GET CENTERED Special Edition 5-6-13
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Upcoming Dates for this Week May 7-12 - (see below) Gallery Flux opening show is on Thursday - May 9th!  Lots going on this weekend:  National Train Day, Cinderella & the Clunker Cruise!  Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!  

Thank You Chalk Walk Sponsors & a sneak preview.  

Ashland Strawberry Faire has Virtual Booth Openings- Deadline is WEDNESDAY - May 9th - read article for more details! 
May 7 Tues 7pm
R-MC Blackwell Auditorium

May 9 Thurs 5:30-8pm
Gallery Flux
May 10 Fri 6pm
Ashland Library
Teen Movie & Pizza Night 

May 11 Sat  ALL DAY
Train Station & Visitor's Center
National Train Day Celebration

May 11 Sat 11am
Visitor's Center
Free Downtown Walking Tour

May 11 Sat 3-6pm
Gallery Flux
Virginia Art Chat:  Pam & Bill Royal

May 11 Sat 12 & 2pm May 12 Sun 2pm
Ashland Firehouse Theater
Cinderella - Play by Louise Keeton at the Firehouse Theater

May 12 Sun 5pm
Ashland Library Parking Lot
Clunker Cruise

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Many thanks to Hank Lowry of Ashland Street Parties who also contributed to our High School Artists AND  Ashland Simply Storage who was a Gold Level Sponsor.  

Special thanks goes to Beth Royal of Stone's Throw Studios for creating our Chalk Walk poster!  She also provided a link from Cooperative Living Magazine which features many friends of Ashland- to read click HERE!  

Photos from the Chalk Walk & the D.B. Cox Celebration will be posted on the Ashland Main Street Association website by Friday May 10th.  If you have a photo to share - please send in jpg format to  THANK YOU!  
Save the Date!
Strawberry Faire - June 8th!  
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Booth Memorial Co. installed the D.B. Cox historic plaque on May 2, 2013.  More details about the D.B. Cox Celebration will be featured in our next full issue of GET CENTERED!  Look for this on June 1st!  
Many Thanks to everyone who participated in Chalk Walk! Check out the work from our Sponsored Artists:
Bethany Allen - Senior, Hanover High School
Carson McNamara - Senior, Hanover High School
Charlotte Torrence - Junior, Patrick Henry High School
Betsy Taylor- Ashland Resident & Veteran Chalk Walk Participant!
Strawberry Faire Has Booth Spaces Available - Print Deadline Wed 5-8-13!
Message from Dani Petitt (Ashland Strawberry Faire Committee):

"We would love to expand the foot print of the June 8, 2013 Ashland Strawberry Faire to include the town businesses!  As it worked last year, we feel it will help everyone again this year.  
OFFSITE (Virtual) BOOTHs are still available for Ashland businesses within 3-4 blocks of the Faire.  Names and numbers will go to print in the newspaper, on the web, and on the map this 
Wednesday 5/8/2013 
There are 10 BOOTH SPACES OPEN!  
 Please go to our website, and apply on the Business Form and under “Booth Number Request” write in:  Off-Site Booth, Business Name, and Street Address.  (As you want it to be listed on the signs).  

Questions: e-mail us at: or call 804-614-5655.

Mailing Address:
Ashland Strawberry Faire Inc. - Since 1982
PO  Box 1973 - Ashland, VA  23005 
See you at the Faire!
Ashland Strawberry Faire Committee
For more information go to our website:"

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About Ashland Main Street Association & 'GET CENTERED'

Ashland Main Street Association is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization, founded to help build Ashland into a vibrant, diverse community of residents, businesses, arts and cultural organizations, and to bring visitors into historic downtown Ashland.  GET CENTERED is our monthly newsletter that highlights events in the Center of the Universe.  

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