Historic Manassas, Inc.
9431 West Street Manassas, VA 20110
For Immediate Release
July 12, 2013
Contact: Taylor Lenz
(703) 361-6599 x104
Historic Manassas, Inc. Recognizes Kari Leporatti as Board Member of the Year
Manassas, VA- July 11, 2012—President of Historic Manassas, Inc. Mark Olsen honored Kari Leporatti, of Philadelphia Tavern, as the Historic Manassas, Inc. “Board Member of the Year”. Recipients are selected based on their contributed efforts to the organization, and their level of commitment to the organization. For the past year Kari Leporatti has served as the Promotions Committee Chairman. The goal of the promotions committee is to create a positive image that will instill community pride and improve consumer confidence in Old Town Manassas. She has spearheaded several retail promotions, marketing campaigns and the production of the new Manassas brochure.
Now in her third year on the board, Leporatti continues to show her support for the City of Manassas community. Leporatti is an active member of the Old Town Business Association, Historic Manassas Restaurant Alliance and also operates The Philadelphia Tavern with her husband Mark, on Main Street.
Leporatti is presented a plaque from Historic Manassas Inc.
From left, Vice President Chris Finnie, Executive Director Debbie Haight, Kari Leporatti, and President Mark Olsen.
About Historic Manassas, (HMI), Inc.
Established in 1985, Historic Manassas, Inc. (HMI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located at in Old Town Manassas, Va. Its mission is to revitalize, preserve and enhance the economic base that ensures the rich tradition, history and charm of Old Town Manassas, Va. HMI is 25-year accredited member of the Virginia Main Street program which encourages economic development and rejuvenation of old towns in Virginia. Included in Southern Living Magazine and Woman’s Day magazine for places to travel, Old Town Manassas was also listed by Washingtonian magazine as one of Washington, D.C.’s “best places to live.” For more information about Historic Manassas, Inc. and details on upcoming community events, visit their web site at www.visitmanassas.org or call 703. 361.6599.