LEGACY MOTOWN REVUE BRINGS OUT A CROWD
Pizazz set to entertain July 4
With its unique blend of Motown tunes, the Legacy musicians had Sand in the Street crowds on their feet for much of the June 23rd concert in Pearson Park.
Fans of the band were energetic in their response to the music of the talented band members who played for almost two hours of the 2nd concert of the summer season.
WELCOME: Leraine Tolston, chair of the Pride of Kinston board, welcomes the crowd which filled Pearson Park to hear the Legacy Motown Revue musicians Thursday, June 23, 2016, the second concert of the 2016 summer season. Pride was the Event Sponsor of the show. Standing to her left was Larry Rubio representing Spirit Aero Systems, one of the Title Sponsors of the series, waiting to add Spirit's welcome to the concert.
ERASING THE LINES AT WORK
REMOVING aging planters: Erasing the Lines volunteers take up their shovels to remove soil and vegetation from Queen Street aging planters June 21, 2016 to help Pride's Design Committee accomplish its goal of replacing the old structures to make way for more attractive placements
Erasing participants are (from left to right) Josh Hobgood, 27, team leader; William McPhaul, 15; Hunter Kite, 13; and Matthew McCauley, 13. Hovering close by (not pictured)was Sammy Hudson, Erasing the Lines organizer.
OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE IN DOWNTOWN KINSTON SMALL BUSINESS INCUBATOR
Downtown Kinston Small Business Incubator offers spaces for lease with shared receptionist and lobby.
Enticing new investors
A growing campaign to highlight properties available for lease or purchase details information about each under the Invest in Downtown site on Pride’s website.
A project of Pride’s Economic and Property Development committee headed by Stuart Lindley, buildings deemed to be in good condition and available for immediate use are candidates for the enlarged promotional effort.
What Is Pride of Kinston?
The mission of Pride of Kinston, Inc., established in 1984, is to lead downtown revitalization in Kinston using the Main Street approach developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which promotes economic development within the context of historic preservation.
Pride of Kinston is one of 57 Main Street communities in North Carolina in a program coordinated by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Community Assistance. (www.nccommerce.com). For more information about Pride of Kinston, see About Pride.
Pride of Kinston • 327 North Queen Street • Kinston, NC 28501• (252)
Artist Bruce D. Ziegler has generously made available to Pride his portrait of