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Mayor Muryn attends USCM Winter Meeting

Post Date:01/22/2020 11:30 AM
Findlay, Ohio- January 21, 2020: Mayor Christina Muryn will be attending the United States of Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C., from Tuesday, January 21, 2020- Friday, January 24, 2020. During Mayor Muryn’s time in Washington she will be maintaining a full agenda which will include: dinner with His Excellency Ambassador Meshal Al- Thani the Qatar Ambassador to the United States; a reception with the Japanese Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Shinsuke J. Sugiyama; as well as dinners with the Community Leaders of America and the Ohio Mayors Alliance. Additionally, Mayor Muryn will be attending sessions on innovative solutions to community planning, flood mitigation strategies, community approaches to substance abuse and addiction, social media and citizen engagement, and addressing issues facing communities specifically around veterans, children, and senior citizens. Mayor Muryn will also be serving as one of the Mayor Judges on the 100 Mayors Who Care panel during the Thursday Morning Plenary Session for the conference.

Mayor Muryn will conclude her trip with a visit to The White House to participate in a Discussion on Transforming America’s Communities with top administrative officials.

Additional Information:
“The United States Conference of Mayors is the official non-partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are over 1,400 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.”-

"100 Mayors Who Care” is a way for Mayors to give back to the cities in which they gather for Conference meetings. The concept, first introduced by Conference President Barnett at the 2019 Fall Leadership Meeting, is simple: Mayors in attendance hear three-minute "pitches" from three Washington, DC-based non-profit service organizations. The mayors then vote for their favorite pitch and each participating mayor (or any other conference attendee wishing to do so) contributes $100 to support the work of the winning non-profit. The idea is that mayors leave meeting cities with more than the learning gained and relationships strengthened through their attendance; they also leave behind a legacy benefiting non-profits serving the cities they have visited. -

To follow Mayor Muryn’s travels you may follow her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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