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MEDIA ADVISORY: Reynolds Journalism Institute to Host Economic Workshop

September 13th, 2011

Story Contact: Nathan Hurst, 573-882-6217, hurstn@missouri.edu

WHAT:  The University of Missouri Reynolds Journalism Institute will host an economic gardening event “Putting the Pieces Together.” This event, which includes a presentation and a workshop, will focus on how to gather local entrepreneurial resources. The resource presentation will focus on initiatives to help build an entrepreneurial culture in mid-Missouri. The hands-on workshop will be an exercise to identify regional entrepreneurial assets.               

This event is to help advance a regional ecosystem to inspire, assist and promote entrepreneurship. To R.S.V.P. email maholmes@gocolumbiamo.com.

WHO:  The event is sponsored by Regional Economic Development. Inc., the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, the League of Innovators, the Columbia Tech Network and MU’s Collaboration Leadership in Missouri Business.

WHEN & WHERE:       

Networking & Coffee:
8:30-9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13
Reynolds Journalism Institute Room 100
MU campus

Resource Presentations:
9-10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13
Reynolds Journalism Institute Room 100
MU campus

Hands-on Workshop:
10-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13
Reynolds Journalism Institute Room 100
MU campus

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