On April 19, AEDC hosted an Economic Development Summit at College of the Redwoods. Community leaders from all over Humboldt came to provide an update on economic development projects, challenges and opportunities. Speakers included: Scott Adair, Humboldt County Office of Economic Development; Jenny Early, Garberville Chamber of Commerce; Susan Ornelas, Blue Lake; Patrick O'Rourke, Ferndale; Debra Garnes, Rio Dell; Jana Ganion, Blue Lake Rancheria Wendell Freeman, Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria; Rob Holmlund, City of Eureka and David Loya, City of Arcata. Panel and break out topics included Health Care, Cannabis, Arts & Culture, Humboldt Bay Harbor and Transportation (airport and roads.) If you couldn't make it, you can read a synopsis from a variety of communities (including some that were not able to present), as well as highlighted projects in our companion publication "State of the Economies"
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