Imagine Main Street
Imagine Main Street’s mission is to revitalize the downtown historic district of Manchester, Connecticut through the economic and cultural impetus of the arts.
We envision creating a well known arts “Mecca” including performance, galleries, pop-up stores, public art and sculpture and beautification projects. Imagine Main Street strives to incorporate the rich cultural and historic heritage of Manchester with a new and creative arts culture. Imagine Main Street will work in collaboration with representatives for the Town of Manchester, Manchester Community College, the Downtown Special Services District, local business owners, non-profit organizations, artists and concerned citizens to create a culturally diverse and creative arts community catalyzing tremendous economic development and business growth for downtown historic Manchester.
Alice and her family are overwhelmed by the outpouring of kindness and love from all the supporters, even many who remain anonymous. The March 1st Benefit Concert generated over $13,000 from tickets, food and bake sales, well-wish cards and donations on GoFundMe. Anyone who prefers to donate by check may make it payable to Simsbury High School with “BeLIeve in Alice Fund” in the memo line. Checks can be mailed to Simsbury High School / 34 Farms Village Road / Simsbury, CT 06070.
– Update from GoFundMe page, March 5, 2016
Alice Li was about to start her junior year and was looking forward to being a member of the chamber orchestra and taking on AP English. But the weekend before the first day of class, Alice suddenly suffered a brain hemmorhage and faced a dire prognosis.
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Performed on October 17, 2015 at Unitarian Universalist Society: East with Pianist Mary Bopp.