Corks & Canvas 2017

Save the date for Downtown Blue Springs Corks & Canvas Art & Wine Walk June 24, 2017 from 11 am to 7 pm.  Join Downtown Alive! along with local artists, makers, and wine / spirit crafters for a free street festival in Downtown Blue Springs.

Take a stroll down Main Street and discover local artists, sample local flavors, and enjoy live music.

Please contact Pam Wheeler at (816) 805-8356 or email downtownbluesprings@gmail.com if you are interested in participating in the event as a wine or spirit vendor, artist, or maker / crafter. We would love to have you join us!

 

Corks and Canvas

Blue Springs City Council District 2 Facebook Live Town Hall

Hello there,

Just a reminder about the Blue Springs City Council District 2 Facebook Live Town Hall meeting scheduled for this evening from 6pm to 7pm at Pizza Shoppe on Main Street.  Please join your District 2 Councilmen Kent Edmondson and Chris Lievsay to talk with community members about city government issues.  They will have information about development updates, the 5-Year Dedicated Parks Maintenance  Sales Tax initiative, and will field questions from residents.  This is also a “Facebook Live” meeting so if you can’t make it in person, you still have an opportunity to participate.  You can view the event live on the City’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bluespringsgov.

Refreshments will be available at this meeting.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear what’s going on in your community!!   Hope to see you there!

Cindy Miller

Piccadilly Gala – THANK YOU!!

We want to thank everyone who attended our 4th Annual Gypsy Prom Piccadilly Gala. It was such a great evening spending time with friends and supporting downtown Blue Springs.

A special thank you to Jaime Russell with Anthem Photography. She did an incredible job! The images are now available in her online storefront at gallery.anthem-photo.com. As a reminder, the password to enter the gallery is gypsyprom17. The gallery will be available for 60 days. During that time, anyone with the password can download high-resolution images from the gallery directly to their computer. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the photos.

Here are a couple of photos from the event:

Piccadilly 2017 Collage

 

 

Gypsy Prom Donations

Dear Friend,

We invite you to join Blue Springs Downtown Alive! as we present Gypsy Prom”, our Fourth Annual Piccadilly Gala, March 10, 2017.  This whimsical ladies night out event will include a dinner and Piccadilly Auction held at the Adams Pointe Conference Center, 1500 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs, MO.  We would appreciate the support of you and your organization by donating an item or service for our live auction and raffle.  In appreciation, we will acknowledge your business as a sponsor at our event and in the event program.

Blue Springs Downtown Alive! Mission Statement:

The mission of ‘Blue Springs Downtown Alive!’ is to engage in historic preservation, revitalization activities and education; by encouraging the cooperation of downtown merchants, property owners, residents and partners, creating a positive image of downtown, strengthening the economic base and providing design education to improve the appearance and vitality of the Downtown Area.

Please consider a Gift in Kind or financial donation to support the programs of Downtown Alive! which in turn supports the entire community.  Our not-for-profit organization relies upon the generosity of individuals and businesses of Blue Springs and our neighbors.  Downtown Alive! is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt corporation and all donations are tax deductible.

We appreciate your help!  Please complete the Piccadilly Donation Letter and return it by February 22, 2017.  Feel free to contact me at pam.wheeler@genevieves.com, 816-805-8356, or you may also contact our Piccadilly Chair, Shauna Markley, at 816-224-3222 or markleyshauna@yahoo.com to arrange pick up of your donation.

Save the date, March 10th, for an event you will not want to miss.

Sincerely,

Pam Wheeler

Executive Director

Piccadilly Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

Dear Friend,

We invite you to join Blue Springs Downtown Alive! as we present  Gypsy Prom, our Fourth Annual Piccadilly Gala, March 10, 2017.  This whimsical ladies night out event will include a dinner and Piccadilly Auction at the Adams Pointe Conference Center, 1500 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs, MO.  We would appreciate the support of you and your organization by becoming a Sponsor for our event.

Sponsorship Levels are:

  • Prom Queen– $5,000 which includes 10 Guest Reservations, prominent recognition as a special VIP major underwriter, social media and program recognition;
  • Gypsy Princess – $2,500 which includes 10 Guest Reservations, prominent recognition as an underwriter, social media and program recognition;
  • Rhinestone Rose – $1,500 which includes 10 Guest Reservations and program recognition;
  • Debutante Diva – $500 which includes 4 Guest Reservations and program recognition;
  • Lass ‘n Lace  – $250 which includes 2 Guest Reservations and program recognition;
  • Velvet Violet – $50 for 1 Guest Reservation;
  • Prom Court  – Gift-in-kind item or service donation for our  auction

Please consider a Sponsorship for “Gypsy Prom” to support the programs of Downtown Alive! which in turn supports the entire community.  Our not-for-profit organization relies upon the generosity of individuals and businesses of Blue Springs and our neighbors.   Downtown Alive! is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt corporation and all donations are tax deductible.

Please complete our Piccadilly Sponsor Letter and return it to me at pam.wheeler@genevieveshome.com, 816-805-8356, by February 22, 2017.  You may also contact our Piccadilly Chair, Shauna Markley, 816-224-3222, markleyshauna@yahoo.com for more information.  We appreciate your help!  Save the date, March 10th, for an event you will not want to miss.

 

Sincerely

 

 

 

Pam Wheeler

Executive Director