Main Street Greenville Receives National Main Street™ Accreditation
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 district.
“We are excited to achieve accreditation for a third year in a row. All due to the efforts of our Executive Director, volunteers, and Board of Trustees – all working together to make downtown Greenville a desirable destination,” said Dave Ernst, Main Street Greenville Board President.
Main Street Greenville is being recognized as proficient in the ten criteria as set by the National Main Street Center. Jeff Siegler, Director of Revitalization with Heritage Ohio conducted the review, and noted that, “Main Street Greenville has made a great impact in revitalizing downtown, by bringing people and pride back to the town center and working with building and business owners to create a stronger tax base.”
Heritage Ohio helps people to: save the places that matter, build community, and live better. As Ohio’s official historic preservation organization its mission is to foster economic development and sustainability through preservation of historic buildings, revitalization of downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts, and promotion of cultural tourism. Since 1998, Heritage Ohio has contracted with the National Trust for Historic Preservation as Ohio’s state coordinating agency for the Main Street Program™. Learn more at www.HeritageOhio.org.
Main Street Greenville is a non-profit organization that supports downtown Greenville, Ohio through stimulating and supporting revitalization efforts, historic preservation and economic growth. Learn more about the organization on their website, www.mainstreetgreenville.org, or follow them on Facebook. You can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-548-4998.