State of the Vision dinner, awards are March 14 in Bucyrus


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BUCYRUS — The Crawford Partnership for Education and Economic Development will host its annual State of the Vision dinner and awards March 14 at the Pickwick Place.

During the State of the Vision, the Partnership’s board of directors and staff members will share highlights from the prior year, announce vision and plans for upcoming initiatives, and recognize local leaders and organizations with awards in the following categories: Innovation, Collaboration, Economic Development, Community Development, and CU Lead Alumni Impact.

Registration for the State of the Vision will open Feb. 1. Follow the Crawford Partnership on Facebook or visit the event page for more information as the event nears. You can also email partnership@crawfordpartnership.org or call 419 -569- 1809 for information.

This year’s keynote will be delivered by Melody Warnick, author of “This is Where You Belong: Finding Home Wherever You Are” published in 2016 by Viking/Penguin and recently released in paperback. Described by Richard Florida as “an important book for so many people who are choosing their place to live,” the book explores the science behind the groundbreaking concept of place attachment and leads long-time residents and newcomers alike to commit to a more passionate relationship with their community.

It has been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, Fast Company, Psychology Today, Realtor.com, Forbes.com, and Inc. magazine. ‘This is Where You Belong’ is a practical guide to improving, investing in, and coming to love the place where you live.

A freelance journalist for 15 years, Warnick lives with her family in Blacksburg, Virginia. You can find her online at melodywarnick.com.

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The Crawford Partnership is leading the charge to make Crawford County a place where people seek to live and work. A catalyst for change in Crawford County, the Partnership is committed to enhancing the livelihood of families and busi nesses in Crawford County through strategic community development and economic development. Learn more at crawfordpartnership.org

The Crawford Partnership is leading the charge to make Crawford County a place where people seek to live and work. A catalyst for change in Crawford County, the Partnership is committed to enhancing the livelihood of families and busi nesses in Crawford County through strategic community development and economic development. Learn more at crawfordpartnership.org