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ABOUT
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MISSION & HISTORY.

MISSION

Community collaboration dedicated to preserving and revitalizing downtown Spencer to enhance living and business.

The purposes for which Spencer Main Street is to execute the mission, and focus on the following:

 

  • Economic Revitalization: encouraging cooperation between businesses, residents, government, and civic organizations to revitalize downtown Spencer and administer and distribute funds in connection with any activities related to the above purposes.

 

  • Promotion: creating a positive image for downtown as an exciting place to live, shop, play, and invest. Also, administer and distribute funds in connection with any activities related to the above purposes.

 

  • Design: improving the appearance of the downtown and to receive, administer, and distribute funds in connection with any activities related to the above purposes.

 

  • And to receive, administer, and distribute funds in connection with any activities related to the above purposes.

HISTORY

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THE PEOPLE.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

President: Julie Coffin

Vice President: Steve Withem

Secretary: Sally Hardy

Treasurer: Mike Sudol

Committee Chairs

BOARD

Jacob Balash
Danielle Conner
Richard Fields
Josh Hogan
Brianne Hogan
Marilyn Jackson
Shirley Kinney
Janet Rummel
John Schrock
Mike Spinks
Denise Sudol
Leandra Sullivan

Ex-Officio        
Jason Kinney, Sweet Owen CVB
Sarah Hicks, Owen County Chamber of Commerce
Debby Jordan, Owen County Preservations
Tony Neff, Historian

 

ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Mike Sudol

Strengthening the district’s existing economic base while finding ways to expand it to meet new opportunities and challenges from outlying development. Our ultimate goal is to create a downtown that is economically viable. Researching the regional market and consumer trends give us a realistic picture of what market mix will work for their downtown. Based on their research, we can begin stabilizing existing businesses and recruiting new businesses to fill the gaps.

JOIN US

Volunteer for the Economic Revitalization committee by joining us on the 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 10:00 am Mike Sudol’s office located at 54 E Market Street in Spencer.

DESIGN COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Josh Hogan

Enhancing the physical appearance of the commercial district by rehabilitating historic buildings, encouraging supportive new construction, developing sensitive design management systems, and long-term planning. The look of downtown, its streets, signs, buildings, and store interiors are unique to our community. Our goal is to work with all these elements to create a friendly, attractive place that will draw in visitors and businesses.


JOIN US
Volunteer for the Design committee by joining us at meetings held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Tourism Office located at 54 E. Market Street in Spencer.

PROMOTIONS COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Bruce Morgan

Marketing the commercial district’s assets to customers, potential investors, businesses, local citizens, and visitors. To keep investors, visitors, and businesses coming downtown, we must reshape the community perspective of downtown as a hub of activity. Successful downtown image campaigns, as well as promotional activities that build upon the community’s unique heritage and culture, send a consistent, compelling message promoting the downtown area.

JOIN US

Volunteer for the Promotions committee by joining us the 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 5:30 pm at the Spencer Tivoli located at 24 N. Washington Street in Spencer.

TAKE ACTION TODAY

Help us revitalize downtown Spencer

Contact Us

ADDRESS

EMAIL

PO Box 540

Spencer, IN 47460

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