With so many good things happening at RecoveryPark we have recruited a blue ribbon Program Management Team to plan, budget, develop timelines and manage the process of acquiring land, developing businesses and overseeing the multitude of processes involved.
We are moving quickly forward in land and building acquisition. And, as you will see below, our efforts are being noticed!
Eisbrenner Public Relations
RecoveryPark is grateful to Eisbrenner Public Relations for donating their time and expertise to help us find new and more effective ways to present our case. Under the experienced eye of Lauren Eisbrenner, we have developed and organized more consistent messaging for our efforts to get people with barriers to employment into productive and sustained work. They did an amazing job and we look forward to utilizing this messaging framework as we move forward.
Program Management Team
Years of collaboration have resulted in the formation of the RecoveryPark Program Management Team. We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with an incredibly talented and professional group of individuals including: Charlie Poat, Director of Program Management at Mannik & Smith, Jay Richardson, Technical Principal at Sustainable Waterworks,Jerry Rosenfeld, President at JR Group and Charles Cross, Research and Design Fellow with the Detroit Design Collaborative.
||Dr. Pilvi Torsti from Finland to meet with RecoveryPark and tour the Parents Creek district on a State Department sponsored visit.
||RecoveryPark hosts a Japanese Economic Development Delegation in Detroit.
||A delegation from the Netherlands will meet with RecoveryPark regarding large scale public/private projects and the redevelopment of neighborhoods.
||Gary Wozniak will receive the Unify Award from WXYZ as part of their Detroit 20/20 Awards Celebration.
||Gary Wozniak will attend the IIT Institute of Design – 2013 Strategy Conference in Chicago as a Key Note Speaker.
Breaking new ground with re-use and new urban development, Collision Works is developing an innovative boutique hotel, co-working lab, and public event space in the Eastern Market district of Detroit. This is an exciting project and they are well on their way with over 133 backers and over $11,000 raised so far!