Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Director of Wayne Main Street group resigns

     Wayne Main Street is searching for a new executive director following the resignation of Maxwell Cameron.
     "It is with both sadness and gratitude that we announce Maxwell Cameron's departure as executive director of Wayne Main Street. Maxwell has played a critical role in the success of our organization. We will miss him, but we wish him well in his new endeavor," the group said in a prepared press release.
     "Rest assured our organization will continue to host the volunteer lead events our community has come to expect, such as the upcoming Downtown Scarecrow Event, Toast Wayne and Small Business Saturday," according to a letter from Juan Bradford, the president of the Wayne Main Street Board of Directors.

     The group will be conducting a search to find a new executive director, which is required by the Main Street program. Anyone interested in the job can contact the group at Bradford said. 
     While the search continues, Samantha (Sam) Rainey has joined the Wayne Main Street team.  A graduate of Wayne Memorial High School and Eastern Michigan University, Rainey will be handling administrative duties, assisted by volunteers, on a part-time basis while the organization looks for a new full-time leader, according to Bradford.
     Volunteers are still being sought by the group for community events and to offer help contact Rainey at  There are several events and time slots available and schedules are flexible, Bradford noted..
     For more information about Wayne Main Street, visit
"Again, thank you for your past support of Wayne Main Street, and we look forward to your continued support. Together we can make downtown Wayne a vibrant place to live, work, and shop," Bradford concluded.