LT. GOVERNOR LANDRIEU TO LAUNCH DONALDSONVILLE MAIN STREET -- 03/13/2009
Office of Lieutenant GovernorFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2009
LT. GOVERNOR LANDRIEU TO LAUNCH DONALDSONVILLE MAIN STREET
WHAT: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu will announce Donaldsonville's designation as a Main Street Community
WHERE: Louisiana Square, Railroad Ave. Donaldsonville La.
WHEN: Friday March 13, 2009 at 1:30pm
WHO: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu
BACKGROUND: Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu and Mayor Leroy Sullivan will announce Donaldsonville as a new Main Street Community, Friday March 13th at 1:30pm.
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.