June 21, 2010 2:36:00 PM
Starkville Downtown Business Association and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership are pleased to announce Downtown at Sundown in Downtown Starkville. Downtown Starkville retailers will extend business hours for shoppers and diners until 8:00 p.m. each Thursday night. Retailers will feature sales, promotions, discounts, and specials for shoppers, and a theme will be incorporated into promotions for each week.
"We''re so excited that our downtown retailers have chosen to promote local shopping in Starkville by extending their hours every Thursday night! The store owners are excited about the potential of attracting new shoppers to their stores," said Melissa Dixon, president of the Starkville Downtown Business Association.
Starkville Downtown Business Association and the Greater Starkville Development Partnership plan to incorporate live music and other features to entice shoppers and diners to spend Thursday night''s downtown.
"We have big plans for Downtown at Sundown, and we''re hoping that the community will really come out and support local businesses and experience a fun, vibrant atmosphere each Thursday night in Downtown Starkville. The downtown area really offers something for everyone, including shopping, dining, and entertainment, so we''re thrilled to be able to debut this program! We really appreciate the merchants extending their hours and participating to make this program worthwhile," said GSDP vice president for tourism development Jennifer Gregory.
Upcoming themes include Cupcakes and Lemonade and Independence Day. For details on specials being offered or for more information about Downtown at Sundown, contact Jennifer Gregory, GSDP vice president for tourism development at firstname.lastname@example.org or (662) 323-3322.
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