In 2018, Historic West Bottoms’ Heritage Week will outgrow its name. Building on three successful years we will recognize the region’s rivers, its early inhabitants, the Stockyards District and West Bottoms Reborn during a 12-day celebration of history and culture. The fourth annual Heritage Week seeks to:
The West Bottoms’ place in our region’s history and development is truly unique and began with trading among Native Americans and the French. The area, originally known as Kawsmouth and later the French Bottoms, is centrally located and has been essential to the growth and development of the entire region.
During our Heritage Week events, we will partner with businesses, agencies and local governments to shed light on the history of the West Bottoms, including the historical sites, businesses, institutions and individuals who have made notable contributions to the community. Our goal is to remind residents of the region of the great times, challenges and potential in the West Bottoms and to re-introduce, and introduce, our area to residents and tourists.
We look forward to presenting this year’s Heritage Week, and ask for your support and participation as we highlight history with an eye toward the promising future of “the best part of town.”
Presenting Underwriter – $3,000
Event Underwriter – $2,000
Entertainment Underwriter – $1,000
Friends of the Historic West Bottoms – $300
Publicity for the Heritage Week events begins in March and will include a press conference, posters and signage, event materials, promotion on multiple partner websites, and various social media platforms.
Please email your logo (.ai, .eps or high-resolution .jpg) to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in our Heritage Week publicity.