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Apply for CORE Community by Feb. 22

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the City of Roswell through the City’s, CORE Community public engagement program. Roswell residents and business owners are invited to apply for the free weekly nine-session program, which runs from March 13 through May 18, 2019.

Each week, the City of Roswell Education and Engagement (CORE) Community program will highlight the work of one of the City’s departments or service areas with the goal of familiarizing participants with their city government’s policies, processes, goals, challenges, and activities—and, most importantly, its people.

“Not only do we want to help bring awareness and understanding of the City’s day-to-day work through this program, but we hope the program’s personal interaction among participants and staff helps inspire meaningful relationships, engagement, and collaboration within our community,” said Gary Palmer, City Administrator.

The classes will be held in the evening, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., with the exception of the final morning session. Dinner will be provided for participants.

Session 1: Wednesday, March 13, 2019—Local Government 101 & Administration Department
Session 2: Wednesday, March 20, 2019—Transportation Department

Session 3: Wednesday, March 27, 2019—Community Development Department
Session 4: Wednesday, April 10, 2019—Police Department
Session 5: Tuesday, April 17, 2019—Environmental/Public Works Department
Session 6: Wednesday, April 24, 2019—Finance Department
Session 7: Wednesday, May 1, 2019—Fire Department
Session 8: Wednesday, May 8, 2019—Recreation, Parks, Historic & Cultural Affairs Department
Session 9: Saturday, May 18, 2019 (9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)—Tourism/Economic Development: Tour, lunch, and graduation

CORE Community is limited to 25 participants. Applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, provided they meet the eligibility criteria, which includes being a Roswell resident or the owner of a Roswell-registered business. Those interested in applying are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible; last year’s program was met with great interest and filled up within one week.

To apply, visit www.roswellgov.com/CORECommunity. The application deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019.

For more information, contact Karen Zitomer, Community Relations Coordinator, at kzitomer@roswellgov.com or 770-594-6282.

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