State of the City Set for March 5

Mayor Richard C. Irvin’s 2019 State of the City Address – THE LIGHT IS ON: AURORA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS - will bring the community together for a review of the past year and a preview of the year ahead, including many exciting announcements.

Hosted by the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Aurora Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Quad County African American Chamber of Commerce and the City of Aurora, the 2019 State of the City Address will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at Aurora University’s Crimi Auditorium, 407 S. Calumet Ave.

A VIP reception will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Hill Welcome Center on AU’s campus.

“This has been a pivotal year in Aurora,” said Mayor Richard C. Irvin. “During last year’s address, I announced many initiatives that are now on the completed checklist. What’s on the horizon is even more exciting.”

Irvin will focus on his key priorities of economic development, public safety and education while highlighting advances in technology, government efficiency and transparency and community engagement.

“We are looking forward to another successful event which allows our three chambers to collaborate with each other and the mayor,” Chamber leaders said in a joint statement. “Hundreds of members of the business community have already responded to our announcement and are excited to be in attendance.”

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