Mayor Coleman Welcomes National League of Cities Summer Meetings

Jul 22, 2014, 16:25 ET from National League of Cities

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will host the National League of Cities' Summer Policy Forum and board meeting. More than 200 city officials from across the nation will be in Saint Paul to discuss federal priorities for cities, exchange local practices and hear from Minnesota-based speakers discussing regional innovations.

Mayor Coleman, who currently serves as President of the League of Cities, will welcome members to Saint Paul on Thursday. The League will hold events and meetings through Saturday.

Some attendees will participate in a tour of the Union Depot, as well as the Wilder Child Development Center.

WHAT: Mayor Coleman's Welcoming Remarks to National League of Cities Board Meeting and Policy Forum

WHEN: Thursday, July 24, 2014
1 PM

WHERE: Saint Paul Hotel,
Promenade Ballroom
350 Market Street
Saint Paul

Schedule for the Week:

Mayor Coleman's Welcoming Remarks
Thursday, July 24, 1 PM
Saint Paul Hotel

National League of Cities Board Meeting
Mayor Coleman Presiding
Friday, July 25, 8:30 AM4:30 PM
Saturday July 26, 9:00 AM - Noon
Pictures only
Saint Paul Hotel

Policy Forum
Friday, July 25, 8:30 AM5:00 PM
Saturday, July 26, 8:30 AM - Noon
Saint Paul RiverCentre

National League of Cities Member Tours
Union Depot and Green Line Development
Friday, July 25, 3:45 PM
Walking tour to see the depot and Saint Paul's Green Line development project
Pictures only – Call for Interviews

Wilder Child Development Center
Friday, July 25, 9:15 AM
Visit to the Wilder Child Development Center to learn how the child care and preschool center prepares children for school success. During their visit, members of the YEF Council will learn how Wilder's Child Development Center encourages social and emotional learning to prepare children for school success.
Available for Interview:
Judy Ohm, Director of Early Childhood Services, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Tonja Rucker, National League of Cities                                          

The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.

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SOURCE National League of Cities