DE Volunteer Job Descriptions Workshop

In February 2018, we will be co-presenting at the quarterly Downtown Idea Exchange Workshop for Downtown Delaware on creating high quality volunteer job descriptions to better recruit workers to implement downtown projects. The bulk of this workshop will be a hands-on exercise to create three types of job descriptions for volunteers based on current work plan projects. All job descriptions created by workshop participants will be copied and circulated to attendees as a library of job...

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Design Guidelines for Downtown Milford Inc.

Over the next six months, we will be working with Downtown Milford Inc. to create design guidelines for their downtown commercial district. We will work with a subcommittee of the Design Team, who will also review drafts of the design guidelines as they are developed. This technical assistance service is provided by Downtown Delaware through USDA funds. The Design Guidelines will be used by Downtown Milford Inc. to provide advice on any matching grant program for storefront or other downtown...

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Two Presentations at Pennsylvania Downtown Center Conference June 2018

In June we will be making two presentations at the Pennsylvania Downtown Center's annual conferene, held this year in the 2017 Great American Main Street Award Winning, Downtown West Center PA. Our first presentation is Your Nominating Committee’s Better Board Building Work Plan.  Our second presentation, Using Authentic Foods to Transform a Commercial District, is with our client Stephanie Michel from the North 5th Street Revitalization Project.  We will discuss how they...

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Narberth Workshop on the Future of Downtown

On November 30, 2017, Heritage Consulting Inc. hosted a two-and-a-half-hour evening workshop at the Narberth PA Borough Hall Community Room. Over 100 people attended, an excellent turnout due to the repeated Facebook postings and outreach by community members. During the workshop, close to 500 comments were collected from participants who expressed their pride, hopes, concerns, and frustrations about downtown Narberth. Comments were sorted by topic and color coded to make them easier to...

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Ardmore Strategic Plan 2018-2013 Adopted

Throughout 2017, Heritage Consulting Inc. worked with the Ardmore Initiative (AI)  staff to create a new five-year Strategic Plan. We also assisted their Executive Director, Marie Suvansin, who completed a comprehensive Retail Market Analysis and Business Recruitment Plan for the commercial district of Ardmore. These documents were used to identify three new Transformation Strategies for the 250-property business improvement district. There was active participation by the Ardmore...

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