It’s time: Wednesday 6 PM, Pulaski Train Station

Community U meets again on Wednesday (8/10) at 6 PM at the Pulaski Train Station.  We'll polish up a short term outreach strategy. Then we'll talk more about organizing a central convening point for action and stewardship of Downtown Pulaski efforts. We'll: Review communication materials and plan Marketplace outreach Pulaski on Main update Virginia Downtowns overview Review … Continue reading It’s time: Wednesday 6 PM, Pulaski Train Station

Our Town: Pulaski

At our last Community U meeting, Catherine Van Noy presented the potential of applying for National Endowment for the Arts' Our Town resources to further progress toward the vision being developed by the Community U team. The program provides support for creative placemaking projects that "strategically link communities and local governments with artists, designers, and arts organizations to improve quality … Continue reading Our Town: Pulaski

Tonight: The Pulaski Vision

Tonight:  we pull together the vision. We'll head into next steps, discussing outreach to bring additional voices in and to build support for moving forward.  We'll also begin identifying quick action steps. Review the Draft Vision (PDF). Review the Draft Vision (DOC). Explore quick action strategies. 6 PM Monday, July 18 Pulaski Train Station

Build a Better Block…and More

The next Community U meeting will be on July 18 at 6 PM.  That's a few weeks off for our group, but things will still be happening... Nichole, Christiana, and Michael will be attending the Downtown Intersections event in Staunton on July 11-13.  (Contact Nichole if you're interested in this annual Main Street training.) After last evening's strong conversation on … Continue reading Build a Better Block…and More

Build the Downtown Vision: Monday, 6/27 at the Train Station, 6 PM

At our next session, we pull it all together: the assets, opportunities, organizations, the existing plans, the emerging strategies.  All of these building blocks can be deployed collectively, but the partnerships that will make it happen require a shared vision. It's a touchstone that we'll use to bring in even more partners and select our … Continue reading Build the Downtown Vision: Monday, 6/27 at the Train Station, 6 PM