MAIN STREET ENTERPRISE
FUNDRAISING | EDUCATING | RECRUITING
The Organization Committee plays a key role in keeping the board, committees, staff and program of work in good shape by attracting people and money to the organization.
BOLL WEEVIL ART SHOW & COMPETITION FUNDRAISER
In May of 2023, the Main Street Enterprise Organization Committee hosted an art show competition to raise funds for the Design Committee project: The Nook. Twenty-three local artists donated an entry fee to participate and submitted boll weevil monument inspired art pieces. The public donated to obtain tickets to vote for their favorite piece. The fundraiser raised $1,836 and resulted in 23 amazing pieces. CLICK HERE to view the art pieces and learn about the artists.
MAIN STREET MONDAYS
In February of 2023, the Main Street Enterprise Organization Committee began posting social media post each Monday with the goal of informing the public of what is happening with the Main Street Enterprise Board. These posts introduce board members, projects, and even historical information on district properties and businesses.
EDUCATION & RECRUITING EFFORTS
The Main Street Enterprise Organization Committee set a 2023 goal of speaking to a civic organization or volunteer group at least once per quarter.
Since setting this goal, committee members have spoken to the Rotary Club, John's Chapel AME and Civitan.
DOWNTOWN T-SHIRT FUNDRAISER
In an effort to raise funds for downtown beautification, Main Street Enterprise designed t-shirts to be sold throughout stores downtown.
The initiative raised over $1,000 and will benefit various different aspects of the downtown district.
HOMETOWN HERO BANNER FUNDRAISER
This annual fundraiser is held by Main Street Enterprise. Hometown Hero Banners are available for purchase by community members to pay tribute by honoring and recognizing residents, past or present, that are serving or have served our country and community.
The banners are on display throughout Downtown Enterprise and recognize members of the military, first responders, medical professionals, and teachers. Proceeds are reinvested back into