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Ellensburg names new director of the Downtown Association

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Ellensburg, Wash- The nationwide search is over for the executive director of the Ellensburg Downtown Association (EDA).   Carolyn Honeycutt moved from Central Iowa this weekend to take the position. 

The focus of the EDA is to support downtown Ellensburg's economic and cultural growth.  The organization has received statewide and national recognition for the revitalization of downtown buildings.

"There's just a good eclectic mix of businesses which means this is a healthy downtown. I'm sure ever place can use improvement so I'm really excited to get those improvements started", said Honeycutt.

Honeycutt has a background in both community development and accounting.  The EDA board president says she was selected unanimously from about 20 applications.  Honeycutt starts Monday.  

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