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    April 2019 Chapter Meeting: Implementing Social Project Management

    April 18, 2019
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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    Mercy Hospital (Main Building)
    1235 E Cherokee St
    Springfield, MO 65804

    April 2019 PMI Southwest Missouri Chapter Meeting: Implementing Social Project Management

    Time:  April 18, 2019, 6:00-7:30 PM 

    6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Networking and Sign-in

    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Presentation

    Location: CMCC Baggot St Room, Mercy Hospital, 1235 E Cherokee St, Springfield, MO 65804

    The CMCC Baggot Room is located the Mercy Hospital's main building.  Feel free to bring food and drinks with you to this event. The new Mercy cafeteria is also available nearby to purchase food and drinks.

    Topic:  Implementing Social Project Management - Solving social problems through financially stable business models and project management

    Speaker:  Amy Blansit

    Amy Blansit serves as program director for the Northwest Project, a poverty alleviation initiative in Springfield, Mo. Initially based at The Fairbanks, the Northwest Project uses a community-driven development model that couples family support with neighborhood development and sustainability to help families overcome the challenges that have kept them living in poverty.

    Blansit is the chairman of the Drew Lewis Foundation and operates The Fairbanks, a renovated grade school that now serves as a center for community betterment programs in Springfield’s Grant Beach neighborhood. Blansit founded the Drew Lewis Foundation in memory of her husband, who shared a vision of community betterment. Focused on asset-based urban development, the Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in underserved neighborhoods.

    Blansit is also an instructor in the Kinesiology department at Missouri State University and the founder of the cosmetics business Soley Jolie.

    Earn: 1 PDU 



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