NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Thursday, October 6th, the 22nd Annual Sullivan County Economic Partnership Meeting and Awards Dinner was held at the Ramada-Sullivan Events Center. China City of America's Thompson Education Center was a proud platinum sponsor of the event.
The Sullivan County Partnership promotes and coordinates the economic development of private business in Sullivan County to help enhance the quality of life and improve the standard of living while protecting and preserving the environment.
Mark Baez, President and CEO of the Partnership opened the ceremony. "2016 was the year of the investment, there has really been changing for the better in Sullivan County." He continued, "Diversifying our economy must be a priority." He defined "Sullivan United" – all of the different organizations and businesses working together, we are all in for developing Sullivan County."
"Mr. Baez captured the audience with his enthusiasm and encouraging words," said Sherry Li, CEO of China City of America, "I am so proud and excited to part of the revitalization of this amazing community."
Mr. Baez then announced the new chair of the partnership, Karen Fisher, Fisher Mears Associates, LLC.
Ms. Fisher expressed her vision for the future of Sullivan County "When driving around Sullivan we see bright orange cones everywhere, bright orange cones are signs of optimism and a time of change." She discussed the partnership changing with it. "The Partnership is putting out our own orange cones. We will put on our hard hats and vests and we are going to reinvent, rebuild and rebrand this organization."
China City of America's Education Center project is coming to the Town of Thompson. It will develop a new high-end education community in Sullivan County. The project has entered into agreements and signed letters of interest with high schools, colleges, education institutions and systems both in the U.S. and China of which each of them will provide a great number of students to attend the center.
In addition, China City of America's education center project will also help create many jobs in the region and stimulate the local economy. Numerous jobs will be created throughout different phases of the entire project, such as contractors, real estate agents, professors, instructors, cleaning, and maintenance workers, etc. Aside from the jobs directly created from the project and the day to day operations on location, there will be a ripple effect throughout the community. The new employees along with the resources required to run the Education Center will increase demand greatly for local goods and services, benefitting the entire local community.
China City of America is proud to be part of the community, to give more and help in any way possible for the future generations to come.
Media Contact: Sherry Li, China City of America, 5166416780, CCOASherry@yahoo.com
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