Streets Alive! chair is Citizen of the Year

Congratulations to Leslie Fournier, the Streets Alive! chair and the tough-minded whirlwind behind the re-invigoration of our downtown streets. Here’s the link to the Packet article on what she has brought to the city of Orillia. Her vision and strength explain why everything she’s been involved with in her quest to breathe new life into the city has been so successful, from the inaugural Festival of Banners to the latest incarnation of Streets Alive, the 2011 Sixty Sails project. Thanks for all you do, fearless leader!

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Artist entries are in

Thanks to all the artist who have submitted their design entries for 2011’s Sixty Sails project. The Streets Alive jury is meeting shortly to select finalists. These shortlisted designs will then be presented to our sponsors, who will make their selections. We’ll keep you posted!