Youth Art Month, and the Main Street Gallery

When approached by Jon Ross from the NRV Fine Arts Center about the idea of a main street gallery, I was ecstatic. It was such a great idea to counter the closing of school’s art gallery due to COVID-19. These kids work hard on these pieces, and you can see it in the art. ItContinue reading “Youth Art Month, and the Main Street Gallery”

We Are Collecting Toys for Toys for Tots!

Join us as we collect toys for Toys for Tots. Toys for Tots helps those children who are less fortunate, yet no less deserving of the joy of Christmas. We are working with Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce to bring the county together for the spirit of giving. Toys for Tots mission is to provideContinue reading “We Are Collecting Toys for Toys for Tots!”

Scholastic Arts Event held on February 23rd

The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley is Southwest Virginia’s sponsor of the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, a program of the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.  The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are a powerful tool for building a sense of community, advocating for arts education, and fostering the creativityContinue reading “Scholastic Arts Event held on February 23rd”

Pocket Park Naming Update

Pocket Park Naming Update! All the entries are in and did we see a surge of interest within the past week. As of Jan. 27, Pulaski on Main had received 63 entries. But many were pondering up until the 11th hour because when the polls closed at midnight on Jan. 29, we had 136 entries.Continue reading “Pocket Park Naming Update”

Flash Mob Covers Main Street

When the clock struck noon on January 25th, Main Street Pulaski broke into dance. The festivities were led by a group wearing white “We Heart Pulaski” t-shirts all grooving to the tune of Our House by Madness. They slid and shimmied their way down the street, to be followed by hundreds of citizens, members ofContinue reading “Flash Mob Covers Main Street”

Planning for Innovation (and a Second Chance) in Pulaski

The Town of Pulaski in partnership with Pulaski on Main will host an Informational Open House for interested citizens to learn about Pulaski Works, a year-long planning project funded through the Appalachian Regional Commission, on Friday, Jan. 31 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Located at the Pulaski Train Depot, 20 S. Washington Street, theContinue reading “Planning for Innovation (and a Second Chance) in Pulaski”

First Board of Directors Meeting Held

On January 11th, the first Board of Directors gathering was held at Pulaski On Main. The directors discussed the logistics and rules of regular meetings. The Pulaski On Main strategies were discussed: Welcome new and potential residents Support emerging and existing businesses Activate a downtown bike and pedestrian system Improve community appearance Catherine Van Noy,Continue reading “First Board of Directors Meeting Held”

Pulaski Residents Invited to Name Downtown Park

Progress on Main Street! Our future pocket park for Main Street looks like a construction zone today, but that won’t be the case this early spring as we begin our conversion to a gathering  spot for visitors and residents. And Pulaski on Main wants you to participate in naming the park. Pulaski on Main, inContinue reading “Pulaski Residents Invited to Name Downtown Park”

Next Level VR Showcases their Store Front

Next Level VR showcased their storefront to the public for the first time on January 4th. Next Level VR is a virtual reality experience center located at 94 West Main St, Pulaski, VA 24301. At 10 am, the storefront opened and the headsets were immediately booked. Within one hour, the wait time for headsets wasContinue reading “Next Level VR Showcases their Store Front”

First Pulaski Works Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting held

The first Pulaski Works Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting was held on December 18 at the Pulaski County IT training Room. The Pulaski Works PAC is an ad hoc group organized to advise the Project Team for a year-long Appalachian Regional Commission planning grant. The Town of Pulaski in partnership with the County and theContinue reading “First Pulaski Works Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting held”