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Causes: Community Improvement & Capacity Building

Mission: The mission of Fuquay-Varina Downtown is to promote the thriving business and residential historic districts of Fuquay-Varina, NC. We promote preservation, educate the public, support the business environment and grow community.

Results: Fuquay-Varina Downtown has been promoting the downtown districts of Fuquay-Varina, NC since 1999. Some of the highlights from 2012 include: State Award for Best Branding and Image Building Campaign, State Award Winner for Best Special Promotion Honorable Mention, USDA Grant recipient for the Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina, and new downtown banners, maps and public art, as well as many successful events including the Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina, the Candy Hop, Celebration of the Arts, multiple Cash Mobs, the Downtown Chili Cook-Off, Downtown Bounty, Trick or Treat in Downtown, the En Plein Air Paint Off and Art Auction, Movie Under the Stars, Downtown Cruise-In, Cash for Christmas, Sleigh Rides, and the Cultural Arts Visioning Meeting.

Programs: The purpose of the corporation is to promote the historic preservation, protection and use of the town of fuquay-varina's traditional downtown area, including that area's commercial enterprises and residences.

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Rating: 5

Fuquay-Varina Downtown has been an amazing help to our new business! In the few short months we have been open, we have had overwhelming support from this organization! From their frequent visits, Facebook updates, emails, newsletters, and events, they have really made us feel welcome and a part of the community. We couldn't ask for a better place to put our store. Fuquay-Varina is the best little town in North Carolina, and F-V Downtown is keeping everything amazing! We're excited for 2013 and all the growth it will bring to the area. So many new businesses are moving in and the town is looking great!

Thanks for all the help and support!

Mutt & Tabby