QUALITY OF LIFE PILLAR

DOWNTOWN HISTORICAL DISTRICT

Make Pine Bluff a “Point of Destination” by establishing a Designated Downtown Historical District that Highlights Places of Historic and Cultural Significance to Pine Bluff

INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Create an Incentive Relocation Program to Attract Restaurants, Young Professionals, Retirees and Commercial Vendors to the Renovated Downtown District.

PERMANENT FOOD COURT PAVILLION

Make the Existing Food Court Area In Pine Bluff on Barraque Street a Permanent, Safe and Attractive Area Where Area Food Trucks Can Set Up Daily and Where Performers Could Entertain.

"CELEBRATE THE DELTA" FESTIVAL

Establish a Yearly Festival that Celebrates Pine Bluff’s Heritage with Cultural, Musical and Historical Events that Focus on the Entire Delta Region

BRIDGE THE GAP

Law Enforcement Program Marketing Public Safety
Create a Program that Will Bridge the Gap Between the Community and Local Law Enforcement Agencies

NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS / WATCH PROGRAMS

Establish a Coalition of Realtors, Civic Groups, Community Leaders and Others with a Stake in the Success of Pine Bluff’s Neighborhoods.

COMMUNITY GARDENS / BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT

Establish a Public Garden in Central Park, Support Existing Garden Programs and Create Community Gardens for Neighborhoods and Each of the Newly Formed Neighborhood Associations. Create Attractive Signage and Landscaping at City Entrances as well as Major Thoroughfares.

COMMUNITY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Hire a Community Planning and Development Coordinator to Implement Various Projects Set Forth by Go Forward Pine Bluff and Other Economic Development Organizations.

MARKETING PLAN FOR PINE BLUFF

Develop an Official Marketing Plan for the City of Pine Bluff.

WALKING / JOGGING / BIKING TRAILS

Construct a Biking/Trail System Through Pine Bluff that will Link Regional Park, Saracen Landing and the Proposed Downtown District.
Create Biking Paths Through Downtown; and Include a Walking/Biking Path Around Central Park that Connects to SEARK.

"DELTA CLASSIC"

Christmas Invitational Basketball Tournament
Establish an Annual Delta Classic Christmas Invitational Basketball Tournament

TORI HUNTER BASEBALL TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

Establish a Torii Hunter Baseball Tournament of Champions.

Pillar members participated in the design of the GFPB Plan.

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Kaleybra Morehead

Chair

VP for Academic Affairs,
Southeast Arkansas College
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Randall Wright

Staff

Executive Director,
Institute for Economic Advancement in the UALR College of Business
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April Campbell

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Community Economic Development Specialist at UALR Institute for Economic Advancement
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Joy Blankenship


Executive Director,
Pine Bluff Downtown Development
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Tavante Calhoun

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Leigh Cockrum


Office Manager,
Go Forward Pine Bluff
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Kimberly Fox

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Cynthia Hines

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Cardell Meadows

Real Estate Agent
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Freddye Petett

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Rebecca Pittillo


Executive Director of Marketing and Philanthropy,
JRMC
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Lynda Pickler


Real Estate Agent,
Century21 Real Estate
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Floretta Scott


Real Estate Agent
RE/MAX Solutions
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Roderick Shelby

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Lenore Shoults


Curator,
The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
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Catherine Smart

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Brian Thomas


Chief Executive Officer,
Jefferson Regional Medical Center
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Jestin Thomas

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James Walker

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Gene White, Jr.

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Jason Williams

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Brenna Woodruff


Director - Physician Recruitment,
Jefferson Regional Medical Center

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