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Transportation summit planned in Cumming

By Staff
CUMMING - Forbes.com recently ranked Forsyth County as the seventh fastest-growing county in America. As the community continues to grow and enjoy economic prosperity, infrastructure must be in place to ensure a sustainable economic future.

To address the congestion on GA-400 and other local transportation needs the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, Forsyth County Government, the South Forsyth Rotary Club and various local rotary clubs have joined to host the 2013 Transportation Summit. The event will take place Wednesday, October 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Forsyth Conference Center located at 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Cumming. The cost of this event is $15 and includes lunch and the opportunity to hear from local transportation authorities. To register visit www.cummingforsythchamber.org or call 770-887-6461.

Guests include Senator Steve Gooch (Chairman of the Transportation Committee), Representative Mike Dudgeon, Representative Mark Hamilton, Rudy Bowen (Georgia Department of Transportation, District Seven), Emily Dunn (Georgia Department of Transportation, District Nine), Bayne Smith (Georgia Department of Transportation, District Engineer), John Cunard (Director of the Forsyth County Government Engineering Department), Bert Brantley and Chris Tomlinson (State Road and Tollway Authority).

Limited seating will be available at no cost for those choosing to not partake in lunch. The program will begin at 12:30 p.m. and will conclude at 1:30 p.m.
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