Uncommon Communities is a community and economic development program established by the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute and the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service. Six people from Perry County are enrolled in the program and attend bi-monthly seminars on strengthening education, community development, leadership, economic development, fundraising and job creation to creating plans to strengthen the quality of place and economic vitality of their respective locales.This opportunity isn’t free and everyone involved with Uncommon Communities would like to gratefully acknowledge our funders for having a forward-thinking vision and willingness to invest in bettering Perry County.
Year Two Funders Include: Perry County City of Perryville Greenbay Packaging Farmers and Merchants Bank Year One Funders included: Greenbay Packaging Perry County is honored to be one of five counties selected to participate in the Uncommon Communities Initiative.For more information regarding Perry County’s participation in Uncommon Communities, contact Paul Casey at 889-7009 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Casey, Uncommon Communities Chairman & Andy Gill, Perry County Area Chamber Chairman receiving a $1,000 check for Uncommon Communities from Louisa Daniels, Manager of Training and Governmental Affairs for Green Bay Packaging.
Paul Casey, Uncommon Communities Chairman, Carolyn Day, Senior Vice-president and Eric Hawkins Loan Officer Farmers & Merchants Bank. Bank gave $1000 to Uncommon Communities to sponsor 1 student at the seminars. Eric is also the treasurer for the Perry County Area Chamber.