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Announcing the Winners of the David J. Brown and Mary Thompson MSAI Scholarships

January 22, 2020 | Announcing the Winners of the David J. Brown and Mary Thompson MSAI Scholarships Congratulations to the inaugural recipients of the Main Street America Institute scholarships in honor of our distinguished former National Main Street Center (NMSC) board members, Mary Thompson...


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Main Spotlight: Creating an Exchange of Ideas, Perspectives, and Relationships

January 22, 2020 | Main Spotlight: Creating an Exchange of Ideas, Perspectives, and Relationships | By: Michael Wagler, Main Street Iowa Coordinator, Iowa Economic Development Authority | Main Street Exchange Visits allow for program volunteers to build relationships and have fun visiting a new...


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Main Street Year in Review

January 16, 2020 | Main Street Year in Review | The beginning of a new decade brings excitement and anticipation but before we dive into all that 2020 will bring, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on everything we accomplished together in 2019. It was a big year for us and for the Main...


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Community Spotlight: Missouri Main Street Connection Leads the Iowa Community Expedition

January 16, 2020 | Community Spotlight: Missouri Main Street Connection Leads the Iowa Community Expedition | By: Missouri Main Street Connection | Credit: Missouri Main Street Connection Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC) had the opportunity to take Missouri Executive Directors and...


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The Future of Shopping Small Grant Program

Small businesses are vital to thriving communities. They help strengthen and diversify neighborhoods and provide pathways for innovation and entrepreneurship. But the current and future retail landscape is changing. That’s why American Express® is teaming up with Main Street America to give 10...


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Embracing the Big Four-Oh!

January 14, 2020 | Main Spotlight: Embracing the Big Four-Oh! The Story of the Texas Main Street Program—And How it Almost Didn’t Happen | By Debra Drescher, Texas Main Street Program Coordinator, Texas Historical Commission, and Rob Hodges, Communications Project Coordinator, Texas Historical...


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Apply for 2020 America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

January 9, 2020 | Apply for 2020 America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places | The National Trust for Historic Preservation is now accepting applications for the 2020 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. Since 1988, the National Trust has used its list of America's 11...


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Community Spotlight: Roswell, NM, Believes...in the Power of Placemaking!

January 9, 2020 | Community Spotlight: Roswell, NM, Believes...in the Power of Placemaking! | By: Abby Armato, Communications Coordinator, NMSC | From its annual UFO Festival to the International UFO Museum & Research Center, Roswell, New Mexico, certainly knows how to attract visitors to...


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Big Impacts, Small Towns

January 9, 2020 | Big Impacts, Small Towns | By: Lindsey Wallace, Director of Strategic Projects and Design Services, NMSC | Local artists Jamil Burton (l) and Maximillian Mozingo (r) stand with Wendy Snow-Walker (center) of the Arts Council of Wayne County in front of their winning design for...


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Top Blog Posts of 2019

December 30, 2019 | Top Blog Posts of 2019 | As 2019 comes to a close, we're taking a look back at some of the most popular Main Street America blog posts from this past year. Check out the top five below! #1: Announcing the 2019 Great American Main Street Award Winners On March 25, the...