Apr

24

BDA Sponsors Forum: When Disaster Hits – Emergency Disaster & Operations Plan

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Apr

4

Vienna BDA Beautification Ready To Roll Out!

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Thank you for your donations:

Garnet Morgan, James and Mariam Dickinson, Steve and Joann Novack

 

Feb

8

The BDA Is At Work All Year!

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Snapshot of BDA Projects 

BDA Annual Contribution to:  Clio Area Fire Department $75,000.00.

BDA Annual Contribution to:  Police Department $80,000.00

Lighting Project Phase 1 & 2Upkeep of Decorative Light poles and Lighting costs.

BDA District Maintenance

  • Summer mowing & Trimming – Trolley trail, Jennings Rd. Park, Business District, Bridge Park
  • Lawn care fertilizing, Weed control & Watering
  • Trash pickup & Sidewalk snow removal.    

Beautification & Summer Streetscape Projects – Ongoing

Lake Rd Parking Lot/Trolley Line Trail  On hold due to Consumer work on pipelines.

Winter Streetscape Project –  Ongoing

Bridge Park  –  Butterfly Gardens & walking path – Ongoing

Gazebo Memorial Park –  Ongoing

2017 Annual Clean up Day – TBD

Annual Community Marketing GrantsAvailable through March 1st.

Facade Grants – Available in 2017

The BDA has a working committment to the district businesses to provide services and infrastructure to enhance our Community for the benefit of all.  

 

Jan

26

Vienna BDA Marketing Initiative Grants are Now Available

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The Vienna BDA promotes a community marketing intiative to help local business and non-profit organizations with financial grants for projects/events that will serve and support the mission of the BDA in the Business District, with the emphasis on economic development, enrichment and enhancement of our commmunity.

Applications will be available through March 1st, 2017.

 

 

 

Dec

22

The Vienna BDA wishes you all a very Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

By BDA

The Vienna BDA office will be closed from Friday, December 23rd to Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Happy Holidays!

Dec

15

Vienna Business Development Authority 2016 Annual Appreciation Awards

By BDA

2016 Annual Appreciation Awards

The BDA Beautification Project is well known for the groomed exits, business district, butterfly gardens at Bridge Park, summer flowers.  We are now in year 2 of adding significant winter beautification and decorating of our district for the holidays.  

Every year we recognize those businesses that have made contributions to the community, either by making improvements or expanding their businesses which also provides new jobs and economic development.  We also appreciate those community volunteers and residents that get involved, providing their time and talent to make our community a great place to live and work.

Congratulations to the following businesses and community residents for their contribution to the enhancement of the business district beautification efforts:

Clio Towing – Community Appreciation – Mike Haven

 

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Twin’s Pizza, Pasta & More – Business Enhancement  – Mark Suava

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Gross Assisted Living – Business Beautification – Mark Talerico

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Bill & Nola Thornton – Residential Beautification 

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Signature Truck Systems – Business Enhancement – Jaime Tackabury

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Keyes Pools – Business Beautification – Not Pictured

Lori Fournier – Volunteer of the Year  – Not Pictured

Please let these businesses and residents know they are appreciated for their hard work!

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Oct

6

Vienna BDA Project Priority Open Forum

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The Vienna BDA would like to invite you to an Open Forum during our regular meeting of the BDA on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at 5:00pm at the BDA office:  2113 W. Vienna Rd. Clio.  Guest Speaker will be Adam Young from Wade Trim reporting on our Project Priority workshop. We invite you to bring your thoughts and  ideas.  810- 686-3460.

 

Aug

30

By BDA

Vienna Business Development Authority

Dedication and Celebration of Gazebo Memorial Park 

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Dear Community Residents, Businesses, Organizations & Friends,

It has been a vision for BDA Board Member Gerald Stadler to have a Memorial Gazebo built that will be recognized as a special place of honor for family and friends. The hard work is complete and this beautiful building and park will be dedicated to the people businesses of our community and we invite you to celebrate with us.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 

12:00PM

Gazebo Park ~ 3400 W. Vienna Rd. Clio

  • Welcome and Opening Introduction
  • Prayer and Moment of Silence – Pastor LuAnn Rourke
  • Acknowledgements and Special Thanks to Volunteers and Organizations
  • Dedication of Gazebo
  • Refreshments

As Gazebo Memorial Park continues to development into the next phase, plans include gardens, sculptures and special events. We thank you for your financial donations and those who volunteered time and services to make this project possible. We hope you will continue to support the Vienna Business Development Authority and participate in our effort to bring this kind of beautification and economic development improvements to benefit our community today and many years to come. Please RSVP at 810-686-3460

Sincerely,
Vienna BDA Board of Directors
810-686-3460

janet@viennabda.com

 

 

 

Jul

20

Thank You Sponsors of the Garden Tour!

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Thank you to all who worked and participated at Bridge Park to host the Genesee County Master Gardener’s Garden Tour.  We had a hot and steamy day to enjoy the beautiful gardens.  Here is the list of the participants in this year’s tour:

Benjamin Meadows, Dawn Kendal, Valerie & Curtis Langston, Debbie Miller, Audrey Howell, Glenn & Harriette Barnett, Dave & Dawn McKeighan, Glen & Joel Pace and of course our own Bridge Park Butterfly Gardens.

The BDA also recognizes the following businesses that joined in the fun for the Butterfly Wings contest by planting or displaying flowers in front of their businesses to welcome the Tour.  

Applebee’s Restaurant, Eaton Insurance, Big Boy, Independent Bank, Keye’s Pools, Simms Chevrolet, Vienna Square & Studio 57, 

Business Gift Sponsors include:  

Dairy Queen, Subway, Exxon Mobil, VG’s, Brough Bakery – the Butterfly cookies were so cute!  

THANK YOU:  

Goodwill Industries, Clio Center for the Arts for setting up the Art Show at Mott College Campus, The Clio Fire Department, Peichniks Greenhouse, the Hot Dog Guy, Schwan’s Home Services, the Genesee County Master Gardener’s and all the volunteers who helped make this event a successful and fun day!

 

Jun

22

Genesee County Master Gardener’s Association Garden Tour comes to Vienna Township on Sunday, June 26th 10am – 5pm

By BDA

The Vienna Business Development Authority is excited to have our beautification efforts at Bridge Park recognized as part of the Master Gardener’s Assoc. Garden tour 2016.  To celebrate our community beautification efforts at Bridge Park and several area private gardens on the tour, there will be additional business activities throughout the Vienna business district.

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  • Master Gardener’s Association Garden Tour – Ticket Sales and Refreshment Station at Bridge Park (Corner of Linden and Vienna Rds.) including Monarch butterfly garden expert and information.
  • Butterfly Wings Contest with prizes and recognition to the best Flower Displays by area businesses
  • Clio Area Fire Department at Mott College Campus
  • Sidewalk sales
  • Art and Garden show to include local Garden Nurseries, Vendors and the Clio Center for the Arts at Mott Community College Campus and Goodwill  location – 4082 W. Vienna Rd in Clio

We welcome you to Clio and Vienna Township on Sunday, June 26th!  For more information contact the Vienna BDA office at 810-686-3460 or Brian Smith at 810-429-2836.  

Advanced tickets for the Garden Tour are available at Willow Cottage Florist at 202 S. Mill St, Clio – 687-3060.  For more information on the Garden Tour go to http://gcgardentour.weebly.com/

Thank you Sponsors and Participants

Genesee County Master Gardener’s Association, Clio Center for the Arts, Schwan’s Ice Cream, Goodwill Industries, Clio Fire Dept., DE2 Aerial Photography, Mott College, Piechnik Greenhouse, The Hot Dog Guy, VG’s, Dairy Queen, Subway, Big Boy