Anyone from a small town will tell you about how their hometown provides an amazing backdrop to this Rock Opera called “life.” Our town is where we can dance to the beat of our own drum, create memories and live our lives to the fullest. For more than two decades, Iowa’s Living Roadways has helped Iowa communities highlight the unique traits that encourage tourism and quality of life. We help you showcase the heart and soul of your town—whether that’s by envisioning a new amphitheater surrounded by beautiful trees, a community trail winding through a native prairie, or signs featuring your town’s unique history. Join us to learn how you can sing your town’s praises and attract rock stars to your community!
Iowa’s Living Roadways Celebration and Luncheon
Friday, November 16, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Gateway Center • 2100 Green Hills Dr • Ames, Iowa
Rockin’ Towns: It’s Hard Work to be a Rock Star Community
Keynote Speaker: Julianne Couch
What keeps small towns alive and vibrant? Bellevue, Iowa, author Julianne Couch offers insights into what keeps millions of Americans rooted in small towns.
She is the author of “The Small-Town Midwest: Resilience and Hope in the Twenty-First Century” and “Along the Sylvan Trail.”
The meal will be provided for past, current and prospective participants of Iowa’s Living Roadways programs, as well as partners and vendors.
Please register below by November 12.