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Waterworks Team to Host Community Presentation

Waterworks Team To Host Community Presentation Featuring Entrepreneur and Community Redevelopment Expert Robbie Vitrano

As part of its efforts to support a strong and vibrant Tallahassee community, the 2016 Knight Creative Communities Institute (KCCI) Waterworks Catalyst Class has been researching opportunities to redevelop and reinvigorate the Historic Waterworks Building downtown. On September 12 and 13, 2016, the class will be hosting entrepreneur and community redevelopment expert Robbie Vitrano for a two-day visit to Tallahassee.

On Monday, September 12, KCCI’s Waterworks team will be hosting a community program featuring Robbie Vitrano at Domi Station (914 Railroad Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32310).

What: Public Presentation on Community Redevelopment by Entrepreneur Robbie Vitrano

When: Monday, September 12, 2016 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Where: Domi Station (914 Railroad Avenue, Tallahassee, FL)

Why: Robbie Vitrano is the co-founder and Chairman of Trumpet, a venture marketing company that played a major role in the revitalization of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. To learn more, please check out his TED talk on entrepreneurship here. His public presentation will provide information about his past work as well as inspiration for Tallahassee’s future development.

To reserve a media pass for the event, please contact Alex Workman at (561) 348-4779 or [email protected].


Since 2007 the Knight Creative Communities Institute (KCCI) has been making positive change and driving economic development in the Tallahassee community. KCCI brings together a diverse group of volunteer “Community Catalysts” who implement sense of place projects that help retain, attract and harness talent, increase entrepreneurship and enhance Tallahassee’s economic mobility. KCCI is a program of The Village Square and is funded through private and public donations. For more information, visit