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MainStreet Roswell shares upcoming projects with Optimist Club

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Mike Whitehead, Sunrise Optimist’s president, presented speaker Kathy Lay a gift of appreciation. (Submitted Photo)

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The guest speaker at the Sunrise Optimist Club’s regular meeting this past Wednesday was Kathy Lay with MainStreet Roswell. She offered an informative talk starting with the organization, their promotions, how they are networked with the city of Roswell, the Chamber of Commerce and other organizations to benefit Roswell. Some of the projects she mentioned were Reischman Park, planting the flowers downtown, the holiday snowflake lighting, flags and banners, facade squads to improve the front of buildings and even the alien eyes on the light poles.

They try to get the word out about MainStreet Roswell in many different ways. Some of the ways are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Roswell Daily Record and radio stations. Even the events they put on are geared toward promotions. Some of those are First Friday Downtown Market, the Chile Cheese Festival, Veterans Ceremony and Parade, Farmers’ Market and the UFO Festival. For more information on MainStreet Roswell, call 575-914-8018 or visit its website info@mainstreetroswell.org

Want to hear our community speakers? Join the Sunrise Optimist Club Wednesday mornings for breakfast, 7 a.m., at Lovelace Hospital cafeteria/conference room.

If you’re interested in what the Sunrise Optimist Club stands for, its projects and objectives for the youth of Roswell, either come to a Wednesday meeting or contact our membership chairman, Roger K. Burnett at 420-9420.

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