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Sports Celebrity Guest Announced for MEREDA Bowl-a-Thon Fundraiser


Two-time NBA Champion, and NBA MVP, former Boston Celtic, David Cowens, will appear at Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s (MEREDA’s) “Strikes for Scholars” Bowl-a-Thon Fundraising Event on May 1, 2014!

Many thanks to AAA Energy Service Co. for securing such a heralded past NBA player.  (In 1996, David was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History!) David will be going team to team for handshakes, hellos and photos.  David will also be at the Silent Auction table helping inspire bids to raise more money for this fundraising event!

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MEREDA to Award $7000 to Maine Students enrolled in the Maine Community College System





MEREDA is proud to sponsor its Second Annual Bowl-a-Thon Fundraising Event at Bayside Bowl in Portland on May 1, 2014. "Strikes for Scholars" will support scholarships for students enrolled in building trades, architecture, engineering, construction, and business programs at Maine's community colleges.



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  Save the Date for MEREDA’S Annual Spring Conference - 50th to 1st: Ingredients of a Successful Economic Development Plan  

How does Maine move to the top of Forbes Magazine's 'Best State to do Business' list? A primer from away.

This year's program will feature entrepreneur, angel investor, venture capitalist, author and philanthropist, Alan E. Hall as Keynote Speaker. Founder of Grow America, this national company aligns the partners, mentors and capital that entrepreneurs need to create and grow tomorrow’s successful companies. Alan lives in Utah, which has been recognized as one of the most business-friendly states in the US.  He will talk with us about the similarities and differences between the states of Maine and Utah and provide insights into how Maine might learn from Utah and one day make it to the top of Forbes Magazine's 'Best State to do Business' List.  Local panelists will support this discussion.  

MEREDA will also recognize the Top Notable Projects for 2013 and provide an update to the "MEREDA Index".  Recently, our semi-annual report on the state of Maine’s real estate industry, the ranked 77 - which, after seasonal adjustments, equates to a 1% increase from last June’s report. The improvement shows steady growth in new construction employment and residential real estate sales. 


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