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Creative Partner named Mainstreet Martinsburg Volunteer of the Year

Main Street Martinsburg recognizes James Hersick as the Volunteer of the Year award for 2018! For the last six years, our creative director and founding partner, James has worked tirelessly with multiple non-profits throughout the county to make what seemed impossible possible – from helping to expand the Promise Neighborhood Initiative’s impact, developing the Martinsburg …

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Go Gold for children with Cancer, with Special Love for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with Special Love

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Cancer doesn’t discriminate, and it’s hard to fathom that every day, 43 families will hear the word, “your child has cancer.”* Special Love, a nonprofit organization that provides cancer families a community of support, made up of other patients and families who know and understand the trials of the …

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Collaboration for community means we're working hard to make downtown great. And it all started with a cup of coffee.

Collaboration by Design, for Community

Martinsburg: our experience Despite being a small town, Martinsburg has a lot going on downtown. Lately, we’ve seen a lot of positive growth. While some businesses have closed their doors, plenty of new businesses have been testing the waters and bringing some much-appreciated culture and energy with them. It’s certainly not perfect… we get it …

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Development Authority of Berkeley County

I’m sure you’ve noticed we’re pretty fond of where we live. What’s not to love about the beautiful landscapes, evolving demographics, and rapidly growing economy nestled in the tri-state area? Between the Farmers Market and other local and community projects (such as What’s Next WV Berkeley County and Promise Neighborhood Initiative) and boards we work with, we …

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Martinsburg Farmers Market taking place on Friday evenings.

How in the world did a design firm end up running a farmers market?

How in the world did a design firm end up running a farmers market? What started as an idea in community town halls, gardens and coffee shops about 5 years ago has become one of our more hands-on design solutions. In 2014, I was nudged into attending a community garden meeting with the Burke Street …

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