Forest City Connect

Forest City Connect is a Forest City Professional group organized by a local team (Shelley Current, Evan Fritz, Anna Stene, Heidi Fedders, Jackie Richardson and Norma Hertzer) .

The mission is to CONNECT professionals in Forest City through EDUCATEion in topics that enhance professionalism, and ENGAGE through job and volunteer opportunities focusing on the importance of involvement in growth of the Forest City community.  

Getting connected our community doesn’t stop at a certain age, so everyone is welcome! Are you looking to meet other professionals in Forest City? Check out our upcoming connect events on our facebook page (search for Forest City Connect). All events are open to the public and most are free to attend.

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January 16, 2020
6:30pm -8:00pm
Waldorf University, Salveson Hall
Guest Speaker: Waldorf Head Football Coach Josh Littrell
Topic: How to Lead Without A Title

February 20, 2020
6:30pm -8:00pm
Location: TSB Bank (lower level Community Room, access on behind building)
Guest Speaker: Courtney Wooge, President of Forest City Economic Development and owner of FCIS Insurance
Topic: How to Ask for A Raise

September 17, 2020 

5:15pm -7:00pm
Location: Merrick Park, Forest City 
Informal social event:  Open to those who are new to the community and want to get connected. 
Topic: Pizza Social

October 15, 2020 (Rain date October 22nd)

5:15pm -6:30pm
Location:  Meet at the Chamber (106 S. 4th Street)
Speaker:  Dr. Kevin Mason will give a historical walking tour of downtown Forest City.
Topic: Historical Walking Tour of Forest City

October 25, 2020 

Location:  Meet at the Chamber of Commerce (106 S. 4th St.)
Topic: Rake the Town