Xenia Downtown Revitalization Committee (XDRC) Invites Participation in the Next Community Meeting

The Xenia Downtown Revitalization Committee (XDRC) – a group of dedicated community volun­teers, business owners, nonprofit organizations, and City personnel working together for the fu­ture of downtown – is hosting a Community meet­ing to update the public on accomplishments of 2011 and seek input and volunteers for 2012.

Over the past year, XDRC has been working closely with the City of Xenia to im­prove our downtown. Among the accomplishments of this Public/Private partner­ship:

1. Adding the popular Historic Walking Tour to First Fridays

2. Increasing participation in Xenia’s Hometown Christmas with a new Window Decorating Contest

3. Installing new signs and maps downtown to help the public locate businesses, parking, and attractions

4. Creating a new marketing plan for downtown, to be rolled out in 2012

5. Engaging building owners in a discussion about affordable ways to make im­provements in downtown properties

6. Encouraging new businesses to locate downtown and working to retain existing businesses.
If you think these achievements are a good start, show your support and help keep the momentum going by attending this community meeting on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 6:00 —7:30 p.m. in thr First Floor Community Room at the Xenia Community Library (76 E. Market Street, Xenia, OH 45385).

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