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Awards and Recognition

Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corp.

1981 - 2015          •  National Main Street Program Accreditation by the National Trust for Historic Preservation


          2010          • Best Public Private Partnership (Swiss Bear & City of New Bern) for Broad Street Improvements &

                             Trent River Bridge, NC Main Street Center


          2007          • Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of valuable contributions to the citizens and businesses in

                             New Bern, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce


          2004          • Main Street Award, Best Newsletter


          2003          • Southern Business & development Magazine; New Bern ranked as having one of the South's Best

                             Downtown's (small market) and Swiss Bear's efforts were recognized for their role in the revitalization

                             effort, Fall 2003


          1999          • Downtown Achievement Award of Merit, International Downtown Association


          1997          • Recognition, Main Street Success Stories (Swiss Bear and the City of New Bern), National Main

                             Street Center for it's revitalization efforts

                           • Recognition, Sweet Sixteen - A Celebration of North Carolina Main Streets (Swiss Bear and the City

                             of New Bern), special publication by the NC Division of Community Assistance, Main Street Center


          1996          • Certificate of Recognition for development of James Reed Lane, New Bern Historic Preservation

                             Commission


          1995          • Great American Main Street Award. Honorable Mention to the City and Swiss Bear in recognition of

                             the City's outstanding revitalization program, National Trust Main Street Center and Edward D.Jones


          1991          • Certificate of Recognition awarded for Baxter Street Clock Restoration Campaign, City of

                             New Bern Historic District Commission


          1990          • The Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit (Susan Moffat), in recognition of outstanding achievement in

                             the field of historic preservation, Historic Preservation Foundation of North Carolina


          1989          • Recognition for special services for the All American City Celebration, City of New Bern

                           • Recognition of service on July 4th of July All American City Celebration steering committee

                             (Susan Moffat), City of New Bern


          1988          • Certification of National Merit for New Bern Waterfront Development Project, U.S. Department of

                             Housing & Urban Development Project, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

                           • Best Organization Award, State of North Carolina Main Street Center

                           • Private Citizen of the Year (J. Harold Talton), NC Main Street Center


          1985          • Resolution and Certificate of Appreciation for assistance in marketing Bicentennial property, Board

                             of Commissioners for Craven County


          1984          • Award for exceptional contributions to the quality of North Carolina's communities and natural

                             resources, Board of Natural Resources and Community Development


          1981          • Resolution of Appreciation for assistance and diligence in marketing the Bicentennial Park property,

                             Board of Commissioners, Craven County


MUMFEST

2005, 2006          • South Eastern Tourism Society's Top 20 Fall Event Award               

2007, 2012


         2004          • Silver Grand Pinnacle Award, International Festival & Events Association (IFEA)


 2002-2015          • Readers Choice Best Festival Award, ENC Freedom Communications


         2000          • Best Downtown Special Event, North Carolina Main Street Center


         1998          • Pinnacle Award, International Festival & Events Association (IFEA)

                          • Silver Poster Award, The Ad Club Of Triangles American Advertising Award


         1993          • Director of the Year (Susan Moffat), North Carolina Association of Festivals


         1991          • Celebration North Carolina Award (Chrysanthemum Festival), for inspiring community spirit and

                            citizen pride, Celebration North Carolina Foundation        

 

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