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Quakertown Alive! receives Pennsylvania DCED Keystone Communities Main Street Designation

March 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 8, 2021 HARRISBURG, PA – The Wolf Administration awards Quakertown Alive! as the latest Keystone Communities Main Street Program. The designation is effective January 25, 2021 […]

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Greater Easton Development Partnership receives Pennsylvania DCED Keystone Communities Main Street Designation

March 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | FEBRUARY 8, 2021 HARRISBURG, PA – The Wolf Administration awards Greater Easton Development Partnership as the latest Keystone Communities Main Street Program. The designation is effective […]

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Pennsylvania Small Businesses Awarded in Second Round – HartBeat of Main Street Program Grants

March 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JANUARY 7, 2020 January 7, 2021 Harrisburg, PA – Two Pennsylvania small businesses have been awarded grants by the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program – Grand Illusion […]

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Will Coronavirus Be the Death of Cities? Not So Fast

February 28, 2021

WILL CORONAVIRUS BE THE DEATH OF CITIES? NOT SO FAST By Richard Florida For The Wall Street Journal Dec. 10, 2020 10:00 am ET The Covid-19 crisis is bringing a […]

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Persevere PA Offers Assistance

February 12, 2021

Please see the attached Persevere PA flyers in English and Spanish. This is the Crisis Counseling Program Brochure which provides Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services approved crisis counseling tele-health […]

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2020 Townie Award Winners

February 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 4, 2020 Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) announces 10 Townie award recipients for 2020. The Townie Awards are a festive and esteemed annual tradition designed to recognize […]

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COVID-19 Relief – Supporting Elm and Main (SEAM)

February 9, 2021

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BETWEEN JANUARY 25, 2021 AND 5 PM ON FEBRUARY 19, 2021 The COVID-19 Relief – Supporting Elm and Main (SEAM) program will provide financial assistance to the community […]

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Calling all Main Street Programs! Congress needs to hear from you today.

February 3, 2021

Dear Main Streeters, As the country manages through another surge in COVID-19 cases, we are appealing to federal lawmakers on behalf of Main Streets and their small businesses. In the […]

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Spring 2021 VIRTUAL Grant Writing Certificate Program

February 1, 2021

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY CONTINUING EDUCATION Join us this spring for the VIRTUAL Grant Writing Certificate Program! We will cover the basics of grant seeking and writing. Let us provide you with the tools to […]

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Gov. Wolf Initiates Transfer of $145 Million in Funds to Support Businesses Adversely Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

January 21, 2021

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that he has initiated a transfer of $145 million in funds from the Workers’ Compensation Security Fund at the Pennsylvania Insurance Department to be appropriated […]

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