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May 7, 2011

Mark your calendars for ‘Cruising Main’

Ada —  

Can you believe it’s already May? This year is going by fast and that means it won’t be long until my favorite Ada Main Street event – Cruising Main! This year’s nostalgic car cruise is scheduled for Friday, July 8, from 6-9 p.m. in historic downtown Ada!  

If you came out for the inaugural cruise last year, you know this is one fun-filled event! This year is going to be even better with some new additions during the evening hours. We will provide more details on these new developments but will save some surprises for that night. So save the date because you do not want to miss out on the fun! 

I want to thank the Ada Jr. High FCCLA and the ECU Cultural Animation Appreciation Society who helped pick up trash on April 9 for the Great American Cleanup.  Your service to help clean up downtown Ada is greatly appreciated!  A special thank you goes to George Veliu, owner of Papa Gjorgjo, for treating us all to pizza after the cleanup.  It’s amazing business owners like George that make downtown Ada a great place to shop and dine!  

Another great event I got to take part in recently was Main Street Day at the state Capitol. This day is reserved for Main Street communities throughout Oklahoma to set up and give out information about our great downtowns and cities. It’s easy to promote something you love, so it was my absolute pleasure to be able to spread the word about our wonderful community! 

Over 30 Main Street communities were represented and hundreds of visitors came through to learn more about our towns. While talking with different visitors that came by my table, I received many compliments on Ada, our businesses, and the people who live here. We must be doing something right, so everybody keep up the great work! 

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