WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! – Grand Central District

November 10, 2016

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

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GCDA OFFICE
2529 Central Avenue
(inside the co-working space at Clear Labs)
Office Hours: M-F, 9a-5p
727.828.7006
Tawnee Walling, Executive Director/ Main Street Manager
Email (mailto:gcda@grandcentraldistrict.org)
2016-2017 GCDA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jon Tallon, President
Terry Thompson, Vice President
OPEN
Secretary
Joel Schmitz, CPA
Treasurer
Directors
Philip C. Dobson
Mitch Faber
Precious Green
Karen Helsinger
Brian Longstreth
Dale Osterwise
Kate Thorpe
Amanda Turner
Advisors:
Bill Georgiou
Andy Salyards
GCDA Board meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Next Meeting:
11/16/16 at 6pm
Florida Print Solutions
432 31st St N
Hanging From the Light Posts!Kick off at Punky’s Bar & Grill
3063 Central Avenue
Saturday, November 19 (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=425fe94629&e=7154a29de4)
9 AM – 12 PM

We will be putting up holiday lights throughout the district and for those businesses who don’t regularly do so, we encourage you to take 30 minutes to sweep up the sidewalks, clean up any litter and wash your storefront window in preparation for the holiday season!

Join us for the fun and help beautify our district!

Click Here to Sign Up to Volunteer (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=99f797150e&e=7154a29de4)
or let us know you are going on our Facebook Page (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=8b561e9135&e=7154a29de4)
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Would you like to help make the 2017 Chili Cookoff the best ever? Join our planning committee!
Contact Tawnee (mailto:gcda@grandcentraldistrict.org?subject=Chili Cook Off – I want to help!) for more information.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
Do you want Bike Racks in front of your Business?

The City of St. Petersburg has received funding from CDC via Pinellas County Health Dept/Partnerships to Improve Community Health grant to purchase 325 new bike racks.

They are interested in putting more bike racks along Central Ave — at least 4 racks on each side of block. These will be installed on a first come, first served basis and will be opportunity driven. If you are interested in having bike racks installed in front of your business or on your block, please reach out to Lucas Cruse, Bicycle Pedestrian Coordinator, at 727-892-5274 or email lucas.cruse@stpete.org(mailto:lucas.cruse@stpete.org)

SATURDAY NOV 26, 2016
Along Central/1st N/1st S from 16th St to 31st St

To participate:
Offer 10% discount to shoppers wearing a local t-shirt
Bring a part of your business out to the sidewalk -sandwich board, table, rack, etc.
Promote via Social Media
Contact Tawnee (mailto:gcda@grandcentraldistrictassociation.org?subject=We want to participate in Shop the Blocks) to register, so that we can help promote your business and participation via social media! We will also give you a flyer for your window to advertise your participation over the coming weeks!

Let’s Make the District a Hopping Place to be on Small Business Saturday!

Art, Antiques, Collectibles, & HOME DECOR

Where: Punky’s Bar & Grill (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=5196710f64&e=7154a29de4)
3063 Central Avenue
When: December 3, 2016 9a-4p

November’s Market was a huge success with over 40 vendors and 100’s of shoppers. It was a perfect day to be out and about and we received excellent feedback from both vendors and shoppers! If you are interested in being a vendor next month, please contact Dale Osterwise (mailto:clearwatercaprice@hotmail.com?subject=Grand Central Market&body=I want to participate as a vendor!) of D & A Ambient Antiques (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=28b326f1a8&e=7154a29de4) as soon as possible! Spaces are filling up fast! Vendor Fee is $25.

Application Here (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=52f1de3169&e=7154a29de4)

Like the Grand Central Market on Facebook! (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=3f2f517d4d&e=7154a29de4)

To Volunteer at our Welcome Booth (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=fcfc2307a5&e=7154a29de4)

WHEELBARROW OF LIQUOR

Raffle to Win! $5 each or 5 Entries for $20! Drawing to be on December 5th. Proceeds to benefit the Grand Central District Association. You can buy tickets at the Grand Central Market on December 3rd or at Punky’s Bar & Grill (http://grandcentraldistrict.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=77dc0b3f6b548fec69a95ef7a&id=9ac1a314ac&e=7154a29de4) anytime.
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