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Main Street Arkansas Sets Window Display Workshop for Blytheville

Main Street Arkansas - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Susan Shaddox, Main Street Arkansas interior design consultant, will conduct a free window display presentation for downtown Blytheville merchants and property owners at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, at the former Greyhound Bus Station at 105 North 5th Street in Blytheville. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

The free presentation is open to any downtown merchants and property owners interested in effective commercial window presentations. For additional information, contact Main Street Blytheville Executive Director please email Mindi Rice.

Main Street Arkansas provides technical assistance and design services to help create economic development in the state’s downtown areas. The Main Street approach to downtown revitalization focuses on four areas: design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion.

Cities currently involved in Main Street Arkansas are Batesville, Blytheville, Conway, Dumas, El Dorado, Eureka Springs, Helena, Jonesboro, Little Rock’s South Main Street (SoMa), Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Osceola, Ozark, Paragould, Rogers, Russellville, Searcy, Siloam Springs, Texarkana and West Memphis. Members of Main Street’s Arkansas Downtown Network are Pine Bluff, Heber Springs, Fort Smith, Morrilton, Rector, Monticello, Arkadelphia, Clarksville, Warren, Wynne, Forrest City, Malvern, Pocahontas, Paris, Newport and Hardy. Other sponsors of the Main Street Arkansas program are Preserve Arkansas and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. To learn more about Main Street Arkansas.

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is the agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage responsible for the identification, evaluation, registration and preservation of the state’s cultural resources. Other agencies in the department are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives.