Economic development expert to discuss Magic Valley economy


WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 7, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Lowell Catlett, Ph.D., will address the future of the Magic Valley’s economy during a luncheon at noon, June 5 at the Canyon Crest Event Center in Twin Falls.

Catlett, a consultant to Fortune 500 companies, the U.S. government and a TED Talks presenter, will discuss housing, agriculture and business in the Twin Falls area.

“We are pleased to sponsor such a high-quality national speaker such as Dr. Catlett, especially here in the Twin Falls area, where so many positive economic events have been taking place,” said Gerald M. Hunter, president of Idaho Housing and Finance Association. “We recognize the crucial role a vibrant economy like the one in Southern Idaho has in ensuring affordable housing opportunities.”

The cost of the luncheon is $10. Registration is required at For more information, call (208) 331-4743.

Idaho Housing and Finance Association, a financial services and housing business organization, improves lives and strengthens Idaho communities by expanding housing opportunities, building self-sufficiency, and fostering economic development.

Katrina Thompson
Marketing and Communications Manager


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