What an exciting time for downtown York! Thanks to support from the community, we are able to continue our work to increase foot traffic in downtown York, make improvements to the physical appearance of our downtown district, and keep an increasing number of people in the loop about events and activities taking place downtown.
Our 2013 event calendar includes an expanded First Friday program, our popular walking tour series - which will feature the extremely popular Sweetest Pint Tour, the Go Green in York City festival, and the Second Annual Boutique Week. In September, we'll host the 13th annual Downtown First Awards and recognize businesses and individuals in eight award categories for their dedication to putting downtown York first through their financial and volunteer commitments and advocacy.
In addition to our events, we are expanding our beautification efforts and streetscape improvement initiatives, as well as addressing issues such as parking, wayfinding, and public safety.
We have also been working hard to recruit volunteers and have increased our committee participation to nearly 100 people who care very deeply about the revitalization of downtown York. Our newest committee members have hit the ground running and we are thrilled with the level of enthusiasm and expertise they bring to our organization.