Duluth Mayor Nancy Harris will deliver a comprehensive update on the city and share her vision of its future Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the .
The 2012 State of the City Address is presented jointly by the Duluth Civitan Club and the city.
An expo showcasing local businesses begins at 11 a.m. A luncheon and the mayor’s speech follows at noon.
Individual tickets are available for $25 and tables for eight for $175. Sponsorship opportunities range from $100 to $1,000. The business expo fee is $150. Make reservations by Jan. 20.
Funds raised by the event benefit local charities:
- Annandale Village, a facility that assists adults with development disabilities to maximize their abilities and maintain their independence.
- Camp Big Heart, a summer residential camp for children and adults with special needs.
- Creative Enterprises Inc., an organization dedicated to serving adults with disabilities and others with barriers to employment.
- Driving Magic, which provides therapeutic and recreational equine-assisted activities for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Activities include carriage driving and horsemanship programs.
- Rainbow Village, a transitional housing program for homeless families with children aimed at breaking the cycles of homelessness, poverty and domestic violence.
The Gwinnett Center is located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway.
To reserve your seat go to www.ourduluth.com/state-of-the-city or call 678-957-7299. Checks payable to the Duluth Civitan Club may be mailed to P.O. Box 1181, Duluth, GA 30096.