Mississippi Main Street announces 2017 awards – Mississippi News

Mississippi Main Street announces 2017 awards – Mississippi News

SPECIAL TO THE MBJ

The Mississippi Main Street Association celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 28th Annual Awards Luncheon June 8 at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson.

The annual awards luncheon honors Main Street directors, board members and volunteers and recognizes the most outstanding downtown development projects from Main Street communities in Mississippi.

The awards and their winners, program/town and recipient are:

» Outstanding Community Education Campaign: Bicycle Sculpture Project, Pontotoc County Chamber of Commerce/Main Street Assoc., Dr. Lee Waltress.

» Outstanding Creative Fundraiser: West Point Pickers, West Point Main Street, Lisa Klutts.

» Outstanding Marketing: Ocean Springs Main Street, Cynthia Dobbs Sutton.

» Premier Partner: Wired for Sound, Team Cleveland, Tricia Walker.

» Creative New Event: Home Grown: A Farm to Table Dinner, Main Street Clinton, Marsha Barham, and Night Market; Starkville Main Street Association, Jennifer Prather.

» Outstanding Image Promotion: Team Cleveland Main Street Branding, Team Cleveland, Lisa Cooley.

» Outstanding Image Promotion Honorable Mention: Downtown Window Cling Campaign, Main Street Columbus, Barbara Bigelow.

» Outstanding Retail Promotion: Shop Small Saturday, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association, Keenon Walker.

» Outstanding Rehabilitation Project: Mantee Depot Restoration, Belinda Stewart Architects, Belinda Stewart.

» Outstanding Visual Merchandising: H Squared, Team Cleveland, Eric Kelly.

» Outstanding Public Improvement Project: 1st Choice Bank Gateway on the Trail,…

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