Addressing public policy issues in Vail Valley |

Addressing public policy issues in Vail Valley

Vail Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

VAIL VALLEY, Colorado -Thursday evening’s session of Shaping the Future of the Vail Valley welcomes Henry Sobanet, Denver native and president of Colorado Strategies, LLC. Sobanet is an innovative thinker specializing in Colorado economics, budget, legislation and strategic management. He has more than 20 years experience in legislative research, negotiation and development.Tonight at the Westin Riverfront in Avon, Sobanet will talk about the national and Colorado economic situation with a brief discussion on the values and priorities of mountain tourism communities. The lecture continues with intriguing insight on state budgets and spending habits with analysis of current and future public policy issues, influence and course of action.”Colorado is at a turning point,” said Carrie Marsh, executive director of the Vail Symposium. “Our state is facing many difficulties. However, our resources, both natural and manufactured, can be the ticket for our states and nations recovery. It’s so important for our community to hold conversations like these.” This year’s edition of Shaping the Future is a partnership between the Vail Symposium and Economic Council of Eagle County made possible through a generous grant from Eagle County.The class is $25. The last class of the series, set for Nov. 5, will focus on the local environment including climate change and water quality. Presenters include Glenn Porzak of Porzak Browning & Bushong and Bob Raynolds of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. For more information, call 970-476-0954 or visit

What: Shaping the Future of the Eagle ValleyWhere: Westin Riverfront Resort, AvonWhen: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m.Cost: $25More information: 970-476-0954 or

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