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Dirigo Speaks: Dr. Brien Walton on Opportunity Zones

Event organizer: Kimberly Merrifield
Event Date & Time: December 5, 2018 5:30 pm

BANGOR — Earlier this year, Maine governor Paul LePage designated 32 Opportunity Zones in Maine. Opportunity Zones are a new federal designation made available by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. But did you know you’ll need to know more to take advantage of Maine’s Opportunity Zones?

Dr. Brien Walton, Director of the Dyke Center for Family Business at Husson University, has been a key player in a number of economic development projects in Maine, most notably the recruitment and financing of cross-laminated timber company LignaTerra Global to base their $31 million business in Central Maine.

Dr. Walton will give an introduction to Opportunity Zones and help you identify how you can take advantage of them for your business at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street.

The event is free, but please register to reserve your seat here: https://bdn-opportunity-zones.eventbrite.com

Thank you to People’s United Bank for sponsoring this Dirigo Speaks on economic development.