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    December 12, 2017

    (Gardnerville, NV ~ December 12, 2017) - The National Main Street Center has announced that the Main Street program in Gardnerville, Nevada will take part in national program to bring renewed economic prosperity to the community. Through a combination of community engagement, market analysis, and organizational positioning, Gardnerville will establish a series of key, market-driven transformation strategies designed to elevate and focus the community’s resources and capacity on building a sustainable competitive advantage within the downtown.

    In advance of the visit from National Main Street Center staff, a community survey will be issued, available below and on the Main Street Gardnerville website, to gather opinions about downtown now and how the community would like to see downtown continue to develop in the future. Survey results, along with market data will be shared during a technical assistance visit by Nevada Main Street and the National Main Street Center on January 10

    th at Douglas County Community Center 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

    Stakeholders Meetings Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    3:00pm-3:45pm Elected, city, county, officials Douglas Community Center 3:50pm-4:35pm Property owners and developers Sr. Dining Room

    4:40pm-5:15pm Business owners 1329 Waterloo Lane

    Public Meeting & Celebration Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    6:30pm-8:30pm Open to all Douglas Community Center


    We are fortunate to have the full support of the town’s manager and board in all our efforts and look forward to having a state and national program to provide us further insight and guidance on how to grow and strengthen our existing program." stated Linda Dibble, current Board of Directors President for Main Street Gardnerville. "We are beyond thrilled to be entering our 10th year of the program with the privilege of being designated the first Nevada state program and to be a part of the National Main Street Center. What better way to celebrate our last ten years of hard work." said Main Street Gardnerville Executive Director, Debbi Lehr.

    "We are pleased to have Gardnerville participate in this program to implement the Main Street Approach," said Matt Wagner, Vice-President of the National Main Street Center. "It’s important that organizations such as Main Street Gardnerville can position themselves to be more market-driven, and tackle the hard work of downtown revitalization. The refreshed Main Street Approach reinforces the value of community engagement and investment, fosters an increased understanding of existing market conditions, and promotes strategy and result-driven focus for the successful transformation of downtowns and urban commercial districts. mainstreetgardnerville.org info@mainstreetgardnerville.org Main Street Gardnerville is a 501c6 nonprofit corporation & an equal opportunity provider and employer.

    1407 Main Street; US Hwy 395 N. Gardnerville, Nevada 89410 T. 775.782.8027

    F. 775.782.7135

    Main Street Gardnerville assists our community in creating a downtown and economic environment where local businesses thrive. Main Street Gardnerville is locally organized, run, and funded. We will continue to assist in filling vacant store fronts, focus reinvestment in the downtown district, and support small businesses. Such past projects have been rehabilitating dilapidated buildings with such projects as our "Sidewalk Gallery" until such properties can be put back into the tax rolls. Main Street Gardnerville is an incremental program that ultimately can and will make a dramatic difference


    Please feel free to share this survey link, with friends, family and business associates. The survey will close on

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018.