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2020 Winter Buzz Breakfast Series

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How Resilient Are We as a Community?

Tuesday January 28 - "Climate Resilience"

Speakers: Deke Arndt, Chief, Climate Monitoring Branch, NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information; Jeremiah LeRoy, Sustainability Officer, Buncombe County; Amber Weaver, Sustainability Officer, City of Asheville

Tuesday, February 18 - "Social Resilience"

Speakers: Quentin Miller, Sheriff, Buncombe County; Jan Shepard, Director, Buncombe County Health and Human Services; Brian Myers, Chief Strategy Officer, Dogwood Health Trust

Wednesday, April 29 - Rescheduled from March 25 - "Economic Resilience"

Speakers: Cathy Ball, Assistant City Manager, City of Asheville; Scott Dedman, Executive Director, Mountain Housing Opportunities; David Nash, Executive Director, Asheville Housing Authority; Crystal Reid, Chair, Asheville Housing Resident Advisory Committee

Moderator for all three events is Jim Fox, director of UNC Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC)

All events will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Expo Center - Doors open at 8:00 a.m. for breakfast and networking. Program begins at 8:30. Inclement weather make-up date April 2. 

Individual tickets are $25 for each event or buy a series ticket (one ticket to each breakfast) for just $60. Student tickets are available for $15 (show student ID at door).

Consider purchasing an equity seat in addition to your regular purchase. All equity seats sold will be offered to community organizations who would like to join in the discussion. 

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Table Sponsorships

Table sponsorships are available for $350 per breakfast or $1000 for the series. Each table seats eight people. Click here to purchase tables by credit card, or if you prefer to pay by check, call us at 828-255-7100 and we'll be happy to invoice you. And if you are looking for more ways to connect, consider adding equity seats to your table sponsorship. For an additional $200 per table per event, you'll sponsor open seats for community organizations and individuals eager to connect and share their experiences.