LT. GOVERNOR LANDRIEU TO LAUNCH LEESVILLE MAIN STREET -- 03/20/2009
Office of Lieutenant GovernorFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2009
LT. GOVERNOR LANDRIEU TO LAUNCH LEESVILLE MAIN STREET
WHAT: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu and Mayor Betty Westerchil will announce Leesville's designation as a Main Street Community
WHERE: Vernon Parish Courthouse, 201 South Third Street, Leesville
WHEN: Friday March 20, 2009 at 2:00 pm
WHO: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu
BACKGROUND: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu and Mayor Betty Westerchil will announce Leesville as a new Main Street Community, Friday, March 20th at 2:00pm.
The Louisiana Main Street Initiative promotes a comprehensive approach that rural and urban communities can use to revitalize traditional commercial area through historic preservation and grassroots economic development.
Since its beginning in 1984, Louisiana Main Street counts among its successes creating over 1,700 new businesses bringing in more than 7,400 jobs with well over $400 million in private and public reinvestment.