1. ESDN Mission Eureka Springs Downtown The Downtown Network in partnership with Main Street Arkansas as part of the National Trust Beat for Historic Preservation program and the City of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, works to support April 2011 preservation, business education, promotional programming, economic development and beautification in downtown Eureka Springs with the understanding that a vibrant downtown is in the best interest of the City as a whole. Our Partners Get Involved with ESDN Business After Hours – April 7th, 5-7PM at Turpentine Creek – Network with the business community – All welcome, no charge Register for the ESDN Keys for Micro Enterprise Business Conference April 18 & 19 – walk away with a complete online marketing plan for your business http://esdn.ticketbud.com/keysconference Come to the Open Meeting – April 21st, 9AM at Mud Street – EVERYONE is WELCOME (3rd Thursday this month due to schedule)
2. The 2nd Annual Grand Illumination ESDN is hosting the 2nd Annual Grand Illumination May 1st – 31st. The event will include an Upstairs Downtown Design & Taste Tour, awarding the Grand Luminary, a Kick-off in Basin Spring Park on May 1st. Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated B&B, Home, Business and Most Artistic Lantern – See the form in this packet! Citywide Clean Up Board of Directors A Huge Thank You to the over 60 volunteers who helped makeGlenna Booth, President our city sparkle on April 5th. This was truly a partnership –Office of the Mayor, EconomicDevelopment Director The Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of CommerceJack Moyer, Vice PresidentBasin Park Hotel & Crescent Hotel focused on cleaning the Gem in the Aud (it is beautiful),Dee Bright, TreasurerEureka Springs Hideaway & Eureka The Mayors Office and Police Department allowed, forSprings Preservation Society President the first time ever, parking passes to volunteers.Amanda Haley, SecretaryBasin Park Hotel & Crescent Hotel Turpentine Creek sent over a team to help the ParksCarol Friesen, Christmas Champion Department paint the metal and woodwork in BasinTummy Ticklers Kitchen Store Spring ParkAutumn Hudgins Arvest Bank served lunch to the volunteers and had theCornerstone Bank Arvest Jr. Bank Board help clean North MainLinda McFarlin, Grand Illumination ChairCottage Caboodle The CAPC opened their dumpster and sent their fullSue Marvin team to participateFor Bare Feet Time Bank volunteers worked in the registration officeAlexa PittengerEureka!! Massage Cornerstone Bank sent a team out to spruce up fromMarsha Havens South MainEureka ThymeJennifer Kyle Dollar We collected 4 pounds of cigarette butts, saving ourRowdy Beaver Restaurants waterways. Thank you everyone for your time and energy.Jacqueline Wolven, Executive Director www.facebook.com/EurekaSpringsDowntownNetworkContact:firstname.lastname@example.org Want up to date ESDN info join Yahoo Group by goingPO Box 144Eureka Springs AR 72632 to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ESDNAnnounce/ to sign up for timely emails!