Waushakum Welcomers Share Shopping Preferences, Neighborhood Desires

Waushakum Welcomers Share Shopping Preferences, Neighborhood Desires

This year, residents of the Waushakum neighborhood participated in our Welcomers’ survey to help bridge trust and familiarity between residents while encouraging greater affinity for nearby businesses.  The survey results and accompanying “social share cards” are precursor efforts toward the Waushakum Welcomers Block Party on September 7 at Anna Murphy Playground (60 Cove Avenue) from 3 pm to 7 pm.

Kindness Delivers Results in Burkis Square

Kindness Delivers Results in Burkis Square

The first two weeks of the Burkis Square Betterment Project have concluded, drawing appreciation from businesses, community members, and local stakeholders.  During the Project, the Downtown Engagement Team, comprised of Adam Fini and Gabriel Araujo, helped showcase a pleasant shopping area by fostering authentic relationships through only positive, meaningful conversations with 40 businesses along with at least 25 individuals who spent considerable time outside.