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Farewell Lunch to Honor John Dugan

The local section of the American Planning Association will be hosting a farewell lunch to honor John Dugan today, Friday, March 25 from 11:30am-1:30pm at Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo St. During the lunch we’ve asked John to share what it’s like being a big-city planning director and offer advice to those looking to advance in the planning field. Attendees will also have an opportunity to ask career advice questions.

The event will be held on the private porch. There will be a limited menu. Options are below. Price is $15/ person plus tax and gratuity. Price includes desert and drink.

Entrée (Choice of 1)
Beet, Orange & Walnut Salad on a bed of salad greens
Hamburger/ Cheeseburger w/ Hand Cut Fries
Chicken Salad Sandwich choice of Potato Salad, Hand Cut Fries or House Made Potato Chips and your choice of white, wheat or sourdough bread

Desert (Choice of 1)
Virginia Green’s Chocolate Cake
Texan Pecan Pie

Includes coffee, ice tea, or foundation drink

Hope to see you there!

March Section Meeting

The March section meeting will take place next Friday, March 25 from 11:30am-1:30pm at Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo St.  Our guest speaker is John Dugan, Director of the City of San Antonio’s Department of Planning & Community Development.  As you may have heard, Mr. Dugan will be leaving San Antonio to pursue new opportunities in Arlington, Texas.  Our meeting this month will present an opportunity to learn what its like to be a planning director and ask the career advice questions you’ve always wanted to ask.  If you have a question already in mind, please send them to  1 CM credit will be provided for this event.  We will also be further discussing roles/ responsibilities and meeting schedules for the Conference Committees.