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Support Small Businesses by Sharing this Special Offer

August 7, 2020 | Support Small Businesses by Sharing this Special Offer Now more than ever, the small businesses that make Main Street thrive need our support. According to Small Business Recovery Research from American Express, 62 percent of U.S. small businesses reported that they need to...


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August is National Black Business Month

August 6, 2020 | August is National Black Business Month | August is National Black Business Month! Please join us in highlighting and sharing stories of Black-owned businesses to build awareness of the impact that Black entrepreneurs have on our local economies. We also want to hear how your...


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Flash Webinar! Main Street Advocacy Alert: Webinar Tomorrow

August 6, 2020 | Flash Webinar! Main Street Advocacy Alert: Webinar Tomorrow | For the past several months, Main Street America has been engaged in a federal advocacy campaign to support Main Street coordinating programs, local programs, and specific COVID-19 related operational shifts of...


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Recordings Available for our Online Training Course: Advocacy in Focus

August 6, 2020 | Recordings Available for our Online Training Course: Advocacy in Focus | Whether making a specific policy ask or maintaining sustained support, community revitalization professionals and historic preservationists need to develop and hone advocacy skills. View recordings...


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Celebrating National Farmers Market Week 2020

August 5, 2020 | Celebrating National Farmers Market Week 2020 | By: Abby Armato, Communications Coordinator, NMSC | This week we are celebrating National Farmers Market Week! From stimulating local economies to supporting healthy communities, farmers markets play an essential role in Main...


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Commercial District Design: Small Businesses

August 4, 2020 | Commercial District Design: Small Businesses | Main Streets across the country have long been centers of innovation. Since the proliferation of shopping malls and big box stores that started in the 1970s, community leaders, and small business owners have rallied together to...


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Announcing the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program

July 28, 2020 | Announcing the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program | Updated August 4, 2020: The HartBeat of Main Street Application is now closed. We appreciate your interest in the program, and encourage you to check out additional COVID-recovery resources from Main Street America and ...


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Main Spotlight: The ADA at 30: The Power of Inclusion on Main Street

July 23, 2020 | Main Spotlight: The ADA at 30: The Power of Inclusion on Main Street | By: Steve Wright, Disability Rights Advocate | I adore main streets, historic districts, restaurant rows, quirky corridors and all the unique urban flavor they deliver with mom and pop shops, sidewalk cafes...


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Commercial District Design: Public Amenities

July 22, 2020 | Commercial District Design: Public Amenities | The quality of infrastructure and amenities is not only important to a district’s basic functioning, but also has a direct impact on whether it is a great place. In recent years, entrepreneurs and employers alike are...


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Announcing the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award Program

July 16, 2020 | Announcing the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award Program | We are thrilled to be a co-sponsor of the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award , a new awards program sponsored by CivicPlus . Its purpose is to recognize and reward the efforts of civic volunteers in...