Chris Wakeman, President of Scottsburg Main Street

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Chris Wakeman, President of Scottsburg Main Street, recently spoke about Scottsburg Main Street and the proposed Equine Center to the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club dinner meeting at the Quality Inn.  Chris is a member and a past president of the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club.  Pictured with Chris are from left to right, Kiwanis President David Wilson, Chris and Kiwanis Member Don Cooper.
 
Scottsburg Main Street started 1 ½ years ago and has nine members on its Board of Directors.  Scottsburg Main Street establishes community and economic development through projects and committees that design, promote, organize, and fund the efforts to revitalize and preserve Scottsburg’s historically enriched downtown.  The projects of Scottsburg Main Street include Movie Nights, sponsored by Scott County State Bank, which are offered from May to October. Bring a blanket or a chair to the Court House Square and enjoy a free movie outdoors.  Activities at 7 pm, movie at dark.
 
Another project of Scottsburg Main Street is Mater Fest, sponsored by Morgan Foods, John Jones Buick Chevrolet and others.  
 
For more information, please visit Scottsburg Main Street on Facebook or email them at info@scottsburgmainstreet.org.
 
The Equine Center is a proposed economic development project.  A feasibility study, funded by the Scott County Visitors Commission and the Scott County Redevelopment Committee, will evaluate this project.  A possible location is 19 acres of land between the Scott County Fairgrounds and I-65.  The Equine Center is proposed to be a for-profit business and would not be supported by taxpayers.  If approved and if investors are found, the Equine Center would cost between $7 – 10 million.  The Kiwanis members thanked Chris for his presentation and his work in the community!

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