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2019 POWER Initiative Regional Workshops

January 2019

Please join the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), our state partners, and other community leaders one of four workshops on how to prepare competitive applications for funding available through the POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative. to help Appalachia’s coal-impacted communities strengthen and diversify their economies. The daylong agenda will review funding eligibility, process, and requirements as well as information on relevant research about coal-impacted communities, case studies of ARC’s current POWER investments, and extensive networking opportunities.

Community officials, economic development leaders, as well as representatives from nonprofits, educational institutions, local governments, and other interested organizations are encouraged to attend. Each workshop will run from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm and will include a light breakfast and lunch. Attendance is free, however pre-registration is required as space is limited.

Learn more and register on the workshops Web site.

Workshop dates and locations are:

January 24, 2019: Guntersville, Alabama
Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge
Registration closes January 21

February 7, 2019: Morehead, Kentucky
Morehead State University
Registration closes February 4

February 13, 2019: Johnson City, Tennessee
ETSU Millennium Center
Registration closes February 8

March 6, 2019: Morgantown, West Virginia
Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place
Registration closes March 1