New Castle News

November 6, 2013

New Visions group to host conversation

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — A Community Conversation is planned for Thursday in New Castle.

The event is being hosted by New Visions for Lawrence County’s Destination Downtown action team.

It will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at Benefield’s, 11 S. Mill St. Organizers said it is not necessary for participants to attend for the full two hours, but are encouraging residents to stop by and contribute.

The Destination Downtown action team is focusing on building relationships to assist and serve as advocates for revitalizing downtown New Castle. This includes increasing foot traffic, getting to know the community, partnering with local businesses and organizations for growth, and increasing a spirit and pride in the city.

The event at Benefield’s is the first in a planned a series of organized gatherings to promote a community conversation about New Castle.

Food will be available during the program and there will be opportunities to win door prizes.

New Visions for Lawrence County is a nonprofit organization with volunteers seeking to improve and promote the community in a variety of ways. Its areas of emphasis include beautification, public safety and arts and entertainment.