In the past few years, it has become more and more difficult for Lawrence Township residents to feel connected to local news. This year's LTCF Community Conversation will bring together residents from all neighborhoods in Lawrence for a township-wide meeting to discuss this important issue.
The event will address the challenges groups and individuals face in communicating information about programs, services and events to the people of Lawrence Township. Residents are encouraged to discuss how they currently receive their local news and would like to do so in the future.
A group of local communicators will discuss how their organizations deliver local news and the challenges they face. Opening remarks from the speakers will be followed by multiple small table discussions each focusing on the variety of options to enhance communication in Lawrence Township. The groups will discuss ideas and brainstorm methods to implement positive changes in the community. By the end of the evening a variety of actionable ideas that the participants have developed and are interested in pursuing will be summarized and next steps explored.
Panelists will include but are not limited to:
Melissa Bilyeau, Operations Manager at Town Topics
Kristine Brown, Asst. V.P. of Marketing and Communications at Rider University
Jamie Griswold, Publisher of Lawrence Gazette and MercerSpace,com
Lea Kahn, Former Reporter at Princeton Packet
John Mozes, General Manager 107.7 THE BRONC at Rider University
Lana Mueller, Lawrence Twp. Public Schools, Operations Manager
Richard Rein, Editor of US 1 and PrincetonInfo.com
Sam Sciarrotta, Editor of the Lawrence Gazette
Light refreshments will be supplied by Education Testing Service (ETS).
Representatives for nonprofits, civic groups, local businesses and interested residents are encouraged to attend this free event. Online Registration is requested via Eventbrite.