CREC Project News and Updates

CREC Speaks at Coal-Reliant Communities Workshop in Pikeville, Kentucky

April 22, 2015

Mark White presented on economic diversity and entrepreneurship at the Coal-Reliant Communities Innovation Challenge Workshop in Pikeville, Kentucky. The event was hosted by the National Association of Counties (NACo) in partnership with the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO).

The National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States.  Founded in 1935, NACo assists America’s 3,069 counties in pursuing excellence in public service to produce healthy, vibrant, safe and resilient counties.  NACo promotes sound public policies, fosters county solutions and innovation, promotes intergovernmental and public-private collaboration and provides value-added services to save counties and taxpayers money.