Media, PA Merchant Newsletter
May 2014 
In This Issue
Dining Under the Stars
Garage Repairs Update
Business Mixer
Blues Stroll!
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Dining Under the Stars
As the Dining Under the Stars season kicks off, please consider staying open for this event that is drawing large crowds into Media from all over the region. Dining Under the Stars will happen every Wednesday from May through September from 5:00 - 11:00pm.
Garage Repairs Update
Please take note of this statement from Media Borough regarding the upcoming garage repairs: Borough Council awarded the Olive Street parking garage maintenance bid to Joseph Dugan, Inc. The anticipated timeframe for construction is June 1 through September 1 with the intention of keeping one floor of the parking garage open at all times. Now that a contract has been awarded, the Borough Engineer will work with the contractor to develop a more detailed work plan over the next few weeks in anticipation of the start date on June 1.
Business Mixer
There will be a Business Networking Reception sponsored by Republic Bank & the Media Business Authority on Tuesday, June 17th from 6:00 - 7:30pm at Republic Bank's Media location. Please RSVP by June 10th to Click here to download the invitation.
Upcoming Events
14th Annual Blues Stroll: Saturday June 14, 2014

For the 14th year, the Media Business Authority proudly presents The State Street Blues Stroll, an XPN WELCOMES Event. This year's lineup features an amazing variety of talented acts, including Alligator Records Artists & Multiple Blues Music Awards Winners The Holmes Brothers. Their 2010 release Feed My Soul was hailed as "Glorious, rootsy R&B, gospel, blues and country. Full of soul and surprises." by USA TODAY. Their brand new release brotherhood was called "Timeless, deeply soulful and uplifting gospel-drenched blues, street corner doo-wop, ballads, R&B, country and funk," by the NEW YORK TIMES. And this is Media Arts Council's 100th 2nd Saturday!!

The America's Music Festival Committee is currenlty accepting ads for its Blues Stroll Program Book. There is a special MBA rate for businesses at $45 for a card-sized ad. The program books are of high quality, are often saved and by the event attendees and are given to potential sponsors for fundraising purposes.

Whether you are staying open, selling tickets at your business or buying a sponsorship ad, we thank everyone for participating.  For tickets or more information, call the MBA at 610-566-5039 or visit Contact us for more details, and thank you in advance for your support!
We would like to hear what topics interest you, and we are also always looking for fresh participation, so please feel free to attend a board meeting, drop-in on a committee meeting or contact us ( / 610.566.5039). 


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