SCF Hosted China Town Hall Event at Lakewood Ranch

(Bradenton, Fla., December 1, 2011) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) hosted the Fifth Annual China Town Hall meeting on Nov. 16 presented by the National Committee on U.S. - China Relations. The free program held at SCF Lakewood Ranch provided the community the opportunity to discuss Sino-American relations with leading experts.

The program featured a webcast by Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security advisor, followed by local presentations from on-site Chinese specialists addressing topics of particular interest to the community. Guest speaker was Yancy Molnar, the vice president of international government affairs for the ACE Group.

SCF President Dr. Lars A. Hafner served on a panel with Molnar; Tim McGonegal, Manatee County School District superintendent; Jim Eicken, event sponsor and local businessman; and Mark Huey, president and CEO of Sarasota Economic Development Corporation.

China Town Hall

Guest speaker Yancy Molnar with event co-chairs Dr. Richard Elliott and Feng Hou. 

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