Business forum makes the economic case for a Sowams Heritage Area

The Sowams Heritage Area Project, Inc. sponsored a Business Forum on the Economic Development Case for establishing a National Sowams Heritage Area at the East Providence Public Library on October 27, 2021. Click here for a 50-minute video of the forum.

Participants in the Forum included RI Director of Tourism Mark Brodeur (above, left), Blackstone Valley Tourism Council President Robert Billington (center), and Seekonk Town Planner John J. Aubin III.

(Above) Kristen Adamo, Pres. & CEO of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau, responds to Mark, and John weighs in as Warren Town Council President Keri Cronin and RI State Representative for District 68 (Bristol & Warren) June Speakman listen.

(Above) Barrington Planning, Building & Resiliency Director Philip Hervey listens as John speaks next to Rev. Dr. Charles Hartman of Seekonk, and East Providence Waterfront Commission member Dominic Leonardo listens as East Providence Planning and Economic Development Director Jim Moran speaks.