Kay Vigus, and many others, are working hard on Esplanade Street in downtown Cuero. "Being involved in a project like this is what Ful-O-Pep has done since the business began," Vigus, who works in sales in the store's garden center, told the Victoria Advocate. "It's important to do our part for the community."

Ful-O-Pep donated the flowers for the Cuero Main Street beautification project. The project included hanging 45 baskets of flowers along Main Street and the adjacent blocks downtown. Cuero High School FFA students planted the flowers in the 22-inch iron baskets, and city of Cuero personnel did the the hanging. Bridgette Bise, Cuero Main Street director, said it was important to get different facets of the community involved in the project. "Making our downtown a destination takes more than one organization," Bise said. "It is a team and a family effort. It takes a community to put a downtown back on the map as a historic destination. "It is a great partnership to bring these organizations together," Bise said.

Cuero re-entered the Main Street Program earlier this year after a more than 20-year absence.