For Our Merchants

For Our Merchants

This page is a resource for all of our Downtown mechants. It is meant to help our merchants stay engaged and up-to-date on everything going on Downtown, such as new programming or marketing opportunities, economic development intiatives, holiday or special event notices and other pertient information that will help our business owners and managers be successful. On this page you will find a practical guide for doing business Downtown, information on who to call for various topics or concerns, our quarterly newsletters and information on new parking programs, such as the employee parking program that is being finalized and tested this summer. Thank you for choosing Downtown Delray Beach for your business! We are looking forward to working with you. 

The DDA 2015-16 Annual Report is available!

Downtown is our City’s meeting place and the symbolic heart of our community where many areas of activity are represented. Downtown is a thriving business center; a fun & vibrant retail center; a cosmopolitan residential center, where residents enjoy living as a part of the rich energy of urban life; and an ethnically and generationally diverse community.

Distributed to property owners, business owners and residents within the DDA’s district, the Report details the Position Marketing, Placemaking, and Economic Development activities from the past year and in addition provides a snapshot into 2015-2016.  

In addition the DDA has created a video about who we are, what we do, and how we can help you. Click here to view.

October Sidewalk Sale & Downtowns GO PINK

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and while many of you already contribute or produce something in October around this cause, we are encouraging you all to maybe do a little more on Oct. 26th. Since the Summer Sidewalk Sale was cancelled due to the hurricane, we are recreating for this day Thurs., Oct. 26 from 10am – 6pm. The Susan G. Komen South Florida chapter came to us in August to partner on the Downtown Goes Pink program.  We along with West Palm Beach and Stuart are taking part in the program.  

Click here for more information from Susan G. Komen with the sidewalk sale participation included. The DDA will be adding pink lighting to the streets and we are working with our partners at the City to enhance the gateway lights and Old School Square.  This is the first time that they are producing Downtowns Go Pink and if all goes well it could continue.  

Delray Beach Fashion Week 2018 - 5th Year Anniversary

Attn: All Downtown businesses. You are all invited to be a part of Delray Beach Fashion Week's 5th Year Anniversary. Delray Beach Fashion Week is an internationally, award-winning event that will be held January 24-28, 2018. If you are interested in participating or being a sponsor of this event, please contact the DDA office at DDA@DowntownDelrayBeach.com or (561) 243-1077. 

Click here to view the Model Audition Invitation (all models interested in modeling in DBFW 2018 must attend).

Click here to view the Retail Participation Form.

Click here to view the Hair Salon Form

Click here to view the 2018 Sponsorship Packages

Delray Beach Post Hurricane Irma Business Recovery Brief

Businesses throughout the Delray Beach community have been impacted by Hurricane Irma. As you work to assess the impact on your employees, property, inventory, equipment and operating revenue, here are a few resources that may help you during the recovery period. We stand ready to assist you and your employees – let us know how. Click here to view the resource guide. 

2018 Guide to Downtown Delray Beach

Advertising is available in the 2018 Guide to Downtown Delray Beach.

Click here to view the 2018 Media Kit. If you're interested in advertising in the 2018 Guide to Downtown Delray Beach, contact the DDA office at DDA@DowntownDelrayBeach.com or (561) 243-1077. 

 

Downtown Security Ambassador Pilot Program

We need your feedback on the pilot program. Click here to learn more about the pilot program. 

Please let us know if you'd like to see the program continue:

If you are a Downtown resident, property owner, business owner or visitor, send a letter or email about this pilot program to: DDA@DowntownDelrayBeach.com and/or click here to take the Downtown Ambassador SURVEY.

 

Annual Downtown Property & Business Owner Town Hall Session: RECAP

Robert J. Gibbs delivered a riveting presentation at our annual Town Hall Meeting on April 19, 2017 at the Delray Beach Marriott, with valuable research & recommendations for our Downtown Business & Property Owners as well as our city's decision makers. "New Trends in Urban Retail Planning and Development" by featured speaker, Robert J. Gibbs, AICP, ASLA, CNU-A, President, Gibbs Planning Group was recorded & is available online. Click here to watch the presentation.

 

 

Downtown Merchant & Business Association (DMBA): Upcoming Meetings 

The Downtown Merchant & Business Association consists of restaurant, business, and retail owners or operators from the Downtown (DDA) district (I-95 to the beach and within Pineapple Grove area as well as South of Atlantic). If you are a Downtown business owner or operator within the District, you are welcome to join the DMA free of cost. 

DMBA Purpose:

To provide a forum for the downtown businesses to collaborate on programs, communicate amongst the organization and community, and be a collective voice that advocates for activities that promote the retention and smart growth of the downtown business community. 

Next DMBA Meetings are held at Northern Trust Bank (770 E Atlantic Ave) at 8:30 a.m. 

-        Friday, Nov. 17

-        Friday, Feb. 16

-        Fri, March 16

-        Fri., April 20

-        Fri, May 18

Holiday Social and Window Contest award show

-        Thursday, December 14, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Summer Social:

-        Wed, June 13 

 

Business Intake Form 

Click here to fill out the Downtown Business Intake Form for DDA record keeping purposes and to ensure that you are included in all of our listings, marketing, programming opportunities and outreach efforts. This form is for merchants in the Downtown District only. If you are unsure of whether or not your business is within the Downtown District borders, please contact the DDA office at 561.243.1077. Please send your completed forms to: DDA@DowntownDelrayBeach.com.

 

New DowntownDelrayBeach.com Website

All merchants within the Downtown District receive a full merchant landing page on this new website for Downtown DelrayBeach. Merchants will be able to upload photos, videos, promotions, events and so much more to their merchant landing page. This new site also offers enhanced visibility & searchability for all of our Downtown merchants. Additionally, it has a mobile-friendly & responsive design!

Website visitors will be able to search for your business by:

•Categories of business or interest
•Keywords
•Neighborhoods within the Downtown District (i.e. Pineapple Grove, The Set [West Atlantic], Beachside, SOFA [South of Atlantic], US1 and Arts & Entertainment).
 
Click here to view the new Website Features Presentation & Login Instructions.

If you haven't received your website login information for your merchant landing page, please contact the DDA office at 561.243.1077 or DDA@DowntownDelrayBeach.com.

 

 

Business Profile Videos for Downtown Merchants

The Downtown Development Authority is proud to partner with VUP Media in offering this unique and affordable business profile video package for our Downtown Merchants (within the DDA District). Take advantage of increased exposure to potential customers, by marketing your business everywhere!

We have been able to leverage this opportunity for you at an extremely cost efficient price point of only $425 per video profile (a $2,500 value). Each business profile includes an on-location HD shoot of your business, HD post-production editing, business profile video (up to 2 minutes in length).

Business Profiles Can Be Used For: • Your business' website • On DowntownDelrayBeach.com, the DDA's Facbeook Page & Youtube Channel, increasing your exposure! • For tradeshows • Hotels (looped video) • In-Store Displays • Through your business' social media, blog, & email marketing channels

Click here to view details & pricing.

Click here to view existing Business Profile videos.

If you are interested in having a Business Profile video created for your business, please contact the DDA Office at 561.243.1077 or DDA@DowntownDelrayBeach.com.

 

 

CodeRED Emergency Notification System

The city of Delray Beach has implemented an emergency notification system to provide critical information to residents and businesses in emergency situations.

The CodeRED system, capable of placing sixty thousand calls per hour, can call all persons registered with the service or just those located within an affected area, making up to three attempts to reach each number.

The system is only activated in emergencies.  Examples of why you might be called are:

  • Evacuation orders and instructions

  • Boil water orders

  • Warnings of bomb threats, chemical spills, or gas leaks

  • Missing person alerts

  • Reports of criminal activities in or near your area

Click here to register & learn more. 

SOFA Partners Celebrate Breaking Ground At 111 First Delray

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:00pm

       

FOR: SOFA PARTNERS

 Media Contact:

Howard R. Miller

305-573-0882

Howard@gohrmc.com

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

SOFA Partners Celebrate Breaking Ground At 111 First Delray With Dignitaries And Brunch                   

 

Delray Beach, FL – November 6, 2017 – Sofa Partners, a South Florida real estate and development firm, broke ground during a ceremony held November 2nd at  111 First Delray, a signature new residential project in the heart of the arts and entertainment district. At the gala event, hard hats, golden shovels, and construction equipment surrounded dignitaries of the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, developers, and city officials as they marked a milestone in local history.

Delray Mayor Cary Goldstein and Felipe Vergara of Sofa Partners spoke to the crowd, along with Vin Nolan, Executive Director of the Delray Chamber of Commerce. Working with the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce for the occasion, the developers, and Nestler Poletto Sotheby’s International Realty sales team hosted realtors as well as community and business leaders at the sales center for a delicious brunch after the groundbreaking ceremony event, where Vice-Mayor Jim Chard was the guest speaker.

”We are pleased to have started construction and anticipate completion in early 2019,  as the season begins,” said Developer Felipe Vergara. “This luxury condominium will provide a unique product and lifestyle, unmatched in the marketplace, all set in the center of this vibrant neighborhood.”

The property, located at 111 SE 1st Avenue one block south of Atlantic Avenue, sits on a 1.12-acre parcel and will bring contemporary urban living to downtown Delray Beach. The 70-unit condominium gives residents access to modern design and upscale appeal with floor plans ranging from one, two, and three-bedroom units. All units include luxurious standard features such as Bosch appliances, wood-look Spanish porcelain plank flooring, quartz countertops, the latest smart-home technology and security, and private storage space.

Community amenities are impressive, ranging from a 5th floor state-of-the-art gym to a beautifully landscaped pool deck with cabanas, lounge chairs, a fire pit, and a covered, open air club room which has TVs, a bar, summer kitchens, and a pool table. Additional features include excellent resident and guest parking, private balconies (select units offer private roof decks with 360-degree views), integrated home automation, lightning fast internet speeds, bicycle storage, and low HOA dues. 

“SOFA” refers to the two blocks south of Atlantic Avenue from Federal Highway to Swinton Avenue. The district is undergoing a renaissance and Atlantic Avenue is at the forefront with its burgeoning reputation as an arts and entertainment hub. Due to its convenient location, 111 First Delray residents will be able to take a short relaxing stroll to enjoy the many delights Delray Beach is famous for such as award-winning cafes and restaurants, unique art galleries, entertainment venues, boutiques, and of course, the crystal-clear Atlantic Ocean with one of the premier beaches in Florida. 

The Developer of 111 First Delray is Sofa Partners, a development group led by two father-son teams, Manuel and Felipe Vergara, and Rafael and Daniel Rincon, in which Felipe and Daniel team up to oversee and manage operations. Collectively, the Vergaras and Rincons have over 70 years of development experience in Colombia across a comprehensive range of asset classes including residential, office, and retail. To ensure the success of the project, Sofa Partners has assembled an all-star team of professionals, including George Ligeti of The Greenfield Group and Paul Kilgallon of Mainstreet Capital Partners. Each brings an extensive array of business acumen and general management experience to the table, as well as a thorough knowledge of the construction industry in South Florida. Further sourcing the best talent, Sofa has contracted with Richard Jones Architecture and Carrie Leigh Designs, two award-winning boutique firms known for their ability to enhance living spaces through high-quality design. Current Builders is the general contractor, with 44 years in business and a ranking of 9th largest residential contractor in Florida. Lastly, Sofa has retained Nestler Poletto Sotheby’s International Realty, the region’s preeminent residential brokerage firm, known for representing only the most exclusive properties, to lead the sales efforts.

Priced from the $400ks, 111 First Delray  is selling at an unprecedented rate and prices are expected to rise after this groundbreaking. Take advantage of the momentum now to invest in the ultimate Delray-Centric lifestyle at 111 First Delray.

For more information about Sofa Partners and 111 First Delray floor plans, visit https://www.111firstdelray.com/.

 

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MAKE DOWNTOWN DELRAY BEACH YOUR HOLIDAY DESTINATION

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:42am

 

Delray Beach, FL (November 7, 2017)… Join in the spirit of this magical season and make Downtown Delray Beach your destination to celebrate the holidays.  From trees, windows and lights, to art walks, parades, music, movies, santa, and more, there is joy for all ages.

Holiday Window Decorating Contest

Downtown Delray Beach is hosting a Holiday Window Decorating Contest and businesses are creating festive displays in their windows and throughout their stores, from the 100ft. Christmas Tree Lighting (November 30, 2017) through New Year’s Day.  Winners will be announced and awarded a plaque from the Downtown Merchant Association in the following categories:  Most Creative, Most Festive, Most Delray and Best Overall.

Holiday Décor throughout Downtown Delray Beach

  • A beautiful Sphere Tree on the beachside at Atlantic Avenue and A1A, brought to you by: The Delray Beach DDA, Marriott Residence Inn, Boston’s On the Beach and Café Luna Rosa;
  • Twinkle lights and garland festoon the Delray Beach Pavilion, and the Visitor Information Center on the beachside at Atlantic Avenue and A1A;
  • 26 Holiday wreath displays on the NW and SW 5th Ave. light poles;
  • Twinkle lights and holiday decorations adorn the Libby Wesley Plaza at SW 5th Ave and Atlantic Avenue;
  • Pineapple painter palette displays on the light poles along Pineapple Grove Way;
  • Gold starfish lined with red twinkle lights adorn the light poles along Atlantic Avenue from I-95 to A1A.

          Events - www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com/Holidays

  • November 30: 100 ft Christmas Tree Lighting

5 p.m. - 9 p.m. (tree lighting at 7:15 p.m.) - Grounds of Old School Square Park (new location & brand new tree). A month long celebration kicks off with Santa lighting the famous 100 ft Christmas tree at 7:15 p.m. Directly following the Tree Lighting Santa will be available for photos! Enjoy ice-skaing, Putt'n Around Mini Golf & Carousel and much more! Event is free, activities for a nominal fee! 

  • December 1 – January 1: 100 Ft. Christmas Tree, Carousel, Kiddie Train, Ice Skating, Mini Golf
  • December 1 – 23:  Photos with Santa, December 9 – Pet Photos with Santa

Grounds of Old School Square Park

6 p.m. – 9 p.m. throughout Downtown

  • December 2 and 3: Beachside Holiday Stroll

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

From the Intracoastal to the Atlantic Ocean, customers can sip & shop their way along Atlantic Avenue and A1A and explore the Beachside Neighborhood of Downtown Delray.  *Hours may vary by participating merchant.

7:00 p. m. - Old School Square

Lady Atlantic – Intracoasal Waterway

  • December 8:  46th Annual Holiday Boat Parade

5:30 p. m - Intracoastal Waterway

  • December 9:  Delray Beach Holiday Parade

6 p.m. - Atlantic Avenue

  • December 12:  Menorah Lighting

Sundown, Old School Square Park

  • December 16:  The Screen on the Green

6:30 p. m. - Old School Square Park

  • December 31:  New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

5 p. m. – 9 p. m. – Old School Square Park

 

For more information, please contact the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority at 561.243.1077, or visit www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com/Holidays, www.facebook.com/DelrayDDA.

 

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About the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority

The Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority mission is to stimulate, enhance and sustain the economic vitality of Downtown Delray Beach and the quality of life enjoyed by locals and visitors.  For more information, please visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com or phone 561.243.1077.

 

Media Contact: Sarah E. Flynn - Willcaro Communications LLC

561.866.5064 - sarahf@willcarocomm.com

Shop Small Business Saturday - November 25, 2017!

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:48pm

Mark your calendars for Small Business Saturday in Downtown Delray Beach on November 25th !

 

Delray Beach, FL (November 7, 2017)…Downtown Delray Beach invites you to Shop Small on Small Business Saturday on November 25th!  The more than 350 unique boutiques, salons, spas, galleries and restaurants are comprised of 93% small business owners, which makes Downtown Delray Beach truly a destination to Shop Small.  

The Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is a Neighborhood Champion and encourages residents and visitors to celebrate “the small business” by shopping and dining locally and introducing yourselves to the business owners and chefs throughout Downtown.

Recent retail additions to the Downtown include Coco & Co, The Lavender-Your French Store, Delray Beach Gallery, Fly By Furnishings, Spice, Sunday State Style, Charleston Shoe Co., Brotzeit German Bakery & Café, Sara Campbell, Tommy Bahama, and Whitewall Contemporary.  They join long-time local businesses Vince Canning Shoes, Avalon Gallery, Murder on the Beach Bookstore, Petite Connection, Hands, Delray Camera Shop, Huber’s Pharmacy, Richwagen’s Delray Bike & Sport, and many more.

New this year is the Shop Small Hospitality Booth on Saturday, November 25th, where customers that spend $50 at a Downtown Delray Beach small business can receive complimentary gifts and Shop Small giveaways, while supplies last.  The Shop Small Hospitality Booth will be in Pineapple Grove by the Banyan tree in front of Addison Gallery (206 Ne 2nd Street, Delray Beach) from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and in front of Hands Office & Art Supply, 325 E. Atlantic Ave from 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

“This day offers the chance to shop for unique gifts at family-owned businesses, eat at locally-owned restaurants or pamper yourself at a Downtown salon or spa.  Visit www.facebook.com/DelrayDDA and www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com/ShopSmall during the month of November for special promotions and meet the faces behind the spaces...that make Downtown Delray Beach - a place for everyone,” said Laura Simon, Executive Director, DDA.

American Express created this national shopping day event for cardholders and merchants to encourage people to shop at small businesses.  Participating businesses will be distributing branded Shop Small giveaways provided by American Express, while supplies last, as well as celebrating “Shop Small” in various ways such as with refreshments and special in-store promotions.  Snap a selfie in your favorite Downtown Delray Small Business(es) using #DowntownDelray #SmallBizDelray and help share the love for our small business community.   

Visit www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com/ShopSmall, www.ShopSmall.com or www.facebook.com/DelrayDDA for a list of participating merchants and additional offers being promoted during the month of November and for Small Business Saturday.  For parking information, please visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com/parking , or call 561-243-1077.

 

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About the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority

The Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority mission is to stimulate, enhance and sustain the economic vitality of Downtown Delray Beach and the quality of life enjoyed by locals and visitors.  For more information, please visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com or phone 561.243.1077.

 

 

Media Contact: Sarah E. Flynn - Willcaro Communications LLC

561.866.5064 - sarahf@willcarocomm.com

Delray Beach Master Plan Update: Week of October 30, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:40am

Delray Beach Master Plan Week of October 30, 2017

The construction of the new sidewalks is completed to north end of the project limits. The contractor repaired areas of the new sidewalk north and south of the Main Pavilion.  The concrete kneewall painting will be finished this week. The construction of both gazebos has begun and are scheduled to be completed this week.

In order to provide continual public safety for the residents and guests attending the beachfront, beach access is available at the main Pavilion and at the Marriott Hotel designated cross walk.

On-street parking north of the Marriott Hotel is permitted (outside construction zone). The new smart parking meters will be installed and active starting the first week of November (north of the main pavilion).

It is very important that folks accessing the beach only use the identified access points, which provide safe entry. These safe entry points are currently located by the Sandoway parking lot, the main Pavilion, and the Thomas Street designated crosswalk. 

New parking meters are installed along the beachfront at the southern end of the municipal beach from Casuarina Road going north to Boston's On the Beach and are operational. 

A third Downtown Roundabout trolley between the parking garages and the beach is available. A map of the new route is accessible on the City's website at www.mydelraybeach.com.

Beach Promenade benches, plaques and stone memorials have been removed and are safely stored. Any donor of the same should contact Isaac Kovner at 561-243-7000, ext. 4119, to discuss options for future location.

Upcoming Events:

  • The sealing of the concrete colors for the sidewalk will begin as well as the grouting between the colored concrete colors.
  • Installation of the new trash receptacles, fountains, showers, bike racks, Oolite blocks, and benches are being installed.
  • Painting the new knee-wall will begin this week.
  • Landscaping, sodding, grading, and final irrigation has started on the north and south limit.

Parking:

Parking has been restored on the southern end of the municipal beach from Casuarina Road to the beginning of the current work zone at Boston's. Smart meters have now been installed and are operational.

As construction continues on the Promenade, certain on-street parking spaces along the beach will remain unavailable to accommodate the construction. However, we will continue to make every effort to make parking alternatives accessible whenever possible. Parking in all public parking lots along the beach, including the Sandoway Parking Lot, will continue to be available. For those who choose to park in public parking garages, a third trolley has been added with a new route featuring stops at the parking garages and additional stops along the beach to accommodate beach-goers. 

Bicycle lanes:

Bicyclists will be able to use the bicycle lane, but we urge extra caution in this area.  The bicycle lane on South Ocean Boulevard will be narrowed to protect the general public from the construction activities. 

Worksite Safety:

The contractor has secured the Beach Promenade area on the north end of the beach to create two safe zones - one for protected sidewalk and beach access for the public and one for protection of the construction site. Directional and informational signage is present. Utility structures, irrigation, electrical and existing trees are protected from construction activities.

Public notifications concerning sidewalk closures are posted. The contractor is working with the public on providing safe entry to the beach through designated areas within the construction zone.

 

Contact information:

If you have any questions concerning parking during construction and the use of the smart meters please contact Jorge Alarcon, (561) 243-7000, ext. 4112.

For the trolley service, please contact Xavier Falconi at (561) 243-7000 ext. 4113.

For general questions concerning the construction, please contact Isaac Kovner at (561) 243-7000 ext. 4119.

Stay informed with weekly up-to-date information by visiting our website (www.mydelraybeach.com) and information boards.

The City apologizes for any inconvenience the construction may impose.  We thank you for your patience and understanding.

Downtown Delray Beach to Paint the Town Pink for Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:00am

 

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
October 20, 2017

More Delray Beach Businesses Join Downtowns Go Pink for Breast Cancer!

West Palm Beach, Fla.– On October 26, 2017, Delray Beach will be one of three South Florida cities to host the first ever “Downtowns Go Pink” in support of Susan G. Komen South Florida® and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Pink lights, compliments of the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority, will adorn trees and lightpoles on Atlantic Avenue and in Pineapple Grove, and businesses throughout Downtown including The Colony Hotel, Caspian, Old School Square and the Hyatt Place will be accented with pink lighting.

Restaurants and stores are offering special discounts and items, gifts with purchase, and a portion of sales support Komen’s local life-saving breast cancer programs and research to find a cure.  A sidewalk sale on the same day gives shoppers all the more reason to visit Downtown Delray Beach.

Komen has partnered with Delray Beach’s Downtown Development Authority to engage a variety of establishments and offer shoppers and diners a fun day or evening out on the town, and the list keeps growing!  Establishments and offers include:

  • Avalon Gallery—10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Blings and Things—10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Caffé Luna Rosa—10% of the day’s sales, and bartender Tanja, a breast cancer survivor, will also donate a portion of her tips
  • C. Orrico—10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Dada—$2 donated from the purchase of every signature breast cancer cocktail
  • DeBilzan Gallery—5% - 10% on special selection of products and paintings
  • Hand's Office & Art Supply—10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Hyatt Place—10% of Lobby Bar proceeds, four pink drink specials, and hotel guests will also have the opportunity to donate $5 and get a ribbon that they can place on their doors. 
  • Margaux Riviera—10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Morley—10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Periwinkle—10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Sara Campbell—10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Sequin—Gift with purchase of $38+ and 10% of each sale donated to Komen
  • Taverna Opa—10% of the day’s sales

In addition, Cut 432 has made a generous donation to support Komen South Florida. 

More stores and restaurants are joining every day. For the latest information about participating businesses, visit www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com/or to learn more about Downtowns Go Pink in West Palm Beach and Stuart, visit www.komensouthflorida.org/events/gopink or email info@komensouthflorida.org.

While in Delray Beach, Komen encourages a visit to the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum to see “Shades of Pink,” an exhibit by photographer Michiko Kurisu featuring the personal journeys of nine local African-American women. The exhibit runs October 19th through November 11th and is a joint project among Susan G. Komen® South Florida, the West Palm Beach, FL Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and The Spady Museum.

About Susan G. Komen and Komen South Florida

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen South Florida is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the Komen South Florida Race for the Cure®, Komen South Florida has invested over $14 million in community breast health programs in Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie counties and has helped contribute to the more than $920 million invested globally in research For more information, call 561-514-3020 or visit www.komensouthflorida.org.

About the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority

The Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority mission is to stimulate, enhance and sustain the economic vitality of Downtown Delray Beach and the quality of life enjoyed by locals and visitors.  For more information, please visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com or phone 561.243.1077.

 

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Media Contact:

Jennifer Martinez
JLM Communications
Jennifer@jlmcommunications.net
(561) 301-4998