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Expresso Yourself FAYP: Parkline Trail Walking Tour

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

FREE

Join us for Espresso Yourself as we take a walking tour on the new trail through downtown Kalispell. Imagine the possibilities and learn more about our new trail system as we talk with Mark Rohweder from KLJ, Krista Lammers from the City of Kalispell and Katharine King from the City of Kalispell.

Bring your coffee and your walking shoes! If the weather is bad, we will have an interactive presentation in the conference room.
Event is open to anyone from 21-39, and you do not have to be a member of FAYP to join us!

Speaker Bios:
Krista – Krista joined the City of Kalispell Community and Economic Development Department in 2014, where she assists local businesses and community members to shape Kalispell and the Flathead Valley into a place where we can all live, play and prosper! Prior to her work at the city, Krista worked for Montana State University as well as in the banking industry. She is a graduate of Montana State University and serves on both the Kalispell Downtown Association Board and the Leadership Flathead Board.

Katharine King works at the City of Kalispell in Community and Economic Development. Over a dozen years at the City, Katharine has worked in the areas of downtown revitalization, historic preservation, workforce housing, tourism, grant writing and administration (including USDOT TIGER and BUILD), tax increment finance districts, revolving loan fund management, public engagement processes and brownfields. Prior to employment at the City, she served as Executive Director of two Flathead Valley non-profits. Katharine graduated from the University of Montana with a Bachelor Degree in Philosophy and Economics and Master of Public Administration and is additionally Certified in Economic Development by the International Economic Development Council.

Mark Rohweder was born and raised in St. Paul, MN. After graduating high school, Mark attended the University of Montana and graduated with a BS in Wildlife Biology. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sri Lanka and then returned to school to earn his Master’s in Forest Resources from the University of Idaho. Mark spent the next 15 years working in the field of Ecological Restoration throughout the western United States. He earned his BS in Civil Engineering from Montana State University in 2012 and is currently a civil engineer with KLJ Engineering in Kalispell, MT. Mark’s engineering experience is focused on water and wastewater. He lives in Kalispell with his wife, daughter, and twin boys. He enjoys hiking, skiing, and traveling. Mark is the President of the Montana Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders and a member of the Rotary Club of Kalispell. As a member of Rotary, Mark has participated in the development, coordination, and construction of several water projects in Guatemala

Venue

Depot Park
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