Community Economic Revitalization panel scheduled for April 5

Downtown Renewal: Community Economic Revitalization, a panel program, is scheduled for Thursday, April 5, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the Otsego Grille, Morris Complex at SUNY Oneonta. Downtown Renewal: Community Economic Revitalization is co-sponsored by the Oneonta Chapter of United University Professions (UUP) as well as the SUNY Oneonta departments of History, Political Science, Sociology, and Africana & Latino Studies

The program is free of charge and all are welcome to attend. The event will examine community economic renewal.

Panelists will include Oneonta Mayor Gary Herzig, Cooperstown Mayor Jeff Katz, SUNY Oneonta Sociology Chair Dr. Alex Thomas, and President/CEO of The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce Barbara Ann Heegan.

Dr. Michael McAvoy, Chair, SUNY Oneonta Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, will introduce and moderate the program. Following panelist presentations, audience questions and comments will follow.

For more information about the program, contact UUP President Bill Simons at 607-436-3498.