January 2014 EPWA Meeting: Economic Development with Vicki Pratt

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Bistro on the Boulevard


(depends on selected options)

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Meeting Chairwoman: Nancy McDonnall

Economic Development

Vicki Pratt, President & CEO
Cornerstone Alliance

Tuesday, January 14

5:30p.m. Networking
6:00p.m. Dinner & Meeting

Reservations Due by January 9

Speaker Topic
Vicki Pratt, President & CEO of Cornerstone Alliance will discuss the recent changes at Cornerstone Alliance and where the organization is headed in 2014 and beyond. Founded in 1987, Cornerstone Alliance is a non-profit, investor-driven, economic development organization focused on growing tax-base and job-base, with an emphasis on socially and economically distressed areas, facilitating change through partnerships within Michigan’s Great Southwest.

Speaker Biography

Victoria “Vicki” Pratt is the fifth Executive to serve as the President and CEO for Cornerstone Alliance. In addition to her responsibility for directing and guiding the organization as a whole, Vicki brings leadership focused on economic development efforts.  She summarizes these as “initiatives focused on securing private sector investments in our community that impact employment opportunities.”

We are also doing a Food Pantry Drive.  Please bring non-perishable food to the January, February, and March meetings.  Click this link for more information:  EPWA Food Pantry Drive

Bistro on the Boulevard
521 Lake Boulevard
St. Joseph, MI 49085


(From South St. Joseph) Take Lakeshore Dr. (BR 94/Red Arrow Hwy) north. Bear left onto Lake Blvd. 0.7 miles, The Boulevard Inn & Bistro will be on the right.

(From Benton Harbor)  Starting on W Main Street, go toward 8th Street. Continue on Port Street (I-94-BR W).  Bear Left on Lake Blvd, The Boulevard Inn & Bistro will be on the Left.

Meal Cost: $25 (Members and Visitors)
Late reservations or payment at door will incur extra $10 fee

Buffet of Heavy Hors d'oeurve
Cash bar available

Reach Jo Ann Bertrand by email at epwami@yahoo.com.

If paying by mail, please remember that you still need to make your reservation on the EPWA website.

Mail payment to EPWA c/o Jo Ann Bertrand
902 Eagle Point Drive
St. Joseph, MI 49085

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