Local organization hosting sustainable development expert

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG) - One local organization is helping our area recover from Hurricane Michael by bringing in experts. A guest joined us with more on where you can hear them speak.

Panama City Growing Strong will host Ed McMahon as their next guest speaker. The event will be on February 12th at 6 p.m. at the Bay County Commission Chambers. It will be free and open to the public.

There will also be a breakfast meet-and-greet with McMahon February 13th at 7:30 a.m. You can reserve tickets by clicking on the link attached to this article.

Ed McMahon holds the Charles E. Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development at the Urban Land Institute in Washington, DC where he is nationally known as an inspiring and thought-provoking speaker and leading authority on topics related to sustainable development, land conservation, smart growth, and historic preservation.

For more information, watch Paris' interview.