Eclipse Planning Meeting at SCC, SIC
Two informational planning workshops are scheduled for The Great American Eclipse. The first workshop will be held at Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, Illinois on September 22nd, 2016 from 3:00pm-7:00pm in room G120. The second workshop will be held at Shawnee Community College in Ullin, Illinois on September 29th, 2016 from 3:00pm-7:00pm in the River Room.
Each workshop will contain four sessions, which include: (1) a general overview of the Eclipse itself, education, business, and tourism perspectives, (2) public safety, emergency, traffic, liability, (3) business opportunities, need for additional operating hours, ideas for new business or expansion of existing businesses, liability insurance, and (4) overview of tourism related websites including regional grant, various tourism planning committees, lodging, attractions, events, marketing, and packaging.
The public is invited to come-and-go to both event(s). We encourage attendance for any and all of the sessions.
The Great American Eclipse will be on August 21st, 2017. The Southernmost Illinois area is predicted to have the longest duration of totality, meaning the longest eclipse viewing time.
For more information, contact Candy Eastwood, Center for Community and Economic Development, at 618-634-3231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.