August Meeting at Calvary Golf Club Western New York Chapter
Event Date: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Event Location: 
Calvary Golf Club, Troop K Road, Manlius, NY

Guest Speaker is Jim Keib with Focus. Keep reading to learn a little more about Focus.

Forging Our Communities
United Strength
Speaker Jim Keib
FOCUS is a citizen driven organization that taps citizen creativity to bring about change in Central New York by enabling citizens, organizations, and government to work together to enhance the quality of our lives and our economic future.
FOCUS engages in citizen centered research, engagement and planning.
FOCUS Forums: FOCUS convenes a free public forum each month bringing together citizens with the planners and decision makers dealing with issues of immediate and long-range concern.
Topics covered at Forums in 2017 were:
How CNY Moves into the Future with Rick Lee of Centro, James D’Agostino of SMTC, and Peter Sarver
Building Community with Soul with Sean Kirst, Liam Kirst and Logan Riedsma of the Land Bank.
Unmanned Aerial Systems with Nuair and SU
Youth Employment with Syracuse Parks
Onondaga Lake Natural Resources Damages Assessment with DEC and US Fish and Wildlife Service
Syracuse City Schools Technical Education
“How CNY Works” with Onondaga Citizens League
NY State Fair with Acting Director Troy Waffner
NY Disaster Preparedness with Red Cross
Economic Inclusion with Dominic Robinson of Centerstate CEO
Growing Artfully with CNY Arts, Syracuse Stage
Future FOCUS with Executive Director Jim Keib