2021 Economic Outlook - Harrisonburg- Rockingham Chamber of Commerce

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January 29, 2021
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce
2021 Economic Outlook
February 19th, 8:00 – 9:30 am
Driving the Economy After a Wreck
Assessing the Damage – 2020
Needed Repairs – 2021
Just Like New?
The Big Picture
Tom Barkin, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
            Presentation/Remarks followed by Q&A time
The Local Economy
Brian Shull, Economic Development Director
City of Harrisonburg
Casey Armstrong, Assistant County Administrator
Rockingham County
For Immediate Release:
            The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Mr. Tom Barkin, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, will provide an economic overview and assessment at the Chamber’s annual Economic Outlook meeting on February 19th. The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is one of twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks, with a territory including Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, North and South Carolina and most of West Virginia. Mr. Barkin has made a point of visiting and connecting with communities in his District, looking beyond the statistics to understand business and employer needs and perspectives.
            Joining the Federal Reserve Bank President on the program will be Brian Shull, Economic Development Director for the City of Harrisonburg and Casey Armstrong, Assistant County Administrator for Rockingham County providing the local economic picture and outlook. Both City and County governments stepped up, in cooperation with the private sector, to support businesses and employers last year during the pandemic. Mr. Shull and Mr. Armstrong are in key positions to assess the business climate and the outlook for 2021.
For more information on Tom Barkin:
To register to attend, go to www.hrchamber.org or https://hrchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/10167
Frank Tamberrino