Boomerangs: Special Edition Honored At 2019 Boston Main Streets Awards

By July 23, 2019News

Mayor Walsh presents Boomerangs staff with the Boston Main Streets Award.

We’re so excited to announce that Boomerangs: Special Edition was honored by the City of Boston and Mayor Marty Walsh as part of the 23rd Annual Boston Main Streets Awards! Mayor Walsh visited our South End location on Monday, July 22 during the Mayor on Main trolley tour and presented Boomerangs staff with the Outstanding Business Owner award.

“I’m excited for another year of the ‘Main on Main’ trolley tour, which is an incredible opportunity¬† to celebrate some of the City’s most dynamic small businesses,” said Mayor Walsh, “Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economy and the backbone of our communities – they represent goods and services close to home, first jobs for our young people, and opportunities for our residents. I’m proud of initiatives like Boston Main Streets and business improvement districts, which support our local small business economy and I encourage everyone to visit, support, and explore Boston’s small, local establishments.”

Mayor Walsh visits Boomerangs staff and checks out the great selection at Special Edition.

Boston Main Streets provides funding and technical assistance to 20 neighborhood-based Main Streets districts throughout the City of Boston, and has served as a national model for urban areas seeking to revitalize neighborhood commercial districts.

During this trolley stop, Mayor Walsh also honored Chinatown business Nam Pai Martial Arts Academy, who wowed the crowd with a traditional lion dance.

Nam Pai Martial Arts Academy performs.

We’d like to thank Mayor Walsh for taking the time to visit us and Washington Gateway Main Streets for nominating Boomerangs for this award! Also, thank you to our neighbor Union Park Pizza for providing us all with some delicious snacks!

Please join us in congratulating the following staff for working so hard to make Boomerangs: SE an award winning business: Cierra Peters, Store Manager, Tams Tidwell, General Manager, Micah Belyea, Assistant Store Manger, Joshua Andrews, Sales Associate, and Jesus Betance, Sales Associative. Fantastic job, everyone!

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About Bren Cole

Bren Cole is Content Creation and Social Media Manager at Fenway Health, where she oversees social media communications as well as email, website, and blog content for both Fenway and AIDS Action Committee. She also serves as an Ambassador for the Boston chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and is a member of the Young Leaders Council at Fenway Health.