March 30, 2017 | 7:30-9 | The ESCO Group (3450 Third St. Marion, IA 52302)
Join us to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of our local students by having an impact on their future workforce options in Marion. Hear from IowaBIG, Kirkwood Workplace Learning Connections and MEDCO as they share student pathways available to our youth!
April 7, 2017 | Lowe Park (4500 N Tenth St. Marion, IA 52302)
Join us as City Manager Lon Pluckhahn provides an overview on growth in the local tax base, city spending priorities, and how these items impact our community. We'll also hear from Linn-Mar Superintendent Dr. Quintin Shepherd and Marion Independent Superintendent Chris Dyer who will provide an overview of current school finances, property tax trends, and both the challenges and opportunities they're facing.
Innovate Marion is an educational series addressing specific challenges and opportunities that we heard from the business community during our 2015 strategic planning process. Through this program, we are committed to equipping business with the knowledge, expertise, and relationships to innovate and remain competitive. MEDCO is partnering with Kirkwood Community College to offer classes on these dates:
October 25, 2016
December 13, 2016
February 28, 2017
April 25, 2017