Cambridge Main Street hosted its annual Spring Fling event on Saturday, April 6th at the Dorchester Center for the Arts. The event is a capstone event that helps raise awareness of the work the organization undertakes, as well as recognizes the work of local businesses and partners helping to make downtown Cambridge and the city better.
The event honored several individuals, businesses, and projects during the evenings program. Two legacy business were recognized including Snappers Waterfront Cafe for 25 YEARS in business, as well as Jimmie and Sook’s for 10 years in business.
The 2019 Exceptional Project award was given to Waugh Chapel United Methodist Church for the partnership with the Cambridge Community Garden, Shore Rivers, and Cambridge Main Street to make improvements leading to a green parking lot refurbishment at 421 High Street.
The 2019 Marjorie S. Lednum Award was given posthumously to Carol Levy Ruark, and was accepted by husband Joe Ruark.
The evening also recognized the loss and contributions of Mary Calloway and Gerry Boyle who both passed away in the last year and who worked tirelessly to improve the City of Cambridge and surrounding areas.
Cambridge Main Street also recognized the leadership and contributions of immediate past President of the Board of Directors, Grace Gonzalez and officially welcomed its incoming President Valerie Brown.