It is with saddened hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Executive Director Vicki Vance. Vicki selflessly gave her heart, time and energy to Historic Downtown Liberty, Inc. since 2007 and was known as the ‘face of downtown’ to thousands that visited our businesses and attended our events. Vicki's motto of "Together we're [...]
Last fall, we were chosen along with a small group of other accredited main street organizations by the National Main Street Center to be an official 'We Are Main Street' Social Media Ambassador! This social media campaign is a year-long 40th anniversary celebration showcasing the people who make Main Streets shine. Since receiving this selection, [...]
Thank you to FOX4 News Kansas City for featuring Liberty, especially the Downtown, in their story about cool cities. It feels great to recognized and we're so grateful for the support. Feel free to come stop by and check out our Downtown for yourself! But for now, here's the link to the article: https://fox4kc.com/2018/08/30/liberty-loves-its-downtown-square-but-theres-much-more-to-this-northland-city/
Historic Downtown Liberty Inc. worked in conjunction with William Jewell and their Strategic Planning Class students to do research into Downtown Liberty, MO businesses. The students' research provided great insight into downtown's economy and business statistics. Gordon Hadden of the HDLI Economic Vitality team also distributed a survey to downtown businesses and found some incredible [...]
After 8+ years of being on the 3rd floor of 111 N Water, with Tom and Julie Underwood as our very gracious landlords, we have moved to 117B N Main Street. With many thanks to the board of directors and Aimee Gray and her team at a3g architects, the HDLI office is now on street [...]
Allison Maple, December graduate of William Jewell College, has been hired as an intern. She is generally in the office on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from noon to 4pm. We welcome Allison and hope you will stop in sometime to meet her. You will also see her out and about downtown.
The 2018 HDLI Board of Directors and Officers are: Rob Jones (President), Aimee Gray (Vice-President), Lonna Bissonnette (Secretary), Tom Underwood (Treasurer),Dustin Ackart, Aundre Gray, Patrick McDowell, Steve Meirowsky and Cindy Smith.
On November 5th, HDLI threw a shirt release party at Rock & Run for the winners of the 2017 Shirt Design Contest. We had a great turnout and were able to present the winners with their printed shirt designs. The design contest was started to get community involvement in submitting designs that could be [...]
HDLI Board Members for 2018 are: Rob Jones (President), Aimee Gray (Vice President), Tom Underwood (Treasurer), Lonna Bissonnette (Secretary), Dustin Ackart, Aundre Gray, Patrick McDowell, Steve Meirowsky, and Cindy Smith. Jeanine Thill, Community Development Manager for the City of Liberty is our city liaison. They all have a vested interest in downtown Liberty. Congratulations to [...]
The Historic Downtown Liberty Inc. organization has two semifinalists that will be competing at the Missouri Main Street Connection conference this week in Washington, MO. Among the Best Volunteer of the Year semifinalists is Dustin Ackart, a board member, chair of the organizing team and HDLI website designer. All these jobs are done by [...]