Alan Reed/News Award winners at Thursday’s Heritage Centre Association’s awards banquet are, front row, from left, Becky Glass for Paragraphs Bookstore and Jan Reynolds for Coleman Family Gallery and The Ariel Foundation. Back row, from left, Larry Woolson for Woolson Spice Company, Jeff Boucher and Mike Hillier. Buy Now
MOUNT VERNON — Dedication and contributions to downtown Mount Vernon and The Heritage Centre Association were recognized Thursday evening when HCA conducted its annual awards banquet at The Alcove.
Following a cocktail hour, HCA Downtown Manager Carrie Haver gave a welcome and introduced HCA president Steve Waers.
“We had a strong year with great downtown events, like First Fridays, monthly networking meetings, the Rubber Duck River Race, and the Christmas Parade and Walk,” said Waers. “We worked to market and promote our incredible downtown, as well as all our 156 members. Mount Vernon is an amazing place to work, play and live, and much of that is due to folks like the ones in this room who care for and appreciate our community.”
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