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Downtown Richmond Association Announcements and news

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Introducing our NEW Membership Program!

DOWNTOWN RICHMOND A Great Place to Live, Work and Visit…… Downtown Richmond Association (DRA) is an organization that is dedicated to enhance downtown Richmond’s economic growth and the quality of life in our community by protecting, preserving and promoting historic Downtown Richmond as a great place to live, work and visit.  We feature events throughout […]

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Richmond Register: Leaders Agree on Importance of Downtown

July 12, 2014 Leaders agree on importance of downtown By Sandra W. Plant, Register Correspondent RICHMOND — Why is Downtown Richmond important to the future of the community? We asked a few city and county officials as well as business leaders and found them all to be excited about Richmond’s city center for a variety of […]

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Richmond Register: “Richmond’s Main Street ‘has really come alive’

July 4, 2014 By Sandra PlantRegister Correspondent RICHMOND — History and the present merge on downtown Richmond’s West Main Street. Gone are the days when horse-drawn street cars transported visitors from the old train depot to the now closed Glyndon Hotel on the corner of Third and Main Street. And welcome to the present where […]

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Downtown Richmond Fire: Lives Saved, Community comes Together

On July 8, 2014 fire broke out on the 200 block of West Main Street in Downtown Richmond.  In the midst of tragedy, we saw the heroic efforts of our fire department, as well as the community coming together to help those affected.   Read more at these Richmond Register articles: “Kristen Purdy of Purdy’s […]

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Richmond Register: Downtown is great place for Shopping, Dining, Events

Published on July 2, 2014 By Sandra W. Plant, Register Correspondent RICHMOND — Downtown is great place for shopping, dining, events (Editor’s Note: This is first in a series on Richmond’s Downtown. A story about Main Street will be next.) Folks who say there is nothing going on in Downtown Richmond haven’t been there lately. The […]

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Grand Opening of DRA Farmers Market a Success!

Our grand opening of our Farmer’s Market was a busy, successful day with live music by Andy Rucker, an Education Station with a container garden workshop, and the Richmond Chamber’s Ribbon Cutting.  We had great support from the community and local vendors.  Come out and support local!     Thank you to the Richmond Register’s […]

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Dale Pyatt coming to DRA’s Farmer’s Market

Come out on March 15th at 11:00am-1:00pm to listen to local favorite Dale Pyatt!! Multi-award winning songwriter, Dale Pyatt, has penned songs that cross many music genres including Americana, Bluegrass, new and classic Country, Roots, and even island style music. On February 7, 2013, Dale released a new self-titled album that includes a collection of […]

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Telford YMCA is a new sponsor of DRA

We are so excited to announce a new sponsorship by Telford Community Center YMCA.  Their sponsorship will help us focus on protecting, preserving and promoting our historic Downtown Richmond KY, and its residents, through events and marketing.  One such event, that the Telford YMCA will be actively supporting is our Family, Fun & Fitness event […]

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EKU, City Partner to Enhance Appeal of Downtown

This article was posted on EKU’s website on January 28, 2014: “A new initiative entitled the Downtown Richmond/EKU Engagement Project is bringing University and community representatives together in an effort to discuss possible town-gown partnerships that would benefit the downtown business district as well as Eastern students, faculty and staff. The project, organized by Richmond […]

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Modern Woodmen of America Raffle for DRA

Modern Woodmen of America, Chapter 14461 of Stanton KY is sponsoring a Matching Fund Raffle for the benefit of Downtown Richmond Association! Drawing to be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at City Hall in Richmond, KY. Raffle Tickets are $1.00 each. Prizes include Country Ham, Kindle Fire, and more…. All proceeds raised from this […]

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