Coalition kicks off

Coalition to boost downtown to kick off

GREENFIELD — A group of community members working to achieve the goals of the city’s 2013 Downtown Revitalization Plan has its first meeting next week.

Greenfield Coalition will conduct its first meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Creative Arts & Event Center, 2 W. Main St., Greenfield.

Other meetings are scheduled for Feb. 26, March 12, March 19, April 9 and April 23.

Sharon Canady, associate director of the economic and community development department at Ball State University, will facilitate the meetings, and the group is expected to discuss a historic preservation revolving loan program, the Riley Literacy Trail, the Harvest Market Park and attractive downtown living spaces.

For more information: Joanie Fitzwater, 317-325-1329.

Samm Quinn is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3275 or