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Sheldon Day Presentation

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Sheldon Day Presentation

  1. 1. “ Southwest Alabama’s Success Story”
  2. 2. Thomasville Civic Center
  3. 3. “ We must become the change we want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi
  4. 4. Phase III of the Downtown Revitalization process has been completed. The City of Thomasville has invested $2.5 million in Phases I and II of the revitalization of its Downtown Area.
  5. 5. Unique residential and mixed-use developments
  6. 6. “ Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Theodore Roosevelt
  7. 7. In the year 2005, BOEING sponsored Thomasville’s First Rural Supplier Conference.
  8. 8. Over the last three years, our conference has offered many local businesses networking opportunities with companies such as BOEING, Northrop Grumman, NASA, SBA, SAIC, etc…
  9. 9. This year, our Fourth Annual Supplier Conference was held in the newly renovated Thomasville Civic Center and was a huge success!
  10. 10. The new South Industrial Park features 135 acres available for high tech, light industrial and high industrial firms.
  11. 11. Thomasville’s Second Speculative Building. Complete Over 50,000 Square Feet With access to Norfolk Southern Railroad and Highway 43
  12. 12. Cuba Business Mission- January 2009
  13. 13. “ An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Benjamin Franklin
  14. 14. Thomasville High School and Alabama Southern Community College Dual Curriculum Program.
  15. 15. Thomasville High School Hi-tech Welding Lab in action.
  16. 16. In 2010, ground will break on the $25 million Southwest Alabama Medical Center, situated on a 40-45 acre complex, which will be a part of the Southwest Medical Park.
  17. 17. In a recent four page article, Business Alabama Magazine wrote about Thomasville’s success.
  18. 18. Sen. McCain, Gov, Bob Riley, Mayor Sheldon Day, Carly Fiorina, and John Clyde Riggs on the Straight Talk Express.
  19. 19. Sen. McCain speaking to Thomasville High School students.
  20. 20. The National press covered McCain at Alabama Southern in Thomasville.
  21. 21. Here, the Associated Press talks about our city gas prices.
  22. 22. The Thomasville Civic Center is now open to the public and construction is complete.
  23. 23. The Mobile Symphony came to Thomasville February 19, 2009.
  24. 24. Happy 4th of July!
  25. 25. “ Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill
  26. 26. “ To reach a port, we must sail- sail, not tie at anchor-sail, not drift.” Franklin Roosevelt
  27. 27. FOR INFORMATION: Mayor Sheldon Day PO BOX 127 Thomasville, AL 36784 T: 334-636-5827 C: 334-534-9045 E: sday@thomasvilleal.com Dottie Gaston, Director Development and Planning PO BOX 127 Thomasville, AL 36784 T: 334-637-3365 F: 334-636-5893 E: dgaston@thomasvilleal.com Hali G. Jones, Exec. Assistant Development and Planning PO BOX 127 Thomasville, AL 36784 T: 334-637-3350 F:334-636-5893 E: hjones@thomasvilleal.com www.thomasvilleal.com

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