Main Street training March 14 and March 15
March 6, 2023
(Talladega, AL) Main Street Alabama will hold a Four Point Training in Talladega, March 14 and March 15, 2023, at Talladega’s Armstrong-Osborne Public Library. Training sessions are scheduled from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. both days. Each session focuses on one of the four points. Please register here.
“The National Main Street Four Point Approach focuses on organization, design, promotion and economic vitality. It is a blueprint for community-driven revitalization,” said Talladega Main Street Executive Director Cathryn Roehrig. “I cannot overemphasize how important these training sessions will be for our community.”
On March 14, an organization training will be held from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and a design training will be held from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. On March 15, a promotion training will be held from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and an economic vitality training will be held from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
“Talladega Main Street is in the process of forming committees based upon the Four Point Approach. Community members who are interested in helping to revitalize our city are encouraged to attend one or more of the training sessions,” said TalladegaMain Street Chair April Clark. “While your interests and experience may help you determine which sessions you should attend, you do not have to be an expert to join or chair a committee. We want people who are willing and able to work hard to transform our community.”
City Manager Seddrick Hill Sr. stated, “Main Street Alabama has a proven track record for helping to revitalize downtown areas in cities similar to ours. With hard work, determination and, most of all, support from the community, Talladega Main Street will be a tremendous asset to our entire city.”
Members of Talladega Main Street’s economic vitality committee will assist new and existing businesses, encourage property development, and create a positive environment for innovators and entrepreneurs. The design committee will enhance the physical and visual assets and the overall brand of the Main Street area through façade improvements and streetscapes Members of the promotions committee will oversee internal and external communication, promote the organization’s brand, and shine a light on the community’s unique characteristics via promotional campaigns and other activities. The organization committee will foster critical partnerships and help build a financially-sound organization through fundraising initiatives and supportive business, philanthropic and community partnerships.