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You Are Appreciated

Thank you to all that were able to join us at the DBI Annual Meeting and Downtown Social.  It was wonderful to see over 300 downtown supporters from all different areas of downtown come together in a relaxing atm

osphere.  A big THANK YOU for all you do throughout the year to make our downtown the best it can be. 

2017 Recap 

26 New Businesses Opened

8 Businesses Expanded 

250 New Housing Units Opened

3 New Buildings Opened

48 Building Permits for Renovations 

Over 4,000 Downtown Gift Certificates were sold to promote and support downtown small businesses. Thank you to all for thinking of these as gifts for teachers, rewards programs, employee recognition, family holiday gifts, meal per diem certificates, prizes and more.

Thank you to Mayor Hamilton for encouraging collaboration and partnerships.   Thank you to Cindy Kinnarney with First Financial Bank for her 2 year of service as DBI President.  

Downtown is always pushing the envelope on the latest trends.   Now it is all about creating experiences to keep people coming back again and again.  We love to share our stories, learn new things and connect through interesting activities. 

Welcome to a few of our new businesses creating some different experiences such as the Bloomington Salt Cave to promote health and wellness, Code and Key for team building and LaVieEnRose and Osteria Rago for sharing some deliciously authentic food with us.  We have a wonderful community with so many resources.     

Welcome to 2018 DBI President Becky Barrick-Higgins.   Becky brings 37 years of professional work in the field of Parks and Recreation. She is currently the Recreation Services Director with the City of Bloomington.  She has a  Park Administrations Master's Degree from Indiana University.   Becky believes in a vibrant downtown and is always willing to get involved and lend a helping hand with her vast experience.     

We are looking forward to a successful year.  Please do not hesitate

to contact info@downtownbloomington.com if questions or ideas. 

Talisha Coppock

Executive Director 

Downtown Bloomington Inc

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