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Learn about River Towns at the March WPP Meeting

Feb 26, 2015 11:04AM ● By Erica Shames

Trish Carothers, executive director of the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, will be the featured speaker at the March 3 meeting of the Women’s Professional Partnership, at Elizabeth's An American Bistro, in Lewisburg, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Among the topics Carothers will discuss are: What is the Susquehanna Greenway Project; Lewisburg's recent River Town Designation; What does it mean to be a River Town? How can businesses use a River Town Designation to help market their business and improve their quality of life?

Trish works closely with the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership Board of Directors to develop education and outreach programs that build support for greenway projects and stewardship of the natural and cultural resources of the Susquehanna Greenway. She also is responsible for coordinating program plans and development programs. She is a conservationist and outdoor enthusiast.

Previously she was the membership coordinator for the Lowcountry Open Land Trust, in Charleston, SC, where she managed the membership program, annual appeal, donor database, website, electronic newsletter, annual report and planned giving programs. She has experience in financial sales and marketing communications.

Trish earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and Agricultural Business Management from the University of Delaware and master’s degree in Extension Education from Penn State.

The meeting, which includes refreshments, is free for WPP members and $5 for non-WPP members. RSVP, by 12 noon March 3, by calling (800) 232-1670.

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