Come to the next quarterly Breakfast Bites on March 9 as a panel of local experts talk about ways to make our downtown district even better. There also will be time to share ideas. Breakfast Bites is a quarterly business development event by the Georgetown Main Street Program. The March 9 panel includes these key members of our downtown community.
Cari Miller is tourism manager for the Georgetown Convention and Visitors Bureau, which has won many statewide awards for marketing and events. Miller was City of Georgetown Manager of the Year in 2012 and is currently pursuing a tourism executive certification from the Travel and Tourism College.
Judy Lester, along with her husband Len, has operated The Escape Fine Crafts and Gifts on the Square for 20 years. Lester has been in retail management for more than 33 years. She has served on the boards of the Downtown Georgetown Association and the Main Street Program.
Kay Briggs is owner of Pink Poppy ARTisans Boutique and a downtown business owner since 2009. Briggs currently owns and operates two businesses in Georgetown.
Chet Garner, the panel moderator, is creator, executive producer, writer, editor, and host of The Daytripper on PBS, a Lone Star Emmy award-winning travel show. Garner also is a proud husband, father of four, Eagle Scout, monthly contributor to Texas Highways magazine, and building owner on the Square.
The event on Wednesday, March 9 is from 8:30 to 9:50 a.m. in the Friends Room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth Street. Breakfast snacks, coffee, and drinks will be provided. Networking starts at 8 a.m.
Attendees should pre-register by contacting Shelly Hargrove, Main Street manager, by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 7 at email@example.com or (512) 930-2027. Main Street is a program of the City of Georgetown Downtown and Community Services Department.