Montgomery was profiled on the CNN program “American Morning” Tuesday for the city’s successful efforts in keeping its workforce of young professionals from leaving the area. Among those interviewed for the report were business owner Gerry Monroe, representatives from the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce group EMERGE Montgomery, and Mayor Todd Strange. The report featured the effect Montgomery’s expanding downtown entertainment venues are having in keeping young professionals interested in staying in the area. Reporter Tom Foreman followed up the report with a live broadcast from downtown Montgomery.
To view the CNN report please see http://amfix.blogs.cnn.com/2010/03/16/building-up-america-keeping-young-workers-at-home/