Why Mainstreet / Why Be A Member
- Shelbyville’s historic commercial district is a prominent employment center and represents a significant portion of the tax base.
- The commercial district is a reflection of the community image.
- Locally owned businesses keep profits in town and support other local businesses and community projects.
- A healthy downtown reduces sprawl by concentrating retail and using existing infrastructure.
- A vibrant downtown creates a feeling of “hometown pride” and sense of place.
- The downtown district is a public gathering area, where parades, special events, and celebrations are held in a unique setting.
- Community character and historic integrity cannot be recreated.
Individual – MS cling, listing on website, newsletter
Family – MS cling, listing on website, newsletter
Business – MS cling, listing on website, newsletter
Supporters – MS cling, listing on website, newsletter, Business of the Quarter recognition program
Partners – All of the above plus recognition on all printed material, newspaper articles, website and social media