WVRA Bd of the YrBoard Member of the Year – Eric Epstein  

A dedicated WVRA board member since 2008, Eric is the Chair of the Placemaking & Design Committee, and an invaluable adviser to WVRA and local entrepreneurs on issues of small business development, design, real estate and public art. As owner of a beautifully restored circa 1915 mixed-use building in the heart of Westville, Eric has dedicated one of its walls to public art installations, transforming the wall into the interactive art project “Do Dogs Dream in Color?” at ArtWalk 17.


Volunteer of the Year – Kathleen Bradley  

WVRA Volunteer of the Yr“Kate” to her many friends and neighbors, personifies dedication and commitment to both the Village and to the broader Westville neighborhood. A WVRA volunteer for well over a dozen years, Kate played an instrumental role in WVRA’s designation as a Connecticut Main Street program, having also served as a founding board member and volunteer coordinator of the Westville Village ArtWalk. She continues to be involved on a weekly basis, both regularly updating the westvilleCT.org events calendar and each year leading a team of volunteers to grow flowers, plant and maintain over 50 planters and small greenspaces throughout the Village.  

Congratulations to the WVRA Team!