For Immediate Release: June 14, 2011
CONTACT: Casey Fields
Main Street South Carolina welcomes the Pickens Revitalization Association as the newest Main Street SC program
Columbia - The Pickens Revitalization Association in the City of Pickens is the newest member of the Main Street South Carolina program. The new association will begin training its board of directors on June 20 and officially start its work on July 1. Main Street South Carolina is a program of the Municipal Association of South Carolina.
Main Street South Carolina empowers residents, business owners and local officials with the knowledge, skills, tools and organizational structure necessary to revitalize their downtowns, neighborhood commercial districts and cities/towns into vibrant centers of commerce and community.
Main Street South Carolina follows the National Main Street’s Four Point Approach – Organization, Promotion, Design and Economic Restructuring. Each year, Main Street South Carolina recognizes members’ achievements and successes in downtown revitalization.
“Cities and towns are critical to the economic success of our state, and strong downtowns are the magnets that attract business and industry to make our city prosperous,” said Beppie LeGrand, Main Street SC manager, “We are excited to welcome Pickens to the Main Street program and look forward to all of the great things in store.”
For more information about Main Street South Carolina, visit the Municipal Association’s website at www.masc.sc
The Municipal Association of South Carolina is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit Association of incorporated cities and towns dedicated to raising the standards of municipal government through a broad range of services.