• Encounter Oak Ridge

  • Encounter Oak Ridge is a four-session program designed to introduce Oak Ridge to new residents, new employees and everyone interested in learning more about the community where they live and/or work.

    Each session will focus on different aspects of the Oak Ridge community.

    Participants will be introduced to the unique aspects of Oak Ridge - a small, southern town with international influence and impact.

    The cost to participate in the program is $375 per person and includes meals, transportation and program costs. All sessions take place on Monday afternoons from 3:30-8:30 p.m.

     

    Schedule

    • August 6 - "Opening the Gate: an Introduction to Oak Ridge" - History, tour and reception with Oak Ridge leaders
    • August 13 - "Challenges & Opportunities: City and County Leaders and the Issues They Face" - Meet with city and county officials, learn about challenges and attend an Oak Ridge City Council meeting
    • August 20 - "The Federal Presence & Oak Ridge Partners: $3B in Your Backyard" - Tour Federal Sites
    • August 27 - "Life in Oak Ridge" - Learn about the numerous enrichment opportunities and the Oak Ridge Quality of Life

    To download a brochure with a registration form, click here