Geezer gold.A SHORT ITEM IN THE LATEST issue of VisionWork News, put out by the University of Arkansas The University of Arkansas strives to be known as a "nationally competitive, student-centered research university serving Arkansas and the world." The school recently completed its "Campaign for the 21st Century," in which the university raised more than $1 billion for the school, used Cooperative Extension Service Cooperative Extension Service, in the United States, publicly supported, informal adult education and development organization. Established in 1914 by the Smith-Lever Act, it constitutes one of the largest adult education programs in the world and consists of three , caught our attention.
Wayne Wayne, city (1990 pop. 19,899), Wayne co., SE Mich., a suburb of Detroit, on the Lower Rouge River; inc. as a village 1869, and with surrounding areas as a city 1960. It has automobile and aircraft industries and other varied manufactures. Miller, professor of economic development with the Extension Service, spoke at a seminar last month at Cherokee Village on "Enhancing the Local Economy Through Retiree Attraction."
"Retirees do not pollute pol·lute
1. To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter; contaminate.
2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors. the environment, they add to the tax base, and they complement other economic bases in the community," Miller said.
A retiree household in the first year will generate from 1 to 1.5 additional jobs, and about two-thirds of a job per year after the first year.
"To be successful in attracting retirees, you need to identify what you have to offer, decide who you want to attract, and create an image and marketing program to attract your target markets," Miller said.
Sounds worth a try to us.