Fourth Tuesday of the Month, 4 P.M.
The Design Committee involves improving the downtown's image by improving its physical appearance — not just the appearance of buildings, but also street lights, window displays, parking areas, signs, sidewalks, streetscapes, landscaping, promotional materials and all other elements that convey a visual message about what downtown is and what it has to offer.
Economic Vitality Committee
Fourth Friday of the Month, 10 A.M.
The Economic Development Committee identifies new market opportunities for the traditional commercial district, find new uses for historic commercial buildings and stimulates investment in property. The Economic Development Committee must develop a thorough understanding of the district’s economic condition and its best opportunities, focusing on incremental changes that gradually improve the area's economic foundation to eventually make large-scale investment possible.
The Marketing Committee markets downtown’s unique characteristics to shoppers, investors, new businesses, tourists and others. Effective promotion and marketing create a positive image of the downtown through retail promotional activity and special events utilizing the downtown as a central hub of community activities.
First Wednesday of the Month, 4 P.M.
The Organization Committee takes the initiative to involve business owners and the local community toward the same goal of assembling the appropriate human and financial resources to implement a Main Street revitalization program. A governing board and standing committees make up the fundamental organizational structure of the volunteer-driven program.
Third Thursday of the month, 9:00 A.M.
The Events Committee leads the charge for all downtown events including fundraisers and downtown awareness events. Securing volunteers, facilities, and decorating, this committee likes to throw a party!
Second Friday of the Month, 2:00 P.M.
The Christmas committee organizes the Mount Vernon Christmas Festival, including the decorations downtown. Ultimately, the Christmas committee helps to make downtown extra vibrant and festive for the Christmas season.
Fall Festival Committee