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Main Street community meeting set for March 12

Published: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 10:45 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 10:54 a.m. CST

The Newton Main Street Organization will host a community meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the DMACC Conference Center.

“The meeting will give more information on the Main Street program as well as facilitate the process of community members, business owners and building owners to help create a vision for a thriving downtown district,” Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Darrell Sarmento said.

The Main Street Organization is also assembling its Board of Directors and associated committees. The board will meet monthly and give overall direction and governance to the program, as defined by Main Street Iowa leadership. 

The four Main Street committees are: Design, Organization, Promotion, and Economic Restructuring. Those interested in serving on the Board of Directors must call (641) 792-5545 no later than Friday, March 7.