Economic forum counts on your voice
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Garry White, executive director of the Sitka Economic Development Association, explains the second annual economic forum, to be held April 16 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Centennial Hall. He’s joined by Steve Reifenstuhl, vice president of the SEDA board. The idea of the forum is for members of the community to share ideas on how to stabilize and grow Sitka’s economy.
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