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Downtown Boone Development Association To Hold Spring Retreat on Wednesday Evening at Jones House

By Jesse Wood

March 18, 2013. The Downtown Boone Development Association will hold its annual Spring Retreat at the Jones House Community and Cultural Center on Wednesday, March 20, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Topics to be discussed include spring and summer promotions such as the Easter Eggstravaganza, Independence Day Parade, First Friday Art Crawls, Concerts on the Lawn and the Doc Watson Celebration in June.

Other topics include the annual budget, review of the association’s goals for 2013-14, an update on the old Appalachian Twin Theatre and much more.

See the agenda below.

I. Introduction and Welcome

II. Spring and Summer Promotions

  • a. Easter Eggstravangaza – volunteers needed
  • b. 4th of July Parade, theme and Grand Marshall
  • c. First Friday Art Crawls
  • d. Concerts on the Lawn, Jones House
  • e. Doc Watson Celebration, third Friday in June

III. Prioritize Streetscape Goals

  • a. Prioritize sidewalk renovations
  • b. Meters
  • c. Trees

IV. Annual Budget

  • a. Review Goals for 2013 – 2014

V. Appalachian Theater

  • a. Update 

VI. Board Vacancy

  • a. Suggestions 

VII. Other Business

  • a. Downtown Opportunities
  • b. Game day Promotional Ideas or Concerns
  • c. Promotion Ideas during Christmas
  • d. Walking Tour