Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy was one of several speakers Friday night at a community celebration for Downtown Washington Inc. winning the national Great American Main Street Award. In back are Andy Unerstall, downtown board president, and Bridgette Epple, executive director. Lucy attended the National Main Streets Conference in Baltimore this past spring with many of the downtown staff and board members.
The boards of Downtown Washington Inc. and the Historic Washington Foundation, its sister organization, presented iPads to downtown staff members in appreciation of their hard work and efforts during a party Friday night celebrating the organization winning the 2012 Great American Main Street Award. Here Bridgette Epple, third from right, executive director, and Aimee Frey, second from left, open their gifts. Also pictured are Joe Schneider, left, Andy Unerstall, second from right, downtown board president, and Rick Hopp, right.