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Join Waverly Main Street on June 20th at Peabody Heights Brewery for

BASEBALL AND BREWS! 

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Watch the O’s take on the Blue Jays in Peabody Heights Brewery's 2,000 sq. ft. tasting room and enjoy an open bar of 20 craft beers on tap!

5 Breweries on Tap!

Monument City, Full Tilt, Raven Beer, Fin City, Public Works

* Brewery Tour * Silent Auction * 

$25/Ticket in Advance  $30/Ticket at the Door

Purchase Tickets HERE!

Peabody Heights Brewery
401 East 30th Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

For more information, click HERE!

 


 

Feb. 25th 2015 - Waverly Main Street Welcomes New Executive Director

 
Emilie Aracil Drasher, Esq., an experienced housing and nonprofit executive, has been named the next Executive Director of Waverly Main Street (WMS). Ms. Drasher will officially assume her new role on March 16, 2015. Waverly Main Street, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization that promotes the economic revitalization of the Waverly Business District located on Greenmount Avenue between 29th and 35th Streets utilizing retail recruitment, business management technical assistance, commercial building and streetscape improvements, and promotions. 
 
“The Waverly Main Street Board of Directors has unanimously selected Emilie Aracil Drasher to be our next Executive Director,” says Regina T. Boyce, WMS President. “As WMS embarks upon an ambitious work plan for neighborhood economic development, we are excited to have this new professional at our helm. Emilie’s commitment to Baltimore, her background as an attorney and strong experience in small nonprofit organizations, will help us guide the organization forward. Tom Gamper, 30 year neighborhood resident and volunteer chair of the WMS Design Committee for the past six years, is looking forward to assisting Ms. Drasher and said that “we are confident that she will advance the strategic plan of Waverly Main Street while further developing important relationships with partner organizations.”
 
Baltimore Development Corporation President William H. Cole remarks, “Baltimore’s Main Street program continues to provide a valuable resource to entrepreneurs and small businesses in our retail districts, such as Waverly.” Baltimore Main Streets is an initiative of the Mayor's Office and a program of the Baltimore Development Corporation. Cole emphasizes that, “The success of our small businesses is the driving force behind economic growth in neighborhoods throughout Baltimore City. BDC is committed to supporting the growth of our Main Streets programs and their efforts to improve our commercial districts.”
 
Ms. Drasher has a Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland, School of Law, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and is a licensed attorney in the State of Maryland. She is currently employed at the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development as a Project Manager, where she manages a statewide foreclosure prevention program including administration of over $10 million in funding to nonprofit organizations. Formerly the Executive Director of Building Avalon, Inc., Ms. Drasher was appointed to the position as Trustee by the Baltimore City District Court to oversee the transfer of drug-nuisance and vacant properties. Similarly, as the Executive Director of One House at a Time, Inc., Ms. Drasher served as Baltimore City’s Vacant Building Receiver, overseeing the transfer of vacant properties. In both of these roles, she also provided legal representation for the organizations. Additionally, Ms. Drasher is the Secretary of the Charm City land Trust Board of Directors, a member of the Housing Roundtable Workgroup, and previously volunteered as a Pro Bono Attorney with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Services.

 

 

National Main Street Center

 

Exciting news! We've been named a Nationally Accredited Main Street Program by the National Main Street Center!

 

 

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Click HERE to READ about the Schoolhouse Garden Ribbon Cutting in The Baltimore Sun! Thanks to everyone who came out!