Featured speaker: Gin Wallace, executive director of Beverly Main Streets

April 16 at 6:00  •  Workshop 13  • 13 Church St

Gin Wallace, executive director of Beverly Main Streets, will talk about how Beverly’s downtown was organized around the Main Street Program, part of the National Trust for Historic Preservations.

The WBCA, in concert with the Ware Community Development Department, will host a series of seminars with speakers who are successful and overcame the challenges to help their communities revitalize their downtowns.

The first seminar speaker was Emmy Hahn, the Downtown Initiative Coordinator for the MA Department of Housing and Community Development.

The second seminar speaker was  Mary Vilbon, the Executive Director of the Greater Shelburne Falls Area Business Association. She shared several methods that helped bring traffic and business to the Greater Shelburne Falls area.