Thank you to the readers of Ohio Magazine! We are so excited to share we have received the honor of best Main Street Shopping in the state of Ohio for the second year in a row! In addition, two of our downtown businesses also received awards. The Merchant House received best casual dining and The Coffee Pot received best coffee shop. Additional proof that downtown Greenville is the place to be! Congratulations to all of the winners, especially those located in Darke County! -
In 2007, Main Street Greenville created the Adopt-A-Box Flower Program in downtown Greenville. Since then, more than 70 flower boxes and pots are funded and planted each Spring by individuals and businesses located in the community. This year’s Downtown Planting Day will be held on Saturday, May 14th from 8:00 - 11:00 am. During this time, more than 60 volunteers gather downtown to plant the flowers along South Broadway. The Adopt-A-Box Flower Program was created to increase
Greenville, Ohio –The national small business movement, Independent We Stand, announces the quarterfinalists, including Main Street Greenville of Darke County Ohio, of the 2016 Independent We Stand “America’s Main Streets” contest. As the lifeblood of our cities and towns, Main Streets play an important role in the long-term success of communities and help build a sense of place. Independent We Stand invites the public to vote for their favorite quarterfinalist and move a des
GREENVILLE, OH (February 1st, 2016) – Main Street Greenville has released its 2015 Annual Report. The report can be accessed through Main Street Greenville's website, www.MainStreetGreenville.org, or by picking up a printed copy at their office located in the Darke County Welcome Center, located at 421 S. Broadway in Greenville. "The annual report allows us to reflect on the progress made throughout the year. Informing the community about our work is important, as we strive t
Caption: Main Street Greenville's board of trustees, staff, and volunteers met with Heritage Ohio at the St. Clair Manor for their required annual evaluation and strategic planning session on Thursday, January 21st. Columbus OH – Heritage Ohio is proud to announce the 2015 certification of Main Street Greenville as a National Main Street America Community. Greenville became a member of the Main Street program in 2003, and since continues to revitalize the historic downtown di
Our friends at Greenville National Bank entered this photograph in ICBA's Best Decorated Main Street Contest and we have made the top 5!
Please vote to help us win, the winning community will receive $300!
Who can vote: Personal facebook pages and business facebook pages
How to vote: Click HERE, then like the photo
How to help: Share the photo and ask your friends to vote and share!
Thank you! #News #press
Wonderful news for the downtown district and community! We are excited to work with Bluebag Media to create a great Beggars' Night and Halloween Parade on Thursday, October 29th! Click here to read the story from BlueBag Media. #News #press #BeggarsNight #HalloweenParade
Thank you to Advocate360 for covering this story, to all who donated funds to make it happen, and to the students for sharing their talents with the community! Click here to read the article from Advocate360. #press #News #Banners
Excellent article from Ryan Berry with Bluebag Media on the new restaurant coming soon to downtown Greenville! We are SO excited to welcome The Merchant House this fall! Click on the photo to read the article. #News #press #newbusiness
Last summer, Ted Grote decided to retire and sell his building after YEARS of service to the community. Please click here to read the article by Bluebag Media: http://bit.ly/1RkNOoi
Make sure you read the beautiful poem written by Janet Wideman about the process of helping Ted with his process of saying good-bye to his beloved space in downtown Greenville. A group of volunteers helped him move out of the space. It was a true honor to help this man who dedicated his life to d
Do you like trying unique food options? If so, mark your calendars for a series of food truck rallies coming to downtown Greenville this year! Last year Main Street Greenville offered its first food truck rally, drawing in a crowd of over 500 people in a 3-hour time span! When the event ended, the attendees were quick to request the food trucks return as soon as possible! “After the success of last year’s event, we knew we had to do it again,” said Amber Garrett, Executive Di
Caption: Many of the vendors at the Downtown Greenville Farmers’ Market are returning vendors, creating a close-knit group and fun selling environment. GREENVILLE, Ohio- Calling all crafters, artisans, gardeners, farmers and bakers! Have you considered selling your items at the Downtown Greenville Farmers’ Market? The market is presented by Main Street Greenville and they are looking for vendors! Celebrating its 17th year, the market will be open every Saturday morning, June
Caption: (From left to right) Joyce Barrett with Heritage Ohio meets with Amber Garrett (Executive Director for Main Street Greenville), Mayor Mike Bowers (City of Greenville), Chad Henry (Planning & Zoning Director, City of Greenville), and Diane Delaplane (Darke County Commissioner). Columbus OH – Heritage Ohio is proud to announce the 2014 certification of Greenville as a National Main Street Community. “It takes great effort to achieve National Accreditation and it shows
Youniques Boutique, located in downtown Greenville, now has customers located across the world! The shop recently expanded its customer base by opening an online shopping website. After 15 successful years in downtown Greenville, shop owners Lelah Shoop and Hala Knapke are excited to grow their business with this additional option. “We chose to open our online store through a company called Shoptiques.com. Through their main website, shoppers are are able to visit the world’s
Caption: Heather Maxwell (right) with her mother, Judy Favorite, will open The Blue Bow Boutique this month in downtown Greenville. GREENVILLE, Ohio - Women will soon have another location to shop in downtown Greenville with the upcoming opening of The Blue Bow Boutique! For Heather Maxwell, the idea of opening a clothing boutique has been something she has always dreamed of. Maxwell’s mother, Judy Favorite, is assisting her in preparing to open the boutique. Favorite agrees
Thank you Ohio Magazine readers for voting our Hometown Holiday Horse parade as the BEST in Ohio for 2015! Also a huge congratulations to all of the other wonderful winners located in Darke County! We also want to thank the Darke County Visitors Bureau for their continued support of promoting our community as a great place to visit! #press #news
Main Street Greenville and the Hometown Holiday Horse Parade Committee have named Jenny Clark as the 2014 Hometown Holiday Horse Parade Grand Marshal.
When selecting the Grand Marshal for 2014, Jenny was the perfect choice. “Jenny was the visionary who created this event. Without her, we would not have this tradition in our community today. She was the perfect choice for this honor,” said Amber Garrett, Executive Director for Main Street Greenville.
Jenny created the par
We are so excited to share this announcment with you! Please click HERE to read the story from DarkeJournal.com. We are so thankful for Luke & Brandy Winterrowd's committment to our historic theater. We loved Luke's statement: "My family and I love our community. We want to give the community and the county the movie theater it deserves. Everyone should have a place to go where they can enjoy themselves. We want to build strong ties again to the community. Support local busin
MAIN STREET PROGRAMS MATTER!!!! That was reinforced this week from comments made by national site selectors brought in to view West Central Ohio. One of these gentleman has a top-notch reputation in economic development circles. His quote- "Downtown development is something we look at closely when making determinations for where to locate a manufacturer. A great downtown is a sign of economic stability, a cooperative environment, and an indicator of what a community is capabl
Thank you to Baleigh, who is the intern for the Darke County Visitors Bureau. She joined us during August's First Friday event and shared her thoughts in this post. Thank you for featuring downtown Greenville during your "Follow Baleigh" tour this summer!
If you want to follow Baleigh to the other sights and attractions in Darke County - give the Darke County Visitors Bureau's Facebook page a "like"! It has been yet another exciting week at The Darke County Visitors Bureau!