Neighborhood Council Conference

“The seventh annual Neighborhood Council Conference will be in the Gallery Room at Freighthouse Square, Saturday, November 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.The conference will feature workshops on building strong neighborhoods, getting neighbors talking and working together, and making effective presentations to the government and media.Carolyne Abdullah from the Study Circle Resource Center in Promfret, Connecticut, is the scheduled keynote speaker. Abdullah will talk about how to organize neighborhoods, build a sense of community, and make neighborhoods safer.For additional information or to RSVP and reserve a free lunch at the conference, call Elton Gatewood at 253-591-5229.”