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TSET Healthy Living Recognition Event ft. Charles Marohn with Strong Towns
Thu, May 25, 2017, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT
TSET Healthy Living Recognition Event
TSET Healthy Living Program would like to recognize valuable members and organizations that are making a difference through various health and wellness initiatives in our community! Please join us for a luncheon on Thursday, May 25th at 11:00pm.
Keynote Speaker Charles Marohn, President of Strong Towns
Strong cities, towns and neighborhoods cannot happen without Strong Citizens -People who care!
Charles Marohn- known as "Chuck" to friends and colleagues - is a Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the State of Minnesota and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Chuck is the founder and president of Strong Towns. He has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute. He is the author of Thoughts on Building Strong Towns (Volume 1) and Volume II (forthcoming), as well as A World Class Transportation System. Chuck hosts the Strong Towns Podcast and is a primary writer for Strong Towns’ web content. He has spoken in dozens of towns and cities across North America, and speaks regularly for diverse audiences and venues.
Chuck grew up on a small farm in Central Minnesota. The oldest of three sons of two elementary school teachers, he graduated from Brainerd High School in 1991. Chuck joined the Minnesota National Guard on his 17th birthday during his junior year of high school and served for nine years. Besides being passionate about building a stronger America, he loves playing music, is an obsessive reader and religiously follows his favorite team, the Minnesota Twins. Chuck and his wife live with their two daughters and two Samoyeds in Brainerd, Minnesota. Learn more about the work of Strong Towns at StrongTowns.org.