The MSW Podcast
By Jessica Rucker
The MSW PodcastAug 03, 2021
Creating success by working together
In this episode we sit down with Councilperson Sharon Juon and discuss how Main Street Waterloo came to be. Three organizations were working to improve downtown and when they came together to form an accredited Main Street community, we became unstoppable.
Live, Work, and Play in Downtown Waterloo
This month we sit down with John Hayes, a long time Main Street Waterloo volunteer and a business and property owner in downtown. John shares stories about some of the significant projects like saving the Wonder Bread building and the 4th St Canopy and why events are important and the impact they have on downtown Waterloo. John has lived in downtown, worked in downtown, and plays in downtown and tells us why it is a great place to Live, Work and Play!
How we change the image of Downtown Waterloo
Join us for a conversation with former Main Street Waterloo Director, Terry Poe Buschkamp, as we take a look at how events have help to change the image of Downtown Waterloo.
BONUS Episode: Friday Loo 2021
In this episode we sit down with the co-chairs of Friday Loo to talk about the summer concert series.
How far we have come with former Mayor John Rooff
This month we had the opportunity to sit down with former Mayor John Rooff to discuss how far we have come as a community. John shared stories of how some of the most impactful projects in Downtown Waterloo came to be.
A visit with former Waterloo Mayor Tim Hurley
I had the opportunity to sit down with former Waterloo Mayor Tim Hurley to hear about his passion for Downtown Waterloo. We discussed the projects he played a role in making come to fruition and how he is still involved with making Downtown Waterloo thrive.
BONUS Episode: Taste of Loo
Lindsay Pieters, from Experience Waterloo, and I talk about the changes to this year's event and how you can participate!
Events with Cindy Wells
In this episode we visit with Cindy Wells, a long time volunteer with the organization. Cindy discusses how the organization came to be and the history of several of the events hosted by Main Street Waterloo.
Introduction to Main Street Waterloo
This episode provides you with a brief understanding of who, and what Main Street Waterloo does to help our Downtown.
Mayor Quentin Hart
In this episode we visit with Mayor Hart to discuss how far Downtown Waterloo has come and a look at what's to come.