Main Street

Association

Some of the metro area’s most unique, independently owned businesses.

PLANS TO ACHIEVE HIGHER LEVELS OF SUCCESS FOR EAST MOLINE MAIN STREET AREA IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:

We work to re-use vacant buildings, identify available opportunities, and recruit new businesses to diversify the retail offerings of our Main Street. East Moline Main Street approaches  incremental change and progress. This approach uses four elements to improve our downtown.

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ORGANIZATION: East Moline Main Street has a board of directors made up of local merchants and friends. Our board, staff and volunteers  work together  to improve Main Street.

PROMOTION: Our organization works to promote a positive image of Main Street. We market the unique qualities of our Main Street      to residents, businesses, and visitors.  We also organize retail promotions and special events like The Pink Gorilla, Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Annual Christmas Lighted Parade & 9th Street Commons Lighting.

DESIGN: Together we work to make our Main Street an inviting place for visitors. This includes landscaping, banners, Christmas decor, facade improvements, as well as new retail displays.

ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING: Over time the economy of our Main Street has evolved.  We work to  re-use vacant buildings, identify available opportunities, and recruit new businesses to diversify the retail offerings of our downtown.

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