“It’s great to be with folks who are facing similar challenges and want to make our community better.”
SCCA Member: Jim Welna, Welna II Hardware

Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Franklin Avenue Bridge Project

Thank you to all of you who participated in our poll about preferences about the construction project planned for the Franklin Avenue Bridget. At last word, this project is likely to happen in the summer of 2015, but may end up pushed back one more year. In either case, the board passed the following resolution in December:

“SCCA, on behalf of the Seward business community, strongly supports a construction schedule that is as short More

Jennifer & Jim Honored

We thought we’d share a few reasons these two were chosen this year.

Board Member Jim Welna (Welna II Hardware) put the following list together about why we are so grateful to Jennifer and Zipp’s:

•    Under your leadership, Zipps has continuously invested in expanding and improving the physical structure on our main street Franklin Avenue.
•    The exterior of the building with its vintage sign and cool mural adds to the More

Sweethearts & Spirits

SCCA is happy to endorse the 4th Annual Sweethearts & Spirits tasting event – this is a truly Seward-centric event: hosted by Zipp’s Liquors at the Eagles Club, and proceeds benefit the Seward Longfellow Restorative Justice Partnership. It’s slated for the day after Valentine’s Day – so bring your sweetheart to try some great pairings. Then there’s an afterparty hosted by Third Street Brewhouse with a keg of their Sugar Shack Maple … More

2014 SCCA – New Board, Plans in Motion

SCCA has exciting plans for the new year. First. we’d like to announce two new board members that have joined us for three year terms:


Lily Duckler, co-owner of Seward’s Verdant Tea, has hit the ground running in the neighborhood. We’ve enjoyed watching her business thrive in the former Seward Co-op building since May of 2013, and Lily brings great expertise in social media, marketing, photography and design.

Lily was interested in being … More