Citizens Institute

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Citizens play a planning gameWant to learn more about the Town of Blacksburg? Are you a new resident, retiree, or just someone who wants to get involved in the community? Maybe you have aspirations to run for office or serve on one of the town’s many citizen advisory committees. Sign up for this fun 9 week course, get to know town staff, and find out more about the award winning programs and services of your town.

Classes will be held on Monday evenings beginning the first week of April from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Meals are included and casual dress is encouraged. This is a free course.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older, and be residents or work in the Town of Blacksburg. Members of the media are also encouraged to participate.

Registrations will be accepted until the class is full. The course fills up quickly and is limited to the first 25 signups. For more information about the Blacksburg Citizens Institute or to register call the Community Relations Office at 540-443-1090 or email


Citizens institute participate in planning game