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A Community


A mix of rural landscapes, picturesque downtowns and growing industry – a profound sense of place and regional identity are hallmarks of the LESMD Region.

The term “vibrant community” in contemporary language might refer to a community that is connected, that retains a sense of place and whose economy is healthy and resilient – in other words, cognizant of cultural heritage, yet mindful of contemporary economic forces. With this in mind it is easy to imagine the comparative advantages and the “vibrancy” of a region boasting the following attributes: