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Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee Announces 2019 Florida Main Street Nationally Accredited Programs

Tallahassee –

Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee announced today that 32 Florida Main Street Programs have achieved national accreditation from the National Main Street Center for 2019. The accreditation process is conducted each year based on a series of standards set by the National Main Street Center and its coordinating program partners. The designation is a mark of distinction that signifies a local Main Street program’s commitment to community revitalization and engagement and rigorous outcome measurement.

“I am proud to recognize and celebrate the hard work and commitment of Florida’s nationally accredited Main Street programs,” said Secretary Lee. “Florida’s Main Street programs are an essential tool for economic development and historic preservation in downtown districts across the state.”

This year’s nationally accredited programs are:

Arcadia Main Street

Main Street Bartow

Brooksville Main Street

Main Street Crestview Association

MainStreet Deland Association

The Deuces Live Main Street

Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street

EDGE District of St. Petersburg

Fernandina Beach Main Street

Main Street Fort Pierce

Grand Central District Association

Greater New Port Richey Main Street

Homestead Main Street

Kissimmee Main Street

Labelle Downtown Revitalization Corporation

Lake Wales Main Street

Leesburg Partnership

Lincoln Park Main Street

Melbourne Main Street

Main Street Milton

Ocala Main Street

Okeechobee Main Street

Ormond Beach Mainstreet

Quincy Main Street

St. Cloud Main Street

Stuart Main Street

Venice MainStreet

Main Street Vero Beach

Vilano Beach Main Street

Main Street Wauchula

Main Street Winter Haven

Main Street Zephyrhills 

To see the full list of accreditation standards visit https://bit.ly/2BGuOiO.

For more information on the Florida Main Street program visit floridamainstreet.com or facebook.com/FloridaMainStreet.

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About Florida Main Street

Florida Main Street is a program administered by the Division of Historical Resources under the Florida Department of State, which currently oversees 46 communities throughout the state. By implementing the National Main Street Center’s Four-Point Approach®, Florida Main Street encourages economic development within the context of historic preservation through the revitalization of Florida’s downtowns – the community’s heart and soul.

 

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