Thursday, August 18, 2011

Initiative works to connect the dots in Norwalk

Fostering creativity, forming collaborations and empowering others to get involved in their community are just some of the goals of a recently launched initiative that aims to bring Norwalk to its "next version."

"(Norwalk's) got everything," said Norwalk resident Maribeth Becker. "We're just committed to making Norwalk even better than it already is."

For Becker, 44, and Norwalk resident Jackie Lightfield, 45, co-founders of Norwalk 2.0, that means working on several community-based projects, many of which focus on the arts and culture, such as a public murals program, arts programs and exhibits, public performances, student workshops and a street beautification project.

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