NEW?ULM - The New Ulm Retail Development Corporation (NURDC) received the top award from the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) in September at an event in Minneapolis.
The Main Street Four-Point award recognizes significant achievement in historic preservation statewide and celebrates organizations and individuals that have chosen to sustainably reuse and reinvest in existing resources.
The New Ulm Retail Development Corporation was honored by "for having demonstrated exemplary commitment to the protection and preservation of Minnesota's historic resources" of the Main Street Four Point Approach Award and for its "& More" events of Oktoberfest 2011.
Barbara Marti, center, director of the New Ulm Retail Development Corporation, accepted the Main Street Four-Point award on behalf of the organization at an awards reception in Minneapolis in September. Also picture are her husband, Adam Marti, and the statewide Coordinator for Minnesota Main Street, Emily Northey.
NURDC's "& More" activities included activities spread throughout the downtown area. It sought to bring a culturally diverse crowd in contact with many of the unique things New Ulm has to offer as a destination.
NURDC became a member of Minnesota Main Street in 2011.
Barbara Marti, director of the New Ulm Retail Development Corporation, accepted the award on behalf of the organization.