Color Palette for Downtown Newport Unveiled
Sample "Before and Afters" and full range of color palettes presented
At our June Members' Meeting, designer Marti Kellogg, ASID unveiled the recommended color palette for downtown Newport, designed to better unify our downtown core to make our area more attractive to visitors, tourists and locals alike. This was part of the grant for downtown beautification that the Chamber had applied for from the POC EDC.
Marti has been in the industry for over 30 years and her first introduction to Newport was transforming Club Energy from it's previous white, purple and bright blue colors to its current timeless, classical look.
Using primarily colors from Benjamin Moore's Historical Collection, she presented almost 20 colors that were neutral enough to work with all the existing colors in our downtown, yet complimentary enough to work with each other and create a more cohesive and attractive downtown. The recommended color palette is shown.
To view some of the "Before and After" photographs of some sample buildings and touch and feel large paint samples of the colors shown, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by our Visitors' Center. Or attend a Thursday 8am meeting at TJ Kelly park being organized by Kandi Gentis of Bling & Sparkles (June 20th for Newport businesses located between 2nd & 3rd Streets and June 27th for businesses located between 3rd & 4th Streets).
Who will be the first to follow Club Energy's lead towards a more attractive and unified downtown core?
Register now for the Newport Rodeo Parade
Forms available for download or at Visitors' Center
We welcome horse & rider groups, vintage, antique or custom vehicles, heavy equipment, floats, community walking groups and royalty for this annual tradition, to be held Saturday morning June 22nd at 11am. The parade begins and ends at Stratton Elementary School in Newport. If you want to be judged, we need to receive your form by Monday June 17th.
The parade route has changed slightly due to local construction so we'll be turning up 1st Street instead of going further down Washington Ave. Download the form here and send it in to us - we can't wait to see your entry!
Completed forms may be mailed to us at Greater Newport Area Chamber of Commerce at PO Box 2006, Newport, WA 99156 or emailed to us at email@example.com. We also have paper versions available at our Visitors' Center in downtown Newport - 325 West 4th Street. Giddy-up!
PS If you have trouble downloading the form, you can install Adobe Reader (for pdf's) free at get.adobe.com/reader or you can view and print the forms right from our Facebook page here.
PPS The popular Old Fashioned Carnival at the Rodeo Grounds is back (starts at 5pm June 21st and noon on June 22nd), organized this year by Rotary and POV Relay for Life. Novelty, craft, food vendors, new fun attractions, low cost rides and bingo - family fun that supports your local community. For vendor information, contact Bill Holstein at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (509) 492-1775.
PPPS Advanced tickets for the Rodeo (7:30pm Fri & Sat) are on sale now at a variety of local & surrounding area merchants. Call 360-770-1180 or 509-447-3214 for more information. Tickets: Adults $12 ($10 in advance); Children 5-11 $5; Kids 4 & under FREE.
Upcoming: Tuesday, July 23rd at 6pm
2013 Summer Calendar of Events
Email us if you want some to hand out to your customers!
Events drive traffic to our area - and more traffic means more local business! Our Summer 2013 Calendar of Events is now available - you may have already seen them around town or on our Facebook page. Want some for your place of business? Email us at email@example.com and we'll be sure to drop some off or if you want a copy in pdf format click here.
PS If your community event is missing, just let us know and we'll do our best to get it into the next run!