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New group aims to build up downtown Youngstown

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A new group in downtown Youngstown is hoping to give business owners and other stake holders a unified voice.

The Downtown Youngstown Partnership will meet on a monthly basis. The goal is to serve as a chance for business owners to network, connect with city officials and discuss ways to attract more business and community pride. 

"Now we are at a point where we have a lot of business owners, we have a lot of residents, the university is growing towards the downtown. There is just more general activity with events and night life and all these things so, we felt this would be a good opportunity to have an outlet for all those different people," said Phil Kidd with the Downtown Youngstown Partnership and Youngstown CityScape.

Wednesday night was the DYP's first meeting. To learn more or to become involved visit, www.dypartnership.org
 

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