Monday, December 11, 2006

Coming home ,Stronger than before

a forum defining a coast.
Date: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2006
6PM - 7PM:RECEPTION 7PM TIL 9PM:FORUM
LOCATION: ST. DOMINIC GYM 6326 MEMPHIS St, LAKEVIEW
The reception will be simple and a chance to meet the speakers.
The intro will be by the moderator , Garland Robinette.
Each speaker will present their topic ,followed by an inter panel discussion,and final
questions by the audience.

THE SPEAKERS:

Eugene Schreiber of the World Trade Center N.O.
 The reason New Orleans is a port and its importance to the world as an economic engine.

Ivor Van Heerden of LSU Hurricane center
 The need and design of a coastal protection system.

Bob Bea UC Berkley Engineering
The establishment of a system to implement and maintain a protection system.

Bruce Feingerts Attorney and Washington Insider
The U.S.Congress is the source of funding and rebuilding for our community.

Anne Konigsmark USA Today
A view of the press as it relates to the attention of the American people.

Michael Grunwald Washington Post
The Washington story of the Corps and Congress.

This forum is meant to tell a clear story of this region and its needs. There will be a hand out
with a section from each speaker and other contributors.


For more information , please call or e mail
Jimmy Delery
504-861-0333 or 504-231-1682 (cell)

 The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Lake Pontchartrain Foundation,
Levees.org, Beacon of Hope and St. Dominic have been so gracious in their support of
this project             

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