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Michigan State University Extension
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 12, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6440

Contact: Terry Gibb

Phone: 586-469-6053

Email: Terry.Gibb@macombgov.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 27, 2019

Michigan Citizen Planner Classroom Program being offered in Macomb County

For communities to manage the impacts of economic change, they need to change their community planning efforts. Local communities that plan proactively in the new economy can improve their quality of life. The Michigan Citizen Planner Program empowers local officials to shape the future of their communities by providing them with the latest tools and technical knowledge and information they need.

Macomb MSU Extension is sponsoring the newly updated Michigan Citizen Program in Macomb County. This certificate-based course begins Thursday, March 21, 2019 running through May 2, 2019. Classes will be held at MSU Extension's Assembly Rooms in the VerKuilen Building, 21885 Dunham Rd., Clinton Township from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Use Entrance E.

Cost to attend is $295 per person, which includes registration, course materials and refreshments. Through a partnership with Macomb County Planning & Economic Development, each community can receive one (1) full scholarship by calling the MSU Extension office. Group rates are available. Additional scholarships may be available from your community's liability insurance provider.

To register for the program and learn more, visit https://events.anr.msu.edu/CPMac19. For general questions about the program, contact Terry Gibb at 586-469-6440 or gibb@msu.edu. For questions about registration, contact Janean Danca at cplanner@msu.edu or call (269) 657-8213. Deadline for online registration is March 14, 2019. Call 586-469-6440 after March 14.

Michigan Citizen Planner is an MSU Extension program within the School of Planning, Design and Construction.

Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) brings educational programs to residents empowering them to improve their lives and community. County-based MSUE staff, in concert with on-campus faculty members, serve residents with programming focused on agriculture, natural resources, children, youth and families, community and economic development.

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21885 Dunham Road, Suite 12, Clinton Township, MI 48036

http://msue.macombgov.org/

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