Henderson, North Carolina
from September 20
MARIA BAILEY was recently elected as chairman of the DDC's board of directors. Maria worked in human relations for Harriett & Henderson and retired from Vance-Granville Community College. Her husband, Craig Bailey is co-owner of one of downtown's oldest businesses, Vance Furniture Company.
If you'd like to get involved in the further development of this community, call,
text, email, or just stop in. We'd love to know about YOU.
The next meeting is Thursday, December 13 at 4:00 p.m. in George's new private dining room.
Benny Finch Chair, Ret. Vance County EDC Dir.
Paylor Spruill Vice-Chair, City of Henderson
Daniel White Treasurer, WW Properties
Phil Lakernick Secretary, Ballet Arts
Brian Paynter Cornerstone General Contracting
Ron Cava First Baptist Church
Paul Harvin Rosemyr Corporation
Jane Cloninger Cloninger Law
Dr. Jerry Ellington Family Eye Center
Alice Sallins Vance County Arts Council
John Barnes Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce
Dennis Jarvis H-V Economic Development Commission
Benny Finch Retired HVEDC Director
Corey Williams City of Henderson
Phil Hart Dataforge
Eddie Ellington Mayor, City of Henderson
Tanya Weary Vance-Granville Community College
Gordon Wilder Vance County Board of Commissioners
Yolanda Feimster Vance County Board of Commissioners
Amanda Walker Ellis Rogers & Rogers Law
Patti McAnally Perry Memorial Library
Becky I. Matthews Attorney
Kaine Riggan HVDDC Executive Director
Safety Committee: Improving the real and perceived safety concerns of downtown. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1pm, when needed.
Economic Vitality Committee: Strengthening the existing economic assets of the business district while diversifying its economic base. Activities include conducting market analysis to understand the changing market place, adapting vacant buildings that have out-lived their original purposes for use as entertainment or cultural facilities and sharpening the competitiveness of Main Street’s traditional merchants. Meets the 4th Monday of each month at 3pm. (Next... Dec 17)
Design Committee: Enhancing the visual quality of the downtown. Attention is given to the downtown environment elements – not just buildings and storefronts but also public improvements, rear entries, signs, landscaping, window displays and graphic materials. Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 4pm. (Next... Dec 18)
Promotions & Gala Committee: Re-establishing downtown as a compelling place for shoppers, investors and visitors. This means not only improving sales but also rekindling community excitement and involvement. Promotion ranges from street festivals to retail merchandising, from community education to marketing and public relations. Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 4pm. (Next... Dec 19)
from August 16