Main Street Eureka Springs receives Downtown Revitalization awards

Friday, February 28, 2020
Main Street Eureka Springs executive director Jacqueline Wolven, middle, accepts an award for the Morning Brew program at the Arkansas Municipal League Winter Conference. Pictured from left to right are Arkansas Heritage Director Jimmy Bryan, Wolven, and Secretary of Parks, Heritage and Tourism Stacy Hurst.
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As part of the 2020 Arkansas Municipal League Winter Conference held Feb. 12-14, Main Street Arkansas presented awards for Excellence in Downtown Revitalization to deserving program members.

Main Street Eureka Springs, along with the Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Eureka Springs Community Center, received the Outstanding Community Education Campaign award for the Morning Brew. The Morning Brew is an entrepreneur education program held at 8 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the community center.

Also during the awards, Jim Holt received posthumous recognition for his contribution to Main Street Eureka Springs. A beloved community member, Holt ran downtown hotspot Brews and participated in many community programs.

Main Street Arkansas is part of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of Arkansas Parks, Heritage and Tourism. Nominations for the awards were garnered from submissions from participating Main Street and Downtown Network Community programs from around the state.

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