A “Gorgeous” Beginning ... Written by Merri J. Markovitch*
Many will recognize this trio of leaders ... Sherry Eaton of Garland Gallery, Yvonne Lucia of La Loba Creations and Maggie Martin of The ART Mission ... who created the initial buzz for “Gorgeous,” networking with their friends and colleagues about working together in a new association. The “Gorgeous” mission ... help with and enhance revitalization efforts downtown. But with a new twist, focusing on the growing arts community and beautification projects while promoting the urban, center city as a unique, eclectic, alternative destination to visit, shop, do business. Viola - “Gorgeous” begins!
Thanks to the inspiration of the group’s founders, inaugural members and core of dedicated supporters in 2000, the Gorgeous Washington Street Association continues ever-strong today ... growing and proud of our efforts that support our local community, economy and its diverse offerings. Here’s to being “Gorgeous” - then and now!