Grundy Center Chamber-Main Street
Grundy Center Chamber-Main Street builds collective capacity – our organizational structure creates a partnership that benefits Chamber members and Main Street investors, from marketing opportunities to a unified and consistent voice in business and community development. We are the community CATALYST, CONVENER and CONNECTOR.
Grundy Center Chamber-Main Street invests in the community through connections that:
* strengthen business and economic vitality
* preserve the history of the community's Main Street district
* promote Grundy Center as a desirable place to live, shop, work, and play.
Grundy Center Chamber-Main Street is a model of success. It is a champion for business, a catalyst for historic preservation, and fosters connections that create opportunity and unite people.
Grundy Center has the honor of being designated as a Main Street Community by the Main Street Iowa Program. The mission of the Main Street Iowa Program is to improve the social and economic well-being of Iowa's communities by assisting selected communities to capitalize on the unique identity, assets and character of their historic commercial district.
Main Street Four Point Approach
Main Street Four Point Approach is a trademarked program of the National Main Street Center, Inc. It offers a comprehensive and integrated strategy to community revitalization using four key advisory councils.
With coordination by a paid program director, organization brings together the public sector, private
Diversifies the historic district's economy by identifying potential market niches, finding new uses for vacant or under used spaces and improving business practices.
Encourages a community to focus on the district as a source of community pride, social activity and economic potential.
Utilizes appropriate design and preservation concepts, to enhance the visual quality of the district (buildings, signs, window displays, landscaping and environment).