to the table for a working lunch – to create and BOOST the community conversation about taking action and creating a more vibrant community.
Keynote speaker Jim Walker, executive director of Big Car, will present "Creating Vibrant Places." Watch these videos to see some of the exciting community projects at Big Car: Introduction, About Big Car and Big Car's Service Center Garden.
Jim Walker is founder and executive director of Big Car, a nonprofit creativity and livability organization based in Indianapolis. He works as a community builder, designer, teacher, public artist, and writer. Walker believes everyone deserves daily access to the joys of art, creativity, and natural beauty.
The event is free, but reservations are required. RSVP by Thursday, January 24, to ppi_boost.eventbrite.com. Box lunch provided.
For more information about the Positive Place Initiative visit positivelywaynecounty.com.