Click Below to Listen to the Following Audio Clips Recorded During the Better Block Activities in the 300 Block of Main Street in Ottumwa, Iowa:
Blaine Rupe, Owner, Blaine Rupe Bagels - One of the "Better Block" Pop-Up Businesses Talks about the Success His Business Experienced.
Mary Sue Novak, Owner, Midwest Belle Boutique - One of the "Better Block" Pop-Up Businesses Talks about the Positive Responses Her Business Received.
Jim Thompson, Business Specialist on the Main Street Iowa Team Discusses the "Better Block" Activities in Ottumwa.
Tim Reinders, Design Specialist with Main Street Iowa, Talks about the Progress Made by Main Street Ottumwa.
Dan LoBianco, Executive Director, Main Street Dubuque, Compares the Progress of Main Street Ottumwa with that in Dubuque, the First City Selected for the Main Street Iowa Program.
Monica Diodati, "Better Block" Foundation, Discusses the Better Block Activities in Ottumwa, Iowa
Patrick Blaydes, Senior Project Manager, "Better Block" Talks About the Great Volunteer Help that Made the Ottumwa Better Block Party Possible.