Upper Albany Main Street (UAMS) was recently recognized in the CT Main Street Center’s 2014 Annual Report for being “Squarely focused on reviving their beloved neighborhood, returning “The Avenue” to its glory days as a thriving economic and social center.” Executive Director, Marilyn Risi, was also commended for being instrumental in distinguishing UAMS as a “community convener and a respected champion of local businesses.” Details of the entire article may be viewed on page 21 of the report by clicking here.
On Friday May 22, 2015, the Upper Albany Merchants Association (UAMA) launched a new banner program with a focus on helping Albany Avenue merchants to advertise their business. UAMA merchant, Living Word Imprints was assigned the job of printing 45 banners that featured various merchant logos. Upper Albany would like to thank all businesses that participated in the banner program.
On May 19th, 2015, Upper Albany Main Street merchant and board member, Precious Ross-Ellis, owner of Uniforms & Stuff was awarded by the Connecticut Main Street Center for her dedication and involvement to the Main Street Program. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Precious on her achievement.
Last week, CHEETAH Toys & More, LLC of Hartford, CT won the recent state of Connecticut bid for Educational Toys. Though the CHEETAH Android Tablet was not included in the bid, CHEETAH will now have the opportunity to market other educational products that are currently in development to other United States based Government agencies. CHEETAH is currently developing products that include sing-along books (in dual languages), educational puzzles and interactive dancing plush characters.