Block Party on Church Street on Sept. 12

Celebrate the rejuvenation of Church Street in Liberty at a free
block party on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 1-4 p.m. Everyone is welcome
to see the beautification efforts taking place on Church Street as a
result of work by residents, the Jeff Bank, the Presbyterian Church
and Sullivan Renaissance.

Church Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 12:30-4
p.m.

The celebration kicks off with a ceremony at 1 p.m. Festivities
will include music, entertainment, face painting, demonstrations
and children’s activities. Light refreshments will be served,
sourced from local businesses. Rennie, the Sullivan Renaissance
Rooster, and a few friends will be present for pictures.

There is no charge for the block party. Bilingual translators will
be present.

The Church Street’s beautification pilot program kicked off on
June 6 with the NACL stilt walkers, NYS Assemblywoman Aileen
Gunther, Liberty Mayor Ron Stabak and exhibits by the Greater
Liberty Chamber of Commerce, Liberty Library, Jeff Bank and
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County.

The program provided a face lift to the residences and parking
areas by planting flowers, cleaning up debris and other
neighborhood improvements while working toward a sense of beauty,
safety and inclusion. The project was initiated by the Sullivan
Renaissance Bilingual Advisory Committee and was designed to unify
landlords and tenants, help the businesses, and provide a friendly
neighborhood for the churches and residences.

For information about Sullivan Renaissance, contact 845-295-2445
or www.sullivanrenaissance.org.

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