County Summit To Unite Community, Improve Economic Development


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The Montgomery County Summit aims at getting community residents to work and network together, and learn about how they can contribute in fostering economic development.

The Summit will be held on Thursday, Oct. 23, at Lincoln Land Community College in Litchfield. Chris Casey, community and economic development director for the University of Illinois Extension District 18, says, "Potosi has a really great story about a community coming together for the greater good."

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