MECDC receives 2005 Smart Growth Award for “Proposed Members of the Municipality accept awardDevelopment Strategy” for redevelopment and revitalization plan that seeks to compliment smart growth principles. Accepting award from left to right, Alex Graziani, Westmoreland County Smart Growth Executive Director, Frank Cassell, Ph.D., President of University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Mayor Joyce Somers, John Cardwell, MECDC Executive Director, and past Council President Lawrence Keller.