Annual Downtown Revitalization Training Institute

“New tools for downtown revitalization will be on the agenda for the 14th Annual Downtown Revitalization Training Institute. The institute is set for May 17 through 19 in Olympia and is geared for downtown business and property owners, local economic development staff and volunteers, governmental leaders and other groups and individuals interested in the future of their downtown. Participants will spend three days learning about the Main Street approach to downtown revitalization. The institute will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tom Hylton. Hylton is the author of Save Our Land, Save Our Towns and is a three-time winner of the American Planning Association’s annual journalism award. He will be sharing strategies about building communities. For information about the conference contact Susan Kempf, at CTED, 360-586-8977, or at”