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The Luhrs Building is a an historic 10-story building in Downtown Phoenix

December 14, 2016


AAED will discuss historic preservation at January luncheon

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) January luncheon will focus on historic preservation as an economic driver.

The lunch will host Kathryn Leonard, state historic preservation officer, who will discuss how historic preservation has been a focus of economic development. Leonard will share information about what kinds of tools communities can utilize in their own historic preservation efforts.

The luncheon will be held Jan. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix.

William Jabjiniak, economic development director for the city of Mesa, will also provide an update on economic development activities in Mesa.

The cost of the luncheon is $40 for AAED members and guests, $55 for non-members and $60 for late registrants. Registration deadline is Thursday, Jan. 5 by noon. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit