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Corning's Gaffer District Named Quarterfinalist in America's Main Street Contest

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Corning's Gaffer District Named Quarterfinalist in America's Main Street Contest

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Corning, NY –The national small business movement, Independent We Stand, announces the quarterfinalists, including Corning's Gaffer District, of the 2019 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 deserving Main Street one step closer to the grand prize of $25,000.

 

"Being chosen as a Quarterfinalist for America's Main Street Contest is such an exciting opportunity! We are a downtown powered by a foundation of independently owned businesses and the consumers that have been tremendous supporters of our #ShopLocal campaign. Winning the $25,000 would be a tremendous game changer for our work to help those businesses thrive."
America's Main Street contest recognizes the economic benefits of Main Streets and the small businesses that help them thrive. The winner will receive a $25,000 prize to support revitalization.

 

Nearly 230,000 votes were cast and 232 entrants during the nominations phase. The 2019 quarterfinalists in alphabetical order are:

Belleville Main Street, Belleville Ill
Benicia Main Street, Benicia, CA
Cambridge Main Street, Cambridge, Ohio
Canton Main Street, Canton, Ga
Centers Main Street, Rutland, Vt
Corning's Gaffer District, Corning, NY
Downtown Big Rapids, Big Rapids, Mich
Downtown Elks Historic Main Street, Elkin, NC
Downtown Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville, Ind
Downtown Montpelier, Montpelier, VT
Herrick Avenue, Wellington, Ohio
Historic Downtown Ripon, Ripon WI
Jacksonville Main Street, Jeffersonville, Ill
LaBelle Downtown Development Revitalization Corp, LaBelle, Fla
Logansport Indiana, Logansport, Ind
Lost Nation Main Street, Lost Nation, Iowa
Main Street Amherst, Amherst, Ohio
Main Street Covington, Covington, GA
Main Street Hayward, Hayword, Wis
Peru Indiana, Peru, Ind
Saco Main Street, Saco, Maine
Texarkana Main Street, Texarkana, Ark/TX
Uptown Butte Montana, Uptown, Montana
Wellsboro Main Street, Wellsboro, PA

 

Ultimately 10 semifinalists will be rated by a panel of contest judges, with a winner announced on June 3, 2019.

 

Corning's Gaffer District - https://www.mainstreetcontest.com/profile/126

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