Upper Albany Main Street (UAMS) is pleased to announce that Denise Best has joined the organization as Assistant Director. Denise joined the agency on November 11, 2013,after working as a Coordinator for Comprehensive Community Development at the Christian Activities Council in Hartford, CT. She also previously worked at Trinity College as the Director of Graduate Studies and Special Academic; Programs, from which she retired in 2009.
Upper Albany Main Street (UAMS) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the City of Hartford's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program that assists businesses in the Upper Albany, Clay Arsenal, and Blue Hills neighborhoods.
On June 10, 2013, the Connecticut Main Street Award of Excellence was awarded to Dr. Richard Fichman during their 2013 Connecticut Main Street Awards Gala that was held at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in downtown Hartford. The Connecticut Main Street Awards of Excellence, created in 2003, annually celebrate and communicate the most successful and innovative efforts in Main Street revitalization in Connecticut.