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Act Now! Advocate for the Main Street Movement

September 13, 2021 | Act Now! Advocate for the Main Street Movement | Over the past several months, Congress and the Biden Administration have been working toward the passage of two infrastructure packages, which may have a profound effect on development priorities for our communities...


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Announcing Jess Zimbabwe as New Vice Chair of Main Street America Board

August 12, 2021 | Announcing Jess Zimbabwe as New Vice Chair of Main Street America Board | Please join us in welcoming Jess Zimbabwe as the new Vice Chair of the Main Street America Board. Jess Zimbabwe (AIA, AICP, LEED-AP) has served on the Board since 2018. In that time, she has...


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Announcing the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award

July 9, 2021 | Announcing the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award | We are thrilled to be a co-sponsor of the Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award (STACVA) , an annual awards program sponsored by CivicPlus . STACVA is an annual program that honors 100 extraordinary...


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Take the 2021 Main Street Trends Survey

May 27, 2021 | Take the 2021 Main Street Trends Survey | Help us better understand, serve, and advocate for Main Street programs by taking the 2021 Main Street Trends Survey ! Survey results will inform our advocacy priorities, drive our 2021 programming efforts, and help us tell the...


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Announcing the 2021 Main Street America Designated Communities and 2020 Reinvestment Statistics

May 26, 2021 | Announcing the 2021 Main Street America Designated Communities and 2020 Reinvestment Statistics | Open streets programming efforts in Wausau, Wisc. Credit: Wausau River District We are proud to announce that 883 Main Street programs across the country have earned...


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Introducing Main Street Online: A New Tool to Help Small Businesses

Introducing Main Street Online: A New Tool to Help Small Businesses | May 10, 2021 | Main Street America (MSA) is excited to introduce Main Street Online , a new tool to help businesses grow and strengthen their online and e-commerce capabilities. Supported by GoDaddy , the tool...


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Staff Spotlight: Joi Cuartero Austin

May 7, 2021 | Staff Spotlight: Joi Cuartero Austin | This week, Joi Cuartero Austin joined the Main Street America (MSA) team as a Senior Program Officer and Director of the Illinois Main Street Program. Today, we caught up with Joi to learn more about her work with local Illinois Main...


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Celebrating Recent Promotions at Main Street America!

May 4, 2021 | Celebrating Recent Promotions at Main Street America! | We are thrilled to announce several recent promotions on our team! Please join us in giving a big congratulations to Matt Wagner, John Chomiak, Norma Ramírez de Miess, Dionne Baux, and Rachel Bowdon. Learn more about...


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Announcing the Winners of the American Express Shop Small Order In, Help Out Innovation Challenge

April 22, 2021 | Announcing the Winners of the American Express Shop Small Order In, Help Out Innovation Challenge | Since the beginning of the pandemic, downtowns across the country have encouraged their communities to support local restaurants in creative and engaging ways. We’re thrilled...


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Announcing the 2021 Mary Means Leadership Award Recipient

April 14, 2021 | Announcing the 2021 Mary Means Leadership Award Recipient | Left: Breanne Durham, Norma Ramirez de Miess (MSA), and Ellen Gamson (Mount Vernon) Center: Breanne Durham Right: Breanne with her Washington Trust colleagues at the 2019 Main Street Now Conference in...